from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One who rides or races a bicycle, motorcycle, or similar vehicle.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who reckons by cycles, or believes in the cyclic recurrence of certain classes of events; specifically, one who believes in the cyclic character of meteorologic phenomena, and of political and commercial crises, and endeavors to connect them with the cyclic changes of the sun's spots.
- noun One who rides a bicycle or a tricycle. Also
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A cycler.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A person who rides a
cycle, especially a bicycle, or who habitually engages in cycling.
- noun punningly A user of the
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a person who rides a bicycle
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But take a four-way stop, when the cyclist is actually in the roadway.
There's hate toward cyclists by some and I fear this reaction to remove one's self from the word cyclist is in response to that.
However, there are always some gray judgement zones on whether to pass when another cyclist is coming the other way and you're not quite sure when you'll cross.
Britain's sprint cyclist is having dark thoughts about the 2012 Olympics but is hell bent on triple gold in London
An unexperienced cyclist is likely to look over their left shoulder rather than shift over.
I also agree this tends to happen most when the passing cyclist is faster, slicker, 'superior' or macho in attitude ...
Becoming a professional cyclist is a difficult journey.
The thing about being an endurance athlete, especially a cyclist, is they keep ticking at their best until their mid - to late 30s, he said.
While it may actually be wide enough for your average car, the fear that you may slightly swipe the cyclist is still there.
If a driver absolutely must call a cyclist something, the driver may call him “Wim van Est,” or else “Heidi Van de Vijver” if the cyclist is a woman or person of indeterminate gender.