for a spin

*for a spin

 and *for a ride; *for a drive
to take a ride in a vehicle or on a bicycle. (*Typically: go ~; go out ~; take something ~.) Let's get out our bikes and go for a spin.
See also: spin
References in classic literature ?
THE Gallant Crew at a life-saving station were about to launch their life-boat for a spin along the coast when they discovered, but a little distance away, a capsized vessel with a dozen men clinging to her keel.