Motorbike part - b'vean

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Motorbike part - b'vean

Post by Username Taken » Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:46 pm

Anyone know what b'vean is?

My wife's new motorbike, a Zoomer, didn't have a b'vean. She got one yesterday for $5. I haven't got a clue what she's talking about.

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Re: Motorbike part - b'vean

Post by timmydownawell » Sun Aug 28, 2016 1:18 pm

Obviously a b'vean is a clue. You haven't got one but fortunately she has.
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Re: Motorbike part - b'vean

Post by Rama » Sun Aug 28, 2016 1:28 pm

ពោះវៀន?

Intestines perhaps?

According to my wife this is the Khmer for motorbike tire inner tubes.
A Google search for ពោះវៀន ម៉ូតូ surely enough brings up photos of tires and inner tubes, (and of course motorbike accident victims whose intestines have escaped their bodies)

However, I thoght that Zoomers used tubeless tires?
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Re: Motorbike part - b'vean

Post by Username Taken » Sun Aug 28, 2016 1:35 pm

Thanks Rama, I think you've nailed it.

She did mention that her Zoomer just had air, but no b'vean.
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Re: Motorbike part - b'vean

Post by Username Taken » Sun Aug 28, 2016 1:43 pm

Just to add regarding Zoomers not having inner tubes, the local mechanic told her that she needed one. :facepalm:
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Re: Motorbike part - b'vean

Post by bolueeleh » Sun Aug 28, 2016 6:09 pm

my staffs entry into petty cash for motorbike repairs - changed intestines on 20 aug, 5$
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Re: Motorbike part - b'vean

Post by prahkeitouj » Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:20 pm

No inner tube but has air? So it has only tire? Or you meant the air was 5$?
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Re: Motorbike part - b'vean

Post by Username Taken » Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:22 pm

Tube-less tires are tires that are just the tire. There is no inner-tube (b'vean) as it is not needed.

The inner-tube cost $5. Who would pay $5 for air?
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Re: Motorbike part - b'vean

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Mon Aug 29, 2016 4:51 am

prahkeitouj wrote:No inner tube but has air? So it has only tire? Or you meant the air was 5$?
yeah inner tubes are so pushbike maaaan
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Re: Motorbike part - b'vean

Post by Kuroneko » Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:19 pm

Username Taken wrote:Tube-less tires are tires that are just the tire. There is no inner-tube (b'vean) as it is not needed.

The inner-tube cost $5. Who would pay $5 for air?
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