Glossary

Motorcycling is full of technical jargon and acronyms but it needn’t be complicated. Our guides are here to help you understand more about the technicalities of biking to help you cut through the jargon. Knowledge is power!

What is Torque?

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You have no doubt heard the expression “that bike’s a bit torquey” during your years as a motorcycle enthusiast, but have you ever wondered just what it means? To clear this up, let us explain just exactly what the word “Torque” means and why it is important when it comes to riding and owning a …

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What is Horsepower?

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Horsepower, often referred to as BHP (brake horse power) is a term commonly used when it comes to describing the peak power of a car or motorbike. Is it really to do with horses though?  Where did the term come from, and what does it actually mean in terms of the speed and overall power …

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