Shaft Drive

Technology / Motorcycle / Shaft Drive: Shaft Drive is a method to transmit power from the transmission to the rear wheel of the motorcycle using a shaft. The shaft is much like the driveshaft on an automobile. One end connects to the end of the transmission and the other end connects to a sealed ring gear on the rear hub. Shaft-drive systems are troublefree and require lubrication usually only when the rear tire is replaced.

Other Words for Drive

Drive Noun Synonyms: push, propel, impel, urge, press, thrust, move, motivate, actuate, prod, spur, goad, urge, force, make, compel, coerce, constrain, oblige, pressure or pressurize, high-pressure, induce, require, demand
Drive Verb Synonyms: stab, plunge, thrust, sink, push, send, dig, ram

Other Words for Shaft

Shaft Noun Synonyms: mine-shaft, tunnel, adit, well, pit, air-shaft, duct, flue
Shaft Adjective Synonyms: pole, rod, staff, stick, stem, shank, handle, helve, pillar, column, post, stanchion, upright

Shaft Jacking

Technology / Motorcycle / Shaft Jacking: Unwanted motion in the rear end of motorcycles with a shaft drive. While under acceleration, the rear suspension stiffens and the machine lifts itself. When decelerating the rear suspension is compre MORE

Motor Drive

Entertainment / Photography / Motor Drive: Is an automatic film wind-on mechanism which can be attached to some cameras. While the shutter remains depressed the film will keep winding on after exposure. MORE

Line Drive

Entertainment / Baseball / Line Drive: A ball hit in the air at a low projectory directly to a fielder or through the infield. MORE