Bicycle Parts Diagrams

If you are about to do some bicycle shopping or reparation and you don’t really understand about its parts, then check out the following bicycle diagrams below to help you learn about the parts. We have collected a handy of printable bicycle parts diagrams which display the important parts of a bicycle. Before you select one of the diagrams, make sure to know the type of your bicycle and then search on the following diagram below.

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Bicycles can be categorized in many different ways: by function, by a number of riders, by general construction, by gearing or by means of propulsion. The common types include utility bicycles, mountain bicycles, racing bicycles, touring bicycles, hybrid bicycles, cruiser bicycles, and BMX bikes. The bicycle parts diagrams below are the giant and mountain bike diagrams.

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mountain bicycle parts diagram
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The saddles are important for riding position. With comfort bikes and hybrids, cyclists sit high over the seat, their weight directed down onto the saddle, such that a wider and more cushioned saddle is preferable. Rim brakes on bicycles are simple to adjust, and the term rim is used to distinguish them from hub brakes. Rim brakes include all brake designs that depend on using brake pads to close on the rims of a bicycle’s wheels. The brake parts for the most common configuration are identified in the following bike parts diagrams. 

racing bicycle parts diagram
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road bicycle parts diagram
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The diagram and the detail photos show the names of the parts of a bicycle. Knowing the names will help you when you need to explain something to a mechanic working on your bike. See if you can locate every single bicycle part described here on your own bicycle. By the time you’re done with this little exercise, you’ll have memorized all the information! So just download and print these diagrams!