One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Close behind someone when they are driving or cycling.‘I had dominated the race early on and he sat on my wheel’
- ‘In sprinting you can't say that because a guy was bad last week I don't want to be sitting on his wheel this week.’
- ‘I sat back behind him a couple of spots and then as we were coming in toward the finish, I waited to see what I could do to move him up, maybe take him on my wheel and launch an attack.’
- ‘Piil is constantly looking behind him with Sacchi on his wheel as the sprint is on.’
- ‘Finally, with about 2km to go, I got right on Petacchi 's wheel and right then, guess who showed up?’
- ‘Not at all an unfamiliar sight for American racing fans was the image of Horner sitting on Lance 's wheel up the final climb yesterday.’
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