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Motorcycles

Any two-wheeled motor vehicle that can carry either one or two passengers.

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Springer

Automotive; Motorcycles

A model with a front fork featuring springs on the suspension.

Super Glide

Automotive; Motorcycles

A hybrid between the Sportster front end and the frame of the big-twin engine Harley-Davidson's.

ape hangers

Automotive; Motorcycles

Elevated handlebars raising the rider's hands above the shoulders.

Ape Hangers

Automotive; Motorcycles

Elevated handlebars raising the rider's hands above the shoulders.

atmospheric inlet valve

Automotive; Motorcycles

The falling of the pistons activates the opening of inlet valves by causing a vacuum. Usually found in the early single cylinder Harleys.

Big-Twin

Automotive; Motorcycles

A designation used for the larger sized Harley-Davidson engines. Sportster® models range from 883 to the 1200 cubic centimeters. Almost all other Harleys have 1340, 1450, or 1584 cc engines.

Blockhead

Automotive; Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson's innovative Evolution V-Twin engine.

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