Definitions

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  • n. A motorcycle optimized for speed, acceleration, braking, and cornering on paved roads, typically at the expense of comfort and fuel economy.

Etymologies

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sport +‎ bike

Examples

  • Yet, racing a sportbike is a dangerous sport even for individuals who look like they were born to ride.

    EveryJoe

  • Now, Ducati have taken the concept further, with a design that satisfies all the demands of a motorcyclist combined into one bike: a Multistrada with the emphasis on Multi, a sportbike which is powerful and fun but also easy to ride and whose first priority is safety and comfort.

    Luxist

  • The RC9 is the best looking sportbike of this short century.

    KTM plans to dominate US streetbike scene - Hell For Leather

  • The engine also has a sportbike-derived chain-and-gear camshaft drive system that allows for a short/narrow cylinder head design and reduced overall engine height.

    Quad 2009 ATV Buyers Guide

  • From all reports, getting even the stock suspension right on a sportbike will make it feel like a completely different machine.

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • Like many “hobbies,” dabbling in sportbike riding and then hanging out with a hardcore practitioner reveals how deep the activity really is and how much there is to learn.

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • Fuel injection has made tuning sportbike engines much easier.

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • For A LOT less money, you can get something (headphones/sportbike) that absolutely blows away the alternative (speakers/sports car).

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • Find me one production sportbike model from the past 15 years that can't.

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • I finally got Sport-Riding Techniques (I'm truly buying a brand new sportbike very soon).

    kevynwight Diary Entry

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