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    #1

    a bike or bikes

    Which one is correct? why?

    They can ride a bike.

    They can ride bikes.

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    Re: a bike or bikes

    Context, as always, is important.

    Q: What do these three children have in common?
    A: They can ride a bike.

    Q: What can my kids do at after-school club?
    A: They can ride bikes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: a bike or bikes

    Both could be correct- what did you intend to mean?

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