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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0446 – Ride Your Bike

Ride Your Bike Armstrong out of the saddle all of the time now, dancing on his pedals, keeping his perpetual cadence going that DESTROYS the bike riders around the world. – Phil Liggett

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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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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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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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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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0296 – Female Cyclist Wanted

People do not ‘drive’ cars, they steer them. People do not ‘ride’ bicycles, they drive them. – A. N. Mouse

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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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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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0214 – Bike to Work – Bke to Play

Bicycle to Work Bicycle to Play Bicycle Tomorrow Bicycle Today!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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0213 – Bike and Tick

Bike Cycling is just like church many attend, but few understand. – Jim Burlant

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0371 – A Metre Matters

A Metre Matters At first, cycling was denounced from the pulpit as a pastime on a par with drinking and gambling – deplorable at the best of times, and when indulged in on a Sunday, a sure road to hell. – Gurdon S Leete

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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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0330 – Happy Birthday Bicycle

Commuting by bicycle is an absolutely essential part of my day. It’s mind-clearing, invigorating. I get to go out and pedal through the countryside in the early morning hours, and see life come back and rejuvenate every day as the sun is coming out. – James L. Jones

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0221 – Ride Bicycles Company

Ride Bicycles Company There is nothing, absolutely nothing, quite so worthwhile as simply messing about on bicycles. – Tom Kunich

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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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0209 – Bike Love

Bicycle Love Cats don’t like riding on a bicycle….no matter how much duct tape you use. – Anonymous

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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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0092 – Mountain Cyclist

All I’ve ever ended up with in terms of achievements is the movie, some really stupid anecdotes, a bunch of crosswords that I didn’t finish and maybe some old bicycle that I found lying around on set. – Christian Bale

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0015 – Bicycle of the Heart

0015 – Bicycle of the Heart Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life. – Brian Tracy

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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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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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0063 – Super Bicycle Man

Super Bicycle Man I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It’s important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing. – Cecilia Bartoli  

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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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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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0369 – Eye of Cog

Mohammed was a walking Messenger. When the Muslims first saw Christian missionaries mounted upon bicycles, they stoned the gentle souls, for the contraption seemed to have come from the devil. – William Saroan

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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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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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0142 – Simple Chainwheel

I took care of my wheel as one would look after a Rolls Royce. If it needed repairs I always brought it to the same shop on Myrtle Avenue run by a negro named Ed Perry. He handled the bike with kid gloves, you might say. He would always see to it that neither front […]

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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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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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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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0376 – Bike, Drink, Sleep, Repeat

RIDE, drink, sleep, repeat Women cyclist cannot protect their chastity. – District Governor of Ramasar, Iran

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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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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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0555 – Slipstreaming

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

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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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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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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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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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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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0554 – Cog and Skull

As one does a bear riding a bicycle. One sees it so rarely. – Scott Westerfeld

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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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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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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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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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0005 – Penny Farthing

Education is a continual process, it’s like a bicycle… If you don’t pedal you don’t go forward. – George Weah  

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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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0052 – Single Pedal Stroke

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

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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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0059 – Go Bicycle Riding

NO GO Skateboarding Rollerblading Bicycle Riding

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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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0409 – Bicycle Highway 1

Hey diddle, diddle The bicycle riddle The strangest part of the deal. Just keep your accounts And add the amounts The ‘sundries’ cost more than the wheel

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0423 – I Live It

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

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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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0499 – Let’s Go Ride

Let’s Go Ride A stationary bike is a device that epitomizes the phrase “hurry up and wait.” – Jarod Kintz

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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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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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0104 – Go Ride

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

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0002 – Cycling Chain Love

Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle. – Helen Keller

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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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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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0278 – Bicycle and Go

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

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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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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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0211 – Bikes Bars Beer

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

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0131 – As Long As You Ride

Does Not Matter What You Ride As Long As You Ride

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0561 – Ride with Me

Take a Ride with Me I’d rather ride two unicycles at the same time than one bicycle twice – Jarod Kintz

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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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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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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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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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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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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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0331 – #cycling

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

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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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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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0038 – Take One Ride Twice Daily

Take One Ride Twice Daily side effects may include: loss of weight, reduced stress, happiness

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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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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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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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0192 – From Here to There

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

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0586 – Bicycle Heart

cleat: a metal or plastic fitting on the sole of a cycling shoe that engages the pedal.

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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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0198 – Bike Bike

Bike, Bike If, during the Second World War, the United States had retooled its factories for manufacturing bicycles instead of munitions, we’d be one of the healthiest, least oil-dependent, and most environmentally-sound constituents in the Nazi empire today. – Ralph Nader

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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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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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0382 – Bicycle with a Heart

When one compares the energy consumed in moving a certain distance as a function of body weight fot a variety of animals and machines, one finds that an unaided walking man does fairly well (consuming about 0.75 calories per gram per kilometer), but he is not as efficient as a horse, a salmon or a […]

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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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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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0388 – Ride

Ride Possibly the tragedy of the bicycle is that it was invented too close in time to the car. In the historical scheme, pedal power hardly got under way before the combustion engine appeared and, not only took over the roads, but changed our view of machines. We’ve forgotten that pedal power is a potent […]

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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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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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