Car & Motorcycle Slang

  • 223 Pages
  • 0.37 MB
  • English
Spectacle Lane Press
General, Humor, Reference, Automo
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9693515M
ISBN 100969645430
ISBN 139780969645436

Authors Lewis J. Poteet and Aaron C. Poteet, father and son, also wrote Hockey talk, a dictionary of Hockey slang.

This book was born out of the sons lifelong fascination with Police, crime and justice and his fathers love of has written or co-authored numerous slang word and phrase books including Plane Talk, Car Talk and The South Shore Phrase : Lewis Poteet.

The biker slang dictionary A to G. The Biker & Bike Dictionary H to Q The Biker & Bike Dictionary R to Z. Lid, can, bin. To a car driver they are things you find in the kitchen. To the biker, the first two are objects of desire and great reverence and the last is to be avoided at all costs.

a car with 4 cylinders. In the United States, where cars tend to be larger than in other parts of the world, a 4-banger is considered a small car. This is a term of derision, suggesting a weak still drives around in his old 4-banger.

See more words with the same meaning: car, motorcycle, or other vehicle. Last edited on Mar 01 Getting its name from the s, where motorcycle riders in the U.K.

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would race from pub to pub, a café racer is lightweight motorcycle that’s made for speed. Cager. A driver in a car. Countersteering. The concept of steering in the opposite direction of where you really want to go. Crotch Rocket.

Learn more about motorcycle slang, lingo & technical jargon in the motorcycle slang term dictionary. A - G | H - R | S - Z Ape Hangers - High motorcycle handlebars, often with handgrips at or above the causes the rider to look like they are hanging like an ape from a branch.

A Ring Ding is slang for a 2-stroke motorcycle. We aren’t sure we’d ever use this term with pride, or boast about it publicly, as it just sounds too weird. However, it references the sound the bike makes so it at the very least, makes sense. 1%er (One-Percenter): If 99% of motorcycle riders are law-abiding members Car & Motorcycle Slang book society, the rest is the 1%.

Advertised through a patch or tattoo, usually on a diamond shaped back field. 1-Kicker: Starts on the first kick.

A well-tuned motorcycle. 1-piece (One-Piece): "1-piece" outfit of protective clothing, covering the rider from neck to ankles. 2-into Two exhaust pipes mated into one pipe. Cancer – Slang term used to describe rust on a vehicle.

This term may also be used to describe an employee that has a very bad attitude. Candy Store – Lingo to describe a dealership with a lot of vehicles in inventory.

Car Drunk – This dealer term is sometimes used when a customer is presented with too many options and gets Car & Motorcycle Slang book confused to make a decision.

Beeza: Sixties marketing slang for “BSA.” (See image—they don’t make motorcycle advertising like this full-pager anymore) Beezumph: A hybrid made with a BSA and a Triumph. A motorcycle can’t sing on the streets of a city. Always back your scooter into the curb-and sit where you can see it. Always replace the cheapest parts first.

Be careful. Don’t argue with an wheeler, a bus, or even a car. Beware the biker who says the bike never breaks down. Bike Born. Bike Bred. When I Die, I’ll be Bike Dead. Cage/Cager: Motorcycle slang for a car and the driver. Choke: The carburetor “choke” disappeared from cars long ago (along with carburetors), but it’s still pretty common on motorcycles.

Chopper: Any cruiser bike with extended forks, Cog/Cogs: Slang for the gears in the transmission. Colorful biker gang slang or any American biker slang often accompanies motorcycle riding, a very popular hobby and avocation for many Americans.

- Every subculture has its own lingo and bikers are no exception. Here you'll find a dictionary of commonly used road-motorcycle terminology and biker slang. 2 Second Rule: same as with a car. A tool used to estimate the minimum safe following distance between moving vehicles.

Cars following a motorcycle should allow four seconds as motorcycles can stop much more quickly than cars can. 2 Stroke: engine in which the piston assembly/assemblies run 2. beemer – a BWM motorcycle. Not to be confused with “Bimmer” car.

The motorcycle of choice for geeky types. The tech guy at your office probably has one. busa – The Suzuki Hayabusa. This is basically the fastest production bike on the market for the past 8 years or so.

In our best Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance fashion we selected 10 axioms of wisdom and arranged them in a somewhat chronological order of appearance. From novice motorcyclist to grizzled old biker, here are some expressions a motorcyclist can live by. 1 of 11Next Last. Motorcycle design where the tires are small and fat, the engine resides over the rear wheel permitting a sheltered driving platform for the riders feat.

Slang term for a motorcycle. Scoot. Slang term for a motorcycle. Scotchlite Reflective Material. A thin, light weight membrane, mounted between the face fabric and the lining. 1) (Pre definition) an older British motorcycle (ss) stripped down and modified to increase performance, usually based on older Triumphs, Nortons, and BSAs.

2) (Post defintion) Loose term used to describe brand new Triumph Thruxtons or modified s Honda CBs, mostly ridden by vintage-obsessed hipsters. A - G | H - R | S - Z. Scoot/Scooter - This term does not just refer to true scooters or moped but to any motorcycle or two wheeled vehicle.

Shaft drive - A shaft driven motorcycle gets power to the rear wheel via a rigid shaft as opposed to a chain or belt. Belts and chains wear out easier and require more maintenance but if shaft driven bike sustains damage to the shaft, repairs will be.

Kelley Blue Book does not give dollar figures to add or deduct based on mileage for motorcycles. The reason for this is that the condition of the motorcycle is of far more importance than the.

Squids. Slip ons. Nooners. Learn to speak this new language of motorcycles. Pre-Register for our TRIPLE BIKE GIVEAWAY here: Congra. Picture Joe Dirt's car as a Dirt Bike.

DNF. Did Not Finish. You don't want to see this next to your name on the results sheet. Well, typically you don't since you are either scrambling to get your bike working for the next moto- or someone is asking you what day of the week it is in the back of an ambulance.

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C C-pillar The roof support structure on either side of the rear window on a typical sedan or coupe. Read more.

Cabin lighting Halogen lamps and/or light-emitting diodes (LEDs) located in a. Call them what you will; Motorcycle Quotes, Biker Quotes, Moto Memes, or Rules of the Road – they are what they are.

A Biker’s way of life. WARNING: Some of these are offensive, rude, obnoxious, or show a little skin. Go ahead and back button it right now if you get your panties in a bunch over this type of thing.

Motorcycle slang: 10 terms defined. Lemmy “hoon” is the equivalent of a hooligan. The term is typically reserved for the pilots of boats, cars, and motorcycles who are a bit antisocial in the operation of said vehicle.

Plainly put, a hoon generally puts on a little show for anyone who happens to be watching, often to the. [ Novem ] Beta Motorcycle Sponsored Drag Car wins NHRA National Championship News [ Novem ] Inspiration Friday: DUB West Coast vs East Coast Customs News [ Novem ] ESBK Spanish.

Synonyms for motorcycle include chopper, hog, minibike, moped, scooter, bike, cycle, dirt bike, enduro and motorbike. Find more similar words at.

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Motorcycle Cover,WDLHQC Waterproof Motorcycle Cover All Weather Outdoor Protection,Oxford Durable & Tear Proof,Fit for inch Motors out of 5 stars 1, $ $ Countersteering – Turning the bikes handlebars in one direction(at higher speeds) and having it go in the opposite direction.

C (Motorcycle designation suffix) = Custom (Honda Shadow VTC). C.C.I.S. – Cranial Colon Impact Syndrome is a self explanatory term coined by a friend of mine a few years ago for those afflicted and deserving of such praise or attention.

Yes. Some better than others. I am a hardcore motorcycle enthusiast, who rides everyday that my motorcycle is working. Which is more often than not, as it is a BMW Airhead(, miles and counting. It’s almost broken in.) So to me that is the pe.3.) Light Car Company Rocket.

Suggested By: Mr. Woolery. Why it's awesome: Here's the car that got the whole motorcycle-engined high performance car thing off the ground. A tie up with Gordon.1. An engine. 2. British slang for "automobile".

3. Slang for motorcycle, usually in reference to police motorcycles.