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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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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0237 – Bicycle Chain Link

Smooth, predictable riding when you’re in a group isn’t just a matter of style. It’s survival. – Geoff Drake

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0200 – Facebook Bike

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

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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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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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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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0192 – From Here to There

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

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0061 – Border Raiders

Border Raiders I want to take time for myself, because all my life is ta-ta-ta-ta. So I don’t want nothing special, just to breathe. I’d like to work maybe a half day and then take my bicycle and go by the riverside. – Renzo Rosso

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0639 – Ride Bicycles

Ride Bicycles lead out: Sprinting technique often used by the lead out man where the rider will accelerate to maximum speed close to the sprint point with a teammate, the sprinter, drafting behind, hoping to create space between the sprinter and the pack. When the lead out man is exhausted he will move to the […]

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0484 – Doing What You Cannot Do

The greatest pleasure is life is doing what people say you cannot do. We know that the rider was provoked, but we are forced to apply the regulations. That involves a fine and the immediate exclusion from the race. The gesture is inexcusable. – Giro d’Italia’s Race Jury President

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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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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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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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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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0206 – Bicycle – ASL American Sign Language

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

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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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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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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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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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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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0139 – Chain Whip

Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling. – James E. Starrs

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0476 – Fuck Off! It’s My Lane Too

Fuck Off! It’s My Lane Too 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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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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Mead Cycles Chicago

Meach Cycles Chicago VO: the maximum amount of oxygen that can be consumed during all-out exertion. This is a key indicator of a person’s potential in cycling and other aerobic sports. It’s largely genetically determined but can be improved somewhat by training.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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0314 – Go Out With Your Bicycle

Go Out 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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0270 – Cycling Family

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

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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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0040 – Bike Life

I find buying a bicycle is a great way to stay in touch with people. – Jan Chipchase

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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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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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0562 – Travel Together

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

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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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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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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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0311 – Not About The Destination

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

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0035 – Bike Friendly

Bike Friendly Throughout human history, in any great endeavour requiring the common effort of many nations and men and women everywhere, we have learned – it is only through seriousness of purpose and persistence that we ultimately carry the day. We might liken it to riding a bicycle. You stay upright and move forward so […]

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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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0608 – Walk and Bike

bonk: n., v. cycling’s classic term for blowing up, hitting the wall, or otherwise expiring in midride. Can be caused by — and is frequently blamed on — insufficient water or calorie intake, but in truth is usually a result of insufficient training. “Had I eaten more linguini last night, I’m certain I wouldn’t have […]

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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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0019 – Lets Roll

Lets Roll A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. – Gloria Steinem

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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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0292 – Crazy Bicycle Face

She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life. I would not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum. That which caused the many failures I had in learning the bicycle has caused me failures in life; namely, a certain fearful looking for […]

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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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0199 – Bike Eye View

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

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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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0470 – Do You Cycle?

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

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0393 – Slow Bicycle Society

Slow Bicycle Society Is it not time we stopped riding our bikes and began to drive them? Similarly, who ever drove a car? We ride them. Words Matter. – Andrew Shrimpton

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0407 – Born to Ride

Born to Ride but Forced to Work 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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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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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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0324 – Guerilla Bicycles

The world is my church, the wind in my ears is the choir and my handlebars are the alter I pray at. – Zcubed

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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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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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0134 – Before the Down

Before the Down For instance, the bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created: Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon. – Bill Strickland

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0345 – Love You Bicycle

Love You Bicycle Cycling has encountered more enemies than any other form of exercise. – Louis Baudry de Saunier

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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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0003 – Cycling under the Chain

Cycling Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong. – Terry Pratchett

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0017 – Bob Wier on Bicycles

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

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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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0031 – Bicycle Skeleton

A few years ago, I bought an old red bicycle with the words Free Spirit written across its side – which is exactly what I felt like when I rode it down the street in a tie-dyed dress. – Drew Barrymore

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0453 – Too Many Bikes, Yeah Right

I have too many bikes, yeah right! What makes a great endurance athlete is the ability to absorb potenial embarrassment, and to suffer without complaint. I was discovering that if it was a matter of gritting my teeth, not caring how it looked, and outlasting everybody else, I won. It didn’t seem to matter what […]

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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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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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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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0374 – Bicycle Coaster Brakes

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

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0190 – Chainring and Fist

Bikes have wheels – Noam Chomsky

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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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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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0585 – Bicycle Badge Love

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

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0529 – Ride Bike

Ride a Bicycle I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn’t it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft… As for me, give me a fixed gear! – Henri Desgrange

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0048 – Share the Road

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

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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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0159 – Cumfy Bicycle

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 made. […]

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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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0104 – Go Ride

Go Ride 99% of the things you worry about never happen

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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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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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0619 – The Pedal Inn

Singletrack: Mountain biking gold (as opposed to doubletrack trash – a jeep like road or trail), a trail just wide enough for one person (wheel) at a time.

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0291 – Facebook Bicycle Profile

The world lies right beyond the handlebars of any bicycle that I happen to be on anywhere from New York Bay to the Vallee de Chevreuse. Anywhere is high adventure, the walls come down, the cyclist is a loner, it is the only way for him to meet other loners. And it works. One seldom […]

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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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0027 – Bicycle in the Grass

The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets. – Christopher Morley

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0359 – Let’s Ride

Let’s Ride The riders come out, knights for the tournament, neck to thigh in slippery lycra with the sheen of deep space condoms, faired helmets on their heads like the glans from another galaxy and neoprene pixyboots to slide the air around their feet, mounted on gaudily caparisoned donkeys — the carbon fiber monocoque monoblade. […]

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0448 – Cogs and Cross Bones

You have to sprint on feeling, not thinking. You must have faith in yourself but you cannot think about it too much. – Jean Paul Van Poppel

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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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0575 – Not The Road

You Own a Car, Not the Road I took the wheels of my bike off in support of your bicycle race to support bike riding.” – Jarod Kintz

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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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0077 – Bicycle Forever

Forever My favorite movie ever is ‘Bicycle Thieves.’ – Jennifer Morrison

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0573 – Work Sucks!

Work Sucks! I’m going riding… Somebody took my bicycle tire, my bicycle seat, and both my pedals. They stole my whole unicycle! – Jarod Kintz

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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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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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0372 – May Use Full Lane

May Use Full Lane I think the most ridiculous sight in the world is a man on a bicycle, working away with his feet as hard as he possibly can, and believing that his horse is carrying him instead of, as anyone can see, he is carrying the horse. – George Bernard Shaw

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