0017 – Bob Wier on Bicycles

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

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0472 – Fast Folks

Fast Folks I’m gonna show you a hill that would choke a mule. – President George W. Bush

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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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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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0175 – Bicycle Repair Man

Bicycle Repair Man Most bicyclists in New York City obey instinct far more than they obey the traffic laws, which is to say that they run red lights, go the wrong way on one-way streets, violate cross-walks, and terrify innocents, because it just seems easier that way. Cycling in the city, and particularly in midtown, […]

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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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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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0192 – From Here to There

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

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0587 – I Love Bicycles

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

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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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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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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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0093 – Bright Bicycle Idea

I enjoy getting to work on ‘Saturday Night Live’, where I get to do people like David Paterson. And then, its like a different muscle to do someone like a bicycle guy on’ Portlandia’. – Fred Armisen

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0635 – Ride Bicycle Company

Ride Bicycles Company chain suck: The tendency of a chain to stick to chain rings and be sucked up into the bike instead of coming off the chainring. Primarily caused by worn chainrings and rust on small chain rings, under high loads, and in dirty conditions

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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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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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0186 – Bicycle Stencil

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 beginning and the […]

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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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058 – Live to Ride – Ride to Live

Live to Ride Ride to Live Should I take off my helmet before I make love? I’d better not, because my bicycle’s breaks are worn out. – Jarod Kintz

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0137 – Chains of the Heart

The bicycle is just as good company as most husbands and, when it gets old and shabby, a woman can dispose of it and get a new one without shocking the entire community. – Ann Strong

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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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0644 – Ride

Ride shifter: A component used by the rider to control the gearing mechanisms and select the desired gear ratio. It is usually connected to the derailleur by a mechanical actuation cable. Electronic shifting systems also exist

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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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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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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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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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0395 – Bicycle Questions

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

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0568 – Wasted Day

A Day Without Cycling is a Wasted Day I’m not a bicycle. Don’t try to ride me and leave me in the garage. I’m a treadmill. Walk on me and leave me in a guest room. – Jarod Kintz

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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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0406 – Swim Bike Run

Swim Bike Run Cleaning a bike’s like cleaning a toilet. If you do it regularly, it’s fine and easy. If you wait, it’s a truly disgusting experience. – Steve Gravenites

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0097 – Bicycle are Freedom

Bicycles are Freedom Someone told me about drama schools, and they seemed like mythological places – you can really go and be in drama classes all day? I inadvertently entered into this world where people wore bicycle clips and did song-and-dance routines in the corridors. – Nick Moran

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0611 – One Less Car

One Less Car Beater bike: Usually a retired steed that’s seen better days, a beater bike, also called a clunker, is still capable of pulling its weight (and the rider’s weight, too!). Cyclists go for a beater bike on the days their devil-may-care attitude can’t be bothered by the technicality of a true road bike.

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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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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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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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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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0174 – Bicycle Maintenance

Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world. – Grant Petersen

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0423 – I Live It

I live it A raggedy ride beats a dressed up walk. – Simon Peat

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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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0047 – Bicycle Toolbox

I used to bicycle to work across the George Washington Bridge, but my wife told me it wasn’t professional. – Mehmet Oz

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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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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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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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0647 – Ride Hard

Ride Hard tubular tyres: Tubular tyres are cycle tyres that have the inner tube permanently stitched inside the casing. They are held in place using glue or glue-tape, and are affixed to rims which lack the sidewalls characteristic of a hook-bead rim. Tubulars take very high pressure (up to 10 bar or 145 psi, or […]

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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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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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0274 – Cyclocross

Cyclocross Death may have no master, but the bicycle is, most emphatically, not its slave. – James E Starts

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0201 – Bike Fest

Bicycle Fest When I go biking I am mentally far far away from civilization. The world is breaking someone else’s heart. – Diane Ackerman

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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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0060 – Fat + Bike = Skinny

About 25 years ago, I took a bicycle across the United States. I soon found out that the greatest item of clothing was the trusty bandanna. There were dozens of uses for a bandanna – as a pot holder, a chain cleaner, a sun shield, a headband, a snot rag, a declaration of Kerouacian intent. […]

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0073 – Giant Cog – Little Bicycle

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

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0535 – Ride Bikes

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

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0150 – Bicycle Eyes

The hardest part of raising a child is teaching them to ride bicycles. A shaky child on a bicycle for the first time needs both support and freedom. The realization that this is what the child will always need can hit hard. – Sloan Wilson

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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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0110 – Pedal Power

Pedal Power Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia. – H.G. Wells

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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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0282 – Don’t Touch My Bicycle

Don’t Touch My Bicycle I ride because I am addicted to the endorphins and to the adrenaline. I ride because the second my legs start turning circles I become a happier person. I ride because I love to feel the wind on my face and listen to the birds and bugs. I ride because it […]

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0087 – A Boy and his Bicycle

To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth, I attribute in a large degree the success that was mine on the bicycle tracks of the world. – Major Taylor

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0278 – Bicycle and Go

Young rider pick a destination and go… Older riders pick a direction and go…  

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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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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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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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0026 – Make Your Own Path

Make Your Own Path Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit. – Billy Connolly

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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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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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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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0373 – A Ticket to the World

Bicycle – A Ticket to the Work I don’t think I’ll be riding my bike home, that’s for sure. – Mary Jane Reoch

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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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0583 – Look for Cyclists

Look for Cyclists Off the bike she was like a smoker without cigarettes, never sure what to do with her hands. As soon as she got off the bike, her heart was expected to perform all these baffling secondary functions like loving someone and feeling something and belonging somewhere – when all she’d ever trained […]

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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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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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0649 – Ride Hard

Ride Hard turn: A turn is a rider sharing the workload on a pace line “he took a turn” or “he is doing a lot of turns on the front”. Missing turns can be expressed thus “he has missed a few turns now and has stopped working”. In a breakaway the riders expect to share […]

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0457 – Life

For all their fearlessness, sprinters are a delicate breed. At the peak of form they effuse an aura of invincibility, suggesting no bicycle rider ever pedaled as fast. To win, sprinters must have everything: physical condition, confidence, luck, aggression and committed team support. An elusive combination, attainable but not sustainable. – David Walsh

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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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0569 – Weight Weenie

Weight Weenie I hit a car, but it wasn’t my fault. The bicyclist who rear ended me is to blame. – Jarod Kintz

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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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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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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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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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0645 – Ride Forever

Ride Forever sprinter: Rider with the ability to generate very high power over short periods (a few seconds to a minute) allowing for great finishing speeds, but usually unable to sustain sufficiently high power over long periods to be a good time triallist, and is usually too big to have a high enough power-to-weight ratio […]

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0344 – I Love BMX

I Love Bicycles Devised almost 200 years ago by a practical German baron, the bicycle has evolved into an urban staple. Beloved of children, prized by inner-city commuters, it can be a lifesaver when summer smog chokes the nation. – Globe and Mail

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0362 – Imperial Century

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

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0493 – Bicycle Stripes

There’s a lot more pressure when you’re a medal favorite. Now, nobody has any expectations for me. Nobody knows what I can do, so I’m riding with nothing to lose. – Chris Witty

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0230 – Cool Bicycle

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

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0109 – Live Life

Live Life, Ride a Bicycle Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I have hope for the human race. – H.G. Wells

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0069 – Bicycle Chain Heart

A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle. – Irene Dunne

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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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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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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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0277 – Bicycle Anarchy

A mountain bike is like your buddy. A road bike is your lover. – Sean Coffey

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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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0589 – Love Me, Love My Bicycle

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

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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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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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0023 – Fixed Gear Squares

Happiness is actually found in simple things, such as taking my nephew around the island by bicycle or seeing the stars at night. We go to coffee shops or see airplanes land at the airport. – Andrea Hirata

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0318 – Traffic Light Bicycle

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

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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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0416 – Riding ina Heart Beat

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

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0136 – Crank and Pedal

The bicycle will accomplish more for women’s sensible dress than all the reform movements that have ever been waged. ~Demerarest’s Family

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