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10 | WheelsOfGrace.com | Issue 47 B I K E R J A R G O N BIKER J ARGON M o t o r c y c l e L i n g o By Axle Addict P a r t 7 Every subculture has its own lingo. Bikers are no exception. Are you on the fringe of a motorcycle society? Have you heard a biker speaking and would like to understand what he was talking about? Would you like to gain insight into the biker mindset? Do you just like words? Here you'll find an introductory dictionary of commonly used road-motorcycle terminology and biker slang, compiled with the average "Citizen" in mind. Citizen: (noun) A person with no known affiliation with a Motorcycle Club. • I Rode Mine: T-shirt slogan worn to shame those that trailer their bikes to rallies. • Independent: A biker with no club affiliation. • Indian: An old American motorcycle manufacturer. • Ink: A tattoo. • Ink Slinger: A tattoo artist. • Inline Four: An engine configuration in which all four cylinders are aligned in a row. • Inline Six: An engine configuration in which all six cylinders are aligned in a row. • Inline Triple: An engine configuration in which all three cylinders are aligned in a row. • Inverted Front End/Inverted Forks: A front-end suspension system in which larger tubes are at the top and smaller tubes are at the bottom. • Iron Butt: A motorcycle run that covers 1,000 miles in 24 hours. The Iron Butt Rally covers 11,000 miles in 11 days. • Ironhead: Harley Davidson Sportsters produced from 1957 to 1985. • Iron Butt Rally: Long-distance rides, such as the SaddleSore 1000 (1000 miles in 24 hours), BunBurner 1500 (1500 miles in 24 or 36 hours). • Jet: Ports in the carburetor through which fuel flows. • Jet Needle: Controls the flow of fuel through the jet. • Jockey Shift: A gear selector fitted directly into the top of the transmission. • Jugs: Motorcycle Cylinders. • Kicker/Kickstart: A motorcycle with no electric starter that must be manually kick-started. • Kickstand: A mechanical devise that enable a motorcycle to balance in an upright position when not being ridden. • King and Queen Seat: A one-piece seat with a saddle for the driver, a passenger saddle behind, and a high, padded backrest raised about six inches above the driver and attached to a high Sissy Bar. In the '70s, no chopper was complete without a king and queen seat. • Knucklehead: Harley Davidson engine produced from 1936 to 1947. • Kuryakyn: A well respected manufacturer of custom motorcycle bolt-on parts, especially among Harley Davidson enthusiasts. Pick up our next issue of WOG Mag for Part 8 of the Biker Jargon series. Bikers for Christ M/M began in 1990, founded by Pastor Fred Zariczny (who was a former outlaw biker & drug dealer). Bikers for Christ Motorcycle Ministry is an: an "ON-FIRE, LOVING, EVANGELISTIC, EXCITING, DYNAMIC, EFFECTIVE AND FUN MINISTRY" with members all over the United States and overseas in many other countries. We have literally thousands of on-fire, sold-out disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ who will share Jesus with "anyone" that God opens the doors for us to do so. May the Lord bless you, as you look to see if this might be a good fit, for you and your ministries. The membership of Bikers for Christ Motorcycle Ministry (BFC M/M) is made up of men and women who have answered God's call a calling on their lives to minister to those in the motorcycle community. BFC M/M is an outreach ministry of various Chris an Churches. BFC M/M is designed to reach out to bikers, street kids, hookers, the homeless, drug and alcohol addicts, prisoners, and others that God would open the doors for us to minister to: the last, the least and the lost of society. Contact us – we're always interested in bringing more solid Chris an men and women into our membership ranks, who want to influence the world around them for Christ. If you sense God leading you to minister as a member of BFC, we'd love to speak with you. Go to www. bikersforchrist.org and click on "Chapters" to find the BFC chapter nearest you. You can also email us at: bfcintlhq@hotmail.com for more info. Bikers for Christ M/M - "Some Wish to Live within the Sound of Church or Chapel Bells, We Want to Run a Rescue Shop within a Yard of Hell"! Our members rumble around the world on their motorcycles proclaiming that Jesus Christ is Lord to "all types of people" (especially Bikers), with an emphasis on living out the Great Commission. BFC M/M is also used as an evangelis c outreach of many local churches. If you're interested in knowing more, check out the BFC Charter on our website, then email or call us for more informa on. * www.bikersforchrist.org * bfcintlhq@hotmail.com * (760) 940-0257 * Facebook: Bikers For Christ Interna onal Headquarters

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