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Bicycle Glossary - Y

Y-Wrench - A wrench with three socket openings arranged in the shape of a Y.  

Yoke - A small metal plate with a hooked surface and an anchor bolt. This is used with some cantilever and almost all centerpull brakes to attach the main brake cable inner wire to the straddle wire. Synonym: Cable carrier.

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