LEARN THE LANGUAGE

   

Aftermarket (n.)

 

A general term for the parts made by a manufacturer

other than Harley-Davidson.

    

     Bagger (n.)

 

A common reference to H-D® Touring motorcycles that

come stock with touring luxuries (like saddle bags).

Bar & Shield (n.)

The iconic Harley-Davidson logo.

Bob/Bobbers (n.)


A very classic style of motorcycle dating back to when

military guys came back from the World Wars and

"chopped" a stock motorcycle to fit their individual taste.

This style has regained in popularity in recent years

CC (n.)

Refers to the cubic centimeters of an engine.

Your standard Harley cruiser is equipped with a 1,584-cc

engine

Chopper (n.)

Custom motorcycles that originated when World War II

veterans returned from war and "chopped" their bikes by

taking everything off but the essentials.

CVO (n.)

Custom Vehicle Operations. Factory-built custom

motorcycles produced in limited runs by Harley-Davidson.

Cruiser (n.)

A motorcycle that is not a bagger, dresser or sport bike. It

will usually have a lower seat, loud exhaust, nice paint

and plenty of chrome.

Do-rag (n.)

A bandana worn under the helmet to avoid "helmet hair."

 

DOT (n.)

U.S. Department of Transportation. Your helmet should

meet DOT standards

 

ECM (n.)

Electronic Control Module. The computer built into modern

motorcycles to control different performance processes

such as ignition and timing.

EFI (n.)

Electronic Fuel Injection. Electronic device to automate the

motorcycle's fuel flow, replacing a carburetor and

eliminating the manual choke.

EVO (n.)

A nickname for the Harley-Davidson Evolution V-Twin

engine.

Gearhead (n.)

A rider who enjoys repairing and maintaining his/her

motorcycle.

Aftermarket (n.)

A general term for the parts made by a manufacturer other than Harley-Davidson.

Aftermarket (n.)

A general term for the parts made by a manufacturer other than Harley-Davidson.