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In the context described, I believe that bike docks are specific to bikeshare systems. They lock the bicycle in place, and the locking mechanism is integrated into the docks. Each bikeshare system tends to have one main model of bicycle and the docks are specific to that model. Some bikeshare systems are moving to a dockless format, where you would park the ...


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You would have to ask the person using the term "dock" to know for sure what they mean when they use the term "dock". That said… Based on the examples you've given, and consistent with the plain-English usage of the word "dock", it seems that they are using the word "dock" to describe a specific location, as part of a ...


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Bike rack is a very common term used for a place people can leave their bikes. I would consider this pretty generic and that it could be used for many things. A person could be fussy and claim that only this or that type is a rack and these ones should be called bike stands and those ones should be called bike docks but since there are no rules for this ...


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Rack can be several different things in cycling A place to slot a wheel on your bike, for parking The rack over the front/back wheel for carrying parcels/bags/panniers A structure on the rear of a car for carrying a bike while driving Dock is only used as a place to store and secure a bike. One difference is that a rack is inanimate, normally metal. A ...


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You have a truck with an open utility bed? You can put at lease half a dozen bikes in there, the problem is getting the bikes to not damage each other. Some people build racks inside the bed to hold bikes, alternate front and rear facing, and then hold them down with rope or a strap. The tailgate covers are more for getting bikes out quicker when ...


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