Forgotten Cycling slang

Firestorm

Veteran
Location
Southend on Sea
With Mum and Dad being cyclists I was brought up around bikes and bits .
Always remember Rat traps being the pedals which had toes clips attached, but recently I only hear the term as a reference to the toe clips.
Also Clanger was a term for the chain ring
Tubs for Tubeless tyres

Any others ?
 

PK99

Legendary Member
Location
SW19
With Mum and Dad being cyclists I was brought up around bikes and bits .
Always remember Rat traps being the pedals which had toes clips attached, but recently I only hear the term as a reference to the toe clips.
Also Clanger was a term for the chain ring
Tubs for Tubeless tyres

Any others ?
Tubs is still widely used.
 
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User6179

Guest
I once caught one of my clangers in a rat trap...…...
 
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