Bicycles don't break their legs, they don't need to be fed, and on a modern road, their gait is a lot smoother.
The research on gait may also be used to make robots move in a more natural way.
They are the ultimate Vatican insiders, able to identify cardinals by their gait alone.
c.1300, gate "a going or walking, departure, journey," earlier "way, road, path" (c.1200), from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse gata "way, road, path"), cognate with Old High German gazza "street, German Gasse, Gothic gatwo. Meaning "manner of walking" is from mid-15c. Modern spelling developed before 1750, originally in Scottish. Related: Gaited.
A particular way or manner of walking.