- Tall handlebars, defined in legislation outlawing them as handlebars that place your hands above your shoulders.
- a bike that is very skillfully built but lacks the aesthetic subtlety that
makes a good ride. Better technology doesn't always mean better, thus Betamax Chopper.
- a tallbike propelled by a third wheel, named after the SCUL bike
- Short little apehangers, like off of a kid's bike.
- any bike that has had part of its frame chopped, usually to extend the fork.
- the distinct feeling one gets after spending too long on a chopper.
- a smaller bike modified to fit an adult, aka funnybike.
- the point on a Critical Mass ride at which you can no longer ride your chopper.
- handlebars that spread your arms way wide.
- the science of getting it right without using any
- when chain tension is maintained by a piece of the frame, which is gradually
- a smaller bike modified to fit an adult, aka clownbike.
- the intrusiveness of a bike's seat.
- with the introduction of trip-highs, tallbikes didn't
seem so tall anymore, so we've taken to referring to them as
- a bike used to "nip" around the neighborhood.
- a bike even smaller than a funnybike, usually a Schwinn
Pixie kept in its original configuration and ridden by an adult.
- the angle of the front fork and/or head tube.
- any bike where the addition of technology has negated the original purpose of the
Examples: A titanium chopper, a tallbike with brakes, a beach cruiser with 12 speeds.
- a chopper that's bought not built.
- any bike less than two frames high.
- a person whose purpose is so ornamental that they refuse to even pedal on the ride
- a U-shaped bar that functions as a backrest.
- a bike extended horizontally.
- a tallbike that's shorter than a mediumbike but taller
than a shortbike.
- a bike with an extra hinge, usually an extra head tube under the seat.
- any bike extended vertically, usually by stacking two or more diamond frames.
- a bike that's never ridden.
- a three-frame tallbike.