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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0324 – Guerilla Bicycles

The world is my church, the wind in my ears is the choir and my handlebars are the alter I pray at. – Zcubed

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0141 – Cycling in the City

Until mountain biking came along, the bike scene was ruled by a small elite cadre of people who seemed allergic to enthusiasm. – Jacquie Phelan

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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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0088 – Bicycle Ying – Car Yang

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

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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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0270 – Cycling Family

Cycling Family A raggedy ride beats a dressed up walk. – Simon Peat

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0275 – Cyclorama

Cyclorama Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. But ride. – Eddy Merckx

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0253 – Life is Like a Pedal

Life is Like A Pedal They Can Push You Down But You’ll Always Come Back Up

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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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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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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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0055 – Put the Fun between your Legs

Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on. They have no shame. They’re like bull elks in a field. – Tori Amos

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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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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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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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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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0374 – Bicycle Coaster Brakes

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

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0106 – Opportunity

You You What Lies Outside Of Your Comfort Zone Opportunity

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0418 – Bicycle Heart

Ask a scientist to design a better violin and you get a dirty look. While the instrument seems simple, the science behind it is not. Such is bicycle stability. The machine appears uncomplicated but the theories governing its motion are nightmarish. Some things just can’t be easily defined by physics and mathmatics. The interaction of […]

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0063 – Super Bicycle Man

Super Bicycle Man I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It’s important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing. – Cecilia Bartoli  

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0333 – Love for Bicycles

An engineer designing from scratch could hardly concoct a better device to unclog modern roads – cheap, nonpolluting, small and silent… – Rick Smith

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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0190 – Chainring and Fist

Bikes have wheels – Noam Chomsky

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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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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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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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0384 – Bicycle Mechanic

Cycling is the sport of usefulness. – Fred DeLong

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0499 – Let’s Go Ride

Let’s Go Ride A stationary bike is a device that epitomizes the phrase “hurry up and wait.” – Jarod Kintz

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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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0617 – Outside Your Comfort Zone

You Know What Lies Outside Of Your Comfort Zone? Opportunity. Door zone: The space right next to the parked car lane. To avoid the hazard of an opening car door, ride on the opposite side of the lane, hugging the white line.

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0223 – Snoobs Bicycle

Brooks Saddle – Snoobs Bicycle It’s something I find enjoyable. Whether it is a road bike or mountain bike or tandem bike. I enjoy riding a bike. Lance Armstrong

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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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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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0040 – Bike Life

I find buying a bicycle is a great way to stay in touch with people. – Jan Chipchase

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0046 – Man Races Bicycle

There’s a tremendous amount of work building the apparatus, getting the experiment to work. But sitting there late at night in the lab, and knowing light is going at bicycle speed, and that nobody in the history of mankind has ever been here before – that is mind-boggling. It’s worth everything. – Lene Hau

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0173 – Bicycle Repair Center

Bicycle Repair Centre All bicycles weigh fifty pounds. A thirty-pound bicycle needs a twenty-pound lock. A forty-pound bicycle needs a ten-pound lock. A fifty-pound bicycle doesn’t need a lock. – Author Unknown

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0168 – Fast Cyclist

I came out for exercise, gentle exercise, and to notice the scenery and to botanise. And no sooner do I get on that accursed machine than off I go hammer and tongs; I never look to right or left, never notice a flower, never see a view — get hot, juicy, red — like a […]

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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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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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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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0437 – Love Cycling

Love Cycling 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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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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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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0462 – Bicycle of Anarchy

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

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0359 – Let’s Ride

Let’s Ride 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 fiber monocoque monoblade. […]

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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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0423 – I Live It

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

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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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0077 – Bicycle Forever

Forever My favorite movie ever is ‘Bicycle Thieves.’ – Jennifer Morrison

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0244 – Bicycle inside a Cog

Bicycles may change, but cycling is timeless. – Zapata Espinoza

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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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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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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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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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0409 – Bicycle Highway 1

Hey diddle, diddle The bicycle riddle The strangest part of the deal. Just keep your accounts And add the amounts The ‘sundries’ cost more than the wheel

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0199 – Bike Eye View

Bicycle Eyeview It’s like “Animal Planet,” except with bicycles instead of animals. – Ryan Seacrest

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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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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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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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0019 – Lets Roll

Lets Roll A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. – Gloria Steinem

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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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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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0192 – From Here to There

If my career were a hairstyle, it would be helmet-head. – Laura Dern

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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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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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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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0167 – Cycle Maintenance Handbook

Cycle Maintenance Handbook You never have the wind with you — either it is against you or you’re having a good day. – Daniel Behrman

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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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0201 – Bike Fest

Bicycle Fest When I go biking I am mentally far far away from civilization. The world is breaking someone else’s heart. – Diane Ackerman

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0421 – Cycle

Cycle The bicycle was the last advance in technology everybody understands. Anybody who can ride one can understand how it works. – Stewart Parker

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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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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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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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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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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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0464 – Mountain Bike Cyclist

Eat before you are hungry. Drink before you are thirsty. Rest before you are tired. Cover up before you are cold. Peel off before you are hot. Don’t drink or smoke on tour. Never ride just to prove yourself. – Paul de Vivie, aka Velocio

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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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0102 – Skull and Cog (no bones)

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

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0514 – Against Oil Wars

Bicycling, a quiet statement against oil wars. The bicycle, the bicycle, surely should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets. – Christopher Morely

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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0277 – Bicycle Anarchy

A mountain bike is like your buddy. A road bike is your lover. – Sean Coffey

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0021 – Change Your Perspective

Change Your Perspective Ride A Bike One of the most important days of my life was when I learned to ride a bicycle. – Michael Palin

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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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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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0134 – Before the Down

Before the Down For instance, the bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created: Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon. – Bill Strickland

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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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