Cycling Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old cycling quotes, cycling sayings, and cycling proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
Belief in yourself and your cycling goals is the ignition switch that gets you off the sofa and onto your bike.
It never gets easier; you just go faster.
Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. But ride.
You are likely to fall when you stop paddling your bicycle. Such is life. As long as you don't give up, you will never end up failing!
Cycling isn't a game, it's a sport. Tough, hard and unpitying, and it requires great sacrifices. One plays football, or tennis, or hockey. One doesn't play at cycling.
Jean de Gribaldy
Your cycling goals should be out of reach but never out of sight.
When you ride hard on a mountain bike, sometimes you fall, otherwise you're not riding hard.
I think cycling has always had a tradition of being a bit dapper, especially back in the day.
Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Good morale in cycling comes from good legs.
Cycling is the only way to free ourselves from the misery of the tube, the wall to wall buses that line oxford street, the hopelessness of even thinking about driving.
Cycling is a sport of amazing athletes. Its been a privilege and a honor for me to be in this sport and to have a chance to race at the highest level.
Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world.
Cycling is so difficult when you have to and so easy when you want to.
I love cycling, but if I could find a way of building something above the streets for cyclists, that would be amazing. We need even more space.
On your path to cycling success, remember to have fun and enjoy the ride.
Crashing is part of cycling as crying is part of love.
Riding bicycles will not only benefit the individual doing it, but the world at large.
Udo E. Simonis
Cycling as a whole is totally underestimated. Victoria Pendleton
Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.
Charles M. Schulz
Cycling also offers a sense of independence, of being able to get up and go wherever and whenever you want. That's invaluable.
Cycling is not a sport it's a lifestyle.
A mountain bike is like your buddy. A road bike is your lover.
If you put off starting a cycling routine until the time is right, you'll never reach your cycling goals.
Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.
John F. Kennedy
The cycling helmet can save your life, but it doesn't look good and tends to ruin your hair.
Cycling is a joy and faster than many other modes of transport, depending on the time of day. It clears the head.
A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal stroke.
Cycling is part of me, it's who I am. When you get injured, your whole identity is taken away from you, you're no longer yourself.
Life may not be about your bike, but it sure can help you get through it.
Cycling to work is an important issue for business the more who do it, the more our communities will support it. Healthy and green, cycling is worthy of the support of every business in the land.
It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels.
Cycling is an activity which more and more young people are getting involved with, whether they are using their bikes to get to school or work, socially, or cycling as a sport. Cycling is cheap, it's quick, and it makes you look and feel great!
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.
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.
Cycling has encountered more enemies than any other form of exercise.
Louis Baudry de Saunier
Cycling goals are attained not by strength but by perseverance.
Cycling is a sport of the open road and spectators are lining that road.
A bicycle ride is a flight from sadness.
James E. Starrs
Cycling is unique. No other sport lets you go like that where there's only the bike left to hold you up. If you ran as hard, you'd fall over. Your legs wouldn't support you.
Cycling goals are cycling dreams with deadlines.
Cycling can be lonely, but in a good way. It gives you a moment to breathe and think, and get away from what you're working on.
Choosing a cycling goal and sticking to it changes everything.
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 you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.
Life is like riding a bicycle: you don't fall off unless you stop pedaling.
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.
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.
Riding a bike is everything to a cyclist. The friendship and camaraderie you have with other cyclist to a cyclist, it was the be all and end all of your life.
Cycling is a very grueling sport, possibly one of the most physically challenging of all.
There now exists an enormous amount of cycling-specific scientific information.
There is a reasonable cast to be made that road race cycling is one of the most complex disciplines within the family of cycling events.
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.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Even just cycling around your local park enjoying the scenery is a pleasant way to spend some time in the fresh air and great exercise.
I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it’s not going to be satisfying.
It's possible to find some bikes to consider in large sporting good chains; some of these stores will actually have a good selection of mid-range bikes to choose from.
Until mountain biking came along, the bike scene was ruled by a small elite cadre of people who seemed allergic to enthusiasm.
Cyclists live with pain. If you can’t handle it you will win nothing.
Cycling exercises some of the same muscle groups as running, such as the quadriceps and shins, both of which don't develop as rapidly from workouts as sthe calf muscles and hamstrings.
There are three types of biking to try: road riding; mountain biking and stationary cycling.
Taking place on the road, road biking allows you to travel long distances with speed.
Although mountain biking is a lot of fun and challenging, its jarring nature makes falls risky.
With stationary cycling, you can work out indoors year-round regardless of inclement weather.
One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle. It's not going to be satisfying.
Cycling has multiple health benefits, particularly as a form of moderate to vigorous physical activity.
The MIT Press
Transportation cycling provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to incorporate physical activity into daily life.
The MIT Press
Cycling for transportation is accessible and appealing to population groups that often have low levels of participation in sport and other forms of leisure-time physical activity.
The MIT Press
Health benefits also flow from reduced car use, including improved air quality, reduced noise pollution, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
The MIT Press
Cycling can make a substantial contribution to improved health through increased physical activity levels across diverse population groups.
The MIT Press
The bicycle is a simple machine that enables personal movement more efficiently than walking and requires only muscles to power it.
Inventors have been experimenting with variations on two-wheeled, human-powered transportation since the start of the 19th century.
The earliest bicycles had no mechanical pedaling system and were called velocipedes.
The first true bicycles developed in the 1880s and 90s, featuring a chain-drive and two equal-sized wheels had to contend with the stereotype that bicycling was a dangerous sport suitable only for upper-class daredevils.
The history of the bicycle, like the history of any technology, has been intertwined with prevailing social issues, political movements, and cultural mores of the time.
If your need to travel is all about visiting a local market or neighbor, consider using your feet or your bike and enjoy the benefit of a little exercise at the same time.
An advantage of riding a bike is that you'll be able to reach your destination without tangling in traffic, plus you'll burn calories and give your cardiovascular system a workout.
If you choose to bike instead of drive, you will reduce water pollution, because bikes don't drip petroleum fluids.
The best trips by bike are filled with twists and turns and glorious sweeping curves.
As the name implies, road bikes are specially constructed to ride on hard surfaces like pavement. They are traditionally built for speed.