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Cycle sport

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Cycle sport is competitive physical activity using bicycles. [1]

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Alleycat race

An alley cat race is an unsanctioned bicycle race.

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Artistic cycling

Artistic cycling is a form of competitive indoor cycling in which athletes perform tricks (called exercises) for points on specialized, fixed-gear bikes in a format similar to ballet or gymnastics.

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A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.

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Bicycle tire

A bicycle tire is a tire that fits on the wheel of a bicycle, unicycle, tricycle, quadracycle, bicycle trailer, or trailer bike.

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BMX, an abbreviation for bicycle motocross or bike motocross, is a cycle sport performed on BMX bikes, either in competitive BMX racing or freestyle BMX, or else in general on- or off-road recreation.

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BMX bike

A BMX bike is an off-road sport bicycle used for racing and stunt riding.

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Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs.), is an East Anglian county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west.

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Chris Hoy

Sir Christopher Andrew Hoy, MBE (born 23 March 1976), known as Chris Hoy, is a British racing driver and former track cyclist who represented Great Britain at the Olympics and World Championships and Scotland at the Commonwealth Games.

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Competition is, in general, a contest or rivalry between two or more entities, organisms, animals, individuals, economic groups or social groups, etc., for territory, a niche, for scarce resources, goods, for mates, for prestige, recognition, for awards, for group or social status, or for leadership and profit.

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Cootamundra Annual Classic

The Cootamundra Annual Classic, also known as the Coota Classic or Coota Annual is a bicycle handicap race starting and finishing in the New South Wales town of Cootamundra.

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A criterium, or crit, is a bike race consisting of several laps around a closed circuit, the length of each lap or circuit ranging from about 800 m to 10,000 m.

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Cycle polo

Cycle polo is a team sport, similar to traditional polo, except that bicycles are used instead of horses.

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Cycle speedway

Cycle speedway is a form of bicycle racing on short oval dirt tracks, usually outdoors, occasionally indoors, typically 70–90 metres long.

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Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.

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Cyclocross (sometimes cyclo-cross, CX, cyclo-X or cross) is a form of bicycle racing.

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Dirt jumping

Dirt jumping is one of the names given to the practice of riding bikes over jumps made of dirt or soil and becoming airborne.

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Downhill mountain biking

Downhill mountain biking (DH) is a genre of mountain biking practiced on steep, rough terrain that often features jumps, drops, rock gardens and other obstacles.

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Ely, Cambridgeshire

Ely is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, about north-northeast of Cambridge and about by road from London.

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Exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness.

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Extreme sport

Extreme sports are recreational activities perceived as involving a high degree of risk.

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Fabian Cancellara

Fabian Cancellara (born 18 March 1981), nicknamed "Spartacus", is a Swiss former professional road bicycle racer who last rode for UCI ProTeam.

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François Pervis

François "Franck" Pervis (born 16 October 1984) is a French track cyclist.

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Freedom Trail (South Africa)

The Freedom Trail is a 2200 km long, 37 000 metres of ups and downs, mountain bike route across South Africa, from Pietermaritzburg in the east to Wellington in the west.

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Freestyle BMX

Freestyle BMX is bicycle motocross stunt riding on BMX bikes.

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Furnace Creek 508

Furnace Creek 508 is an ultramarathon bicycle race that takes place annually each October since 1989 in Southern California.

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Giro d'Italia

The Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy; also known as the Giro) is an annual multiple-stage bicycle race primarily held in Italy, while also occasionally passing through nearby countries.

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Glossary of cycling

This is a glossary of terms and jargon used in cycling, mountain biking, and cycle sport.

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Grand Tour (cycling)

In road bicycle racing, a Grand Tour is one of the three major European professional cycling stage races: Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España.

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Gustav-Adolf Schur

Gustav-Adolf "Täve" Schur (born 23 February 1931 in Heyrothsberge, Province of Saxony) is a former German cyclist and one of the most popular sportspeople in East Germany.

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Individual time trial

An individual time trial (ITT) is a road bicycle race in which cyclists race alone against the clock on flat or rolling terrain, or up a mountain road such as Alpe d'Huez (in French: contre la montre – literally "against the watch", in Italian: tappa a cronometro "stopwatch stage").

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International Cycling Association

The International Cycling Association (ICA) was the first international body for cycle racing.

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International Human Powered Vehicle Association

The International Human Powered Vehicle Association (IHPVA) is dedicated to promoting the design and development of human powered vehicles.

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James Moore (cyclist)

James Moore (14 January 1849 – 17 July 1935) was an English bicycle racer.

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– literally "competition ring" – is a form of motor-paced cycle racing in which track cyclists sprint for victory following a speed-controlled start behind a motorized or non-motorized pacer.

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Kermesse (cycling)

A kermesse, also spelled kermess, and kermis in Dutch is a style of road bicycle race that is common in Western Europe.

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List of cyclists with a cycling-related death

The first documented deaths of professional cyclists during competition date to the 1890s.

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List of doping cases in cycling

The following is an incomplete list of doping cases and recurring accusations of doping in professional cycling, where doping means "use of physiological substances or abnormal method to obtain an artificial increase of performance".

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The LoToJa Classic is a long distance one-day amateur bicycle road race from Logan, UT to Jackson Hole, WY, USA.

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Milan–San Remo

Milan–San Remo (in Italian Milano-Sanremo), also called "The Spring classic" or "La Classicissima", is an annual cycling race between Milan and Sanremo, in Northwest Italy.

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Motor-paced racing

Motor-paced racing and motor-paced cycling refer to cycling behind a pacer in a car or more usually on a motorcycle.

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Motorcycle trials

Motorcycle trials, also known as observed trials, is a non-speed event on specialized motorcycles.

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Mountain bike racing

Mountain bike racing (shortened MTB or ATB racing) is the competitive cycle sport discipline of mountain biking held on off-road terrain.

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Mountain bike trials

Mountain bike trials, also known as observed trials, is a discipline of mountain biking in which the rider attempts to pass through an obstacle course without setting foot to ground.

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Mountain biking

Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes.

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Olympic sports

Olympic sports are sports that are contested in the Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games.

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Omeo is a town in Victoria, Australia on the Great Alpine Road, east of Mount Hotham, in the Shire of East Gippsland.

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Outline of cycling

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to cycling: Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, or for sport.

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Race Across America

The Race Across America, or RAAM, is an ultramarathon bicycle race across the United States that started in 1982 as the Great American Bike Race.

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Road bicycle racing

Road bicycle racing is the cycle sport discipline of road cycling, held on paved roads.

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Saint-Cloud is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Sports governing body

A sports governing body is a sports organization that has a regulatory or sanctioning function.

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Team time trial

A team time trial (TTT) is a road-based bicycle race in which teams of cyclists race against the clock (see individual time trial for a more detailed description of ITT events).

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Tour de France

The Tour de France is an annual male multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries.

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Tour de Suisse

The Tour de Suisse (Tour of Switzerland) is an annual cycling stage race in Switzerland.

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Tour of California

The Tour of California (officially sponsored as the Amgen Tour of California) is an annual professional cycling stage race on the UCI World Tour and USA Cycling Professional Tour.

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Tour of Flanders

The Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen), also known as De Ronde ("The Tour"), is an annual road cycling race held in Belgium every spring.

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Track bicycle

A track bicycle or track bike is a bicycle optimized for racing at a velodrome or outdoor track.

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Track cycling

Track cycling is a bicycle racing sport usually held on specially built banked tracks or velodromes (but many events are held at older velodromes where the track banking is relatively shallow) using track bicycles.

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Ultra-distance cycling

The definition of ultra-distance cycling is far more vague than in ultra running (any race longer than a marathon) or in ultra-triathlon (any race longer than an Ironman Triathlon).

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Union Cycliste Internationale

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI;, International Cycling Union) is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events.

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USA Cycling

USA Cycling or USAC, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is the national governing body for bicycle racing in the United States.

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Utah is a state in the western United States.

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A velodrome is an arena for track cycling.

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Vuelta a España

The Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain) is an annual multi-stage bicycle race primarily held in Spain, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries.

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Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.

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2004 Summer Olympics

The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.

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2010 Paris–Roubaix

The 2010 Paris–Roubaix was the 108th running of the Paris–Roubaix single-day cycling race, often known as the Hell of the North.

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