Spanish-English Bike Dictionary

Courtesy of the late great Sheldon Brown:

Spanish (masculine/feminine) English

A

Aceite (m) Oil
Acero Forjado (m) Forged Steel
Acero (m) Steel
Acoples (m) Bar ends
Ahead (m) Threadless Headset
Aleación (m) Alloy
Aletas (f), Alas (f) Hub Flanges
Aleta de Tiburón (f) Chainstay guard (Shark Fin)
Alforjas (f) Panniers
Amortiguación (m) Shocks
Anonizado (m) Anodized
Arandela (f) Washer
Articulaciones de Cadena (m) Chainlink Rollers
Asiento (m) Seat (see “saddle”)
A Tope (m) Without Lugs
Avance (m) Rake (fork)
Avaría (f) Failure (Mechanical)

B

Barras energéticas (f) Power bars
Bastador (m) Frame
Batalla (f) Wheelbase
Bebida energética (f) Sports drink
Bicicletas a medida (f) Custom built bicycles
Bici de Carretera (f) Road Bike
Bici de Contrareloj (f) Time trial bike
Bici de Montaña (f) Mountain Bike
Bici de Paseo (f) Cruiser Bike
Bici de Triatlón (f) Tri-bike
Bici de Turismo (f) Touring Bike
Biconificado Double Butted
Bidón (m) Water Bottle
Bielas (f) Cranksets
Blocaje rápido (m) Quick Release
Bolas de Rodamiento (f) Ball Bearings
Bolsas de Sillín (f) Seat Bags
Bolsas de Manillar (f) Handlebar Bags
Bomba (f) Pump
Bucle (m) Transverse Cable (Cantilever Brakes)
Bujes (m) Hubs, Bushings or Gears

C

Cadena (f) Chain
Cadena Desgastada (f) Worn Chain
Caja Corta (f) Small Cage
Caja Larga (f) Large Cage
Caja de Pedalier (f) Bottom Bracket Shell
Cajero Automatico (m) ATM Machine
Cala (f) Cleat
Calzado para ciclismo (m) Cycling Shoes
Cambio al Puño (m) Grip Shift
Cambio Trasero (m) Rear Derailer
Candado (m) Lock
Capucjas (f), capuchones (m) de Freno Brake Hoods
Cartucho de Rodamiento (m) Cartridge Bearing
Cámera (de Aire) (f) Inner Tube
Cansado (m) Tired
Carrera (f) Race (as in competition, not bearing)
Cascos (m) Helmets
Cazoleta (f) Bearing Race
Ciclocomputadores (m) Cyclocomputers
Ci-deck (m) Gear indicator
Cierre Rápido (m) Quick Release
Cojinetes (m) de la Cadena Chain Rollers
Componentes (m) Components
Conificado Butted
Cono Adjustable (m) Adjustable Cone
Contratuerca (f) Lock nut
Corona (f) Gear (Cog)
Corono más Grande (m) Largest Cog
Cuadro de Pista (m) Track Frame
Cuadro (m) Frame
Cuadro Mixto (m) Mixte Frame
Cubierta (o “Neumáticos”) (f) Tire (Tyre GB)
Cuero (m) Leather
Cuerpo Portapiñones de Buje (m) Sprocket Hub Body
Culotte (sin tirantes) (m) Bike Shorts
Curvatura de la horquilla (f) Fork Spacing (Width)

D

Daños (m) Damage
Desarrolo (m) Rollout ( Gear Inches )
Descenso (m) Downhill
Desmontar to Disassemble
Desviadores (m) Derailers
Desviadores Delanteros (m) Front Derailers
Dientes (m) Teeth
Dirección (m) Headset
Distancia al Suelo (f) Ground Clearance
Distancia Entre Ejes (f) Wheelbase
Doble Suspensión (m) Full suspension

E

Eje (m) Axle
Eje Pedalier (m) Bottom Bracket
Eje Posterior (m) Rear Axle
Engrasar to Lubricate
Eslabones (m) Chain Link
Espaciadores del Eje (m) Axle Spacers
Estiramiento (m) Stretching (Excercise)
Estrellas (f) Cogs (litterally “Stars”)

F

Fibra de carbono (m) Carbon Fiber
Fogonero (m) Stoker (Tandem)
Frenos (m) Brakes
Fundas (f) Covers (Lever)

G

Gafas deportivas (f) Sport glasses
Gamuza (f) Chamois
Gatillo (m) Trigger
Gorila (f) Brake Booster
Grasa (f) Grease
Guantes (m) Gloves

H

Herido (m) Injury (Hurt)
Herramienta de montaje (f) Assembly Tool
Hibridas (f) Hybrids
Horquilla Compuesta (f) Monofork
Horquilla (f) Fork

J

Jardazo (m) Spectacular fall
Juego (m) de dirección Headset
Juego (m) de dirección Ahead Threadless Headset

L

Lados de Cadena (m) Outer Plates of the Chain
Leva (f) Brake Arm
Ligeros (m) Lights

LL

Llanta (f) Rim
Llave Allen (m) Wrench, Allen
Llave Fija (m) Wrench, Fixed (Spanner-GB)
Llave Plana (m) Spanner
Llave Combinada (m) Wrench, Combination (Open + Box)
Longitud de la Cadena (f) Chain Length
Luces (m) Lights

M

Maillot (m) Jersey
Mandos Integrados (m) Integrated Brakes
Manetas Cambio (f) Shifter
Manetas (de Freno) (f) Brake Levers
Manillar (f) Handlebar
Mantenimiento (m) Maintenance
Mapa (f) Map
Marcha (f) Ride, Race, Action
Medir to Measure
Megarange (m) Granny (big cog)
Me pierden I am lost
Monocoque (m) Monoframe
Mochila (f) Knapsack

N
neumático tico plano (m) Flat tire

P

Palancas (f) Handles
Pantelon con tirantes (m) Bib shorts
Parrilla (o Portabultos) (f) Rack (on bike)
Pasador de Presión (m) Pin (Clamping)
Pedales Automáticos (m) Clipless Pedals
Pedales (m) Pedals
Peso (m) Weight
Piñ#ones (m) Sprockets
Piernas (f) Legs
Plato (m) Chainring
Plato Grande (m) Large Chainring
Poleas de Cambio (f) Derailer Pulleys
Portabicis (f) Bike Carrying Racks
Poste de Manubrio (m) Stem
Potencia (f) Stem
Pulgadas (f) Inches
Pulsómetros (m) Heart rate monitors
Punteras (f) Dropouts

R

Racores (m) Lugs
Radios (m) Spokes
Recortar (or Cortar) Shorten
Remolques para bicis (m) Trailers
Rim (m) Rim
Rodamientors (m) Bearings
Rodillo (m) Rollers (Training)
Ropa (f) Clothing
Roto (m) Broken
Rueda Libre (f) Freewheel
Rueda Posterior (f) Rear Wheel
Ruedas aerodinámicas (f) Aero wheels
Ruedas (f) Wheels

S

Sacar to Remove
Salida (f) Ride (literally “exit”)
Seco Dry
SillSilliniacute;n (m) Saddle
Sucio Dirty
Suspensión Total (m) Full Suspension
Suspensión Trasera (m) Rear Suspension

T

Tamaño (m) Size
Tija Sillín (f) Seatpost
Tubo de Dirección Head Tube
Tubo de la Horquilla Steerer, Steering Column
Tubo del Sillín Seat Tube
Tubo Horizonatal (m) Top Tube
Tubo Oblicuo (m) Seat Tube
Tubo Superior (m) Top Tube
Tubo Transeras (m) Top Tube
Tubo Vertical (m) Down Tube
Tirantes (m) Seatstays
Titanio (m) Titanium
Tornillo (m) Screw
Tronchacadenas (f) Chaintool
Tuberias (f) Tubes (for the Frame)
Tubo (m) Tube
Tubolare (m) Tubular, Sew-up
Tuerca (f) Nut

V

Vainas (f) Chainstays
Válvula Fina (f) Presta Valve
Válvula Gorda (f) Schraeder Valve

Z

Zapatillas (f) de Cyclismo (m) Shoes Cycling Shoes
Zapatos (m) Shoes (see also “Cycling Shoes”)