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bicycle race

or bicycle racing

noun, Sports.
cycling (def 2).
Origin of bicycle race
First recorded in 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The mile walk and the Junior 220 were omitted, and the bicycle race was made two miles instead of one mile.

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

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

  • 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
  • If you read it off quick it sounded like the finish of the six-day bicycle race at the Madison Square Garden.

  • The first volume of the series entitled, The Motor Boys, told how the chums got together, and entered a bicycle race.

  • By the time the bicycle race was announced the crowd was wildly enthusiastic.

    Cattle-Ranch to College Russell Doubleday
  • In the bicycle race Italy came in first, and we had to be content with second and third.

  • 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
  • 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

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