bikeable

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

Definition of bikeable 

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 : 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

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Other words from bikeable

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

First Known Use of bikeable

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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