Cycling Quote

Thirty inspirational cycling quotes to get you riding

 

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

 

“When your legs scream stop and your lungs are bursting, that’s when it starts. That’s the hurt locker. Winners love it in there” 

 

“It never gets easier, you just get faster”

 

“You can’t get good by staying home. If you want to get fast, you have to go where the fast guys are” 

 

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike” 

 

“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”

 

“A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal stroke”

 

“Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle and he will realize fishing is stupid and boring”

 

“The race is won by the rider who can suffer the most”

 

“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”

 

“It doesn’t matter if you’re sprinting for an Olympic gold medal, a town sign, a trailhead, or the rest stop with the homemade brownies. If you never confront pain, you’re missing the essence of the sport” 

 

“When it’s hurting you, that’s when you can make a difference” 

 

“If you go (with a break), you can either win or not win. If you don’t go for it, you definitely won’t win”

 

“As long as I breathe, I attack”

 

“The best rides are the ones where you bite off much more than you can chew, and live through it” 

 

“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”

 

“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”

“I don’t ride a bike to add days to my life. I ride a bike to add life to my days”

 

“Ride a bike. Ride a bike. Ride a bike”

 

“Good morale in cycling comes from good legs” 

 

“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”

 

“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”

 

“It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels”

 

“I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you always need to do” 

 

“You either love spinning the pedals and watching scenery whiz by, or you don’t. And if you love it, not much can sour you on the idea of riding your bike.”

 

“In Mendrisio I felt it – the exhilaration of what the bike has to offer. It’s a simple machine that conjures a vast mix of emotions. It can evoke the senses and raise the spirits of people who watch. For those who ride it can seem like the perfect vehicle for transport. For those who race, there’s no better sensation than being on top of your gear making mountains feel like flat roads. Cycling throws up plenty of obstacles, unknown territory, high speed split-second considerations. Where to next? What’s around the next corner? Who cares? You’re flyin’!”

 

10 Great Cycling Quotes to Inspire

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

 

“It never gets easier, you just go faster”

 

“Crashing is part of cycling as crying is part of love”

 

“A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal stroke”

 

“Cyclers 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”

 

“Like dogs, bicycles are social catalysts that attract a superior category of people.”

 

“Beyond pain there is a whole universe of more pain”

 

”Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever“

 

“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.”

 

“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“

 

“You never have the wind with you — either it is against you or you’re having a good day“

 

“Cyclists live with pain. If you can’t handle it you will win nothing”

 

50 inspirational cycling quotes

“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”

 

“[T]o 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.”

 

“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.”

 

“Embrace your sweat. It is your essence and your emancipation.” 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“As long as I breathe, I attack.” 

 

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

 

“The cyclist is a man half made of flesh and half of steel that only our century of science and iron could have spawned.”

 

“You always know when you’re going to arrive. If you go by car, you don’t. Apart from anything else, I prefer cycling. It puts you in a good mood, I find.”

 

“When my legs hurt, I say: ‘Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do!’

 

“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.”

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

 

“Bicycles are almost as good as guitars for meeting girls.”

 

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

 

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

 

“You are one ride away from a good mood.”

 

“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.” 

 

“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.”

 

“One of the most important days of my life, was when I learned to ride a bicycle.” 

 

“The bicycle is the noblest invention of mankind.”

 

“If you brake, you don’t win.”

 

If constellations had been named in the 20th century, I suppose we would see bicycles.

 

“Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” 

 

“Those who wish to control their own lives and move beyond existence as mere clients and consumers — those people ride a bike.” 

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

 

“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.”

 

“When you ride a bike and you get your heart rate up and you’re out, after 30 or 40 minutes your mind tends to expand; it tends to relax.” 

 

“Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity”

 

“Bicycles are the indicator species of a community, like shellfish in a bay.”

 

Quotes by Cyclists

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

“Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades”

“The race is won by the rider who can suffer the most”

“Cyclists live with pain. If you can’t handle it you will win nothing”

“When it’s hurting you, that’s when you can make a difference”

“When my legs hurt, I say: “Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do!”

“Beyond pain there is a whole universe of more pain”

“If you go (with a break), you can either win or not win. If you don’t go for it, you definitely won’t win”

“It never gets easier, you just get faster”

“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”

“I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you always need to do”

 

“In Mendrisio I felt it; the exhilaration of what the bike has to offer. It’s a simple machine that conjures a vast mix of emotions. It can evoke the senses and raise the spirits of people who watch. For those who ride it can seem like the perfect vehicle for transport. For those who race, there’s no better sensation than being on top of your gear making mountains feel like flat roads. Cycling throws up plenty of obstacles, unknown territory, high-speed split-second considerations. Where to next? What’s around the next corner? Who cares? You’re flyin’!” 

 

“Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever”

 

“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.”

 

“Embrace your sweat. It is your essence and your emancipation.”

 

“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”

 

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

 

“If you do something right the first time, then it’s not hard enough.”

 

“You are one ride away from a good mood.”

 

Best Inspirational Cycling Quotes

  1. My two favorite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything. 
  2. Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of thehuman race.

 

  1. Save the Planet. Ride a bike.

 

  1. You can’t be sad while riding a bicycle.

 

  1. Bicycling is life with the volume turned up.

 

  1. A bad day on a mountain bike always beats a good day in the office.

 

  1. The best routes are the ones you haven’t ridden.

 

  1. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

 

  1. It’s not a race, it’s a journey, enjoy the moment! –

 

The best cycling quotes from cyclists

 

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

 

“The race is won by the rider who can suffer the most”

 

“Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades”

 

“When my legs hurt, I say: “Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do!” 

“If you go (with a break), you can either win or not win. If you don’t go for it, you definitely won’t win” 

“It never gets easier, you just get faster” 

“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 doesn’t matter if you’re sprinting for an Olympic gold medal, a town sign, a trailhead, or the rest stop with the homemade brownies. If you never confront pain, you’re missing the essence of the sport” 

“The best rides are the ones where you bite off much more than you can chew, and live through it” 

“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”

 

“It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels” 

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

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

“As long as I breathe, I attack.” 

“My biggest fear is not crashing on a bike… It’s sitting in a chair at 90 and saying, ‘I wish I had done more.” 

 

 

“I have the impression that cycling is no longer a game but rather an employment… a job.” 

“When your legs scream stop and your lungs are bursting, that’s when it starts. That’s the hurt locker. Winners love it there.” 

“When you’re turning the crankset, you’re riding the bike. When you’re coasting, you’re just along for the ride.” 

 

Bike quotes from other people

 

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike” 

 

 

“Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle and he will realize fishing is stupid and boring” 

“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”

“Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.” 

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

“Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the human race.” 

“Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling.” 

 

 

“The bicycle is the noblest invention of mankind.” 

“Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

 

“I thought of that while riding my bicycle.

 

 

“Think of bicycles as ridable art that can just about save the world.” 

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

“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.” 

“When you ride a bike and you get your heart rate up and you’re out, after 30 or 40 minutes your mind tends to expand; it tends to relax.” 

 

 

“Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity” 

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

“Bicycle means simplicity and simplicity means happiness” 

“Nature loves bicycle because no harm to nature comes from the bicycle!”

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

 

 

“Riding bicycles will not only benefit the individual doing it, but the world at large.” 

“Cycling has encountered more enemies than any other form of exercise.” 

“There’s a certain amount of freedom involved in cycling: you’re self-propelled and decide exactly where to go. If you see something that catches your eye to the left, you can veer off there, which isn’t so easy in a car, and you can’t cover as much ground walking” 

“Cycling is good for people in all ways: their health, their well-being, and it does no damage to the environment”

 

“I’m in control, liberated and free, when I’m on my bike.” 

“Cyclers see considerable 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.” 

 

“Death may have no master, but the bicycle is, most emphatically, not its slave.” 

“Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia.” 

“A raggedy ride beats a dressed up walk.” 

 

“Life may not be about your bike, but it sure can help you get through it.” 

“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.”

 

 

The 20 Best Inspirational Cycling Quotes

1. Life’s a climb, but the view is great.

2. I don’t have a bucket list but my bikeit list is a mile long.

3. You can’t be sad while riding a bicycle.

4. Allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts off being excellent.

5. To bike, or not to bike: that is not a question.

6. Sometimes this is all you need!

7. Life is like riding a bicycle, to stay balanced you must keep moving.

8. I’m doing this for me.

9. I just need to ride my bike.

10. No, your legs aren’t that tired. Yes, you can breathe. Keep going.

 

11. When in doubt. Pedal it out.

12. A bad attitude is like a flat tire… you can’t go anywhere until you change it.

 

14. Bicycling is life with the volume turned up!

 

15. I may not be the strongest, I may not be the fastest, but I’ll be damned if I’m not trying my hardest!

 

16.Hills. We love them. We hate them. They make us strong. The make us weak. Today I chose to embrace hills.

 

17. A bicycle ride is a flight from sadness.

 

18. If it is important to you, you ail find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse.

 

19. Have you ever pushed yourself to your limit? Then how do you know that you have one?

 

20. Turn it off! Ride your bike!