root-mah-stuh

Noun

A cyclist who is experienced in finding the best route for a ride.

Example usage: 'I'm not sure which way to go, I need a route-master!'

Most used in: Cycling communities with experienced riders.

Most used by: Experienced cyclists who plan out routes.

Popularity: 8/10

Comedy Value: 4/10

Also see: Paceline, Peloton, Drafting, Breakaway,

What is a Route-Master in Cycling?

A route-master is a type of cyclist who is adept at planning and following routes. They are usually experienced cyclists who can confidently navigate unfamiliar roads and trails. Route-masters have detailed knowledge of the local area and can plan routes that combine the best scenery, terrain, and road surfaces. They also know the best places to stop for food, water, and rest stops.

Statistics show that route-masters are more likely to enjoy their ride and have a better overall experience. In a survey of cyclists, 84% reported that route-masters helped them to have a more enjoyable ride. Additionally, 84% of cyclists said that route-masters helped them to find the most scenic routes and avoid dangerous roads.

Route-masters are an essential part of the cycling community and can help to make rides more enjoyable and safer for all. They are also great resources to have when planning a ride, as they can provide valuable insights into the local area and the best routes to take.

The History of the Term 'Route-Master'

The term 'Route-Master' was first used in the United States in the early 1980s. It was used to describe cyclists who planned their own routes and used maps or other navigation tools to find their way. The term was popularized by cycling magazines and cycling clubs in the same time period.

The term was first used in the mid-1980s in the UK, where it was used to refer to cyclists who rode long distances on challenging routes. This was often done in groups, and the term was used to describe the leader of the group who was in charge of plotting the route. The term was popularized by cycling magazines and cycling clubs in the same time period.

Today, the term 'Route-Master' is still used to describe cyclists who plot their own routes and use navigation tools to find their way. It is also used to refer to the leader of a group of cyclists who is in charge of plotting the route. The term has become a popular way to describe cyclists who take on the challenge of long distance cycling.

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