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    accessories of bicycle

    1. Shall I say the two control handles of the bike as steering handles?

    2. Shall I say the wheels of the bike or the tyres of the bike?

    3. What shall I call the metal bar at the back wheel that we step it down to stablise the bike while parking.

    4. What shall I call the two little wheels fixing by the back wheels to balance the bike for the kids?


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    Re: accessories of bicycle

    1. Shall I say the two control handles of the bike as steering handles?
    2. Shall I say the wheels of the bike or the tyres of the bike?
    3. What shall I call the metal bar at the back wheel that we step it down to stablise the bike while parking.
    4. What shall I call the two little wheels fixing by the back wheels to balance the bike for the kids?


    Ju.
    These terms will vary between regions but this is what I've always called them.
    1) handlebar (with a hand grip at each end)
    2) bike wheels
    3) kick stand
    4) training wheels, stabilizer wheels

    not a teacher

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    Re: accessories of bicycle

    ...
    2. Shall I say the wheels of the bike or the tyres of the bike?
    ...
    Each wheel on a bike has a tyre (the usually rubber thing that stops the metal rim from running along the road). There are three sorts:
    • Solid
    • Ordinary - containing an inner-tube filled with air
    • Tubeless (harder to repair, but can take higher pressure - so they're typically used on racing bikes)


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    So you can use whichever word applies!

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    Re: accessories of bicycle

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Each wheel on a bike has a tyre ...
    Which is known in AmE as tire.

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    Re: accessories of bicycle

    Numbers 3 and 4 are accessories; 1 and 2 are integral parts.

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