Re: [CR]British Cycling Terms

(Example: Component Manufacturers:Cinelli)

Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 15:37:57 -0700 (PDT)
From: "r cielec" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]British Cycling Terms
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
In-Reply-To: <BAY103-W399E3ACB177D63AE0E2F9990000@phx.gbl>

Thanks, Doug:

You and Ted might compile quite a Brit-American cycling phrase book a la Berlitz !

Sprint Carriers ? How do these attach and how are the wheels attached ?

Sprint Carriers. Front axle attachment for carrying wheels.

Thank you

Richard Cielec
Chicago, Illinois; U.S.A.

--- Doug Smith wrote:

> John Betmanis concluded:-
> Maybe such a list already exists somewhere and maybe some of you
> from the UK can add to it, but here's a glossary of British cycling
> terms as I remember them. Some of them may no longer be current,
> because my memories are from the 1950s, but they should be on-topic.
> John,
> Sadly many of your list are no longer part of the British Cycling
> make up.
> Half of to todays club folk ,with exception of a few oldies, would'nt
> even
> know what they mean let alone use them!
> However just to add a few Coffee grinder . Cyclo's 3 speed rear mechanism
> Double clanger. Front rod double chainwheel changer.
> Flint catchers. Carlton Tyre savers.
> Wired ons. Conventional beaded tyres
> Sprint Carriers. Front axle attachment for carrying wheels.
> Honking Rubbers. Round brake lever covers
> "Oil Up" A warning of vehicle from behind.
> Club cycling in this modern UK age has lost most of the old club life
> atmosphere.Its mostly used by enthusiasts to affiliate to the cycling
> ruling bodies which enables take part in various racing programmes.
> No loyalty anymore , I could go on!!
> Doug Smith
> North Dorset
> UK
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