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Is it correct to say

When do we going to bike

or

When are we going to ride a bicycle /when we go to ride bicycle

or can I use either?

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  • The first one is incorrect. When are we going to bike would be correct. the last one too: When do we go ride a bicycle would be correct. The middle one is correct – mplungjan Dec 6 '17 at 18:42
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    Syntactically, auxiliary "do" is never followed by the "-ing" form, but by the base (or infinitive). So "do we going" is never grammatical. – Colin Fine Dec 6 '17 at 19:36
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The first one is incorrect.

When are we going to bike

would be correct.

The last one is also incorrect.

When do we go ride a bicycle

would be correct.

The middle one is correct.

When are we going to ride a bicycle

Here is a good ing tutorial: https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/english-grammar/verbs/verbs-followed-ing-clauses

  • Is bike a verb in BrE or some other dialect, then? In AmE, "to bike" would not be correct. There's no real one-word substitute for "to ride a bike." – joiedevivre Dec 6 '17 at 22:45
  • I'm going to bike up the mountain Saturday. – Davo Dec 7 '17 at 1:19
  • Where in the US are you from @joiedevivre ? books.google.com/ngrams/… – mplungjan Dec 7 '17 at 5:03
  • collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/bike via collinsdict – mplungjan Dec 7 '17 at 5:09
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    Utah. I've never heard "to bike" but I wholeheartedly support its becoming a verb! Thanks for the links. :) – joiedevivre Dec 7 '17 at 5:10

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