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A type of bicycle with a small wheelbase and low saddle

Example usage: I'm looking for a cyclo to ride around town.

Most used in: European countries, particularly France.

Most used by: Cyclists who prefer a more compact bike.

Popularity: 8/10

Comedy Value: 4/10

Also see: Cadence, Torque, Power, RPM,


What is Cyclo Cycling?

Cyclo cycling is a type of cycling that combines aspects of road cycling, mountain biking, and cyclo-cross. It is a recreational and competitive sport that is gaining in popularity across the world. Cyclo cycling is often referred to as 'adventure cycling' or 'multi-surface cycling'.

Cyclo cycling is a hybrid of cycling disciplines. It is a combination of road cycling, mountain biking, and cyclo-cross. The key difference between cyclo cycling and other cycling disciplines is that cyclo cycling is done on a variety of terrain and surfaces. This includes gravel, dirt, asphalt, and cobblestones. Cyclo cycling also combines elements of racing, touring, and adventure cycling.

Cyclo cycling is growing in popularity, especially among young cyclists. According to one survey, nearly 30% of cyclists aged 18-25 are interested in cyclo cycling. Cyclo cycling is also becoming more popular in the competitive cycling world, with races and events taking place in countries across the world.

Cyclo cycling is an exciting and challenging way to explore new terrain and experience the thrill of adventure cycling. Whether you’re a recreational or competitive cyclist, cyclo cycling can provide a unique experience that combines the best aspects of road cycling, mountain biking, and cyclo-cross.


The Origin of the Term 'Cyclo'

The term 'cyclo' is commonly used within the context of cycling and is derived from the French word 'cyclo-pédistre.' It was first used in 1892, when the Cyclo-Pédestre Union was founded in Paris, France. The Cyclo-Pédestre Union was the first organization to promote the sport of cycle touring and it was created to unite cyclists from all over the country.

The term 'cyclo' was then adopted by the International Cycling Union in 1892 and has been used ever since. It is used to refer to any activity related to cycling, such as bicycle touring, racing, and mountain biking. The term is also used to refer to cyclists themselves, as well as the equipment and clothing used in cycling.

Today, the term 'cyclo' is used all over the world and is a popular way to refer to the sport of cycling. It is also used in other contexts, such as in the name 'cyclocross,' which is a type of off-road racing. Despite its French origin, the term is now used by cyclists from all over the world.

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