mountain bike

noun
|Updated on: 12 Aug 2018

Definition of mountain bike

: an all-terrain bicycle with wide knobby tires, straight handlebars, and typically 18 to 21 gears

mountain bike

intransitive verb

mountain biker

noun

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First Known Use of mountain bike

1966

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mountain bike

Definition of mountain bike for English Language Learners

  • : a type of bicycle that has a strong frame, thick tires, and straight handlebars and that is used for riding over rough ground


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