bicycle chain


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bicycle chain

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a chain that transmits power from the pedals to the driving wheel of a bicycle
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Noun1.bicycle chain - a chain that transmits the power from the pedals to the rear wheel of a bicyclebicycle chain - a chain that transmits the power from the pedals to the rear wheel of a bicycle
chain - a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
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Tenders are invited for bicycle chain and bottom bracket shell
The Bicycle Chain in Johnstone is supplying the bike and has agreed to donate a helmet.
Cycling was revolutionised in the 1870s with the introduction of the bicycle chain powering the rear wheel.
Parallel to a lubrication development in our industrial chain sector, we also proved a modification of our existing best lubricant towards improved efficiency, which was then also used for the new bicycle chain."
And as the bicycle chain reaction continues, there are plans to introduce them to more London boroughs.
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ECI, which bought the bicycle chain for PS100 million last year, recently pumped more cash into the business as part of a refinancing package.
A MAN who stole 32 chocolate bars from a pound shop and threatened to attack a security guard with a bicycle chain has been jailed.
A MAN who stole 32 bars of chocolate from a pound shop and threatened to attack a security guard with a bicycle chain has been jailed.
will buy the Netherlands' largest bicycle chain Hans Struijk Fietsen from Dutch-based International Bike Group, daily De Standaard reported on Tuesday.
"I just laughed and laughed when I saw that." In a design Rube Goldberg would have admired, a rain cap is lifted from the exhaust pipe by a rotating bicycle chain (minus the pedals, which had been sawed off).