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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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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0210 – Cars vs Bicycles

The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets. – Christopher Morley

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0136 – Crank and Pedal

The bicycle will accomplish more for women’s sensible dress than all the reform movements that have ever been waged. ~Demerarest’s Family

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0133 – Bicycle Mario

When I go biking, I repeat a mantra of the day’s sensations: bright sun, blue sky, warm breeze, blue jay’s call, ice melting and so on. This helps me transcend the traffic, ignore the clamoring of work, leave all the mind theaters behind and focus on nature instead. I still must abide by the rules […]

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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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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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0598 – Melodic Cycle

ergometer: a stationary, bicycle-like device with adjustable pedal resistance used in physiological testing or for indoor training.

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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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0395 – Bicycle Questions

Such historians as record the tides of social manners and morals, have neglected the bicycle. – John Galsworthy

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0293 – Fast Bicycle

Fast Bicycle One of my favorite things about biking vs driving: When I used to drive, I always drove with my doors locked… I would play my stereo, and mostly avoid any contact with other drivers on the road (just stayed in my gas-guzzling bot). But now, I ride my bike and oddly enough, I’m […]

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0354 – Wheel of Jesus

When I’m riding my bicycle I feel like a Buddhist who is happy just to enjoy his mundane existence. – Robin Williams

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0255 – Correct Number of Bicycles

Correct Number of Bicycles to Own You don’t suffer, kill yourself and take the risks I take just for money. I love bicycling. – Greg LeMond

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0357 – Just Ride

Just Ride A Story that appeared in a Cycling Magazine a few years ago was written by a guy was trying to cope with being alone with a broken marriage and a divorce when he found out his wife had been unfaithful. His Mother kept suggesting that he get therapy to help him through but […]

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0365 – Race Winner

Cycling is much more fun than dating….I still get to chase women, and sometimes catch them. But, when I get dropped, at least there is no emotional attachment. – T.A. Melton

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0274 – Cyclocross

Cyclocross Death may have no master, but the bicycle is, most emphatically, not its slave. – James E Starts

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0573 – Work Sucks!

Work Sucks! I’m going riding… Somebody took my bicycle tire, my bicycle seat, and both my pedals. They stole my whole unicycle! – Jarod Kintz

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0202 – Bike Fix It

Bike Fix It Bicycles have no walls. – Paul Cornish

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0586 – Bicycle Heart

cleat: a metal or plastic fitting on the sole of a cycling shoe that engages the pedal.

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0213 – Bike and Tick

Bike Cycling is just like church many attend, but few understand. – Jim Burlant

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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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0543 – Ride and Shine

Ride and Shine Downhill’s the future of the sport. Cross-country’s not geared for TV. Some fat guy watching it with a beer in one hand and potato chips in the other is going to say, ‘I can do that.’ America likes to see people crash. – Missy Giove

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0558 – Stop Looking at my Nipples

Stop Looking at my Nipples I want to buy a sports car, because I like riding bicycles. Hold on to my handlebar mustache if you value your life. – Jarod Kintz

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0186 – Bicycle Stencil

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 beginning and the […]

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0429 – Bicycle and the Heart

It’s the first machine we master as children and the one we abandon when the seductions of the automobile take over. – Colman Mc Cartly

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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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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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0356 – Just Cruise

So these three cyclist go out for a late-fall training ride. They’re hammering along when suddenly they hit a spot of black ice and fly off a cliff. When the first cyclist opens his eyes, and angel is standing before him. “Who do you wish to be?” asks the angel. “Huh?” says the cyclist. “Look, […]

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0128 – Always Wear A Helmet

Always Wear A Helmet The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart. – Iris Murdoch

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0637 – Ride Bicycles Company

Ride Bicycles Company drafting: To ride closely behind another rider to make maximum use of their slipstream, reducing wind resistance and effort required to ride at the same speed.

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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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0145 – Commuter

Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live. ~ Mark Twain

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0343 – I Like To Ride Bikes

I like to ride bicycles Your bicycle helps you meet other people. Your bicycle always goes where you want to go. And if you buy your bicycle a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day, you get to eat them all. – Scott Martin

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0554 – Cog and Skull

As one does a bear riding a bicycle. One sees it so rarely. – Scott Westerfeld

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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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0537 – Brake from Riding

Ride If you were a spectator on one of the mountain passes today, the super-light bikes would be little different in appearance from the machines of years ago, pedaled by earlier heroes, Coppi, Anquetil, Merckx, Hinault, LeMond, Roche. They would look like the bikes our dads rode when we were kids. But the Tour is […]

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0551 – Same Roads, Same Rules, Same Rights

Same Roads, Same Rules, Same Rights “You know, bicycling isn’t just a matter of balance,” I said. “it’s a matter of faith. You can keep upright only by moving forward. You have to have your eyes on the goal, not the ground. I’m going to call that the Bicyclist’s Philosophy of Life.” – Susan Vreeland, […]

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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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0018 – I want to be Cycling

I want A House A New Car A Plasma TV To Be Cyclists To Be Fee

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0399 – Happy Cyclist

More than any other emotion, melancholy is incompatible with bicycling. – James E. Starrs

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0374 – Bicycle Coaster Brakes

Bicycle Coaster Brakes At least you can quit a bike race. – Connie Carpenter Phinney

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0190 – Chainring and Fist

Bikes have wheels – Noam Chomsky

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0047 – Bicycle Toolbox

I used to bicycle to work across the George Washington Bridge, but my wife told me it wasn’t professional. – Mehmet Oz

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0029 – A Moment’s Silence

For all those who are stuck in traffic on their way to the gym to ride a stationary bicycle.

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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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0646 – Ride Forever

Ride Forever stayer: A cyclist that excels at maintaining high speed on a relatively flat course alone. The stayer, climber and sprinter make up the three types of mass start road racing specialists. The stayer is some times referred to as a time trial-ist, since the qualities of one and the other are similar. Since […]

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0292 – Crazy Bicycle Face

She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life. I would not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum. That which caused the many failures I had in learning the bicycle has caused me failures in life; namely, a certain fearful looking for […]

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0581 – Living

Living with a Bicycle Ever bike? Now that’s something that makes life worth living!…Oh, to just grip your handlebars and lay down to it, and go ripping and tearing through streets and road, over railroad tracks and bridges, threading crowds, avoiding collisions, at twenty miles or more an hour, and wondering all the time when […]

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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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0153 – Bicycle Forever

Forever Messengers and mountain bikers share a common chromosome. – James Bethea

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0026 – Make Your Own Path

Make Your Own Path Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit. – Billy Connolly

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0313 – Good Bicycle

Bicycle does get you there and more and there is always the thin edge of danger to keep you alert and comfortably apprehensive. Dogs become dogs again and snap at your raincoat; potholes become personal. And getting there is all the fun. – Anonymous

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0154 – Bicycle Forever

Forever If we all, mountain bikers, cyclists, multinational companies, Jo Public, respected the land like old civilizations we wouldn’t get so many punctures. Earth’s revenge. – Jo Burt

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0062 – Ride on the Wild Side

Ride on the Wild Side I’ve lost all my money on these films. They are not commercial. But I’m glad to lose it this way. To have for a souvenir of my life pictures like Umberto D. and The Bicycle Thief. – Vittorio De Sica

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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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0327 – Buy A Bicycle

You can’t buy happiness but you can buy a bicycle and that’s pretty close.

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0233 – Chain Links

Smooth, predictable riding when you’re in a group isn’t just a matter of style. It’s survival. – Geoff Drake

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0649 – Ride Hard

Ride Hard turn: A turn is a rider sharing the workload on a pace line “he took a turn” or “he is doing a lot of turns on the front”. Missing turns can be expressed thus “he has missed a few turns now and has stopped working”. In a breakaway the riders expect to share […]

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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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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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0266 – Bi-cycle / Re-cycle

Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades. – Unknown

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0401 – Bike Lane – Bikes Only

Bike Lane, Bikes Only I ride my bicycle to ride my bicycle. – Zen proverb

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0391 – A Sign to Bicycle

Bicycling is a big part of the future. It has to be. There’s something wrong with a society that drives a car to work out in a gym. – Bill Nye

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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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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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0618 – Pedal Hard

Cadence: The (hopefully smooth) rhythm of the crank arms (which attach pedals to bike) when pedaling –commonly called spinning.

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0010 – I Bike Life

I Bike Life One day I’m riding a bicycle in my neighborhood, the next day I auditioned for Menudo and was on a plane to perform in front of 200,000 people. – Ricky Martin

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0152 – Bicycle for Anarchy

After your first day of cycling, one dream is inevitable. A memory of motion lingers in the muscles of your legs, and round and round they seem to go. You ride through Dreamland on wonderful dream bicycles that change and grow. – H.G. Wells, The Wheels of Chance

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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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0500 – Better when you Pedal

Life is Better when you Pedal Love is a bicycle with two pancakes for wheels. You may see love as more of an exercise in hard work, but I see it as more of a breakfast on the go. – Jarod Kintz

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0336 – Improve Your Day

How To Improve Your Day Step 1 : Ride Your Bicycle Step 2 : Repeat Step 1

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0034 – Crank It

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race. – H. G. Wells

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0256 – Country Ride

Country Ride A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal stroke. – Scott Stoll

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0291 – Facebook Bicycle Profile

The world lies right beyond the handlebars of any bicycle that I happen to be on anywhere from New York Bay to the Vallee de Chevreuse. Anywhere is high adventure, the walls come down, the cyclist is a loner, it is the only way for him to meet other loners. And it works. One seldom […]

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0100 – Bicycle Racers

In down times I do things like go for a long bike ride or run. The other thing I’m doing in that quiet time is just observing. – Robin Williams

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0488 – I Bicycle

If you were a spectator on one of the mountain passes today, the super-light bikes would be little different in appearance from the machines of years ago, pedaled by earlier heroes, Coppi, Anquetil, Merckx, Hinault, LeMond, Roche. They would look like the bikes our dads rode when we were kids. But the Tour is a […]

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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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0179 – Ride

Ride Give me good books, good conversations, and my Trek Y-Foil, and I shall want for nothing else. – George Plimpton

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0430 – i BIKE life

I bicycle life 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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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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0236 – Chains and Cogs

Really steep climbs are not my forte, so I always dread that lowest gear because I figure, god, I’m doomed. – Juli Furtado

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0006 – Add Days to my Life

I don’t ride a bike to add days to my life. I ride a bike to add life to my days!

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0408 – Bicycle Boy

Variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn’t it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles rather than by the artifice of a derailleur? We are getting soft. Give me a fixed gear. – Henri Desgrange

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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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0600 – Quickrelease

Need a Quick Release? velodrome: an oval banked track for bicycle racing.

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0493 – I Wheelie Like You

I Wheelie Like You 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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0513 – Nothing Compares

Nothing Compare to the simple please of a Bicycle ride.

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0305 – Good

I never want to abandon my bike. I see my grandfather, now in his seventies and riding around everywhere. To me that is beautiful. And the bike must always remain a part of my life. – Stephen Roche

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0030 – Bicycle Race

I know that a good many champions have entertained the thought that the more they discourage youngsters, the longer they would reign. However, this theory never impressed me, and I always made it a point to give youths the benefit of my experience in bicycle racing. – Major Taylor

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0059 – Go Bicycle Riding

NO GO Skateboarding Rollerblading Bicycle Riding

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Cogs in the Mountain

Boredom greases the cogs in the machinery of marvels. Oh, God, will you be bored. The three days waiting for an Indonesian bureaucrat to issue you a travel permit; the rock slide in Costa Rica that caused a twenty-three-hour traffic jam; the five-day wait for the Congo River passenger barge; the eight sweaty hours spent […]

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0037 – Chain Link Heart

Well, I don’t ever get excited. I haven’t been excited since I got a Chopper bicycle when I was about 12. Once you get older you realise there’s always a catch to everything. So when I get, say, a commission to make a TV show, the catch is that you have to deliver something and […]

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0422 – Bicycle City – Bicycle Country

The bicycle is ergonomically tailored to the human form and psyche, yet I wonder if a hithero ‘undiscovered’ native tribe, when presented with a bicycle, would ever be able to determine what on earth it was for. – Borin Van Loon

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0224 – Burn Fat not Oil

Burn Fat Not Oil Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen. – Louis L’Amour

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0005 – Penny Farthing

Education is a continual process, it’s like a bicycle… If you don’t pedal you don’t go forward. – George Weah  

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0150 – Bicycle Eyes

The hardest part of raising a child is teaching them to ride bicycles. A shaky child on a bicycle for the first time needs both support and freedom. The realization that this is what the child will always need can hit hard. – Sloan Wilson

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0306 – Crank, Chain and Cogs

Like dogs, bicycles are social catalysts that attract a superior category of people. – Chip Brown

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0560 – Sweet-Ass Bicycle

I like your even more, when I found out that you ride a sweet-ass bicycle. I left my youth behind me. It peddled the bicycle while I rode on the handlebars – Jarod Kintz

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0165 – Bicycle Roadway

There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country. A fine landscape is like a piece of music; it must be taken at the right tempo. Even a bicycle goes too fast. – Paul Scott Mowrer

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