trail bike

noun

Definition of trail bike

: a small motorcycle designed for off-road use

Examples of trail bike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In that analogy, the Shift would be a do-it-all 130-millimeter trail bike, and a lightweight tech binding would be a cross-country race bike. Marc Peruzzi, Outside Online, 22 Feb. 2021 Specialized cut weight from this 150-millimeter-travel trail bike by using a less powerful motor and a smaller battery. Josh Patterson, Outside Online, 30 Sep. 2020 Many of us have heard (sometimes apocryphal) stories about e-bike accidents, including one in which TV personality Simon Cowell fractured his back during his first ride on a new electric trail bike. Gretchen Reynolds, Star Tribune, 25 Sep. 2020 The Syco Entertainment record executive wrote on Twitter about his broken back a day after the accident along with some hard advice for electric trail bike users but hasn't personally shared any health updates since. Heran Mamo, Billboard, 12 Aug. 2020 The west block of Georgia Street from Illinois Street to Capitol Avenue will be closed from 1 to 8 p.m. Downtown Indy Inc. expects to see custom motorcycles, cruisers, sport and touring rides, trail bike, the U.S. Spyder Ryders and more. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, 21 Aug. 2019 Call 561-773-0192 for a rental trail bike, canoe /kayak or bring your own. Ron Seifer, sun-sentinel.com, 9 Aug. 2019 The plan is a response to problems with teens and young adults illegally riding off-highway vehicles – stunt bikes, trail bikes, dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles and small utility vehicles – in packs on city streets. Robert Higgs, cleveland.com, 5 June 2019 In a video clip posted on Friday night, Chris Hemsworth's younger brother rode around on a trail bike while filming himself, and the joy on his face is just magic. Amy Mackelden, Marie Claire, 3 June 2017

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First Known Use of trail bike

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Trail bike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trail%20bike. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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