Definition of pedal cycle in English:

pedal cycle


  • A bicycle.

    • ‘A motorist ended up in a ditch and a second driver was slightly hurt when a pedal cycle was thrown from a road bridge on to the A64 today.’
    • ‘But later when he went outside to ride the concept pedal cycle, it had been stolen.’
    • ‘He was riding what the witness described as an old-fashioned shaped pedal cycle, which was too small for him.’
    • ‘Minshull Street Crown Court in Manchester heard the two men had been involved in a dispute over a pedal cycle, but the full extent of it was not known.’
    • ‘This code includes pedal cycle accidents where injury was from falling off the pedal cycle or the pedal cycle being overturned, among many other specific circumstances.’
    • ‘Yesterday he was sentenced for the offences and for two other offences to which he admitted - stealing a car on May 24 and stealing a pedal cycle on May 19.’
    • ‘The ten-year-old escaped with minor grazes when his pedal cycle was in collision with a Ford Escort in Church Fenton at 4.30 pm yesterday.’
    • ‘Police revealed yesterday that pedal cycles, quad bikes, mopeds and other property such as tools and lawnmowers with a value totalling £950,000 were taken in the Hambleton, Ryedale and Scarborough areas between April 1 and December 31.’
    • ‘A police spokeswoman said he was charged with the dangerous riding of a pedal cycle and appeared at York magistrates court on December 19.’
    • ‘When we ride pedal cycles, horses or trail motorbikes, drive 4x4s or even walk over an old road we don't always appreciate the need for care to sustain these routes.’
    • ‘Column 1 included pedestrians and pedal cycles, each of which had a maximum toll of nil.’
    • ‘First is an improved pedal cycle that is so efficient that a rickshaw driver can carry two passengers on a six to ten percent slope quite easily.’
    • ‘DC Phil Carter said: ‘The woman on the pedal cycle was seen by the victim just prior to the footbridge over the river as she stopped to let her through.’’
    • ‘Burglars broke into a garage, in Ashford, sometime over the weekend and stole property including a pedal cycle, power tools and frozen food from the freezer.’
    • ‘There is a distinct offence in section 12 relating to pedal cycles.’
    • ‘The 35-strong group of boys, aged between 13 and 16, enjoy trials biking on lightweight pedal cycles.’
    • ‘Homeless Porter then ran off and got on a pedal cycle in a bid to escape, but Mr Madombi caught up with him and pulled him off the bike.’
    • ‘Yesterday was the first day of a year's trial measure at Walmgate Bar, which sees all traffic except pedal cycles prevented from entering Walmgate through the smaller archway.’
    • ‘The public is being urged to ditch their cars in favour of pedal cycles or their walking shoes on Monday, September 22 next, as Waterford takes part, for the fourth time, in European Car Free Day.’
    • ‘Motor cycles or pedal cycles cannot be parked in these specific areas during the operational hours.’