Glossary of Motorcycle Injury
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Bagger: A motorcycle with touring
accessories like saddlebags, top box, a trunk, etc.
Balaclava: A is a thin pull-over head and
neck cover with eye slits for winter usage under a motorcycle helmet.
Bench Trial: A trial without a jury. The
judge rules on facts and evidence presented to him.
Big Twin: Any Harley Davidson brand
motorcycle that is not a Sportster.
Boxer: Refers to the BMW R-Series engine
that has two horizontally opposed cylinders.
Boxer Twin: A horizontal engine
configuration with the two pistons opposing each other, commonly found on BMW
twin-cylinder motorcycles. The term comes from the resemblance of fists coming
towards each other.
Brag: Buell Riders Adventure Group.
Brake Horsepower: Although theoretically
equal to standard horsepower, "brake" horsepower specifies that a
specific engineering process was used to arrive at that horsepower number. (See
also: Horsepower and Torque)
Burden of Proof: The obligation of one
party in a suit to prove all the requirements necessary to show entitlement to
recovery. If the burden is not met, the party with the burden will lose the
issue or the case.