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cyclist

or cycler

[sahy-klist] /ˈsaɪ klɪst/
noun
1.
a person who rides or travels by bicycle, motorcycle, etc.
Origin of cyclist
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; cycle + -ist
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  • At the top we met a cycler on his way from Canterbury, and he gave us evil tidings of the road.

    A Canterbury Pilgrimage

    Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell
British Dictionary definitions for cycler

cyclist

/ˈsaɪklɪst/
noun
1.
a person who rides or travels by bicycle, motorcycle, etc
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Word Origin and History for cycler

cyclist

n.

"bicyclist," 1882; see bicycle + -ist. Saxonists preferred wheelman.

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