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A cyclist who takes risks and is willing to push the limits.

Example usage: 'I can't keep up with him, he's a real hothead.'

Most used in: North American cycling communities.

Most used by: Experienced cyclists.

Popularity: 8/10

Comedy Value: 4/10

Also see: Pedaller, Hammerhead, Thrasher, Sprinter,

What is a Hothead in Cycling?

A hothead in cycling is a rider that takes unnecessary risks and pushes their limits. It is a term applied to those that are reckless and overly aggressive when riding. Hotheads are often seen as overly confident and dangerous, and can put themselves and other riders at risk.

Hothead riding is particularly dangerous when riding in a pack. It is important for all riders to be aware of the risks when riding in a group and to adhere to the rules of the road while riding. Hothead riding can be a contributing factor to dangerous situations on the road, such as close calls and collisions.

In the United States, cycling fatalities have increased by 12.2% between 2018 and 2019. It is important for cyclists to be aware of the risks of cycling and to be mindful of their behaviors on the road. Hothead riding is a dangerous practice and can contribute to unsafe situations on the road.

Riders should be aware of their actions on the road and strive to be respectful and courteous to others. Hothead riding can be dangerous and should be avoided at all costs.

The Origin of the Term 'Hothead' in Cycling

The term 'hothead' was first used to describe a particularly reckless cyclist in the late 19th century. The term was used to describe someone who was willing to take risks and not afraid to push the limits of cycling. The earliest known use of the term dates back to the 1896 edition of The Times when it was used to describe a cyclist who was 'reckless and daring'.

The term quickly gained popularity in England and other parts of Europe and was used to describe cyclists who were willing to take risks and push the limits. By the early 20th century, the term had spread to the United States and was used to describe cyclists who were particularly daring and reckless.

Today, the term is still used to describe cyclists who are willing to take risks and push the limits of cycling. It is also used to describe cyclists who are particularly aggressive and prone to taking risks. The term is still widely used and remains a popular way to describe a particularly daring cyclist.

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