Parts of a Bicycle

Number of parts in a bicycle changes from one model to another. Bicycle Parts of a bicycle are fitted by manufactures for the type of function needed. Below bicycle diagram shows the labeling of bicycle parts.
Bicycle Parts
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List of Bicycle parts:

  1. Top tube
  2. Down tube
  3. Seat tube
  4. Seat stay
  5. Chain stay
  6. Rear brakes
  7. Cogset
  8. Rear derailleur
  9. Front derailleur
  10. Chain
  11. Chain rings
  12. Pedal
  13. Crank arm
  14. Spokes
  15. Hub
  16. Rim
  17. Tire
  18. Valve
  19. Handlebar grip
  20. Head tube
  21. Shock absorber
  22. Front brakes
  23. Fork
  24. Saddle
  25. Seat
  26. Seat post

Saddle, seat, seat post is known as saddle area of a bicycle. Top tube, down tube, seat tube, seat stay, chain stay together is called frame or body of a bicycle. Handlebar grip, head tube, shock absorber, front brakes, fork together are called front set of a cycle. Spokes, hub, rim, tire, valve are parts of a bicycle wheel.
Some bicycle have the extra features like carriage, bottle cage, front light, bell.


Vinodh Reddy is an Editor-in-chief of ME Mechanical. He holds Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering from BITS-Pilani. He also writes for vrcworks.net and EduGeneral.

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