unrideable

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unrideable

(ʌnˈraɪdəbəl)
adj
(of a horse, etc) not able to be ridden; (of terrain) not able to be ridden over
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A mile from Edgware the rim of the wheel broke, and the machine became unridable. He left it by the roadside and trudged through the village.
NEWCASTLE Diamonds' season got off to a wet and curtailed start at Workington on Saturday night, going down by only six points in a match ended by sleet and rain which made the Derwent Park track unridable, writes LAWRENCE HEPPELL.
Affleck fought back with a superb ride on the drop down off rocks and along the almost unridable, greasy log, losing just six marks to his rival's 10.
For instance, in July 1943, the Theatre Royal presented an international circus featuring: * Palettes Dogs - Canine Comics * Toni and Tina - Clowning Through * Robert Bemand's Wonderful Pigeons * Lou Lenny and her Unridable Mule * Marjorie and her Liberty Horses * The Five Raffinis - Russian Musical Eccentrics.
Jones, then a spectroscopist at Imperial Chemical Industries in England, tested this explanation by trying to build an unridable bike.
In Russia sand eight to ten inches deep proved unridable, so Newman took to the railroad tracks, alternating between the workers' path and bouncing over the sleepers.
In addition to a full card of great horse racing action there's also plenty of entertainment to occupy the children - the Unridable Horse for young aspiring jockeys, bouncy castle, face painter, Butchers Band, sumo suits, crazy bikes and much more.
thought I, this time I am sure to be put over the Border; he said `In the name of the Government (my heart was already in my mouth) I commandeer your bike to go to Kroonstad at 5 o'clock this afternoon'; it was just on the tip of my tongue to tell him to go to the other world; but I thought I had better be diplomatic, so I told him the chain was broken and the machine was unridable; I might tell you I bad taken the precaution, a few days ago, to take the chain off and put it away in case they wanted my bike; things have got so far now that one can afford to be a little independent.