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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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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0085 – Missing Link

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

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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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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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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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0173 – Bicycle Repair Center

Bicycle Repair Centre All bicycles weigh fifty pounds. A thirty-pound bicycle needs a twenty-pound lock. A forty-pound bicycle needs a ten-pound lock. A fifty-pound bicycle doesn’t need a lock. – Author Unknown

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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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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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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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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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0335 – Home to Happiness

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

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0214 – Bike to Work – Bke to Play

Bicycle to Work Bicycle to Play Bicycle Tomorrow Bicycle Today!

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0383 – Bicycle Lungs

You haven’t lived until you’ve put on a police uniform and hopped on a mountain bike. My daily commute became four to five minutes faster because drivers fight each other to see who gets to let me into the lane I want. Drivers would sooner cross the yellow line and hit a utility pole than […]

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0416 – Riding ina Heart Beat

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

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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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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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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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0508 – Man on a Bicycle

All of our luggage was carried in a leather case which neatly fitted the inside angles of the bicycle frames. Our personal apparel consisted merely of a change of underwear, as we depended upon the stores in towns along our route for new clothes whenever we should need them. The remainder of our luggage cases […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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0274 – Cyclocross

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

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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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0328 – Happy Bicycle Parts

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. – Sherlock Holmes

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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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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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0384 – Bicycle Mechanic

Cycling is the sport of usefulness. – Fred DeLong

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0403 – Bike Lover

Bike Lover Life may not be about your bike, but it sure can help you get through it. – Hallman

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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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0451 – To Do: Ride Bicycle

Today’s To Do List 1. Save some money 2. Exercise 3. Have some fun 4. Get better attitude 5. Go to work 6. Take time for myself 7. Save the planet 8. Look ahead for my future

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0228 – Cargo Bicycle

Cargo Bicycle The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart. – Iris Murdoch

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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0224 – Burn Fat not Oil

Burn Fat Not Oil Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen. – Louis L’Amour

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0081 – No Gas, No Traffic

No Gas No Traffic Free Parking Pollution Free Free Workout Ride Your Bike Save The World

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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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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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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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0410 – I want to Breakaway

Breakway A cyclist or group of cyclists who split off the front of a Peloton are referred to as a Breakaway.

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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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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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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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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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0550 – The Correct Number of Bicycles to Own

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

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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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0533 – Ride Bicycle Company

Ride Bicycle Company To be a cyclist is to be a student of pain….at cycling’s core lies pain, hard and bitter as the pit inside a juicy peach. It doesn’t matter if you’re sprinting for an Olympic medal, a town sign, a trailhead, or the rest stop with the homemade brownies. If you never confront […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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0088 – Bicycle Ying – Car Yang

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

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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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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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0260 – Bicycle Fist

Brains before beauty, wear your helmet! – Unknown

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0039 – Girl on Bicycle

It’s been a long time since I’ve written old-fashioned sword and sorcery; I’m hoping it’s like riding a bicycle. – Lynn Abbey

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0396 – Bicycle with Wings

The only regret I have in my life is never learning to ride a bicycle. – Helen Hayes

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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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0205 – Bicycle Nomenclature

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

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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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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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0310 – Shades of Bicycle

But the fact is that I wouldn’t have won even a single Tour de France without the lesson of illness. What it teaches is this: pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. – Lance Armstrong

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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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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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0448 – The Bicycle Solution

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

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0354 – Wheel of Jesus

When I’m riding my bicycle I feel like a Buddhist who is happy just to enjoy his mundane existence. – Robin Williams

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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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0211 – Bikes Bars Beer

Bicycles Bars and Beers A bicycle ride is a flight from sadness. – James E. Starrs  

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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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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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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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0007 – No Bicycles – Whatever

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

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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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0268 – Bicycle City – Bicycle Country

When you’re turning the crankset, you’re riding the bike. When you’re coasting, you’re just along for the ride. – Ned Overend

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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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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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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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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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0280 – Lego Bicycle Man

Life may not be about your bike, but it sure can help you get through it. – Hallman

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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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0152 – Bicycle for Anarchy

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, The Wheels of Chance

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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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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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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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0480 – Sweetness

The bitterness of poor quality remain long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.

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