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 (sī′klə-krôs′, -krŏs′)
An outdoor bicycle race in which multiple contestants ride over a set course, often a path or trail, at the same time, vying for the lead.

[cycl(e)- + (moto)cross.]
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LIAM KILLEEN (Subaru/ Garry Fisher) was first to finish in the Macclesfield Wheelers cyclocross last Tuesday in a time of 1 hr 3 secs for the 14-mile event.
Stuart Wearmouth, of the team Science in, is the new North of England senior cyclocross champion.
Usually a road-bike lover, I turned my hand - or legs - to cyclocross and mountain biking.
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TONY Fawcett has made a dream start to his North East Cyclocross League campaign by taking two wins on the bounce.
RUGBY rider Phil Roach finished his 2013/14 cyclocross season in style with a four-minute victory at the Notts and Derby event.
The West Boylston resident says that he cyclocross races for fun and started participating in the winter sport five years ago.
The East Liverpool Wheelers cyclocross at Otterspool Park was won by Stuart Green of Oldham Century in 1 hr 2 mins 22secs,19 secs.
The cyclocross season got away to a bright start at Stad Moers Park in Whiston with a win for Lewis Craven of Bradford RCC.
HUDDERSFIELD Star Wheelers juniors enjoyed a title and two second places at the Yorkshire Under 12 Cyclocross Championships hosted at Holmfirth High School.
Hot on the heels of taking the British cyclocross championship for his age group, the veteran Team Jewson rider won the 50+ race at Chilwell, Nottingham, as part of the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire series.