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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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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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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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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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0183 – Bikes Can Save Us

Bicycles Can Save Us I’m the paté on the Universal cracker. I’m the grout holding your shower tiles on. I’m out of the saddle, sprinting up that hill and eating glazed donut bracelets off the right arm of Jesus. – Charles Manson

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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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0634 – Skull and Chainring

cassette: The rear cog cluster on a derailleur bicycle, that fits on a freehub. It consists only of cogs, with no ratcheting mechanism, as the ratcheting mechanism is in the freehub.

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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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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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0207 – Bicycle inside your Heart

I would rather ride my bike with a headwind, then to drive my car in heavy traffic on downtown street. – Tobias

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0337 – Hugs and Kisses

Hugs and Kisses It’s a risky business being a cyclist in the UK, there are a lot of people who really dislike us. It’s the Jeremy Clarkson influence – we’re hated on the roads. We just hope people realise we are just flesh and bones on two wheels. – Victoria Pendleton

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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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0532 – Bicycle Company

Ride Bicycle Company Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time. – Greg LeMond

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0540 – Like You Stole It

Ride it, like you stole it. A mountain bike race is a constant hard effort for two to three hours. In road racing the efforts often come in surges. You ride easy for awhile then you have to make an extreme, hard effort. They are two different efforts, two different forms of suffering. – John […]

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0320 – Heart of Cogs

The reward for riding up hill, is the fun of riding down them. – Unknown

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0029 – A Moment’s Silence

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

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0346 – As Much As My Bike

I love you as much as I love biking. And trust me, that’s a lot. Five years from now, if I’m in Texas and there is a local mountain bike race, will I go down and do it? Probably. That’s just simply as a fan and somebody who does cycling for fitness. I’m committed to […]

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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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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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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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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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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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0065 – Look for Cyclists

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

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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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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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0120 – The Bicycle of Revoluation

The Bicycle of Revolution The Cycle of Evolution

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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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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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0399 – Happy Cyclist

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

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0313 – Good Bicycle

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

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0529 – Ride Bike

Ride a Bicycle 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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0228 – Cargo Bicycle

Cargo Bicycle 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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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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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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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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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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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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0488 – I Bicycle

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

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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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0222 Bicycle Idea

To prepare for a race there is nothing better than a good pheasant, some champagne and a woman. – Jacques Anquetil

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0396 – Bicycle with Wings

The only regret I have in my life is never learning to ride a bicycle. – Helen Hayes

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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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0048 – Share the Road

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

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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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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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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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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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0098 – Solution

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

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0523 – Race Bicycle

Race Bicycle 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 […]

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0153 – Bicycle Forever

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

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0244 – Bicycle inside a Cog

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

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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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0211 – Bikes Bars Beer

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

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0476 – Fuck Off! It’s My Lane Too

Fuck Off! It’s My Lane Too But to say that the race is the metaphor for the life is to miss the point. The race is everything. It obliterates whatever isn’t racing. Life is the metaphor for the race. – Donald Antrim

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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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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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0242 – Ride A Bike

Change Your Perspective – Ride A Bike 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. – Sloan Wilson

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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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0558 – Stop Looking at my Nipples

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

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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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0501 – Long Ride

Long Ride If continuous cycling is productive of a superfluity of exhilaration, and said exhilaration bubbles over occasionally, plainly the bicycle is to blame. – Thomas Stevens

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0070 – Ride Bicycles

Ride Bikes Now I walk every where I can. I also ride a stationary bicycle for a total of 30 minutes. I do it three or more times a week now and I have lost 20 pounds. – Della Reese  

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0139 – Chain Whip

Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling. – James E. Starrs

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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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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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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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0353 – Lady on her Bicycle

It’s the closest you can get to flying. – Robin Williams

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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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0594 – Get Over It

May Use Full Lane – Get Over It ultra cycling: used to describe the side of the sport involving the longest endurance events. Also called ultramarathon.

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0292 – Crazy Bicycle Face

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

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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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0015 – Bicycle of the Heart

0015 – Bicycle of the Heart Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life. – Brian Tracy

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0354 – Wheel of Jesus

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

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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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0091 – P(ride)

When I was in New York, I took my bike everywhere for transportation. I didn’t have a fixed-gear bicycle, like a lot of the messengers do, but I had a stripped-down deal – having lost a few good ones in New York – and I did 10 to 15 miles a day just getting around […]

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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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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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0513 – Nothing Compares

Nothing Compare to the simple please of a Bicycle ride.

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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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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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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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0328 – Happy Bicycle Parts

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. – Sherlock Holmes

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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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0312 – Go Cycling

Go Cycling Bicycling is a healthy and manly pursuit with much to recommend it, and, unlike other foolish crazes,it has not died out. – Daily Telegraph

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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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0310 – Shades of Bicycle

But the fact is that I wouldn’t have won even a single Tour de France without the lesson of illness. What it teaches is this: pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. – Lance Armstrong

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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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0524 – reCycle

reCycle It is curious that with the advent of the automobile and the airplane, the bicycle is still with us. Perhaps people like the world they can see from a bike, or the air they breathe when they’re out on a bike. Or they like the bicycle’s simplicity and the precision with which it is […]

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0073 – Giant Cog – Little Bicycle

In Cuba, I didn’t even have a bicycle. – Yoenis Cespedes

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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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0325 – Mend Your Fuelish Ways

Mend Your Fuelish Ways If were not a man, I would like to be a bird. As I am a man, I do the next best thing, and ride a bicycle. – Rev. Maltie

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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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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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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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0357 – Just Ride

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

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0133 – Bicycle Mario

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

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0465 – Bike-ing is forever

Cycling is forever Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time. – Greg LeMond

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0484 – Doing What You Cannot Do

The greatest pleasure is life is doing what people say you cannot do. We know that the rider was provoked, but we are forced to apply the regulations. That involves a fine and the immediate exclusion from the race. The gesture is inexcusable. – Giro d’Italia’s Race Jury President

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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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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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