bicyclist


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bi·cy·cle

 (bī′sĭk′əl, -sĭ-kəl, -sī′kəl)
n.
1. A vehicle consisting of a light frame mounted on two typically wire-spoked wheels one behind the other and usually having a seat, handlebars for steering, brakes, and two pedals by which it is driven.
2. An exercise bicycle.
intr.v. bi·cy·cled, bi·cy·cling, bi·cy·cles
To ride or travel on a bicycle.

[Probably bi- + -cycle (on the model of tricycle, three-wheeled coach).]

bi′cy·cler (-klər), bi′cy·clist (-klĭst) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bicyclist - a person who rides a bicyclebicyclist - a person who rides a bicycle  
pedaler, pedaller - a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle)
Translations
polkupyöräilijäpyöräilijä

bicyclist

(o.f.) [ˈbaɪsɪklɪst] Nciclista mf

bicyclist

[ˈbaɪsɪklɪst] n (old-fashioned) (= cyclist) → cycliste mf

bicyclist

n (dated)Radfahrer(in) m(f)
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a biped like her brothers, should, when she takes to her brothers' recreations, dress as those recreations demand; and yet the death of Rosalind is a heavy price to pay for the lady bicyclist.
sniffed dainty little Pearl La Pearle, the bicyclist.
John Douglas at all, but must be that of the bicyclist from Tunbridge Wells.
At least it cannot be your health," said he, as his keen eyes darted over her, "so ardent a bicyclist must be full of energy.
We dined at `Jack Straw's Castle' along with a little crowd of bicyclists and others who were genially noisy.
A bicyclist was seriously injured on Tuesday night in a collision with a Jeep Wrangler on Franklin Boulevard, according to Eugene police, but the bicyclist's injuries were not expected to be life-threatening.
During the 5 years from 2010 to 2014, drivers on North Carolina roads were involved in an annual average of 2,623 pedestrian and 931 bicyclist crashes, and an average of 174 pedestrians and 22 bicyclists per year were killed.
We modeled the pedestrian/bicyclist limb motions in four layers: (1) the percentages of pedestrians and bicyclists who have limb motions when crossing the road; (2) the averaged action frequency and the corresponding distributions on when there are limb motions; (3) comparisons of the limb motion behavior between crossing and non-crossing cases; and (4) the effects of seasons on the limb motions when the pedestrians/bicyclists are crossing the road.
With this growth in cycling for transportation, as well as recreation, lawmakers are increasing their efforts to improve safety and reduce bicyclist deaths and injuries--at least 743 cyclists were killed and an estimated 48,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes in 2013, according to the latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration numbers.
Among the only bicycle-related data consistently entered as coded data was whether the bicyclist was wearing a helmet.
govern bicyclist behavior and laws that govern how bicyclists and
STURBRIDGE -- A teenage motorist will be charged with distracted driving after he struck a bicyclist on Route 15 while using his cell phone Monday morning, according to police.