Learn the Parts of a Motorcycle

A simple diagram of key motorcycle parts.

Entire books have been written on understanding the parts of a motorcycle (some of them we call “owners manuals”). Here’s a basic primer, so you can read a “for sale” ad or talk to a dealership salesperson without feeling like—or worse, being treated like—a total newbie.

Understanding a Motorcycle Parts Diagram

Learn the basic parts of a motorcycle with a simple to read diagram. The basics new riders and potential motorcycle shoppers need to know.Cycle World