three-speed

three′-speed`



n.
1. a system of gears having three forward gear ratios, esp. on a bicycle.
2. a bicycle having such a system of gears.
adj.
3. having three forward gear ratios.
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It is designed with three-speed selections so it is easy to learn and with wide tires so it is more stable at low speed.
The model is a compact dirt-bike equipped with a 49-cc, four-stroke, SOHC, air-cooled single-cylinder unit, with the ease of an automatic clutch and three-speed transmission.
This particular 'Cuda, a sportier version of the Barracuda, is equipped with a numbers-matching, 375-horsepower, 440-cubic-inch six-barrel V-8 engine and a three-speed automatic transmission, with a white-bucket-seat interior.
The IC models come standard with a three-speed power-shift transmission and modular electronic controls for smooth shifting and improved operator productivity and comfort.
* A three-speed selector switch for low, medium and high operation speeds up to 5,000 BFM on a variety of products at different temperatures
A rethink to use the scheme used in three-speed hubs might reduce the weight.
Featuring a 120-hp, Tier 4 Deutz diesel engine, the RT120 Quad's three-speed, shift-on-the fly transmission allows operators to quickly adjust to changing ground conditions, and standard rear steering gives the RT120 Quad a tighter turn radius, resulting in better jobsite maneuverability.
Its design is based on a 1960s Italian frame with new components including a three-speed internal gear hub and coaster brake that eliminate the need for cables.
My first "proper" bike, drop handlebars and a three-speed, was paid for by doing a paper round, the Evening Chronicle, six nights a week and the Sunday papers that weighed a ton.
More than 100 three-speed bicycles are available for rental.