Rake and Trail

Technology / Motorcycle / Rake and Trail: Rake is the angle of the fork away from vertical toward the rider. Trail is the distance on the ground between a vertical line dropped straight down from the center of the wheel and a projection of the fork extended until it touches the ground. As the rake increases, the trail increases. The more rake, the more stable the handling.

Other Words for Rake

Rake Verb Synonyms: scrape, comb, scratch, grate, graze
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Other Words for Trail

Trail Noun Synonyms: track, spoor, scent, smell, trace, footsteps, footprints, path, wake
Trail Verb Synonyms: (beaten) path, way, footpath, route, way, track, course
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Standard Bike

Technology / Motorcycle / Standard Bike: Tends to be a motorcycle without frills such as saddlebags, windshield, radio, or trunk. It is the cheapest to buy and usually has small rake and trail. MORE

Prostaglandins

Science / Biology / Prostaglandins: A class of fatty acids that has many of the properties of hormones; synthesized and secreted by many body tissues and have a variety of effects on nearby cells. MORE

Prostate Gland

Science / Biology / Prostate Gland: A gland that is located near and empties into the urethra; produces a secretion that enhances sperm viability. Gland involved in the reproductive system in males, the prostate secretes a sperm activat MORE

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