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    #1

    to ride a bike/to go by bike

    Are the sentences below correct? What's the difference between them?

    1. I'm riding a bike.
    2. I'm going by bike.

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    #2

    Re: to ride a bike/to go by bike

    They are both correct sentences. How do you want to use them?

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    #3

    Re: to ride a bike/to go by bike

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    How do you want to use them?
    I don’t know. I just wondered if the two expressions may be used interchangeably. For example would it be correct to write the following:


    1. “I usually go to work by bike”
    2. “I usually ride to work a bike.”


    If the sentences above are correct if there is any basically the difference between them?

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    #4

    Re: to ride a bike/to go by bike

    I think #2 would be grammatical if it was rewritten as 'I usually ride a bike to work', but I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: to ride a bike/to go by bike

    Thank for your answer Matthew Wai but I'd like to know,too what the native speakers think about it....

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    #6

    Re: to ride a bike/to go by bike

    Did you notice that four native speakers/teachers "liked" Matthews post? I don't think we would have done that if we didn't agree, do you?

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    #7

    Re: to ride a bike/to go by bike

    You're right. I didn't notice. Although I still don't understand why #1 is correct and #2 is wrong.

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    #8

    Re: to ride a bike/to go by bike

    Quote Originally Posted by kompstar View Post
    You're right. I didn't notice. Although I still don't understand why #1 is correct and #2 is wrong.
    Do you mean "I usually ride to work a bike" when you say #2?

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    #9

    Re: to ride a bike/to go by bike

    I think it would be correct if 'on' was added before 'a bike' in the above post, but I am not a teacher.

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    #10

    Re: to ride a bike/to go by bike

    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    Do you mean "I usually ride to work a bike" when you say #2?
    Yes

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