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wrench

wrench  n.— «Adams already had experience fixing bicycles because he did it so much on his own. Soon after completing the bicycle school, DNS closed the lab where Adams was stationed. He decided to became a bike mechanic or—as they call...

single

single  n.— «Bike trails are commonly known as “singles,” because they constitute narrow trails just wide enough for a single bicycle bearing one rider. Bikers ride in a single file and blend in with nature and the topography...

ghost bike

ghost bike n. an entirely white bicycle left as a memorial where a bicycle rider has been killed or hurt by an automobile. Editorial Note: A loose coalition of “ghost bike” projects, including pictures of ghost bikes, can be found at...

ghost bike

ghost bike  n.— «They appeared late Monday around Allegheny County, 14 bicycles painted a ghostly white and chained to poles with a cryptic sign: “Cyclist Struck Here.” The roadside memorials are the work of Ghost Bike...

bike-whack

bike-whack v. to ride a bicycle on rough terrain without paths. Also as noun. Etymological Note: From bike + bushwack. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

whoop-de-doo

whoop-de-doo  n.— «It has a whoop-dee-doo…much to the delight of the city’s young bicycle riders.» —“City’s Bike Motocross Course a Hit” by Robert J. Allan Los Angeles Times Jan. 13, 1974. (source: Double...

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