“Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades.” Famous cycling quotes

Road 12/03/23 07:22 Migue A.

The bicycle was invented more than 200 years ago and certainly was not born as a sport but as a means of transportation, since then it has conquered the world and has changed the lives of millions of people throughout history. Obviously the bicycle has inspired World Champions in cycling, but it has also inspired musicians, politicians, scientists, etc... Here are some of the best quotes and famous phrases about it.

Quotes and famous phrases about cycling and bicycles

“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, British professional cyclist (sprinter).

“If you brake, you don’t win.” - Mario Cipollini, Italian former professional cyclist.

“The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine.” - John Howard, U.S. Olympic cyclist.

“When my legs hurt, I say: ‘Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do!’” - Jens Voigt, German cyclist.

“It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels.” - Heinz Stücke, German long distance touring cyclist.

“Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades.” - Eddy Merckx, professional cycling legend.

“Crashing is part of cycling as crying is part of love.” - Johan Museeuw, Belgian cyclist.

“As long as I breathe, I attack.” - Bernard Hinault, French cyclist.

“When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn’t work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.” - Emo Philips, American comedian.

“Truly, the bicycle is the most influential piece of product design ever.” - Hugh Pearman, British author.

“One of the most important days of my life, was when I learned to ride a bicycle.” - Michael Palin, British actor and comedian.

“I relax by taking my bicycle apart and putting it back together again.” - Michelle Pfeiffer, American actress.

“Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.” - Mark Twain, American author and humorist.

“Life is like a 10-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.” - Charles M. Schultz, Peanuts' creator.

“When man invented the bicycle he reached the peak of his attainments.” - Elizabeth West, American author.

“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 and the first night I even kept it in my bed.”John Lennon, British musician, member of The Beatles.

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“Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the human race.” - HG Wells, English author.

“The bicycle is just as good company as most husbands and, when it gets old and shabby, a woman can dispose of it and get a new one without shocking the entire community.” — Ann Strong, American author.

“Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” - Albert Einstein, Theoretical physicist.

“The bicycle is the noblest invention of mankind.” - William Saroyan, Armenian-American author.

“If constellations had been named in the 20th century, I suppose we would see bicycles.” — Professor Carl Sagan, Scientist and Cosmos host.

“A bicycle is the finest mode of transport known to man.” - Adam Hart-Davis, British inventor.

“Bicycling is a big part of the future. It has to be. There’s something wrong with a society that drives a car to workout in a gym.” - Bill Nye, American scientist.

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.” - John F. Kennedy, U.S. President.

“The bicycle has done more for the emancipation of women than anything else in the world.” - Susan B. Anthony, women's rights activist in the U.S.

“Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity” - Lord Charles Beresford, British Member of Parliament.



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