BMX


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BMX

 (bē′ĕm′ĕks′)
n.
1. A bicycle race on a dirt track with steep hills and sharp curves.
2. A bicycle with a stout frame, knobby tires, and usually 20-inch wheels, used for racing on such a track and for performing tricks.

[Abbreviation and respelling of bicycle motocross using the letter X to represent the word cross.]
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BMX

abbreviation for
1. bicycle motocross; stunt riding on rough ground or over an obstacle course on a bicycle
2. a bicycle designed for bicycle motocross
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BMX

bicycle motocross.
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Translations

BMX

A. N ABBR =bicycle motocrossciclocross m
B. CPD BMX bike Nbicicleta f de ciclocross
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

BMX

[ˌbiːɛmˈɛks] n abbr (=bicycle motocross) → BMX m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

BMX

abbr of bicycle motocross (= sport)BMX-Radsport m, → BMX-biking nt; (= bicycle)BMX-Rad nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

BMX

[ˌbiːɛmˈɛks] n abbr =bicycle motorcrossciclocross m inv
BMX bike → mountain bike f inv per cross, BMX f inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
The 10-year-old, from Cookley, near Kidderminster, left some of the best riders in the country trailing in her slipstream as she claimed the spoils at the British BMX Championships.
The latest announcement for the discipline-that BMX Freestyle Flatland will be included alongside Park at the UCI Urban Cycling World Championships-is further demonstration of the health and popularity of this incredible sport.
Will Soffe, from Welsh Cycling, said: "Facilities like the Maindy track are an important first step to introducing young people into the sport of BMX."
Chelsey Barnett, from Doseley in Telford, is a member of Wrekin Riders BMX Race Club in Dawley and will be competing in the toughest competition in Zolder, Belgium.
BMX racing is chaotic, with competitors often getting tangled up in painful crashes.
It felt great, and it felt like a real sense of achievement," he said ahead of the BMX Supercross World Cup, which takes place in Manchester on April 27 and 28.
In 2016, USA BMX confirmed it would relocate its headquarters, national track stadium and Hall of Fame Museum to Tulsa from Arizona.
The oldest BMX rider in the field, Caluag outpedalled younger rivals except versatile riders Yoshitaku Nagasako of Japan and Gusti Bagus Saputra Indonesia who finished first and second, respectively.
On Friday, the qualifying heats in the European Championships 2018 will play out the Olympic standard Glasgow BMX Centre.
The five-day event gathered more than 1,000 cyclists from 43 countries, who competed at Velo Park in Baku.Azerbaijan was represented by 8 cyclists at 2018 BMX World Championships.
Jamie, who is now widely known as 'Jaydog' in the BMX community, underwent open heart surgery when he was just 22 months old.
The 14-year-old Year 9 student from Salendine Nook High has achieved the success despite riding in BMX for less than two years.