cottered crank

cottered crank
A bicyclecrankset in which the crankarms are fastened to the axle by means of threaded cotter pins and nuts.

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  • crank — [1] An arm set at right angles to a shaft or axle, used for converting reciprocal (to and fro) motion into circular motion. Also see cottered crank cotterless crank flat crank hand crank [2] The action of trying to start a vehicle engine or an… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • cotter — A tapered pin or wedge which is inserted into holes in two parts to secure them. Older bicycles used a cotter to secure the crank arm to the crank spindle. Also see cottered crank …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • List of bicycle parts — This is a list of bicycle parts.*Axle *Ball bearing *Bar ends extensions at the end of straight handlebars to allow for multiple hand possitions. *Basket cargo carrier *Bottle cage a holder for a water bottle *Bottom bracket The bearing system… …   Wikipedia

  • Bottom bracket — A square taper cartridge bottom bracket. The bottom bracket on a bicycle connects the crankset to the bicycle and allows the crankset to rotate freely. It contains a spindle that the crankset attaches to, and the bearings that allow the spindle… …   Wikipedia

  • Cotter — For other uses, see Cotter (disambiguation). UK cotter from a bicycle crank …   Wikipedia

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