adjective bike·able \ˈbī-kə-bəl\
variants: less commonly


\ˈbī-kə-bəl\ play

Definition of bikeable

  1. 1 :  suitable or fit for biking America's capital is gaining a reputation as a bikeable city … — John Kelly, Washington Post, 5 May 2011 At the same time, we are making historic investments in high-speed rail, transit, and walkable, bikeable streets so that people can choose to drive less … — Ray LaHood, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 19 Apr. 2011

  2. 2 :  capable of being traversed by biking … half the working population in the country commutes 5 or fewer miles—an easily bikeable distance—to work. — Union Leader (Manchester, New Hampshire), 9 May 2008 … the downtown Riverwalk will be bikable, and some change has come, like a bike lane added to busy Nebraska Avenue. — Sue Carlton, St. Petersburg (Florida) Times, 17 Sept. 2010 You likely have a few places you frequent that are well within bikable distance. — Selene Yeager, Ride Your Way Lean, 2010


\ˌbī-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun … he wants to make his city a national leader in bikeability. — Brian Fiske, Bicycling, June 2008

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