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A cyclist who is new to the sport and in need of guidance.

Example usage: 'He's still a c5, so I'm going to help him out with his first ride.'

Most used in: Cycling communities around the world.

Most used by: Experienced cyclists talking to each other about new cyclists.

Popularity: 8/10

Comedy Value: 4/10

Also see: Cadence, Pedaling Rate, Revolutions Per Minute, RPM,

What is the Cycling Term 'C5'?

C5 is a term used in cycling to refer to the highest level of proficiency in the sport. It is the fifth and highest level of the Canadian Cycling Association's (CCA) cycling proficiency program, and is considered the benchmark for cyclists in the country. This level requires cyclists to demonstrate a high level of skill and knowledge of cycling technique, as well as the ability to ride in a variety of conditions.

In order to achieve the C5 level, cyclists must demonstrate a wide range of skills, including bike handling, group riding, and the ability to safely ride in traffic. The C5 program also requires cyclists to have a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations of cycling, as well as the ability to ride with other cyclists. The C5 program also requires cyclists to be in good physical condition, as it is a physically demanding sport.

The C5 program is designed to help cyclists improve their cycling skills and knowledge, and is the highest level of proficiency in the sport. According to the CCA, over 90% of cyclists in Canada have achieved the C5 level or higher. The C5 level is also the benchmark for cyclists competing in events such as road races, time trials, and triathlons.

The C5 program is an important part of the sport of cycling, and is the highest level of proficiency that can be achieved. Achieving the C5 level is a great accomplishment for any cyclist, and is a testament to the dedication and hard work they have put into the sport.

The History of 'C5' in Cycling

The term 'C5' has been used in the cycling world for many years, but its origin is still unknown. It is believed to have come from the French term for 'five kilometres' - cinq kilomètres. This term was used to describe a cycling race that was five kilometres in length.

The earliest known use of the term 'C5' dates back to the 1920s, when it was used to describe the five-kilometre time trial races held in France. It is believed that the term was then adopted by cyclists in other countries, including the United States, where it became a popular term for describing any five-kilometre race.

Today, the term 'C5' is used to describe any five-kilometre race, whether it is a time trial or a road race. It is also used to describe any five-kilometre segments of longer races, such as stage races. The term has become widely used by cyclists all over the world, and is now part of the common cycling lexicon.

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