- From French, a macaronic blend of moto, from motocyclette ("motorcycle") and English cross-country (Wiktionary)
- French moto-cross : moto, motorcycle (short for motocyclette, from moto-, motor, from moteur, from Latin mōtor, mover; see motor) + English cross(-country). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I always wanted to be successful in motocross racing, but it didn't go my way so I went to BMX racing.”
“His failure to succeed in motocross as Palmer had in mountain biking, the X Games (six gold medals), snowboarding (five world championships) and business (Palmer Snowboards and the multi-million dollar-selling Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder video game) gnawed at his insides for years.”
“Guerrero, however, said that wouldn't be possible without several years of planning because there are more regulations and considerations for a long-term motocross track.”
“McIvor thinks the Crazy Canucks may be one of the reasons that the Canadian team has so quickly embraced a style of racing that is sometimes described as motocross on snow, where the participants liken themselves to fighter pilots.”
“The recovering Rahlves, meanwhile, retired after the 2006 Games in Turin, his third, but was tempted back into competition when he saw ski cross, described as motocross on skis.”
“Sweat said several other events, such as motocross and a wedding reception, are already scheduled, and hopefully bull riding and other events will be confirmed soon.”
“Sweat said several other events, such as motocross and a wedding reception, are already scheduled,”
“Its impossible to train your dog if you are taking he or she away from more fun (playing with kids, cat, toys, etc.) to a field full of rabbits, birds (turkeys), deer, motocross, etc.”
“For 2009, KTM is offering two new machines in its lineup – a 450 SX and 505 SX, two motocross-inspired ATVs.”
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