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    Default riding bicycle

    which sentence is correct?
    what is the difference?
    I like riding the bicycle
    I like riding bicycle
    I like riding a bicycle
    I like riding bicycles

    what is the difference between "I like to ride" and "I like riding"

    I like to ride bicycle

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    Default Re: riding bicycle

    I like riding the bicycle A specific bike
    I like riding bicycle
    I like riding a bicycle Any bike
    I like riding bicycles

    I like riding/I like to rise
    In American English, there is not muich difference, but in British English, we use like + ing for general statements and like + infinitive when the pleasure is restricted:
    I like riding bikes (any time)
    I like to ride a bike at the weekend (restricted time)

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