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 (bī′sĭk′əl, -sĭ-kəl, -sī′kəl)
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.bicycling - riding a bicyclebicycling - riding a bicycle      
cycling - the sport of traveling on a bicycle or motorcycle


n. ciclismo.
References in classic literature ?
We were bicycling past, and I actually saw one fellow come head-first through your pantry window.
Even among college and university students, an age group potentially more likely than older adults to bike, the mode share of bicycling is quite low.
His diary entry for 17 August 1891 noted the importance placed on 'movement' (undo): 'Much time is devoted to engaging American women in movement: bicycling, tennis, walking, play and ball work.
Bicycling and Eugene go together like winter and rain gear.
In spite of some warnings about its dangers, most people believed that a moderate amount of bicycling was healthy exercise, placing people into fresh air, and that was inevitably a positive development.
They pointed to statistics showing that using bike helmets helped prevent serious head injuries during a bicycling accident.
Bicycle helmets are designed specifically for bicycling.
The Winnipeg Tribune breathlessly debated the question of "Is Bicycling Immodest?
With all the options, bicycling has never been better.
30 Helmets that meet this standard also may be used for bicycling.
Several national surveys confirm that bicycling and walking are popular activities among Americans of all ages.