To someone who’s new to cycling, a bicycle is a frame, two wheels, chains, pedals and a bunch of other ‘watchamacallit’s and ‘thingy’s. We have all been there! And then, as you start cycling often, sometimes with a group, you hear terms being used. ‘Cadence? Drafting? Pull?’ What?! Confused? Don’t worry, we got your back. Read on for common cycling jargon, and it’s meaning.
Beginners, these are a few basic terms to get familiar with, and not get flummoxed the next time you go to the service station/ join a big group for a ride! The list of cycling vocabulary is endless, keep tuned for more on that! Till then, Keep Cycling!