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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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0296 – Female Cyclist Wanted

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

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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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0192 – From Here to There

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

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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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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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0113 – Crank It Hard

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

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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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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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0475 – Cogs, Crank and Wings

I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it’s not going to be satisfying. – Greg LeMond

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0122 – Fat and Money

This One Runs of Fat and Saves You Money This One Runs on Money and Makes You Fat

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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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0281 – Don’t Run Me Over

Don’t Run Me Over 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. – Arthur Conan Doyle

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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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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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0528 – Ride in Circles

Ride You not bike rider, you nobody. – Eddie B

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0130 – Always Wear Protection

Always Wear Protection 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 man’s brain that […]

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0335 – Home to Happiness

Home -> Happiness Riding a bike is everything to a cyclist. The friendship and camaraderie you have with other cyclists …to a cyclist, it was the be-all and end-all of your life. – Tommy Godwin

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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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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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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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0447 – Same Rules

Same Roads Same Rules Same Rights It was eleven more than necessary. – Jacques Anquetil

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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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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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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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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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0230 – Cool Bicycle

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

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Live Love Ride

Live Love Ride blocking n. getting in the way of slow down in front of rival riders, to help a teammate get ahead on a breakaway.

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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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0535 – Ride Bikes

Ride Bicycles Winning never gets repetitive – Mat “Cashmoney” Glaser

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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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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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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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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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0318 – Traffic Light Bicycle

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

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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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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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0600 – Quickrelease

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

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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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0430 – i BIKE life

I bicycle life 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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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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0153 – Bicycle Forever

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

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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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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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0204 – Cogs and Chains

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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0085 – Missing Link

If you see me in New York, you’ll probably see me on my bicycle riding furiously between a city bus and a taxi cab, hitting one of them on the side and yelling at them. – Denis O’Hare

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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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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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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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0007 – No Bicycles – Whatever

Whatever The city needs a car like a fish needs a bicycle. – Dean Kamen

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0076 – Life is a Beautiful Ride

Life is a Beautiful Ride When I was 13, I worked for Western Union. When the telegrams came in, I would glue them on the paper and deliver them on my bicycle. – Francis Ford Coppola  

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0139 – Chain Whip

Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling. – James E. Starrs

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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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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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0256 – Country Ride

Country Ride A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal stroke. – Scott Stoll

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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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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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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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0073 – Giant Cog – Little Bicycle

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

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0416 – Riding ina Heart Beat

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

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0163 – Tree of Life

I ride through the time Elongating the memories with surreal distortion I ride for the feeling of freedom I am perpetual, free from the lingering fear of death I push myself to the edges of mortal capacity Then I transcend the human pain And enter that fourth dimension. The wheels no longer finger the ground […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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0120 – The Bicycle of Revoluation

The Bicycle of Revolution The Cycle of Evolution

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0216 – Bike Walk

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

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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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0518 – Killer in my Car

I’m a pedestrian, cyclist and motorist, but only a potential killer in my car. – Anonymous

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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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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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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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0190 – Chainring and Fist

Bikes have wheels – Noam Chomsky

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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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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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0339 – I HEART BIKE

At that age, it’s one of the worse things in the world to wake up and not see your bike where you left it. – Curtis Jackson

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0128 – Bicycles have Wings

Bicycles Why should anyone steal a watch when he could steal a bicycle? – Flann O’Brien

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0640 – Ride Bicycles

Ride Bicycles paceline: Group of riders riding at high speed by drafting one another. Riders will take turns at the front to break the wind, then rotate to the back of the line to rest in the draft. Larger group rides will often form double pacelines with two columns of riders. Sometimes referred to as […]

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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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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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0123 – The Happy Cyclist

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

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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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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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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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0020 – Live More Drive Less

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

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0135 – Best Machine Ever

Best Machine Ever A bicycle does get you there and more…. And there is always the thin edge of danger to keep you alert and comfortably apprehensive. Dogs become dogs again and snap at your raincoat; potholes become personal. And getting there is all the fun. – Bill Emerson

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0104 – Go Ride

Go Ride 99% of the things you worry about never happen

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0058 – Ride More Drive Less

When I was young, I used to expect Parisians to wear little black berets, to bicycle about with strings of onions around their necks, and to brandish long sticks of bread, just like they used to do in school textbooks. – Craig Brown

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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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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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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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0497 – Legs Speak Louder Than Words

Legs Speak Louder Than Words Physically, the Ventoux is dreadful. Bald, it’s the spirit of Dry: Its climate (it is much more an essence of climate than a geographic place) makes it a damned terrain, a testing place for heroes, something like a higher hell. – Roland Barthes

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0004 – Happy Cyclist

I was interested in transcendence from a very early age. I was interested in what was over there, what was behind life. So when I had my first communion I was very disappointed. I had expected something amazing and surprising and spiritual. Instead all I got was a bicycle. That wasn’t what I was after […]

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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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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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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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0455 – Bicycle Heart

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. – Arthur Conan Doyle

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