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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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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0161 – Bicycle in Your Heart

The sound of a car door opening in front of you is similar to the sound of a gun being cocked. – Amy Webster

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0646 – Ride Forever

Ride Forever stayer: A cyclist that excels at maintaining high speed on a relatively flat course alone. The stayer, climber and sprinter make up the three types of mass start road racing specialists. The stayer is some times referred to as a time trial-ist, since the qualities of one and the other are similar. Since […]

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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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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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0248 – Bicycle inside Chainring

When my legs hurt, I say: “Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do! – Jens Voigt

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0094 – When in Doubt

When in doubt, pedal it out… I’ve worked behind counters serving food, and I’ve lived on the circus train, and I’ve led bicycle tours in Eastern Europe and the Balkans and Russia. I’ve been a key liner for a newspaper, I’ve done typesetting. Oh, all sorts of things. – Bonnie Jo Campbell

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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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0113 – Crank It Hard

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

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0155 – Bicycle Friendly

Bicycle Friendly The bicycle is the perfect transducer to match man’s metabolic energy to the impedance of locomotion. Equipped with this tool, man outstrips the efficiency of not only all machines but all other animals as well. ~Ivan Illich

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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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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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0648 – Ride Hard or Ride Home

Ride Hard or Ride Home wheelie: Lifting the front wheel of the bicycle in the air – through force transmitted through the pedals – whilst riding and continuing to ride on only the back wheel. The rider maintains the wheelie by applying pedalstrokes and rear brake in order to balance the bicycle on only the […]

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0133 – Bicycle Mario

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

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0217 – Bike

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 Saroyan

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0555 – Slipstreaming

Slipstreaming The process whereby a rider reduces their wind resistance by sheltering behind another rider.

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0089 – Winner of the Ride

I never learned to ride a bicycle, and it is too late now. I never learned to drive. I never learned to swim. – Marlene Dumas

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0587 – Bicycle Heart Girl

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

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0118 – Man atop 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 you’re going to smash […]

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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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0343 – I Like To Ride Bikes

I like to ride bicycles Your bicycle helps you meet other people. Your bicycle always goes where you want to go. And if you buy your bicycle a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day, you get to eat them all. – Scott Martin

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0471 – Bike Everyday

Bicycle Everyday I won! I won! I don’t have to go to school anymore. – Eddy Merckx

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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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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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0206 – Bicycle – ASL American Sign Language

Never use your face as a brake pad. – Jake Watson

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0245 – Sun of Cog

Bicycles are the indicator species of a community, like shellfish in a bay. – P. Martin Scott

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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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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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0128 – Bicycles have Wings

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

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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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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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0051 – Peloton

I simply haven’t the nerve to imagine a being, a force, a cause which keeps the planets revolving in their orbits and then suddenly stops in order to give me a bicycle with three speeds. – Quentin Crisp

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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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0270 – Cycling Family

Cycling Family A raggedy ride beats a dressed up walk. – Simon Peat

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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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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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0550 – The Correct Number of Bicycles to Own

Rule # 12 The correction number of bicycles to own is n+1.  

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0391 – A Sign to Bicycle

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

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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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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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0183 – Bikes Can Save Us

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

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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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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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0170 – Parts of a 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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0305 – Good

I never want to abandon my bike. I see my grandfather, now in his seventies and riding around everywhere. To me that is beautiful. And the bike must always remain a part of my life. – Stephen Roche

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0598 – Melodic Cycle

ergometer: a stationary, bicycle-like device with adjustable pedal resistance used in physiological testing or for indoor training.

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0378 – Forever

The Bicycle is the common man among vehicles. – James E. Starrs

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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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0500 – Better when you Pedal

Life is Better when you Pedal Love is a bicycle with two pancakes for wheels. You may see love as more of an exercise in hard work, but I see it as more of a breakfast on the go. – Jarod Kintz

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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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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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0417 – Linked In

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

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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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0098 – Solution

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

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0037 – Chain Link Heart

Well, I don’t ever get excited. I haven’t been excited since I got a Chopper bicycle when I was about 12. Once you get older you realise there’s always a catch to everything. So when I get, say, a commission to make a TV show, the catch is that you have to deliver something and […]

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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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0052 – Single Pedal Stroke

the journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single pedal stroke

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0460 – Cog of Peach

Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives women a feeling of freedom and self—reliance. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel…the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood. – Susan […]

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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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0565 – Safety First

There is beauty in silence and there is silence in beauty and you can find both in a bicycle! – Mehmet Murat ildan

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0255 – Correct Number of Bicycles

Correct Number of Bicycles to Own You don’t suffer, kill yourself and take the risks I take just for money. I love bicycling. – Greg LeMond

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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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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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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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0507 – Every Day is a Bike Day

Every Day is a Bicycle Day 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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0225 – Life is Short

Life is Short. Buy The Damn Bicycle!

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0556 – Smash Your TV

Smash Your Television Go Ride a Bike The fastest I’ve ever fallen in love is 17 miles per hour. But I was safe, because I was wearing a bicycle helmet at the time. – Jarod Kintz

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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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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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0374 – Bicycle Coaster Brakes

Bicycle Coaster Brakes At least you can quit a bike race. – Connie Carpenter Phinney

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0018 – I want to be Cycling

I want A House A New Car A Plasma TV To Be Cyclists To Be Fee

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0057 – Lady Cyclist

It was close to like a 67- or 70-day shoot for ‘Tron’ on stage, in the suit. You can’t even sit down during the day because of all the cables that divide the foam rubber and all the electrical circuits. We had these stools that were tall with a bicycle seat on them and you’re […]

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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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0312 – Go Cycling

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

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0634 – Skull and Chainring

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

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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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0034 – Crank It

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race. – H. G. Wells

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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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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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0049 – Eye of the Bicycle

I bicycle 12,000-foot mountain passes, run, cross train, skate-ski, hike and mountain bike. – Carre Otis

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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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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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0226 – Bicycle Fist

Well, you better ride like you stole something ’cause you are about to win a stage in the Tour de Fance. – Lance Armstrong

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0467 – Cycologist

Pain is a big fat creature riding on your back. The farther you pedal, the heavier he feels. The harder you push, the tighter he squeezes your chest. The steeper the climb, the deeper he digs his jagged, sharp claws into your muscles.  – Scott Martin

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0567 – Velorution

Velorution But I pushed and pulled in vain, the wheels would not turn. It was as though the brakes were jammed, and heaven knows they were not, for my bicycle had no brakes. And suddenly overcome by a great weariness, in spite of the dying day when I always felt most alive, I threw the […]

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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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0552 – Save Our Cyclists

Save Our Bicyclists I had a dream about you. You were on a bike going 70 miles an hour, I could see you approaching my car in the mirror. You were trying to say something so, I jumped on the brakes as hard as I could, I guess I forgot I had tied your bike […]

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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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0075 – Bicycle Chain Medic

Traffic in the streets of Bombay is chaotic at best. Riding a bicycle is a dangerous occupation. However, there are hundreds of them on the streets competing with the cars and buses and lorries because it is the poor man’s mode of transport. – Rohinton Mistry

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0013 – Sit On Your Butt

Sit On Your Butt And Do Something

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0537 – Brake from Riding

Ride 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 […]

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0342 – I Like Your BIKE

I like your bicycle The place of cycling in our society is set to grow, and I am committed to doing everything possible to encourage that. – Gordon Brown

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0495 – Just Tour

Just Tour Pain is a big fat creature riding on your back. The farther you pedal, the heavier he feels. The harder you push, the tighter he squeezes your chest. The steeper the climb, the deeper he digs his jagged, sharp claws into your muscles. – Scott Martin

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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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0528 – Ride in Circles

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

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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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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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0062 – Ride on the Wild Side

Ride on the Wild Side I’ve lost all my money on these films. They are not commercial. But I’m glad to lose it this way. To have for a souvenir of my life pictures like Umberto D. and The Bicycle Thief. – Vittorio De Sica

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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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