bicycle race

or bicycle racing

noun Sports.

Origin of bicycle race

First recorded in 1865–70




the act or sport of riding or traveling by bicycle, motorcycle, etc.
Also called bicycle race, bicycle racing. Sports. a race on lightweight bicycles with low handlebars, conducted for specified distances or against time on a dirt or board track or over public roads between cities.

Origin of cycling

First recorded in 1935–40; cycle + -ing1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019