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0029 – A Moment’s Silence

For all those who are stuck in traffic on their way to the gym to ride a stationary bicycle.

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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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Cogs in the Mountain

Boredom greases the cogs in the machinery of marvels. Oh, God, will you be bored. The three days waiting for an Indonesian bureaucrat to issue you a travel permit; the rock slide in Costa Rica that caused a twenty-three-hour traffic jam; the five-day wait for the Congo River passenger barge; the eight sweaty hours spent […]

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0014 – Female Cyclists Wanted

Female Cyclists Wanted I do like working out. I feel my best when I work out, but you know, I’m human. I like to ride my bicycle and lift weights and hike. When I am diligently working out, ideally, I like to work out four days a week. If I can do that, I feel […]

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0284 – The Bicycle Thief

The best routes are the ones you haven’t ridden. You could pedal the same loops year after year. Many people do, literally or figuratively. But to grow, you need new rides. Risks. Turn down lanes you’ve long seen but never traveled. Get lost once or twice, then double back to where you started and try […]

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0321 – Only Chainring

All creatures who have ever walked have wished that they might fly. With highwheelers a flesh and blood man can hitch wings to his feet. – Karl Kron

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0046 – Man Races Bicycle

There’s a tremendous amount of work building the apparatus, getting the experiment to work. But sitting there late at night in the lab, and knowing light is going at bicycle speed, and that nobody in the history of mankind has ever been here before – that is mind-boggling. It’s worth everything. – Lene Hau

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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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0404 – Bike Ride

Bike Ride My mother and I have a difference of opinion. She thinks I should go see a shrink; I think I should buy a new bike. – Alex Obbard

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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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0600 – Quickrelease

Need a Quick Release? velodrome: an oval banked track for bicycle racing.

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0523 – Race Bicycle

Race Bicycle 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 […]

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0464 – Mountain Bike Cyclist

Eat before you are hungry. Drink before you are thirsty. Rest before you are tired. Cover up before you are cold. Peel off before you are hot. Don’t drink or smoke on tour. Never ride just to prove yourself. – Paul de Vivie, aka Velocio

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0352 – Life is a Highway

If life is a highway, I will be on the back roads! The computer is the most remarkable tool that we’ve ever come up with. It’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds. – Steve Jobs

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0531 – Escape your Chains – Ride

Ride But to say that the race is the metaphor for the life is to miss the point. The race is everything. It obliterates whatever isn’t racing. Life is the metaphor for the race. – Donald Antrim

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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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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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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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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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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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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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0528 – Ride in Circles

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

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0469 – Love the Bicycle

Don’t Love the Brand, Love the Bicycle. 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 […]

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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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0562 – Travel Together

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

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0615 – Female Cyclist

Saddle sores: A chamois can only do so much to ward off leg-to-seat chaffing. The up-and-down pedaling may bestow sores in the nether-regions — a true pain in the butt.

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0100 – Bicycle Racers

In down times I do things like go for a long bike ride or run. The other thing I’m doing in that quiet time is just observing. – Robin Williams

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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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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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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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0114 – The Holy Bicycle

As a kid I had a dream – I wanted to own my own bicycle. When I got the bike I must have been the happiest boy in Liverpool, maybe the world. I lived for that bike. Most kids left their bike in the backyard at night. Not me. I insisted on taking mine indoors […]

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0437 – Love Cycling

Love Cycling 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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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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0258 – Crank It

Crank It The advantages? Exercise, no parking problems, gas prices, it’s fun. An automobile is expensive. You have to find a place to park and it’s not fun. So why not ride a bicycle? I recommend it. – Stephen G. Breyer

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0165 – Bicycle Roadway

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

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0139 – Chain Whip

Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling. – James E. Starrs

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0327 – Buy A Bicycle

You can’t buy happiness but you can buy a bicycle and that’s pretty close.

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0056 – Let’s Ride

The bicycle is a former child’s toy that has now been elevated to icon status because, presumably, it can move the human form from pillar to post without damage to the environment. – Brock Yates

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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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0236 – Chains and Cogs

Really steep climbs are not my forte, so I always dread that lowest gear because I figure, god, I’m doomed. – Juli Furtado

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0171 – Bicycle Race

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 swing wide, outflank […]

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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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0447 – Same Rules

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

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0243 – Cities are Built for People

Cities and build for cities, not cars! Consider a man riding a bicycle. Whoever he is, we can say three things about him. – William Golding

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0538 – Riding in a Heartbeat

What was supposed to be a summer of fun on the bike turned into a year, then two years. It certainly wasn’t a calculated plan to have a career as a cyclist. – Derek Bouchard-Hall

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0331 – #cycling

#CYCLING Ned Flanders: “You were bicycling two abreast?” Homer Simpson: “I wish. We were bicycling to a lake.”

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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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0184 – Bicycle Security

Security Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle and he will realize fishing is stupid and boring. – Desmond Tutu

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0515 – Good Mood

You are only one bicycle ride away from a good mood. 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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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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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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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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0301 – Food and Exercise

Food is the most abused anxiety drug. Exercise is the most underutilized antidepressant. The gross and net result of it is that people who spent most of their natural lives riding iron bicycles over the rocky roadsteads of this parish get their personalities mixed up with the personalities of their bicycle as a result of […]

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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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0059 – Go Bicycle Riding

NO GO Skateboarding Rollerblading Bicycle Riding

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0614 – Onncycle Bicycles

Clip-ins: Clip-ins (aka step-ins and clipless pedals) are a type of bike pedal that lock onto the cleat of a special cycling shoe so that the rider is firmly attached to the pedal. To lock into clip-ins, firmly step down and forward until it clicks (some clip-ins require twisting the cleat into the lock). To […]

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0235 – Chain Link

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

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0006 – Add Days to my Life

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

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0256 – Country Ride

Country Ride A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal stroke. – Scott Stoll

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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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0055 – Put the Fun between your Legs

Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on. They have no shame. They’re like bull elks in a field. – Tori Amos

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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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0521 – Fun Between the Legs

Put the fun between you legs. A bicycle does get you there and more… And there is always the thin edge of danger to keep you alert and comfortably apprehensive. Dogs become dogs again and snap at your raincoat; potholes become personal. And getting there is all the fun. – Bill Emerson

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0216 – Bike Walk

Bike Walk What’s with these recumbent bicycles? Listen, buddy, if you wanna take a nap, lie down. If you wanna ride a bike, buy a bicycle. – George Carlin

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0411 – Toughest Race of All

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

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0550 – The Correct Number of Bicycles to Own

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

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0088 – Bicycle Ying – Car Yang

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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0417 – Linked In

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

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0128 – Always Wear A Helmet

Always Wear A Helmet 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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0439 – Love 2 Ride

Love 2 Ride Ride your bike, ride your bike, ride your bike – Fausto Coppi

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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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0311 – Not About The Destination

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

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0190 – Chainring and Fist

Bikes have wheels – Noam Chomsky

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0153 – Bicycle Forever

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

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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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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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0384 – Bicycle Mechanic

Cycling is the sport of usefulness. – Fred DeLong

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0637 – Ride Bicycles Company

Ride Bicycles Company drafting: To ride closely behind another rider to make maximum use of their slipstream, reducing wind resistance and effort required to ride at the same speed.

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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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0448 – The Bicycle Solution

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

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0334 – Facebook Handlebars

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

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0154 – Bicycle Forever

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

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0578 – Live Love Ride

Live Love Ride His voice was so gravelly I could drive a truck on it. And I would have, but I came carrying my bicycle. – Jarod Kintz

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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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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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0232 – Chain Breaker

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

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0316 – Got It

Given the remarkable growth in support for gays and lesbians, I think there is a chance that recumbent might someday be accepted. – RAAM rider

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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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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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0108 – C is for Cycling

Cycling 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 G. Golding

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0318 – Traffic Light Bicycle

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

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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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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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