0648 – Ride Hard or Ride Home

Ride Hard or Ride Home wheelie: Lifting the front wheel of the bicycle in the air – through force transmitted through the pedals – whilst riding and continuing to ride on only the back wheel. The rider maintains the wheelie by applying pedalstrokes and rear brake in order to balance the bicycle on only the […]

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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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0416 – Riding ina Heart Beat

Ride Light. Strong. Cheap. Pick two. – Keith Bontrager

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0219 – Chainring Medic

Bones Heal Chicks Dig Scars Pain is Temporary Glory is Forever. – Patrick Aanstoots

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0297 – Feral Bicycles

Feral Bicycles Doctor Sarvis, laboring on his bicycle up the long grade of Ninth South toward his home on 23rd East, was not unaware of the pressure of the traffic accumulating in his rear, the clamor of horns pounded by impatient fists, the motorized hatred fermenting at his back. But he thought, “Fuck ’em”. Let […]

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0539 – Ride the Matrix

Ride He’s dancing on the pedals in an immodest way! – Phil Liggett

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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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058 – Live to Ride – Ride to Live

Live to Ride Ride to Live Should I take off my helmet before I make love? I’d better not, because my bicycle’s breaks are worn out. – Jarod Kintz

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0341 – I Like Your BIKE

I like your bicycle There is something about the miscreant cyclist that seems to get people more exercised than they are about the misbehaving motorist…When people get into cars, their metal encasement turns them into robots in our minds, and we’re grateful to them for any act of courtesy. We’re grateful that they don’t deliberately […]

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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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0531 – Escape your Chains – Ride

Ride 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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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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0565 – Safety First

There is beauty in silence and there is silence in beauty and you can find both in a bicycle! – Mehmet Murat ildan

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0407 – Born to Ride

Born to Ride but Forced to Work 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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0504 – Bicycle within your Heart

Cycling makes women fresher in mind and body, and renders them far more companionable than the bloodless, limp, namby-pamby damsels who occasionally indulge in the drinking of tea and making of crochet mats. – Brighton Gazette

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0318 – Traffic Light Bicycle

Finishing a ride is mandatory. Finishing a ride fast is optional. – Unknown

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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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0615 – Female Cyclist

Saddle sores: A chamois can only do so much to ward off leg-to-seat chaffing. The up-and-down pedaling may bestow sores in the nether-regions — a true pain in the butt.

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0048 – Share the Road

Socialism can only arrive by bicycle. – Jose Antonio Viera Gallo

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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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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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0089 – Winner of the Ride

I never learned to ride a bicycle, and it is too late now. I never learned to drive. I never learned to swim. – Marlene Dumas

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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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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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0533 – Ride Bicycle Company

Ride Bicycle Company To be a cyclist is to be a student of pain….at cycling’s core lies pain, hard and bitter as the pit inside a juicy peach. It doesn’t matter if you’re sprinting for an Olympic medal, a town sign, a trailhead, or the rest stop with the homemade brownies. If you never confront […]

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Cog and Tool

Riding a bicycle is about getting back to basics. It’s good for the waistline and it’s good for the wallet, is what I’m saying. – Phil Keoghan

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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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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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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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0098 – Solution

Solution Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. – Albert Einstein

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0013 – Sit On Your Butt

Sit On Your Butt And Do Something

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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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0355 – Rough Riding

Racing is one facet of the sport of cycling, but not every ride has to be a race. Yehuda seems to have been born knowing this; I learned it that long-ago day in May; and Joe has yet to realize the fact that the ride itself is the reason to ride. – Bicycling Bill

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0200 – Facebook Bike

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

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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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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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0457 – Life

For all their fearlessness, sprinters are a delicate breed. At the peak of form they effuse an aura of invincibility, suggesting no bicycle rider ever pedaled as fast. To win, sprinters must have everything: physical condition, confidence, luck, aggression and committed team support. An elusive combination, attainable but not sustainable. – David Walsh

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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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0321 – Only Chainring

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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0631 – Penny Farthing

Granny gear: The lowest available front and rear chainrings… think about the gear you need to keep riding instead of walking up a mountain pass.

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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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0274 – Cyclocross

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

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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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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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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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0206 – Bicycle – ASL American Sign Language

Never use your face as a brake pad. – Jake Watson

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0317 – Natures Bicycle

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

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0153 – Bicycle Forever

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

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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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0237 – Bicycle Chain Link

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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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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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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0569 – Weight Weenie

Weight Weenie I hit a car, but it wasn’t my fault. The bicyclist who rear ended me is to blame. – Jarod Kintz

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0068 – Ride A Stationary Bike

Riding A Stationary Bike, Is Like Having Virtual Sex. You May Sweat While You’re Doing It,But It’s Nothing compared to the Real Thing.

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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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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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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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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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0057 – Lady Cyclist

It was close to like a 67- or 70-day shoot for ‘Tron’ on stage, in the suit. You can’t even sit down during the day because of all the cables that divide the foam rubber and all the electrical circuits. We had these stools that were tall with a bicycle seat on them and you’re […]

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0460 – Cog of Peach

Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives women a feeling of freedom and self—reliance. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel…the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood. – Susan […]

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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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0113 – Crank It Hard

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

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0239 – Bicycle of the Heart

Who am I? Where am I? Oh yes – I’m at the Tour, so I should get on my bike and go. Where is my bike? – Djamolidin Abdujaparov’s

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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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0059 – Go Bicycle Riding

NO GO Skateboarding Rollerblading Bicycle Riding

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0225 – Life is Short

Life is Short. Buy The Damn Bicycle!

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0600 – Quickrelease

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

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0299 – Bicycle Wings

If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it. – Marie Louise de la Ramee

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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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0513 – Nothing Compares

Nothing Compare to the simple please of a Bicycle ride.

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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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0162 – Bicycle in the Heart

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. – Louis J. Helle, Jr.

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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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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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0545 – Ride Your Bicycle

Ride Your Bicycle My favorite courses are nasty, technical downhills that frighten my mom. – Josh Ivey

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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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0102 – Skull and Cog (no bones)

The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine. – John Howard

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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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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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0647 – Ride Hard

Ride Hard tubular tyres: Tubular tyres are cycle tyres that have the inner tube permanently stitched inside the casing. They are held in place using glue or glue-tape, and are affixed to rims which lack the sidewalls characteristic of a hook-bead rim. Tubulars take very high pressure (up to 10 bar or 145 psi, or […]

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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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0086 – Happiness is a Bicycle Ride Away

Happiness is a Bicycle Ride Away Slow travel now rivals the fly-to-Barcelona-for-lunch culture. Advocates savor the journey, traveling by train or boat or bicycle, or even on foot, rather than crammed into an airplane. They take time to plug into the local culture instead of racing through a list of tourist traps. – Carl Honore […]

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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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0550 – The Correct Number of Bicycles to Own

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

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0214 – Bike to Work – Bke to Play

Bicycle to Work Bicycle to Play Bicycle Tomorrow Bicycle Today!

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0490 – Ironsteed

Ironsteed The riders come out, knights for the tournament, neck to thigh in slippery lycra with the sheen of deep space condoms, faired helmets on their heads like the glans from another galaxy and neoprene pixyboots to slide the air around their feet, mounted on gaudily caparisoned donkeys — the carbon fibre monocoque monoblade. – […]

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0611 – One Less Car

One Less Car Beater bike: Usually a retired steed that’s seen better days, a beater bike, also called a clunker, is still capable of pulling its weight (and the rider’s weight, too!). Cyclists go for a beater bike on the days their devil-may-care attitude can’t be bothered by the technicality of a true road bike.

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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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0209 – Bike Love

Bicycle Love Cats don’t like riding on a bicycle….no matter how much duct tape you use. – Anonymous

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0111 – Bicycle Boy

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

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0196 – Bike

Perhaps the most vivid recollection of my youth is that of being flogged by the local wheelmen, along with the fieldhands, the postman, and a young Tennessee Williams. This more than anything cultivated my life-long aversion to his plays. – Truman Capote

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0265 – Cycle and Cycle

Cycle and Cycle –  Bicycles at Law 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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0093 – Bright Bicycle Idea

I enjoy getting to work on ‘Saturday Night Live’, where I get to do people like David Paterson. And then, its like a different muscle to do someone like a bicycle guy on’ Portlandia’. – Fred Armisen

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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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0615 – Our Chains Set Us Free

Our Chains Set Us Free Road rash: Cycling is only fun if the one doing the pavement cruising is the steed, not a cyclist’s skin. A spill can leave riders with painful scrapes, especially on the thighs, hips, and butt — the body parts that usually hit the ground first. To avoid pounding the pavement, […]

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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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0079 – Flying Bicycle Wings

I have an ElliptiGO. It’s a standup bicycle. You don’t pedal; you stride on it. It allows me to have the same striding motion as running without the impact. – Dean Karnazes

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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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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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