Jockey Shifter

Technology / Motorcycle / Jockey Shifter: A motorcycle shift lever that is controlled by a rider’s hand (instead of a foot) and which sits either behind the rider’s leg or is mounted on the fuel tank. It is shorter than a Suicide Shifter. Associated with custom chopper motorcycles.

Stock Jockey

Business / Finance / Stock Jockey: An insurance company owned by a group of stockholders, who are not necessarily policyholders. MORE

Suicide Shifter

Technology / Motorcycle / Suicide Shifter: Nick-name for a hand-shifter mounted onto a motorcycle. The term refers to the shift operation which requires a rider to perform the risky maneuver of removing one hand from the handlebars while shift MORE

Jockey Wheel

Technology / Motorcycle / Jockey Wheel: A wheel used to maintain tension in a chain or belt. MORE

Jockey Shifter

Technology / Motorcycle / Jockey Shifter: A motorcycle shift lever that is controlled by a rider’s hand (instead of a foot) and which sits either behind the rider’s leg or is mounted on the fuel tank. It is shorter than a Suicide Shifter. MORE

Heel-Toe Shifter

Technology / Motorcycle / Heel-Toe Shifter: Normally, shifting on a motorcycle is done by placing your foot under the shift lever, squeezing the clutch lever all the way to the grip and then kicking upward smartly for each gear change as you fr MORE

Bench Jockeying

Entertainment / Bowling / Bench Jockeying: As in baseball, conversation or gibes meant to distract an opponent. MORE

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