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(in a riding competition) a round held to resolve a tie or determine qualifiers for a later stage; a jump-off.
- ‘Lampkin's highly tuned fourstroke Montesa had been recalled for modifications and he was left to ride on a standard machine, but he made it into the final ride-off.’
- ‘Spain snatched the bronze in 45.382, beating Japan by less than two hundredths of a second in their ride-off.’
- ‘Today Jones will probably draft in Rob Hayles, who took fourth in the bronze-medal ride-off in Saturday's individual pursuit.’
- ‘Danielle from the Irish team was also chosen to go for a ride-off and finished second overall.’
- ‘British favourite Steve Peat, from Sheffield, was edged out of an exciting semi-final, though he then won the ride-off for fifth, while German Guido Tshugg pipped Australian Sam Hill in the final.’
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