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The Bicycle Repair Glossary, E-F

 

E-Type Front Derailleur | Eccentric | Elastomer | Elliptical Chainwheel | Ergo, Ergopower | Erickson Gizzmo | Euro Bottom Bracket | Exage | Expander | Extension | Extractor | Extrusion | Eyelet

Facing | Fairing | Fatigue | Fender | Ferrule | Fillet Brazing | Fixed Cup | Fixed Gear | Fixing Bolt | Flange | Flip-flop hub | Float | Folding Bicycles | Forging | Fork | Frame | Frame Set | Frame Size | Freecoaster | Freehub | Freewheel | French | Friction Shifting | Front Center | Front Drive | Fulcrum

 

E-Type Front Derailleur - A front derailleur that is secured to the bicycle via the bottom bracket shell, rather than being clamped to the seat tube.

Eccentric - A type of bottom bracket shell that isn't a perfect circle. Used on some tandems and singlespeed bicycles.

Elastomer - A springy plastic shock absorber used in suspension systems.

Elliptical Chainwheel -

Ergo, Ergopower - A combination brake/shift lever ("brifter") for drop handlebars made by Campagnolo. Similar to Shimano STI brifters, but with a different lever setup.

Erickson Gizzmo - A gadget that will turn a double Shimano STI front shifter into a triple, so it will work with a triple chainring setup.

Euro Bottom Bracket -

Exage -

Expander -

Extension -

Extractor -

Extrusion -

Eyelet -

 

Facing -

Fairing -

Fatigue -

Fender -

Ferrule - A plastic or metal fitting that slides onto the end of cable housing so it fits snugly in place in a cable stop.

Fillet Brazing -

Fixed Cup -

Fixed Gear -

Fixing Bolt -

Flange -

Flip-flop hub -

Float -

Folding Bicycles -

Forging -

Fork -

Frame -

Frame Set -

Frame Size -

Freecoaster -

Freehub -

Freewheel -

French -

Friction Shifting -

Front Center -

Front Drive -

Fulcrum -

 

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