cyclocross

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English[edit]

A cyclocross racer carrying his bicycle up a steep slope.

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Etymology[edit]

From cycle cross country.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaɪkləʊˌkɹɒs/

Noun[edit]

cyclocross (uncountable)

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  1. (cycling) A form of bicycle racing consisting of many laps of a short course featuring pavement, wooded trails, grass, steep hills and obstacles and requiring the rider to quickly dismount, carry the bike whilst navigating the obstruction and remount in one motion.
    • 2009 July 15, George Vecsey, “Nod to the Past Stirs Memories of a Friend”, in New York Times[1]:
      Roby was an old cyclocross champion from the ’40s, a rugged man built for traversing the bumps and ruts of off-road competition, but he had also ridden in the Tour for several years.

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Noun[edit]

cyclocross m (plural cyclocrossen, diminutive cyclocrosske n)

  1. cyclocross