from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who rides or races a bicycle, motorcycle, or similar vehicle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who rides a cycle, especially a bicycle, or who habitually engages in cycling.
- n. A user of the software language CycL.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cycler.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who reckons by cycles, or believes in the cyclic recurrence of certain classes of events; specifically, one who believes in the cyclic character of meteorologic phenomena, and of political and commercial crises, and endeavors to connect them with the cyclic changes of the sun's spots.
- n. One who rides a bicycle or a tricycle. Also cycler.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who rides a bicycle
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But take a four-way stop, when the cyclist is actually in the roadway.
There's hate toward cyclists by some and I fear this reaction to remove one's self from the word cyclist is in response to that.
The thing about being an endurance athlete, especially a cyclist, is they keep ticking at their best until their mid - to late 30s, he said.
I also agree this tends to happen most when the passing cyclist is faster, slicker, 'superior' or macho in attitude ...
Britain's sprint cyclist is having dark thoughts about the 2012 Olympics but is hell bent on triple gold in London
Becoming a professional cyclist is a difficult journey.
While it may actually be wide enough for your average car, the fear that you may slightly swipe the cyclist is still there.
An unexperienced cyclist is likely to look over their left shoulder rather than shift over.
However, there are always some gray judgement zones on whether to pass when another cyclist is coming the other way and you're not quite sure when you'll cross.
If a driver absolutely must call a cyclist something, the driver may call him “Wim van Est,” or else “Heidi Van de Vijver” if the cyclist is a woman or person of indeterminate gender.