CYCLING Quotes | 25+ Inspiring Quotes on Bike Riding

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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

Riding a bike is like an endless Sunday afternoon.

Jens Voigt

The bicycle is the most civilised conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart.

Iris Murdoch

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, Clara and Mr. Tiffany

Ride as much or as little, as long or as short as you feel. But ride.

Eddy Merckx

Your bike is discovery; your bike is freedom. It doesn’t matter where you are, when you’re on the saddle, you’re taken away.

Doug Donaldson

Truly, the bicycle is the most influential piece of product design ever.

Hugh Pearman

Crashing is part of cycling as crying is part of love.

Johan Museeuw

One of the beauties of cycling is that pedaling alone on a long, empty road allows a lot of time for protracted and uninterrupted trains of thoughts.

Chris Hatherly

Walkers walk, and can walk around; they don’t have the single-mindedness, the inertia of the cyclist.

A.D. Aliwat, In Limbo

The bicycle saves my life every day. If you’ve ever experienced a moment of awe or freedom on a bicycle; if you’ve ever taken flight from sadness to the rhythm of two spinning wheels, or felt the resurgence of hope pedalling to the top of a hill with the dew of effort on your forehead; if you’ve ever wondered, swooping down bird-like down a long hill, if the world was standing still; if you have ever, just once, sat on a bicycle with a singing heart and felt like an ordinary human touching the gods, then we share something fundamental. We know it’s all about the bike.

Robert Penn

You are one ride away from a good mood”

Sarah Bentley

A bicycle is the finest mode of transport known to man.

Adam Hart-Davis

When man invented the bicycle he reached the peak of his attainments.

Elizabeth West

Running would be much better if they invented a little seat to sit on and maybe some kind of platform for your feet to push and… Oh, wait!

Liz Hatch

I discovered when I went all out, when I put 100 percent of my energy into some intense, impossible task – when my heart was jack-hammering, when lactic acid was sizzling through my muscles – that’s when I felt good, normal, balanced.

Tyler Hamilton, The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs

It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels.

Heinz Stücke, German long-distance touring cyclist

Life is like a 10-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.

Charles M. Schultz

Remember Maslow’s hierarchy of needs from college psychology class? Me neither, but it went something like food, shelter, sex, commuter bike, track bike, ’cross bike, mountain bike, race bike, time trial bike, and backup race bike. You’re not even halfway there yet, and who are you to argue with the founder of modern psychology?

Phil Gaimon, Ask a Pro: Deep Thoughts and Unreliable Advice from America’s Foremost Cycling Sage

Cyclists see considerably more of this beautiful world than any other class of citizens. A good bicycle, well-applied, will cure most ills this flesh is heir to.

Dr K.K. Doty

The bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created: Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon.

Jim Robbins

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.

Ernest Hemingway, By-Line: Selected Articles and Dispatches of Four Decades

Every time you miss your childhood, ride on a bicycle!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Your bike is a discovery; your bike is freedom. It doesn’t matter where you are when you’re on the saddle; you’re taken away.

Doug Donaldson

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, English long-distance cyclist

The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine.

John Howard, US cyclist

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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