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bicycle race

or bicycle racing

noun, Sports.
1.
cycling (def 2).
Origin of bicycle race
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • If, at the last spurt of a bicycle race, we should call to the wheelmen, "Breathe through the nose!"

    Piano Playing Josef Hofmann
  • Fisher went into the 100 and the 220, but was distanced, and Powell got a tumble in the bicycle race.

  • In the bicycle race Italy came in first, and we had to be content with second and third.

  • Where Andover suffered most at Worcester was in the bicycle race and in the 100-yard dash.

  • The boys had been able to secure their motor-cycles through winning prizes at a bicycle race, in which Noddy was beaten.

    The Motor Boys in Mexico Clarence Young
  • The mile walk and the Junior 220 were omitted, and the bicycle race was made two miles instead of one mile.

  • The chums were out on Monday practicing for the bicycle race when they saw a buggy ahead of them.

    The Putnam Hall Champions Arthur M. Winfield
  • By the time the bicycle race was announced the crowd was wildly enthusiastic.

    Cattle-Ranch to College Russell Doubleday
  • This proposal suited everybody, and the three boys decided to carry out their plan as soon after the bicycle race as possible.

    The Putnam Hall Champions Arthur M. Winfield
  • If you read it off quick it sounded like the finish of the six-day bicycle race at the Madison Square Garden.

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