0507 – Every Day is a Bike Day

Every Day is a Bicycle Day There may be a better land where bicycle saddles are made of rainbow, stuffed with cloud; In this world the simplest thing is to get used to something hard. – Jerome K. Jerome

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0156 – Bicycle Flame Rider

It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country […]

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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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0216 – Bike Walk

Bike Walk What’s with these recumbent bicycles? Listen, buddy, if you wanna take a nap, lie down. If you wanna ride a bike, buy a bicycle. – George Carlin

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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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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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0035 – Bike Friendly

Bike Friendly Throughout human history, in any great endeavour requiring the common effort of many nations and men and women everywhere, we have learned – it is only through seriousness of purpose and persistence that we ultimately carry the day. We might liken it to riding a bicycle. You stay upright and move forward so […]

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0017 – Bob Wier on Bicycles

Bicycles are almost as good as guitars for meeting girls. – Bob Weir

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0060 – Fat + Bike = Skinny

About 25 years ago, I took a bicycle across the United States. I soon found out that the greatest item of clothing was the trusty bandanna. There were dozens of uses for a bandanna – as a pot holder, a chain cleaner, a sun shield, a headband, a snot rag, a declaration of Kerouacian intent. […]

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0358 – Break them Effectively

Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively. It’s depressing when a butterfly passes you going up hill – Unknown

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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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0438 – Bicycle Baloon Love

The reason Armstrong has become the world’s most indomitable cyclist and America’s greatest athlete is two-pronged: He has both the physiology and the passion for his chosen vocation. Still, what truly distances Lance from the (pack) isn’t just the pleasure he gleans from being on his bike. All the lads love cycling – and certainly […]

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0190 – Chainring and Fist

Bikes have wheels – Noam Chomsky

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Mead Cycles Chicago

Meach Cycles Chicago VO: the maximum amount of oxygen that can be consumed during all-out exertion. This is a key indicator of a person’s potential in cycling and other aerobic sports. It’s largely genetically determined but can be improved somewhat by training.

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0020 – Live More Drive Less

Live More Driver Less Life is like riding a bicycle: you don’t fall off unless you stop pedaling. – Claude Pepper

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0600 – Quickrelease

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

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0211 – Bikes Bars Beer

Bicycles Bars and Beers A bicycle ride is a flight from sadness. – James E. Starrs  

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0405 – Good

Good Few people realize that when you move the seatpost an innocent inch or two you are changing the action of every muscle in the lower limb which is involved in the pedaling action.

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0135 – Best Machine Ever

Best Machine Ever A 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. – Bill Emerson

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0549 – Make Room for Bicycles

Some people pay a thousand dollars for a tattoo. This scar cost me twenty grand. – Matt Hoffman

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0241 – Chain Link Star

A road rider who is not practiced is merely an athlete on a bike, half educated, a pedaler not a complete cyclist. – Maynard Hershon

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0373 – A Ticket to the World

Bicycle – A Ticket to the Work I don’t think I’ll be riding my bike home, that’s for sure. – Mary Jane Reoch

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0177 – Bicycle Repairman

Bicycle Repairman What do you call a cyclist who doesn’t wear a helmet? An organ donor. – David Perry

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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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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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0401 – Bike Lane – Bikes Only

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

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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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0439 – Love 2 Ride

Love 2 Ride Ride your bike, ride your bike, ride your bike – Fausto Coppi

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0585 – Bicycle Badge Love

aerodynamic: a design of cycling equipment or a riding position that reduces wind resistance; aero for short.

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0155 – Bicycle Friendly

Bicycle Friendly The bicycle is the perfect transducer to match man’s metabolic energy to the impedance of locomotion. Equipped with this tool, man outstrips the efficiency of not only all machines but all other animals as well. ~Ivan Illich

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0383 – Bicycle Lungs

You haven’t lived until you’ve put on a police uniform and hopped on a mountain bike. My daily commute became four to five minutes faster because drivers fight each other to see who gets to let me into the lane I want. Drivers would sooner cross the yellow line and hit a utility pole than […]

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0578 – Live Love Ride

Live Love Ride His voice was so gravelly I could drive a truck on it. And I would have, but I came carrying my bicycle. – Jarod Kintz

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0090 – Bicycle Ride!

Safe Routes to School is one with great potential to get children walking and biking to school again. The program uses federal grants to make road and sidewalk repairs aimed at getting kids to school safely on foot or bicycle. The money also supports efforts to get the community, school officials and others involved. – […]

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0503 – Love Bicycle

Love Bicycle Every so often a bird gets up and flies some place that it’s drawn to. I don’t suppose it could tell you why, but it does it anyway. – Ian Hibell

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0399 – Happy Cyclist

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

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0001 – Cool Cycling

Cool Cycling The difference between the Parthenon and the World Trade Center, between a French wine glass and a German beer mug, between Bach and John Philip Sousa, between Sophocles and Shakespeare, between a bicycle and a horse, though explicable by historical moment, necessity, and destiny, is before all a difference of imagination. – Guy […]

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0247 – Little Cog

Cyclers see considerable more of this beautiful world than any other class of citizens. A good bicycle, well applied, will cure most ills this flesh is heir to. – Dr. K. K. Doty

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0367 – Alley Cat

My husband left me. He also left his bike magazines and his bike. Evenings were quiet on my own so I got to reading which led to riding. Now I’m 20 pounds lighter and 100 times happier. Now he wants me and his bike back. He can have the bike. I have new wheels and […]

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0108 – C is for Cycling

Cycling The journey of life is like a man riding a bicycle. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. We know that if he stops moving and does not get off he will fall off. – William G. Golding

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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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0263 – Curved Cranks

Curved Cranks Designed to overcome dead centre : gives fast pedaling action. Adopted by the world’s best sprinters.

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0033 – Bicycle Reflectors

Your Eyes Sparkle Lke Bicycle Reflectors When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn’t work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me. – Emo Philips

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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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0548 – Bicycle get Linked In

I’m lucky that mountian biking wasn’t around when I was 20, because I wouldn’t have won the Tour de France. It’s my kind of sport – hard, individualistic, and not a lot of tactics. – Greg LeMond

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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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0117 – Turn It Off

Turn It Off, Ride Your Bike 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 […]

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0087 – A Boy and his Bicycle

To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth, I attribute in a large degree the success that was mine on the bicycle tracks of the world. – Major Taylor

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0608 – Walk and Bike

bonk: n., v. cycling’s classic term for blowing up, hitting the wall, or otherwise expiring in midride. Can be caused by — and is frequently blamed on — insufficient water or calorie intake, but in truth is usually a result of insufficient training. “Had I eaten more linguini last night, I’m certain I wouldn’t have […]

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0061 – Border Raiders

Border Raiders I want to take time for myself, because all my life is ta-ta-ta-ta. So I don’t want nothing special, just to breathe. I’d like to work maybe a half day and then take my bicycle and go by the riverside. – Renzo Rosso

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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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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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0200 – Facebook Bike

Bike It never gets easier, you just go faster. – Greg LeMond

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0105 – Bicycle and Arrow

Bicycle Newspapers are unable, seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization. – George Bernard Shaw

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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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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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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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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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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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0644 – Ride

Ride shifter: A component used by the rider to control the gearing mechanisms and select the desired gear ratio. It is usually connected to the derailleur by a mechanical actuation cable. Electronic shifting systems also exist

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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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0575 – Not The Road

You Own a Car, Not the Road I took the wheels of my bike off in support of your bicycle race to support bike riding.” – Jarod Kintz

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0065 – Look for Cyclists

Look for Cyclists Because, you know, I can’t work a bicycle pump. – Judi Dench

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0451 – To Do: Ride Bicycle

Today’s To Do List 1. Save some money 2. Exercise 3. Have some fun 4. Get better attitude 5. Go to work 6. Take time for myself 7. Save the planet 8. Look ahead for my future

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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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0352 – Life is a Highway

If life is a highway, I will be on the back roads! The computer is the most remarkable tool that we’ve ever come up with. It’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds. – Steve Jobs

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0174 – Bicycle Maintenance

Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world. – Grant Petersen

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0084 – Pedal and Crank

That was in the days when everyone rode a bicycle, and the journal had a circulation of over one hundred and twenty-five thousand weekly, so my verses and illustrations became known to a fairly large public. – Joseph C. Lincoln

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0097 – Bicycle are Freedom

Bicycles are Freedom Someone told me about drama schools, and they seemed like mythological places – you can really go and be in drama classes all day? I inadvertently entered into this world where people wore bicycle clips and did song-and-dance routines in the corridors. – Nick Moran

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0066 – I (heart) my Bike

I Love my Bike But 17 years ago, I arrived at CNN with a suitcase, with my bicycle, and with about 100 dollars. – Christiane Amanpour

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0258 – Crank It

Crank It The advantages? Exercise, no parking problems, gas prices, it’s fun. An automobile is expensive. You have to find a place to park and it’s not fun. So why not ride a bicycle? I recommend it. – Stephen G. Breyer

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0632 – May We Suggest Biking?

Drivers angry over bikers need a relaxing hobby. May we suggest bicycling?

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0243 – Cities are Built for People

Cities and build for cities, not cars! Consider a man riding a bicycle. Whoever he is, we can say three things about him. – William Golding

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0088 – Bicycle Ying – Car Yang

A bicycle has transformed my experience of London. – Iain Glen

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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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0282 – Don’t Touch My Bicycle

Don’t Touch My Bicycle I ride because I am addicted to the endorphins and to the adrenaline. I ride because the second my legs start turning circles I become a happier person. I ride because I love to feel the wind on my face and listen to the birds and bugs. I ride because it […]

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0382 – Bicycle with a Heart

When one compares the energy consumed in moving a certain distance as a function of body weight fot a variety of animals and machines, one finds that an unaided walking man does fairly well (consuming about 0.75 calories per gram per kilometer), but he is not as efficient as a horse, a salmon or a […]

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0064 – You’re Never Lost on a Bicycle

You’re Never Lost on a Bicycle The bicycle kick is not easy to do. – Pele

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0614 – Onncycle Bicycles

Clip-ins: Clip-ins (aka step-ins and clipless pedals) are a type of bike pedal that lock onto the cleat of a special cycling shoe so that the rider is firmly attached to the pedal. To lock into clip-ins, firmly step down and forward until it clicks (some clip-ins require twisting the cleat into the lock). To […]

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0370 – Bike Side of Life

Always live on the bike side of life. Cyclist are open-minded. Cyclist are egalitarian. Cyclist share a fellowship of the wheel that can overcome all political, social, racial and economic barriers. Execpt for recumbents. – Ted Constantin

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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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0075 – Bicycle Chain Medic

Traffic in the streets of Bombay is chaotic at best. Riding a bicycle is a dangerous occupation. However, there are hundreds of them on the streets competing with the cars and buses and lorries because it is the poor man’s mode of transport. – Rohinton Mistry

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0316 – Got It

Given the remarkable growth in support for gays and lesbians, I think there is a chance that recumbent might someday be accepted. – RAAM rider

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Onncycles Bicycles

Road bike: Made of carbon fiber, titanium, steel, or aluminum, road bikes come in a range of shapes and sizes to fit the athletic needs and body of the rider. Unlike your average bicycle, a road bike is more lightweight, has extra gear combinations, and features sports tires that are narrow, inflated at high-pressures, and […]

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0574 – Too Many Bicycles

I have too many bikes, yeah right! Having sex on a motorcycle wouldn’t only be exciting, it’d be dangerous. What if while we were parked we got broadsided by a speeding bicycle? – Jarod Kintz

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0345 – Love You Bicycle

Love You Bicycle Cycling has encountered more enemies than any other form of exercise. – Louis Baudry de Saunier

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0110 – Pedal Power

Pedal Power Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia. – H.G. Wells

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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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0583 – Look for Cyclists

Look for Cyclists Off the bike she was like a smoker without cigarettes, never sure what to do with her hands. As soon as she got off the bike, her heart was expected to perform all these baffling secondary functions like loving someone and feeling something and belonging somewhere – when all she’d ever trained […]

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0031 – Bicycle Skeleton

A few years ago, I bought an old red bicycle with the words Free Spirit written across its side – which is exactly what I felt like when I rode it down the street in a tie-dyed dress. – Drew Barrymore

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0123 – The Happy Cyclist

It would not be at all strange if history came to the conclusion that the perfection of the bicycle was the greatest incident of the nineteenth century. – Author Unknown

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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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0296 – Female Cyclist Wanted

People do not ‘drive’ cars, they steer them. People do not ‘ride’ bicycles, they drive them. – A. N. Mouse

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0151 – Tandem Bicycle Pleasures

Mankind has invested more than four million years of evolution in the attempt to avoid physical exertion. Now a group of backward-thinking atavists mounted on foot-powered pairs of Hula-Hoops would have us pumping our legs, gritting our teeth, and searing our lungs as though we were being chased across the Pleistocene savanna by saber-toothed tigers. […]

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0276 – Energy Savings Drafting Formation

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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0195 – Bike Nike

Bike Bicycles are the new rollerblades, talentless is the new talented, and I’m in hog heaven. – Ryan Seacrest

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0444 – Ride Like the Wind

Ride Like the Wind When Lance first turned professional, it was like trying to put a hand brake on a raging bull. – Paul Sherwen

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0448 – The Bicycle Solution

The Bicycle is a simple solution to some of the world’s most complicated problems.

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0230 – Cool Bicycle

Cool Bicycle Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades. – Anonymous

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0145 – Commuter

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

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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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