When you ride an animal, bicycle, or motorcycle, you control it and travel on it.
Every morning he used to ride his horse across the fields.
I learned how to ride a bike when I was seven.
The past tense of ride is rode. The -ed participle is ridden.
He usually rode to work on a motorbike.
He was the best horse I have ever ridden.
You can also say that someone rides on an animal, bicycle, or motorcycle.
She rode around the campus on a bicycle.
When someone controls a car, lorry, or train, don't say that they ‘ride’ it. Say that they drive it.
It was her turn to drive the car.
Pierre has never learned to drive.
However, if you are a passenger in a vehicle, you can say that you ride in it.
We rode back in a taxi.
He prefers travelling on the train to riding in a limousine.