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Polka dot Jersey
Worn by the rider with the highest number of king of the mountains points. King of the mountain points are awarded for the first riders to go over a classified climb.
Presta valve
The thinner valve found on most road bike inner tubes.
Q
Quick release wheels
Quick release mechanisms allow wheels to removed and replaced without any tools.
Quick release wheels
Quick release mechanisms allow wheels to removed and replaced without any tools.
R
Recumbent
If sitting down whilst pedalling is too tiring then try a recumbent and lie down.
Reynolds Tubing
Reynolds are a manufacturer of steel tubing used for making bicycle frames. According to the company 27 winners of the Tour de France have won the racing riding on Reynolds tubing frames.
Reynolds Tubing
Reynolds are a manufacturer of steel tubing used for making bicycle frames. According to the company 27 winners of the Tour de France have won the racing riding on Reynolds tubing frames.
Road bike
Bike designed for on road use. Has narrow wheels and a lightweight frame for speed.
Road Rash
Cuts and grazes to a rider caused by crashing on the road.
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Saddle
What you sit on.
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