“When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race” – H.G. Wells

“Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world.” -Grant Petersen

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.” – John F. Kennedy

“When I’m on my bike, I forget about things like age. I just have fun.” – Kathy Sessler

“Life is like riding a bicycle.  To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein


“If you brake, you don’t win.” – Mario Cipollini

“You can say that climbers suffer the same as the other riders, but they suffer in a different way.  You feel the pain, but you’re glad to be there.” – Richard Virenque

“You want to be like a carpet unrolling.  Get faster as the climb goes on.” – Chris Carmichael

“Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades.” – Anonymous

“I don’t ride for the money so much, or for the fame.  I ride for my heart.” – Steve Cook


“It’s not the fastest rider who wins a downhill, it’s the one who gets to the bottom in the shortest time.” – Greg Herbold

“If you desire to be groovy and flowing instead of battling and conquering, miles-per-hour is the last equation you want to pay attention to.” – Bob Roll

“There is something uncanny in the noiseless rush of the cyclist, as he comes into view, passes by, and disappears.” – Popular Science, 1891


“Some people pay a thousand dollars for a tattoo.  This scar cost me twenty grand.” – Matt Hoffman


“Really good mountain bikers are lousy judges of trail difficulty.  We haven’t a clue, we just ride.” – John Olsen

“I don’t need to win by three or four minutes.  Three minutes, three seconds, it’s all the same, really.” – Tinker Juarez

“The spirit of mountain biking is cool.  I hope racing never dominates it.” – Susan DeMattei


“Whatever your 100% looks like, give it.” – Lance Armstrong

“A good rider is intuitive.  You can look at other cyclists and know just how good they are by how they pedal or breathe.” – Thurlow Rogers

“There are two things I eat that I know I shouldn’t:  chocolate and ice cream.  You only live once, so I am going to eat chocolate.” – John Tomac

“What athletes do may not be that healthy, the way we push our bodies completely over the edge to the degrees that are not human. I’ve said all along that I will not live as long as the average person.” – Lance Armstrong

“When you train better, you become a better rider. You have to push yourself to the limit – that’s what makes the top riders. Some people can’t do it, but that’s what makes the good ones and the great ones.” - Sean Kelly (one of the most successful road cyclists in the 1980′s)

“It doesn’t get any easier, you just get faster.” – Greg LeMond

Jens Voigt has four heart rate training zones: anger, rage, fury and breakaway. – anonymous



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