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Old 09-15-11, 02:16 PM   #1
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Please elaborate on acronyms...

I'm still new to cycling, and when I read some of the BF threads there are many acronyms such as TT, MUP, etc. Can someone please identify the meaning of these two and list any others that one can think of?
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Old 09-15-11, 02:19 PM   #2
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TT = time trial or top tube, depending on context.
MUP = Multi-Use-Path, aka bikepath, aka assisted suicide

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Old 09-15-11, 02:30 PM   #3
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http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...lture-Acronyms
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Old 09-15-11, 07:31 PM   #4
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That list missed so many important ones for those of us who tweak our bikes instead of taking them to a shop for "adjustment".

TT - Top Tube
DT - Down Tube
ST - Seat Tube
HT - Head TUbe
RD - Rear Derailleur
FD - Front Derailleur
SP - Seat Post
DO - Dropouts
CP - Centerpull brakes
SP - Sidepull brakes
FS - Friction Shifters
BB - Bottom Bracket
FW - Freewheel
etc. They're all kinda' obvious, mostly.
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Old 09-15-11, 08:33 PM   #6
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FS - Friction Shifters
Really? I always thought it meant "F** this S***

...oh wait, same thing.

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Old 09-15-11, 08:46 PM   #7
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HR- heart rate
MHR- maximum heart rate
RHR- resting heart rate
HRZ- heart rate zone
HRM- heart rate monitor
LTHR- lactate threshold heart rate
FTP-functional threshold power
PT- power tap
OTS- off the saddle
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Old 09-15-11, 09:08 PM   #8
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OTF - off the front
OTB - off the back
LSD - long steady distance
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Googled "cycling acronyms" and found this. http://www.cyclingforums.com/t/47276...iations-thread
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Old 09-16-11, 11:08 AM   #11
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For me 'TT" = TerraTrike
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