Outline of cycling

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This article is an outline about the activity of cycling. For an outline about bicycles themselves, see outline of bicycles.

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.[1] Persons engaged in cycling are cyclists[2] or bicyclists.[3] Apart from ordinary two-wheeled bicycles, cycling also includes riding unicycles, tricycles, quadracycles, and other similar human-powered vehicles (HPVs). It also includes Ebikes.

What is cycling?[edit]

Cycling can be described as all of the following:

Cycling equipment[edit]

Cycling law and safety[edit]

Cycling accidents[edit]

Health impact[edit]

Types of cycling[edit]

Cycling sport[edit]

Bicycle racing[edit]

Doping in cycling[edit]

Track cycling[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Cycling infrastructure[edit]

Cycling infrastructure[edit]

Bike paths and trails[edit]

Bicycle sharing systems[edit]

Bicycle sharing system

Cycling by region[edit]

Cycling in the media[edit]

Cycling movements[edit]

  • Bike bus (Bike train) - Escorted group of cyclists in an urban environment for transportation safely, and often as student transport.
  • Critical Mass – cycling event typically held on the last Friday of every month in over 300 cities around the world.[4]

Cycling clubs and organisations[edit]

Cycling clubs[edit]

Cycling club

Cycling organisations[edit]

  • Warm Showers – a hospitality exchange service and organization for cycle travelers.

History of cycling[edit]

History of road cycling[edit]

History of cycling at the Summer Olympics[edit]

History of cycling at the Pan American Games[edit]


Notable cyclists[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary (Second ed.). Oxford University Press. 1989. cycling: The action or activity of riding a bicycle etc.
  2. ^ Oxford English Dictionary (Second ed.). Oxford University Press. 1988. cyclist: One who rides a cycle or practises cycling.
  3. ^ Oxford English Dictionary (Second ed.). Oxford University Press. 1989. bicyclist: One who rides a bicycle.
  4. ^ a b Richard Madden (December 15, 2003). "London: How cyclists around the world put a spoke in the motorist's wheel". The Daily Telegraph. UK.

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