hill climb

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hill climb

n
(Motor Racing) a competition in which motor vehicles attempt singly to ascend a steep slope as fast as possible
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A lone surviving copy of a bicycle from another era, a chainless 3-speed relic manufactured in early 1900, has been recovered and is being restored; called "The Hill-Climber," it was the first multi-speed bicycle to be produced in America
Ernie and Ted, both members of Middlesbrough and District Motor Club which celebrates its centenary next year, have also invited top hill-climber John Woods from Bradford to the show with his 930cc Weslake.
Until the gamekeeper turns up in his own battered hill-climber, to find that we got further up than he could.
We knew he was an English hill-climber the minute we clocked the Jesus sandals and Hawaiian shirt.
Mr McDonald, from Dunboyne, Co Meath, and Mr Doyle, from Rathangan, Co Wicklow, are experienced hill-climbers and were wearing Alpine gear.
On the Herefordshire Beacon (more popularly known as British Camp), for example, there is evidence that the Normans were hill-climbers too, constructing a small castle of timber.