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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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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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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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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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0573 – Work Sucks!

Work Sucks! I’m going riding… Somebody took my bicycle tire, my bicycle seat, and both my pedals. They stole my whole unicycle! – Jarod Kintz

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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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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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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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0355 – Rough Riding

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

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0154 – Bicycle Forever

Forever If we all, mountain bikers, cyclists, multinational companies, Jo Public, respected the land like old civilizations we wouldn’t get so many punctures. Earth’s revenge. – Jo Burt

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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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0298 – Want Something

Want Something Will Find A Way; 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 […]

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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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0099 – Cycle Lanes Everywhere

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

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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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Mead Cycles Chicago

Meach Cycles Chicago VO: the maximum amount of oxygen that can be consumed during all-out exertion. This is a key indicator of a person’s potential in cycling and other aerobic sports. It’s largely genetically determined but can be improved somewhat by training.

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0022 – Bike in the Clouds

Bike The journey of life is like a man riding a bicycle. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. We know that if he stops moving and does not get off he will fall off. – William Golding

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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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0235 – Chain Link

The grace and charm of the bicycle lend added warmth and contour to the persons of the lovers it joins. – James E

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0416 – Riding ina Heart Beat

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

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0589 – Love Me, Love My Bicycle

hamstrings: the muscle on the back of the thigh, not well developed by cycling.

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0417 – Linked In

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

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0363 – Girl on Bike

The bicycle has a soul. If you succeed to love it, it will give you emotions that you will never forget. – Mario Cipollini

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0006 – Add Days to my Life

I don’t ride a bike to add days to my life. I ride a bike to add life to my days!

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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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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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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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0448 – The Bicycle Solution

The Bicycle is a simple solution to some of the world’s most complicated problems.

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0067 – Solution – Pollution

Solution – Pollution It’s almost embarrassing, but I do have one trick for taking portraits on commission. I carry one of these little bicycle horns in my pocket, and once in a while, when someone is sour-faced or stiff, I blow my horn. It sort of shatters the barriers. It’s silly, but it works. – […]

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0334 – Facebook Handlebars

I used to work in a bank when I was younger and to me it doesn’t matter whether it’s raining or the sun is shining or whatever: as long as I’m riding a bike I know I’m the luckiest guy in the world. – Mark Cavendish

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0048 – Share the Road

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

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0411 – Toughest Race of All

The Bicycle, built for the toughest race of all, the human race. So perfect is the safety bicycle, that, if the rider had sufficient skill not to interfere with its action, it will travel straight ahead and keep its own balance. – Scientific American

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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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0351 – Iron Steed

Iron Steed I read a study that measured the efficiency of locomotion for various species on the planet. The condor used the least energy to move a kilometer. Humans came in with a rather unimpressive showing about a third of the way down the list…. That didn’t look so good, but then someone at Scientific […]

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0103 – Welcome Cyclists

Welcome Cyclists If constellations had been named in the 20th century, I suppose we would see bicycles. – Professor Carl Sagan

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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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0285 – Bicycle inside of Cog

Predawn ride, I pass my neighbor on a run. “Why are you riding a bike?” he asks. “Running gets you in shape faster.” It’s not about that. It’s about how riding makes me feel. The speed. Leaning into gentle curves. Charging up hills. How strong my legs feel. Riding gets me fit. But that’s just […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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0199 – Bike Eye View

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

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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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0230 – Cool Bicycle

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

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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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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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0494 – Just Tour

Just Tour There were something like 50 good, arduous climbs around Nice, solid inclines of ten miles or more. The trick was not to climb every once in awhile, but to climb repeatedly. I would do three different climbs in one day, over the course of a six- or seven-hour ride. A 12 mile climb […]

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0165 – Bicycle Roadway

There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country. A fine landscape is like a piece of music; it must be taken at the right tempo. Even a bicycle goes too fast. – Paul Scott Mowrer

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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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0190 – Chainring and Fist

Bikes have wheels – Noam Chomsky

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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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0016 – Ride Bicycles Sheild

Ride Bicycles I’m lazy. But it’s the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn’t like walking or carrying things. – Lech Walesa

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0520 – Fun Between My Legs

Put the fun between your legs. 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 […]

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0584 – Love the Bicycle for its Anarchy

I discovered when I went all out, when I put 100 percent of my energy into some intense, impossible task – when my heart was jack-hammering, when lactic acid was sizzling through my muscles – that’s when I felt good, normal, balanced. – Tyler Hamilton

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0581 – Living

Living with a Bicycle Ever bike? Now that’s something that makes life worth living!…Oh, to just grip your handlebars and lay down to it, and go ripping and tearing through streets and road, over railroad tracks and bridges, threading crowds, avoiding collisions, at twenty miles or more an hour, and wondering all the time when […]

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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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0490 – Ironsteed

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

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0539 – Ride the Matrix

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

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0521 – Fun Between the Legs

Put the fun between you legs. 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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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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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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0234 – Chain Heart Bicycle

Things look different from the seat of a bike carrying a sleeping bag with a cold beer tucked inside. – Jim Malusa

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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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0365 – Race Winner

Cycling is much more fun than dating….I still get to chase women, and sometimes catch them. But, when I get dropped, at least there is no emotional attachment. – T.A. Melton

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0147 – Race Bicycle

Cycling is unique. No other sport lets you go like that — where there’s only the bike left to hold you up. If you ran as hard, you’d fall over. Your legs wouldn’t support you. – Steve Johnson

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0153 – Bicycle Forever

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

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0205 – Bicycle Nomenclature

I relax by taking my bicycle apart and putting it back together again. – Michelle Pfeiffer

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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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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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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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0083 – Cog and Fist

What I absolutely want is to suggest that before it’s anything else, redemption is God mending the bicycle of our souls; God bringing out the puncture repair kit, re-inflating the tires, taking off the rust, making us roadworthy once more. Not so that we can take flight into ecstasy, but so that we can do […]

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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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0192 – From Here to There

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

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0561 – Ride with Me

Take a Ride with Me I’d rather ride two unicycles at the same time than one bicycle twice – Jarod Kintz

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0326 – The Handle Bar

Truly, the bicycle is the most influential piece of product design ever. – Hugh Pearman

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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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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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0401 – Bike Lane – Bikes Only

Bike Lane, Bikes Only I ride my bicycle to ride my bicycle. – Zen proverb

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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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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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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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0608 – Walk and Bike

bonk: n., v. cycling’s classic term for blowing up, hitting the wall, or otherwise expiring in midride. Can be caused by — and is frequently blamed on — insufficient water or calorie intake, but in truth is usually a result of insufficient training. “Had I eaten more linguini last night, I’m certain I wouldn’t have […]

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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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0562 – Travel Together

Travel Together Bicycle means simplicity and simplicity means happiness! – Mehmet Murat ildan

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0329 – Happy Bicycle Rider

Nothing compares to getting your heart rate up to 170-something, riding hard for an hour-twenty, getting off and not hurting, as opposed to 24 minutes of running, at the end of which I hurt. When you ride a bike and you get your heart rate up and you’re out, after 30 or 40 minutes your […]

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0032 – Smashed One

Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. – Charles M. Schulz

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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0124 – Bicycle Doctor

Tens of thousands who could never afford to own, feed and stable a horse, had by this bright invention enjoyed the swiftness of motion which is perhaps the most fascinating feature of material life. – Frances Willard

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0232 – Chain Breaker

Chain Breaker She who succeeds in gaining the master of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life. – Frances E. Willard

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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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0560 – Sweet-Ass Bicycle

I like your even more, when I found out that you ride a sweet-ass bicycle. I left my youth behind me. It peddled the bicycle while I rode on the handlebars – Jarod Kintz

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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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