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Cycling Road Equipement and History

   

Equipement

   

History

Chainring

A large toothed ring (part of the chainset) that drives the chain via the pedals and cranks.

Chainstay

The two horizontal parts of the bike frame that join the bottom bracket to the rear wheel.

Cogwheel

A less commonly used term for a sprocket.

Cranks

The arms which drive the chainwheels. Cranks are bolted to the crankshaft.

Crankshaft
Derailleur

The mechanism which moves the chain from one chainring or sprocket to another.

Gloves
Handlebars

The part of the bicycle which the rider takes hold of.

Helmet
Saddle

The seat of a bicycle.

Race Bike
"Vélo de contre la montre"
Bicycle Pants
Bicycle Pants