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Tanuki Scroll of BMWใƒปK100 :motorcycle:

Random article - about a motorbike from the 80s-90s.

Reading car/bike specs is hard enough in English with all the big, cool sounding words for all the parts, Japanese supercharges that so much katakana

:beach_umbrella: Japanese found in the sand :beach_umbrella:

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ๆŽ’ๆฐ—้‡ใ€Œใฏใ„ใใ‚Šใ‚‡ใ†ใ€ใƒผ Engine displacement
ๆฐ—็ญ’ใ€Œใใจใ†ใ€ใƒผ Cylinder
็ฉบๅ†ทใ€Œใใ†ใ‚Œใ„ใ€ใƒผ Air-cooled
ๆฐดๅ†ทใ€Œใ™ใ„ใ‚Œใ„ใ€ใƒผ Water-cooled
้›ปๅญๅˆถๅพกใ€Œใงใ‚“ใ—ใ›ใ„ใŽใ‚‡ใ€ใƒผ Electronically controlled
็‡ƒๆ–™ๅ™ดๅฐ„ใ€Œใญใ‚“ใ‚Šใ‚‡ใ†ใตใ‚“ใ—ใ‚ƒใ€ใƒผ Fuel injection
ใ‚ฏใƒฉใƒƒใƒ ใƒผ Clutch
้จ’้Ÿณใ€Œใใ†ใŠใ‚“ใ€ใƒผ Noise pollution

Bike Classes
่‡ชๅ‹•ไบŒ่ผช่ปŠใ€Œใ˜ใฉใ†ใซใ‚Šใ‚“ใ—ใ‚ƒใ€ ใƒผ Motorbike

Though this is more of a term for Japanese traffic laws, and is a vehicle class. For two-wheeled vehicles there are the following classes:

ๅŽŸๅ‹•ๆฉŸไป˜่‡ช่ปข่ปŠใ€Œใ’ใ‚“ใฉใ†ใใคใใ˜ใฆใ‚“ใ—ใ‚ƒใ€- Motorbikes under 50cc (Basically just mopeds)
ๅฐๅž‹่‡ชๅ‹•ไบŒ่ผช่ปŠใ€Œใ“ใŒใŸใ˜ใฉใ†ใซใ‚Šใ‚“ใ—ใ‚ƒใ€ใƒผ Motorbikes in the 50cc - 125cc range
่‡ชๅ‹•ไบŒ่ผช่ปŠใ€Œใ˜ใฉใ†ใซใ‚Šใ‚“ใ—ใ‚ƒใ€ใƒผ Motorbikes in the 50cc - 400cc range
ๅคงๅž‹่‡ชๅ‹•ไบŒ่ผช่ปŠใ€ŒใŠใŠใŒใŸใ˜ใฉใ†ใซใ‚Šใ‚“ใ—ใ‚ƒใ€ใƒผ Motorbikes above 400cc (aka supernyoom)

But confusingly, in the wiki article the bike is 987cc and is referred to as ่‡ชๅ‹•ไบŒ่ผช่ปŠ :person_shrugging:


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Iโ€™ve not seen ๅคฉใฎๅท before, so this is all great to know!
Thank you!

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