trail bike

noun

: a small motorcycle designed for off-road use

Examples of trail bike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s technically still considered a midtravel trail bike, but this is my bike-park rig, my all-day high-alpine adventure bike, and my everyday ride, all wrapped up in one. The Editors, Outside Online, 5 Nov. 2020 The 75 performers from 18 countries will include performers on a triangular high wire 25 feet off the ground, crisscrossing flying trapeze artists, a spinning double wheel powered by acrobats and BMX trail bikes, unicycle riders and skateboarders doing flips and tricks. Mark Kennedy, Sun Sentinel, 22 Mar. 2023 The latest rendition is even more versatile and well suited to being an everyday trail bike for many. Outside Online, 1 July 2020 How much of the difference in climbing speed between an enduro bike and a trail bike comes down to the tires? Seb Stott, Outside Online, 16 Nov. 2022 As a trail bike enthusiast who often rode at Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike Park, Wilson had heard about Petro’s accident and wanted to help a fellow rider. Julie Washington, cleveland, 27 Dec. 2022 If the gnarliest trails are more fun on a long-travel trail bike, most other trails are more fun on the SB115. Outside Online, 1 July 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trail bike was in 1966

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“Trail bike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trail%20bike. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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