German Cycling VocabularyWord List & Pronunciation

Master German cycling vocabulary, for biking enthusiasts.


Cycling is a popular activity in Germany, with a well-established cycling culture and extensive bike paths. Whether you are a cycling enthusiast planning to explore the beautiful German landscapes on two wheels or just curious about cycling terms in German, this blog post will provide you with multiple lists of very useful German words related to cycling.

German Cycling Vocabulary

Cycling Equipment Vocabulary

Let's begin with some vocabulary related to cycling equipment:

das Fahrrad
bicycle
der Fahrradhelm
bicycle helmet
die Fahrradtasche
bicycle bag
der Fahrradständer
bicycle stand
der Fahrradschlauch
bicycle inner tube
die Fahrradklingel
bicycle bell
der Fahrradcomputer
bicycle computer
die Fahrradlampe
bicycle light
der Fahrradsattel
bicycle saddle
der Fahrradrahmen
bicycle frame
die Fahrradkette
bicycle chain
die Fahrradgriffe
bicycle grips

Cycling Actions Vocabulary

Next, let's explore some vocabulary related to cycling actions:

fahren
to ride
bremsen
to brake
beschleunigen
to accelerate
abbiegen
to turn
anhalten
to stop
starten
to start
parken
to park
überholen
to overtake
schieben
to push
schalten
to shift gears
stürzen
to crash
lenken
to steer

Cycling Road Signs Vocabulary

Now, let's learn some words for common cycling road signs:

Vorsicht
caution
Stopp
stop
Einbahnstraße
one-way street
Radweg
bike path
Vorfahrt
right of way
Verboten
forbidden
Achtung
attention
Langsam
slow
Kurve
curve
Überholen verboten
no overtaking
Fahrradstraße
bike priority road
Gefahr
danger

Cycling is not only a great way to stay active but also a fantastic way to explore the beauty of Germany. We hope this vocabulary helps you navigate the roads and enjoy your cycling adventures in Germany.



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