bicycle wheel


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Noun1.bicycle wheel - the wheel of a bicyclebicycle wheel - the wheel of a bicycle    
bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel - a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre - a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
spoke, wheel spoke, radius - support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
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PHYSICS: Bicycle wheel spokes are arranged between the rim and the hub to be able to bear the weight of the person riding the bicycle.
Due to the lack of hairpins, which are the contact points for electricity to the bulbs, Efren Tiodin in 2014 used bicycle wheel cables.
The hub will later be connected to the rim via 192 spoke cables, with the structure then resembling a gigantic bicycle wheel.
If you don't want to buy one, they are simple enough to make using a bicycle wheel with the spokes taken out and some net attached to the wheel.
It was created as a huge cantilevered bicycle wheel, with a central hub and spindle connected to outer and inner rims by cable spokes.
The materials used today in bicycle wheel and frame designs are much more sophisticated than those used in the past, but the aim is the same; that is to transfer the power a rider produces into speed as effectively as possible.
It features specially-designed props which can be moved around, including an electric piano, which has been transformed into a grand piano, complete with bicycle wheel for easy transportation.
Who else would think that a chair, a bicycle wheel, and a basket belong together?
On one side, a room is constructed from three large plywood boards covered in Greek and German newspapers; it contains such objects as a pair of tattered suitcases, a single bicycle wheel, and a childish drawing of a sailboat at sea.
By using a rotating bicycle wheel I tried to demonstrate how a spinning wheel would resist any turning moment applied to it enabling the axis of rotation to always point undisturbed in one direction.
EVIDENCE One of the logs, a bicycle wheel and bricks used to weigh down Alice's body
In 1913, by joining together a common bicycle wheel and a stool and calling it "art", Marcel Duchamp changed the course of the visual arts.