ride to (something or some place)

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ride to (something or some place)

To go to some location while riding a vehicle or animal. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ride" and "to" to specify what is being ridden. Let's take our bikes and ride to the shopping mall after lunch. I'm planning on riding the train to Denver this summer to visit my sister. The two horsemen rode to town to fetch a doctor.
See also: ride

ride to some place

to travel to a place, riding something such as a horse or a bicycle, or a vehicle one does not drive. I will ride to town and get the doctor. Tom will ride to the store on his bike to get a loaf of bread.
See also: place, ride
References in classic literature ?
Presently one of the knights detached himself from the melee and rode to her side with some word of command, at the same time grasping roughly at her bridle rein.
So as they rode to the jousts-ward, Sir Kay had lost his sword for he had left it at his father's lodging, and so he prayed young Arthur for to ride for his sword.
"And as soon as Sir Kay saw the sword he wist well it was the sword of the stone, and he rode to his father Sir Ector and said:
Burroughs.) In 1969, Noll rode to the bottom of what many consider the biggest wave ever paddled into, but (unlike Pollock) he survived the wipeout to walk away from surfing and become a commercial fisherman.