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Old 05-17-02, 05:38 AM   #1
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Terminology

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I've read a few threads where posters ask for advice in "plain English" - and these are sometimes native English posters. How about a thread or forum where essential terminology is explained, possibly with pictures? I know I could have used it earlier, as terms like "rear derailleur" may not be obvious at first.

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Cheers.

I've read a few threads where posters ask for advice in "plain English" - and these are sometimes native English posters. How about a thread or forum where essential terminology is explained, possibly with pictures? I know I could have used it earlier, as terms like "rear derailleur" may not be obvious at first.

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Just about every word yo would ever want to know about in cycling is available at:

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/glossary.html

Check it out. You could not get a more complete source. He also has just about anything else you would want to know about cycling.
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Old 05-17-02, 09:05 AM   #3
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Just about every word yo would ever want to know about in cycling is available at:
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/glossary.html
He also has an interesting French-English cycling dictionary, as well as French and Russian translations of several of his articles.
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Thanks!

I've read his articles, but didn't notice the glossary. Guess I wasn't looking!

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Nice...this will definitely help me a lot!
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