Share this entry
mountain bike Line breaks: moun|tain bike

Definition of mountain bike in English:


A bicycle with a light sturdy frame, broad deep-treaded tyres, and multiple gears, originally designed for riding on mountainous terrain.
Example sentences
  • The reason for this was that she had her mountain bike in top gear.
  • While walking by the perimeter fence of the playing fields, she noticed a man riding past on a mountain bike.
  • I try to get out on my mountain bike or racing bike as much as I can.


mountain biker
Example sentences
  • Since then he has become an avid road cyclist and budding mountain biker.
  • Evans, a former mountain biker and the first Australian to wear the pink jersey, held the overall lead for just one day.
  • At the age of 14 I used to work one day a week at a bike shop in Scarborough and I'm a keen mountain biker today.
mountain biking
Example sentences
  • The championships will host several competitions, ranging from road racing to mountain biking.
  • You can make mountain biking as challenging as you want to, varying your gears and route based on your ability.
  • The many activities available nearby include fly-fishing, shooting, mountain biking, golf, and horse riding.
Definition of mountain bike in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources