The body of Sylvain Mollier, 45, a French bicyclist, was also found riddled with bullets outside the car.
The body of Sylvain Mollier, 45, a French bicyclist, was also found outside the car.
A bicyclist of the advanced guard had been captured, with his machine, on the first day out.
The bicyclist said nothing in reply, but the remark was not lost upon him.
The bicyclist and the automobile were not then invented to torment him in his turn.
"I was coming down hill, you know," explained the bicyclist.
Before she had done explaining, an officer and a bicyclist were at the gate.
In one other respect the bicyclist has an advantage which, though of no real importance, has great weight with many people.
One was attired as a bicyclist, and the other 25 wore ordinary summer clothes.
When he leaves St. Quentin, bound for Amiens, the traveller by railway is quite as well off as the automobilist or the bicyclist.
1868, coined from bi- "two" + Greek kyklos "circle, wheel" (see cycle (n.)), on the pattern of tricycle; both the word and the vehicle superseding earlier velocipede. The English word probably is not from French, though often said to be (many French sources say the French word is from English). The assumption apparently is because Pierre Lallement, employee of a French carriage works, improved Macmillan's 1839 pedal velocipede in 1865 and took the invention to America. See also pennyfarthing. As a verb, from 1869.
That ne plus ultra of snobbishness -- bicyclism.