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