Motorcycle Glossary of Terms
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LCD - Liquid Crystal Display.
Leaf spring - Metal blades
clamped and bolted together, used in suspension
many years ago.
LED - Light Emiotting Diode.
Locknut - A nut used to
lock an adjustment nut, or other threaded
component, in place.
Lockstops - The lugs on
the lower triple clamp (yoke) which abut those
on the frame, preventing handlebar-to-fuel
Lockwasher - A form of washer
designed to prevent an attaching nut from
Loom - See wiring harness.
Low-side - A type of accident
as a result of losing wheel traction, allowing
the bike to fall sideways.
LT (Low Tension) - Description
of the electrical circuit from the power supply
to the primary winding of the ignition coil.