0205 – Bicycle Nomenclature

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

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0615 – Our Chains Set Us Free

Our Chains Set Us Free Road rash: Cycling is only fun if the one doing the pavement cruising is the steed, not a cyclist’s skin. A spill can leave riders with painful scrapes, especially on the thighs, hips, and butt — the body parts that usually hit the ground first. To avoid pounding the pavement, […]

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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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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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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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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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0447 – Same Rules

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

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0585 – Bicycle Badge Love

aerodynamic: a design of cycling equipment or a riding position that reduces wind resistance; aero for short.

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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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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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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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0421 – Cycle

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

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0299 – Bicycle Wings

If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it. – Marie Louise de la Ramee

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0086 – Happiness is a Bicycle Ride Away

Happiness is a Bicycle Ride Away Slow travel now rivals the fly-to-Barcelona-for-lunch culture. Advocates savor the journey, traveling by train or boat or bicycle, or even on foot, rather than crammed into an airplane. They take time to plug into the local culture instead of racing through a list of tourist traps. – Carl Honore […]

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0102 – Skull and Cog (no bones)

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

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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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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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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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0462 – Bicycle of Anarchy

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

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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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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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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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0448 – The Bicycle Solution

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

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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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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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0473 – Fat Tyres

If you worried about falling off the bike, you’d never get on. – Lance Armstrong

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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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0198 – Bike Bike

Bike, Bike If, during the Second World War, the United States had retooled its factories for manufacturing bicycles instead of munitions, we’d be one of the healthiest, least oil-dependent, and most environmentally-sound constituents in the Nazi empire today. – Ralph Nader

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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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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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0145 – Commuter

Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live. ~ Mark Twain

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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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0199 – Bike Eye View

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

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0187 – Childs Bicycle

My father is the Hollywood equivalent of a clean, fillet-brazed frame. My brother is like one of those fat-tubed aluminum Cannondales. I’m more like one of those Taiwanese Masis. – Emilio Estevez

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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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0587 – Bicycle Heart Girl

crosstraining: combining sports for mental refreshment and physical conditioning, especially during cycling’s off-season.

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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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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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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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0117 – Turn It Off

Turn It Off, Ride Your Bike 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 […]

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0202 – Bike Fix It

Bike Fix It Bicycles have no walls. – Paul Cornish

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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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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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0514 – Against Oil Wars

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

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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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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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0395 – Bicycle Questions

Such historians as record the tides of social manners and morals, have neglected the bicycle. – John Galsworthy

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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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0227 – Watch for Bicycles

Bicycling is a big part of the future. It has to be. There’s something wrong with a society that drives a car to workout in a gym. – Bill Nye

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0105 – Bicycle and Arrow

Bicycle Newspapers are unable, seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization. – George Bernard Shaw

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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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0353 – Lady on her Bicycle

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

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0311 – Not About The Destination

It’s not the DESTINATION… …it’s the glory of THE RIDE

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0036 – Walk Your Bicycle

The bicycle kick is not easy to do. I scored 1,283 goals, and only two or three were bicycle kicks. – Pele

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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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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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0065 – Look for Cyclists

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

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0444 – Ride Like the Wind

Ride Like the Wind When Lance first turned professional, it was like trying to put a hand brake on a raging bull. – Paul Sherwen

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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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0528 – Ride in Circles

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

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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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0088 – Bicycle Ying – Car Yang

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

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0169 – Bicycle Nomenclature

The secret to mountain biking is pretty simple. The slower you go the more likely it is you’ll crash. – Julie Furtado

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0048 – Share the Road

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

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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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0293 – Fast Bicycle

Fast Bicycle One of my favorite things about biking vs driving: When I used to drive, I always drove with my doors locked… I would play my stereo, and mostly avoid any contact with other drivers on the road (just stayed in my gas-guzzling bot). But now, I ride my bike and oddly enough, I’m […]

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0424 – Death. To. Bicycle. Thieves.

Death to Bicycle Thieves A bicycle hides nothing and threatens nothing. It is what it does, its form is its function. – Stewart Parker

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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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0405 – Good

Good Few people realize that when you move the seatpost an innocent inch or two you are changing the action of every muscle in the lower limb which is involved in the pedaling action.

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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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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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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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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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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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0525 – Recycle A Bicycle

Recycle A Bicycle If you ride you know those moments when you have fed yourself into the traffic, felt the hashed-up asphalt rattle in the handlebars, held a lungful of air in a cloud of exhaust. Up ahead there are two parallel buses. With cat’s whiskers, you measure the clearance down a doubtful alley. You […]

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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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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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Cog and Tool

Riding a bicycle is about getting back to basics. It’s good for the waistline and it’s good for the wallet, is what I’m saying. – Phil Keoghan

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0297 – Feral Bicycles

Feral Bicycles Doctor Sarvis, laboring on his bicycle up the long grade of Ninth South toward his home on 23rd East, was not unaware of the pressure of the traffic accumulating in his rear, the clamor of horns pounded by impatient fists, the motorized hatred fermenting at his back. But he thought, “Fuck ’em”. Let […]

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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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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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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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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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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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0470 – Do You Cycle?

Do You Cycle? There was a second supremely sweet moment of victory. As I made my way through the finish area, I passed the Cofidis team. Assorted members of the organization stood around, the men who I felt had left me for dead in a hospital room. “That was for you,” I said as I […]

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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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0267 – Cycle Cycle

Cycle Cycle Work to eat. Eat to live. Live to bike. Bike to work. – Unknown

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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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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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0200 – Facebook Bike

Bike It never gets easier, you just go faster. – Greg LeMond

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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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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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0318 – Traffic Light Bicycle

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

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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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0253 – Life is Like a Pedal

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

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0157 – Girl on a Bicycle

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

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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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0449 – Sun Rides

Sun Rides 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 sport it was–in a straight-ahead, […]

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