0384 – Bicycle Mechanic

Cycling is the sport of usefulness. – Fred DeLong

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0342 – I Like Your BIKE

I like your bicycle The place of cycling in our society is set to grow, and I am committed to doing everything possible to encourage that. – Gordon Brown

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0157 – Girl on a Bicycle

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride. – John F. Kennedy

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0467 – Cycologist

Pain is a big fat creature riding on your back. The farther you pedal, the heavier he feels. The harder you push, the tighter he squeezes your chest. The steeper the climb, the deeper he digs his jagged, sharp claws into your muscles.  – Scott Martin

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0350 – Infinity Bicycle

Bicycling…is the nearest approximation I know to the flight of birds. The airplane simply carries a man on its back like an obedient Pegasus; it gives him no wings of his own. There are movements on a bicycle corresponding to almost all the variations in the flight of the larger birds. Plunging free downhill is […]

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0103 – Welcome Cyclists

Welcome Cyclists If constellations had been named in the 20th century, I suppose we would see bicycles. – Professor Carl Sagan

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0529 – Ride Bike

Ride a Bicycle I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn’t it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft… As for me, give me a fixed gear! – Henri Desgrange

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0038 – Take One Ride Twice Daily

Take One Ride Twice Daily side effects may include: loss of weight, reduced stress, happiness

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0058 – Ride More Drive Less

When I was young, I used to expect Parisians to wear little black berets, to bicycle about with strings of onions around their necks, and to brandish long sticks of bread, just like they used to do in school textbooks. – Craig Brown

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0178 – Bicycle Repair Man

Bicycle Repair Man Consider a man riding a bicycle. Whoever he is, we can say three things about him. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. Most important of all, we know that if at any point between the […]

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0388 – Ride

Ride Possibly the tragedy of the bicycle is that it was invented too close in time to the car. In the historical scheme, pedal power hardly got under way before the combustion engine appeared and, not only took over the roads, but changed our view of machines. We’ve forgotten that pedal power is a potent […]

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0234 – Chain Heart Bicycle

Things look different from the seat of a bike carrying a sleeping bag with a cold beer tucked inside. – Jim Malusa

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0115 – Give Way Bicycle

Give Way When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking. – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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0137 – Chains of the Heart

The bicycle is just as good company as most husbands and, when it gets old and shabby, a woman can dispose of it and get a new one without shocking the entire community. – Ann Strong

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0582 – Look

Look Gliding down the bike path on a Saturday morning, you whip by somebody peddling in the opposite direction and give each other a nod. For a moment it’s like “Hey, we’re both doing the same thing. Let’s be friends for a second. – Neil Pasricha

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0335 – Home to Happiness

Home -> Happiness Riding a bike is everything to a cyclist. The friendship and camaraderie you have with other cyclists …to a cyclist, it was the be-all and end-all of your life. – Tommy Godwin

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0284 – The Bicycle Thief

The best routes are the ones you haven’t ridden. You could pedal the same loops year after year. Many people do, literally or figuratively. But to grow, you need new rides. Risks. Turn down lanes you’ve long seen but never traveled. Get lost once or twice, then double back to where you started and try […]

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0494 – Just Tour

Just Tour There were something like 50 good, arduous climbs around Nice, solid inclines of ten miles or more. The trick was not to climb every once in awhile, but to climb repeatedly. I would do three different climbs in one day, over the course of a six- or seven-hour ride. A 12 mile climb […]

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0067 – Solution – Pollution

Solution – Pollution It’s almost embarrassing, but I do have one trick for taking portraits on commission. I carry one of these little bicycle horns in my pocket, and once in a while, when someone is sour-faced or stiff, I blow my horn. It sort of shatters the barriers. It’s silly, but it works. – […]

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0349 – Indian Bicycle

Indian Bicycle I want to ride my bicycle bicycle bicycle; I want to ride my bicycle; I want to ride my bike; I want to ride my bicycle; I want to ride it where I like…; I don’t believe in Peter Pan, Frankenstein or Superman; All I wanna do is bicycle, bicycle, bicycle… – Freddie […]

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0176 – Bicycle Repair Man

Bicycle Repair Man All creatures who have ever walked have wished that they might fly. With highwheelers a flesh and blood man can hitch wings to his feet. – Karl Kron

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0301 – Food and Exercise

Food is the most abused anxiety drug. Exercise is the most underutilized antidepressant. The gross and net result of it is that people who spent most of their natural lives riding iron bicycles over the rocky roadsteads of this parish get their personalities mixed up with the personalities of their bicycle as a result of […]

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0056 – Let’s Ride

The bicycle is a former child’s toy that has now been elevated to icon status because, presumably, it can move the human form from pillar to post without damage to the environment. – Brock Yates

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0120 – The Bicycle of Revoluation

The Bicycle of Revolution The Cycle of Evolution

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0314 – Go Out With Your Bicycle

Go Out The bicycle has a soul. If you succeed to love it, it will give you emotions that you will never forget. – Mario Cipollini

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0222 Bicycle Idea

To prepare for a race there is nothing better than a good pheasant, some champagne and a woman. – Jacques Anquetil

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0556 – Smash Your TV

Smash Your Television Go Ride a Bike The fastest I’ve ever fallen in love is 17 miles per hour. But I was safe, because I was wearing a bicycle helmet at the time. – Jarod Kintz

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0096 – Tri Harder

Tri When we were working on ‘Looking’ in San Francisco, I bought a new bike from Mission Bicycle Company, which I’m completely in love with. – Murray Bartlett

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0538 – Riding in a Heartbeat

What was supposed to be a summer of fun on the bike turned into a year, then two years. It certainly wasn’t a calculated plan to have a career as a cyclist. – Derek Bouchard-Hall

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0609 – Not All Lost

Not All who Wander are Lost Fully loaded touring Also known as self-supported touring, cyclists carry everything they need, including food, cooking equipment, and a tent for camping. Some cyclists minimize their load, carrying only basic supplies, food, and a Bivouac sack or lightweight tent.

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0039 – Girl on Bicycle

It’s been a long time since I’ve written old-fashioned sword and sorcery; I’m hoping it’s like riding a bicycle. – Lynn Abbey

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0215 – Bike to Work

Bicycle to Work Bicycling is the nearest approximation I know to the flight of birds. – Louis J. Helle

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0556 – The Brand is NOT Important

Bicycle –  The brand is not important, the fact that you ride is! I work at a newspaper. I’m not a journalist; I’m a deliveryman. Well I will be, as soon as I get my bicycle’s flat tire fixed. – Jarod Kintz

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0402 – Bike Love

Bike Love found a whole philosophy of life in the wooing and winning of my bicycle. – Frances Willard

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0002 – Cycling Chain Love

Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle. – Helen Keller

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0550 – The Correct Number of Bicycles to Own

Rule # 12 The correction number of bicycles to own is n+1.  

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0032 – Smashed One

Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. – Charles M. Schulz

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0171 – Bicycle Race

If you ride you know those moments when you have fed yourself into the traffic, felt the hashed-up asphalt rattle in the handlebars, held a lungful of air in a cloud of exhaust. Up ahead there are two parallel buses. With cat’s whiskers, you measure the clearance down a doubtful alley. You swing wide, outflank […]

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0023 – Fixed Gear Squares

Happiness is actually found in simple things, such as taking my nephew around the island by bicycle or seeing the stars at night. We go to coffee shops or see airplanes land at the airport. – Andrea Hirata

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0076 – Life is a Beautiful Ride

Life is a Beautiful Ride When I was 13, I worked for Western Union. When the telegrams came in, I would glue them on the paper and deliver them on my bicycle. – Francis Ford Coppola  

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0584 – Love the Bicycle for its Anarchy

I discovered when I went all out, when I put 100 percent of my energy into some intense, impossible task – when my heart was jack-hammering, when lactic acid was sizzling through my muscles – that’s when I felt good, normal, balanced. – Tyler Hamilton

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0406 – Swim Bike Run

Swim Bike Run Cleaning a bike’s like cleaning a toilet. If you do it regularly, it’s fine and easy. If you wait, it’s a truly disgusting experience. – Steve Gravenites

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0362 – Imperial Century

160 kms Be at one with the universe. If you can’t do that, at least be at one with your bike. – Lennard Zinn

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0424 – Death. To. Bicycle. Thieves.

Death to Bicycle Thieves A bicycle hides nothing and threatens nothing. It is what it does, its form is its function. – Stewart Parker

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0251 – Riding Your Bicycle

You Could Have Been Riding Your Bicycle The bicycle has done more for the emancipation of women than anything else in the world. – Susan B. Anthony

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0348 – Sad While Cycling

Impossible to stay sad while riding a bicycle He always moans on about drivers being attacked. We should be hounding them even more – cars have no place in an urban environment. – John Grimshaw

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0410 – I want to Breakaway

Breakway A cyclist or group of cyclists who split off the front of a Peloton are referred to as a Breakaway.

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0638 – Bicycle Ride

Ride follow a wheel: The ability to follow a wheel is the ability to match the pace of riders who are setting the tempo. Following is easier than pulling or setting the tempo and the term can be used in a derogatory manner, e.g. “He only ever followed”

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0309 – Watch Out for Bicycles

Since the bicycle make little demand on material or energy resources, contributes little to pollution, makes a positive contribution to health and causes little death or injury, it can be regarded as the most benevolent of machines. – Stuart S Wilson

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0050 – I Live It

I grew up north of Chicago, not far from where the Schwinn bicycle plant used to be, and was conscious of the fact that these beautiful, everlasting bikes were made just down the road. – Dave Eggers

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0449 – Sun Rides

Sun Rides What makes a great endurance athlete is the ability to absorb potenial embarrassment, and to suffer without complaint. I was discovering that if it was a matter of gritting my teeth, not caring how it looked, and outlasting everybody else, I won. It didn’t seem to matter what sport it was–in a straight-ahead, […]

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0104 – Go Ride

Go Ride 99% of the things you worry about never happen

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0198 – Bike Bike

Bike, Bike If, during the Second World War, the United States had retooled its factories for manufacturing bicycles instead of munitions, we’d be one of the healthiest, least oil-dependent, and most environmentally-sound constituents in the Nazi empire today. – Ralph Nader

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0184 – Bicycle Security

Security Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle and he will realize fishing is stupid and boring. – Desmond Tutu

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0541 – Ride

I picked my head up during an interval and saw an enormous ostrich zigzagging in the road. I swung wide to get by – and just as I did he started chasing me. These guys can motor. I had to sprint to drop him. – Tyler Hamilton

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0083 – Cog and Fist

What I absolutely want is to suggest that before it’s anything else, redemption is God mending the bicycle of our souls; God bringing out the puncture repair kit, re-inflating the tires, taking off the rust, making us roadworthy once more. Not so that we can take flight into ecstasy, but so that we can do […]

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0081 – No Gas, No Traffic

No Gas No Traffic Free Parking Pollution Free Free Workout Ride Your Bike Save The World

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0008 – Bikes 4 Life

Bikes 4 Life Deep walkability describes a city that is built in such a way that you can move from one area to another on foot, on bicycle, on transit and have an experience that remains a pleasant one, that you feel you are welcome not just in the neighborhood but moving between neighborhoods. – […]

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0476 – Fuck Off! It’s My Lane Too

Fuck Off! It’s My Lane Too But to say that the race is the metaphor for the life is to miss the point. The race is everything. It obliterates whatever isn’t racing. Life is the metaphor for the race. – Donald Antrim

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0389 – Bicycle Service

Bicycle Service The bicycle enables us to escape many other machines: We use it for transportation, sport, recreation, and make it a way of life. – Jobst Brandt

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0552 – Save Our Cyclists

Save Our Bicyclists I had a dream about you. You were on a bike going 70 miles an hour, I could see you approaching my car in the mirror. You were trying to say something so, I jumped on the brakes as hard as I could, I guess I forgot I had tied your bike […]

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0287 – Dreaming of Cogs

My grandfather told me: Always wear underpants beneath your kanzu before you mount your bicycle. Foolishly I mocked him, and now my heart is a dry ear pod. I was cycling home from the market when a terrible whirlwind blew up my kanzu, ballooning it over my face and lifting me far above the ground. […]

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0639 – Ride Bicycles

Ride Bicycles lead out: Sprinting technique often used by the lead out man where the rider will accelerate to maximum speed close to the sprint point with a teammate, the sprinter, drafting behind, hoping to create space between the sprinter and the pack. When the lead out man is exhausted he will move to the […]

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0194 – There is a C in Bicycle

Perhaps the most vivid recollection of my youth is that of the local wheelmen, led by my father, stopping at our home to eat pone, sip mint juleps, and flog the field hands. This more than anything cultivated my life-long aversion to bicycles. – Tennessee Williams

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0221 – Ride Bicycles Company

Ride Bicycles Company There is nothing, absolutely nothing, quite so worthwhile as simply messing about on bicycles. – Tom Kunich

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0645 – Ride Forever

Ride Forever sprinter: Rider with the ability to generate very high power over short periods (a few seconds to a minute) allowing for great finishing speeds, but usually unable to sustain sufficiently high power over long periods to be a good time triallist, and is usually too big to have a high enough power-to-weight ratio […]

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0619 – The Pedal Inn

Singletrack: Mountain biking gold (as opposed to doubletrack trash – a jeep like road or trail), a trail just wide enough for one person (wheel) at a time.

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0650 – Ride Here, Ride Now

Ride Here, Ride Now sticky bottle: A technique often used by the rider who takes food and water from the team car during a race. The rider holds on for a variable amount of time to the bottle handed to him by the car occupant, who maintains his grasp on the object, effectively dragging the […]

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0642 – Ride Bikes

Ride Bikes rotating weight: Weight (more correctly mass) that is rotating while the bike is moving, particularly the wheels. Mass near the outside edge of a wheel has about twice the stored energy of a similar non-rotating mass moving at the same speed. A bicycle wheel can be considered to be a good approximation of […]

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0004 – Happy Cyclist

I was interested in transcendence from a very early age. I was interested in what was over there, what was behind life. So when I had my first communion I was very disappointed. I had expected something amazing and surprising and spiritual. Instead all I got was a bicycle. That wasn’t what I was after […]

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0470 – Do You Cycle?

Do You Cycle? There was a second supremely sweet moment of victory. As I made my way through the finish area, I passed the Cofidis team. Assorted members of the organization stood around, the men who I felt had left me for dead in a hospital room. “That was for you,” I said as I […]

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0475 – Cogs, Crank and Wings

I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it’s not going to be satisfying. – Greg LeMond

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0273 – Racing Bicycle Man

The best rides are the ones where you bite off much more than you can chew, and live through it. – Doug Bradbury

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0403 – Bike Lover

Bike Lover Life may not be about your bike, but it sure can help you get through it. – Hallman

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0024 – Beach Bike

A healthy body means a healthy mind. You get your heart rate up, and you get the blood flowing through your body to your brain. Look at Albert Einstein. He rode a bicycle. He was also an early student of Jazzercise. You never saw Einstein lift his shirt, but he had a six-pack under there. […]

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0288 – Drug of Choice

Drug of Choice People like to travel: that is why the grass is greener over the fence. We are walkers,  our natural means of travel is to put one foot in front of the other. The bicycle seduces our basic nature by making walking exciting. It lets us take 10-foot strides at 160 paces a […]

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0130 – Always Wear Protection

Always Wear Protection When man invented the bicycle he reached the peak of his attainments. Here was a machine of precision and balance for the convenience of man. And (unlike subsequent inventions for man’s convenience) the more he used it, the fitter his body became. Here, for once, was a product of man’s brain that […]

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0371 – A Metre Matters

A Metre Matters At first, cycling was denounced from the pulpit as a pastime on a par with drinking and gambling – deplorable at the best of times, and when indulged in on a Sunday, a sure road to hell. – Gurdon S Leete

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0170 – Parts of a Bicycle

Things look different from the seat of a bike carrying a sleeping bag with a cold beer tucked inside. – Jim Malusa

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0304 – Between Two Points

The funnest way between two points is on a bicycle! I love the bicycle. I always have. I can think of no sincere, decent human being, male or female, young or old, saintly or sinful, who can resist the bicycle. – William Saroya

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0378 – Forever

The Bicycle is the common man among vehicles. – James E. Starrs

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0567 – Velorution

Velorution But I pushed and pulled in vain, the wheels would not turn. It was as though the brakes were jammed, and heaven knows they were not, for my bicycle had no brakes. And suddenly overcome by a great weariness, in spite of the dying day when I always felt most alive, I threw the […]

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0161 – Bicycle in Your Heart

The sound of a car door opening in front of you is similar to the sound of a gun being cocked. – Amy Webster

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0448 – Cogs and Cross Bones

You have to sprint on feeling, not thinking. You must have faith in yourself but you cannot think about it too much. – Jean Paul Van Poppel

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0080 – Bicycle gets into Cycling

Cycling At 16, I dropped out of school and spent five years working as a bicycle mechanic and volunteering in a Trauma Centre before ultimately deciding to go to university. – Philipp Meyer

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0286 – Do You Cycle

I was trying to introduce myself as America’s woman champion, but I said the french word “Champignon”, so I introduced myself as a mushroom. – Nancy Neiman Baranet

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0114 – The Holy Bicycle

As a kid I had a dream – I wanted to own my own bicycle. When I got the bike I must have been the happiest boy in Liverpool, maybe the world. I lived for that bike. Most kids left their bike in the backyard at night. Not me. I insisted on taking mine indoors […]

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0589 – Love Me, Love My Bicycle

hamstrings: the muscle on the back of the thigh, not well developed by cycling.

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0535 – Ride Bikes

Ride Bicycles Winning never gets repetitive – Mat “Cashmoney” Glaser

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0331 – #cycling

#CYCLING Ned Flanders: “You were bicycling two abreast?” Homer Simpson: “I wish. We were bicycling to a lake.”

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0267 – Cycle Cycle

Cycle Cycle Work to eat. Eat to live. Live to bike. Bike to work. – Unknown

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0423 – I Live It

I live it A raggedy ride beats a dressed up walk. – Simon Peat

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0330 – Happy Birthday Bicycle

Commuting by bicycle is an absolutely essential part of my day. It’s mind-clearing, invigorating. I get to go out and pedal through the countryside in the early morning hours, and see life come back and rejuvenate every day as the sun is coming out. – James L. Jones

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0204 – Cogs and Chains

The best rides are the ones where you bite off much more than you can chew and live through it. – Doug Bradbury

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0245 – Sun of Cog

Bicycles are the indicator species of a community, like shellfish in a bay. – P. Martin Scott

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0369 – Eye of Cog

Mohammed was a walking Messenger. When the Muslims first saw Christian missionaries mounted upon bicycles, they stoned the gentle souls, for the contraption seemed to have come from the devil. – William Saroan

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0142 – Simple Chainwheel

I took care of my wheel as one would look after a Rolls Royce. If it needed repairs I always brought it to the same shop on Myrtle Avenue run by a negro named Ed Perry. He handled the bike with kid gloves, you might say. He would always see to it that neither front […]

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0163 – Tree of Life

I ride through the time Elongating the memories with surreal distortion I ride for the feeling of freedom I am perpetual, free from the lingering fear of death I push myself to the edges of mortal capacity Then I transcend the human pain And enter that fourth dimension. The wheels no longer finger the ground […]

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0478 – Eight Cogs

I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn’t it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft… As for me, give me a fixed gear! – Henri Desgrange

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0095 – Runs on Fat and Saves You Money

Runs on Fat and Saves You Money Runs on Money and Makes You Fat In the 9th grade I began my first wage work for the West Side Drug store delivering prescriptions and sundries on my bicycle to customers who called in orders. – Vernon L. Smith

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