Definition of 'bike'

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Other activities include hiking and mountain biking in the hills. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or lose the car altogether and get a bike. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When the bike ride was fairly flat it stayed in the grey zone. The Sun (2016)FORGET the image of an old wooden shack that is home to rusty bikes and spiders. The Sun (2016)He and his entourage have been seen picking strawberries, visiting a pumpkin farm and touring the region on mountain bikes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'd go in until my swelling subsided then get on an exercise bike. The Sun (2016)Everyone talks about driverless cars, but bikes are going to have to play a huge role and we want to be at the forefront of that. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Testing the new bike in the dizzying mountains north of glamorous Monaco, all of these improvements came together beautifully. The Sun (2016)How to buy a vintage motorcycle Classic bikes can be bought online, but you need to be sure that the vehicle is genuine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are just trying to run a good bike shop. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The only problem was my mountain bike. Ben Nimmo IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)We also take our bikes and all get out on a cycle together. The Sun (2016)You get out there and ride bikes and walk and watch birds and generally just chill out. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We take our bikes and we go swimming. The Sun (2011)He keeps cheating on his girlfriend and stealing bikes out of sheer ennui. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There he enjoys the weights much more than the exercise bikes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some specialist bike shops offer a range of saddles that you can borrow before you buy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The main stress was whether we could get to the bike rental shop before the tourists. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Not a bad berth after a long bike ride. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is an arms race going on with bike lights at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My local bike shop says it would be hard to do. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You get off the bike after riding home from work and the stress of the day is gone. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He recently learnt to use an exercise bike and next year he intends to learn to walk using crutches. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You might try tennis for a change, or buy a bike. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One elderly man picks up his 16 litres and pedals home on his bike. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Which means that the lifetime cost of running your new bike is just 50p. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Two men have been trying to steal bikes outside Aston university but they have fled. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can also go mountain biking, kayaking and horse riding. Times, Sunday Times (2014)QI am on the verge of buying my first bike for many years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The competing cars, trucks, motorcycle and quad bikes made their way to the end of the stage under controlled conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'bike'

British English: bike /baɪk/ NOUN
A bike is a vehicle with two wheels which you ride by sitting on it and pushing two pedals with your feet.
I used to ride a bike.
  • American English: bike
  • Arabic: دَرَّاجَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bicicleta
  • Chinese: 脚踏车
  • Croatian: bicikl
  • Czech: kolo jízdní
  • Danish: cykel
  • Dutch: fiets
  • European Spanish: bici
  • Finnish: polku- tai moottoripyörä
  • French: vélo
  • German: Rad
  • Greek: μοτοσυκλέτα
  • Italian: bicicletta
  • Japanese: 自転車
  • Korean: 자전거, 오토바이
  • Norwegian: sykkel
  • Polish: rower
  • European Portuguese: bicicleta
  • Romanian: bicicletă
  • Russian: велосипед
  • Spanish: bici
  • Swedish: cykel
  • Thai: จักรยาน มอเตอร์ไซด์
  • Turkish: bisiklet
  • Ukrainian: велосипед
  • Vietnamese: xe đạp
British English: bike VERB
To bike somewhere means to go there on a bicycle.
I biked home from the beach.
  • American English: bike
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ir de bicicleta
  • Chinese: 骑自行车
  • European Spanish: ir en bici
  • French: aller à vélo
  • German: radeln
  • Italian: andare in bici
  • Japanese: 自転車で行く
  • Korean: 자전거를 타다
  • European Portuguese: ir de bicicleta
  • Spanish: ir en bici


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