Definition of trail bike in English:

trail bike

noun

  • A light motorcycle for use in rough terrain.

    • ‘Opponents of the use of green lanes by four-wheel-drive vehicles and trail bike riders have called a meeting to organise a campaign to have them banned from unclassified county roads in the Dales.’
    • ‘James produced a sketch drawing of his own designs for the skate park - which would involve a mixture of equipment to be used by trail bike riders, skateboarders and in-line skaters.’
    • ‘Off-road vehicles are to be barred from four green lanes in the Yorkshire Dales for a trial period despite strong objections from drivers and trail bike riders.’
    • ‘Being a bank holiday weekend, these trail bike riders have been back three or four times a day.’
    • ‘The animal was then dragged behind the back of a trail bike as it sped round and round the soldier's accommodation block.’
    • ‘The kids are about 16 or 17 years old and have trail bikes and motorcross bikes.’
    • ‘Anyone with a registered bike - even scooter, trail bike or moped - is welcome to join in the ride regardless of the type, size, colour, make, age or style of bike.’
    • ‘This young man rode a trail bike on to the grounds of Parliament - to protest, he says, about the Government's soft law and order policies and its total lack of concern for the victims of crime.’
    • ‘Alternatively go for the ultimate and travel with a puncture repair kit and a credit card, buying whatever you need along the way, including a tourer if you started with a trail bike.’
    • ‘I think with a set of tubeless rims and tyres this bike would be in the same weight-range as a short-travel full suspension trail bike, and that's a hell of an advantage to be had for any racer.’
    • ‘Officers using dogs ran in, as well as officers on four-wheel drive motorbikes and trail bikes.’
    • ‘At this stage we're looking for two people who were riding trail bikes in that area with one other vehicle.’
    • ‘The new law bans all recreational vehicles, including trail bikes and 4x4s, from all rights of way not already recorded on the definitive map as ‘byway open to all traffic’.’
    • ‘‘We've had a good tie-in with our ads for family off-road riding and smaller trail bikes as a way to attract families to our motorcycles,’ he said.’
    • ‘The long trail bike seat has also been changed for a new shorter seat unit.’
    • ‘It was easy to spot you around the town on your Suzuki trail bike, the Yellow Peril.’
    • ‘Illegal off-road driving by 4x4 enthusiasts and trail bike riders is being targeted by police and National Park rangers.’
    • ‘A number of joint patrols have also resulted in trail bike riders being stopped and warned about their activities.’
    • ‘Police believe the offenders arrived at the complex with trail bike tracks, after tracks were found throughout the grounds.’
    • ‘‘According to the Government's own research Yorkshire is one of the most popular destinations for off-road vehicles - trail bikes and 4x4s,’ she said.’

Pronunciation:

trail bike

/ˈtrāl ˌbīk/