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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0541 – Ride

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

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0327 – Buy A Bicycle

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

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0268 – Bicycle City – Bicycle Country

When you’re turning the crankset, you’re riding the bike. When you’re coasting, you’re just along for the ride. – Ned Overend

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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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0210 – Cars vs Bicycles

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

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0505 – Heart inside the Links

We had little difficulty in approximately laying out the route; but, concerning the roads that we might expect to encounter, we were unable to obtain any information. However, as tourists, we did not hesitate to set out, and we did so with a grim determination to adhere to the route, let come what might, and […]

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0587 – I Love Bicycles

glycogen: a fuel derived as glucose (sugar) from carbohydrate and stored in the muscles and liver. It’s the primary energy source for high-intensity cycling. Reserves are normally depleted after about two-and-a-half hours of riding.

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0399 – Happy Cyclist

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

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0650 – Ride Here, Ride Now

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

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0632 – May We Suggest Biking?

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

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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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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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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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0157 – Girl on a Bicycle

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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0348 – Sad While Cycling

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

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0582 – Look

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

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0303 – Frame

Frame I’m gonna ride forever Let a man find himself, in distinction from others, on top of two wheels with a chain-at least in a poor country like Russia-and his vanity begins to swell out like his tyres. In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect. – Leon Trotsky

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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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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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0099 – Cycle Lanes Everywhere

Cycle Lanes Everywhere I thought of that while riding my bicycle. – Einstein

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0609 – Not All Lost

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

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0142 – Simple Chainwheel

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

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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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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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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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0350 – Infinity Bicycle

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

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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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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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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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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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0192 – From Here to There

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

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0120 – The Bicycle of Revoluation

The Bicycle of Revolution The Cycle of Evolution

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0140- Chains around the World

The bicycle had, and still has, a humane, almost classical moderation in the kind of pleasure it offers. It is the kind of machine that a Hellenistic Greek might have invented and ridden. It does no violence to our normal reactions: It does not pretend to free us from our normal environment. – J.B. Jackson

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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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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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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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0545 – Ride Your Bicycle

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

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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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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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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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0190 – Chainring and Fist

Bikes have wheels – Noam Chomsky

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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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0502 – Look

Look We developed enormous appetites, and I recall the immense relief we had oh coming up to the little Swing-Gate Inn, three miles or more out from Dover, where we ordered bread, cheese, and beer, about all the inn afforded, and which was served to us on a little balcony over the inn door, where […]

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0092 – Mountain Cyclist

All I’ve ever ended up with in terms of achievements is the movie, some really stupid anecdotes, a bunch of crosswords that I didn’t finish and maybe some old bicycle that I found lying around on set. – Christian Bale

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0347 – Helmet

One of the things that I wound up loving about being involved with a bike racer was learning how to bike and how that really creates solitary time for you to reflect on things and nobody can get a hold of you. – Sheryl Crow

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0230 – Cool Bicycle

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

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0270 – Cycling Family

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

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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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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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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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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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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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0248 – Bicycle inside Chainring

When my legs hurt, I say: “Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do! – Jens Voigt

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0641 – Ride Bicycles Company

Ride Bicycles Company pump: colloquial verb meaning to give a second person a ride on a bicycle, also known as giving a hike. The passenger may balance on the handlebars or the seat, while the biker stands to pedal.[

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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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0244 – Bicycle inside a Cog

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

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0107 Moutain Bike Racer

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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0372 – May Use Full Lane

May Use Full Lane I think the most ridiculous sight in the world is a man on a bicycle, working away with his feet as hard as he possibly can, and believing that his horse is carrying him instead of, as anyone can see, he is carrying the horse. – George Bernard Shaw

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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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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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0008 – Bikes 4 Life

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

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0065 – Look for Cyclists

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

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0471 – Bike Everyday

Bicycle Everyday I won! I won! I don’t have to go to school anymore. – Eddy Merckx

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0212 – Bike Snob

Bicycle Snob Wind is just a hill in gaseous form. – Barry McCarty

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0283 – Do The Mix Right

Do The Mix Right With the heaps of overly specialized gear — gloves, shoes, and biking jerseys — most cyclists realize that every day on the road is Halloween. Plain and simple, it’s wearing a costume each time out of the gate.…We’re neon signs, stylistically impaired wonders blinding pedestrians and fooling small children into thinking […]

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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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0113 – Crank It Hard

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

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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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0211 – Bikes Bars Beer

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

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0307 – Get Out

Get Out Ride Your Bicycle It is no longer a beast of steel… no it is a friend… it is a faithful and powerful ally against one’s worst enemies. It is stronger than anxiety, stronger than sadness. It has all the power of hope. – Maurice Leblanc

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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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0403 – Bike Lover

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

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0304 – Between Two Points

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

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0374 – Bicycle Coaster Brakes

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

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0362 – Imperial Century

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

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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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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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0225 – Life is Short

Life is Short. Buy The Damn Bicycle!

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0049 – Eye of the Bicycle

I bicycle 12,000-foot mountain passes, run, cross train, skate-ski, hike and mountain bike. – Carre Otis

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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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0251 – Riding Your Bicycle

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

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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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0453 – Too Many Bikes, Yeah Right

I have too many bikes, yeah right! 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 […]

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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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0042 – Locked Bicycle Heart

In 1941 I finished at Allison Intermediate School (grades 7-9), and started at North High School, commuting by bicycle about 5 miles from home to school. – Vernon L. Smith

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0025 – Revolution Cycles

Revolution Cycles If I can bicycle, I bicycle. – David Attenborough

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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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