Classic Motorcycles Glossary
SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)
A description of the SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) organization.
Definition for After-Top-Dead-Center (ATDC.
Definition for Anti-dive
Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Definition for Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Definition for Anti-squat
Definition of Aquaplaning
Before Top-Dead-Center (BTDC)
Definition of: Before Top-Dead-Center (BTDC)
Definition for Bottom-Dead-Center (BDC)
Definition for brake.
Definition of a Camshaft.
Definition of a Carburetor
Description of a clutch.
Description of a connecting rod used in an internal combustion engine.
Description of a motorcycle cush drive system.
Description of a disc brake.
Description of a Disc Valve
EGT (Exhaust Gas Temperature)
Definition of motorcycle EGT sensors.
Description of motorcycle front forks.
Description of a hydraulic system used on a motorcycle.
Definition of ignition.
Description of classic motorcycle kick start systems.
Description of motorcycle final drive split links.
NDT (Non-Destructive Testing)
Description of NDT (Non-Destructive Testing.
OHV (Over head valve)
Description of OHVs (Over head valve) used in 4-stroke motorcycle engines.
Over Head Camshaft (OHC)
Over Head Camshaft (OHC) description.
Definition and operating principles of internal combustion engine pistons.
Description and definition of reed valves, and reed valve induction.
Definition and example of swarf created during drilling and tapping.
Definition and example of TDC in an internal combustion engine.
Description of an internal combustion engine's crankshaft.
OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers)
Definition and example of the abbreviation OEM.
NOS (New Old Stock)
Definition and example of NOS.