🏍️ - motorcycle emoji

or motorcycle emoji or racing motorcycle emoji or motorbike emoji

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What does 🏍️ mean?


Are you ready to ride? The motorcycle emoji, 🏍️, depicts a motorcycle, a motorized bicycle popular for racing, transportation, and off-road adventures.

Examples of 🏍️ - motorcycle emoji


Examples of 🏍️ - motorcycle emoji
It's almost time for #BikeWeek! Show us your ride! 🏍️
@DISupdates, March, 2018
Well up at 4 yes you heard me 4 on the m1 now #Silverstone bound πŸοΈπŸ’¨πŸοΈπŸ’¨πŸ‘πŸ˜
@liz_z9_46, August, 2018
Today we are racing at the Ulster Grand Prix ! Come on our boys! Conor Cummins and Lee Johnston πŸ˜€πŸ€žβœŠπŸοΈ
@PadgettsRacing1, August, 2018
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Where does 🏍️ - motorcycle emoji come from?

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While the motorcycle came to be in the late 1800s, it wasn’t until 2014 that the motorcycle emoji hit the digital roadΒ as part of Unicode 7.0.

The appearance of theΒ motorcycle emoji, officially called Racing Motorcycle by Unicode,Β varies across different platforms, as shown in the screenshot from Emojipedia below. It may also popularly go byΒ motorbikeΒ emoji.


Some platforms, such as Microsoft, feature a person on the bike, while most, including Apple and Google, feature a driver-less vehicle. Color ranges widely, too, but major vendors show the front of the bike facing left. They also depict a vehicle that suggests a superbike used in motorcycle racing. Apple’s design, however, resembles a cruiser motorcycle.

TheΒ motorcycle emoji is not to be confused with the motor scooter emoji,Β πŸ›΅.

Who uses 🏍️ - motorcycle emoji ?

The motorcycle emoji is most widely used by motorcycle lovers, be it riders, racers, fans of motorcycle racing, or bike collectors.

Law enforcement, however, may use theΒ motorcycle emoji to remind others not to drive too fast.

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