35 Of The Best Bicycle Quotes

Searching for a great bicycle quote? We’ve rounded up some of our faves.

Whether you’re looking for a quote to hang on your mirror to remind you to go ride or need a quick laugh, one of these quotes is sure to please.

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Life Is Like A Bicycle Quote

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

Albert Einstein

Life is like riding a bicycle. You don’t fall off unless you stop pedaling.

Variation on Einsteen quote

Motivational Bicycle Quotes

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

Jens Voigt

No matter how slow you go, you’re still lapping everyone on the couch.

no matter how slow you go

Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades.

Eddy Merckx

Great things never come from comfort zones.

great things never come from comfort zones

It never gets easier, you just go faster.

Greg LeMond
it never gets easier

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

Doug Bradbury

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.

Lance Armstrong

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 Conan Doyle
when the spirits are low bicycle quote

You don’t have to go fast. You just have to go.

you dont have to go fast

Quotes About The Value Of Bicycles

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

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

Adam Hart-Davis

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

P. Martin Scott

There is nothing, absolutely nothing, quite so worthwhile as simply messing about on bicycles.”

Tom Kunich
messing about on bicycles quote

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

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

Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world.

Grant Peterson

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

Bike Quotes By Women

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

I relax by taking my bicycle apart and putting it back together again.

Michelle Pfeiffer

You are one ride away from a good mood.

Sarah Bentley

When I go biking I am mentally far, far away from civilisation. The world is breaking someone else’s heart.

Diane Ackerman

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

Elizabeth West

Mountain Bike Quotes

The secret to mountain biking is pretty simple. The slower you go the more likely it is you’ll crash.

Julie Furtado

Until mountain biking came along, the bike scene was ruled by a small elite cadre of people who seemed allergis to enthusiasm.”

Jacquie Phelan

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

Mike Brcic
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Funny Bicycle Quotes

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

Mark Twain

Bicycles are almost as good as guitars for meeting girls.

Bob Weir

A good ride is like a cup of coffee. I’m much nicer after I’ve had one.

a good ride is like a cup of coffee

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 realise fishing is stupid and boring.

Desmond Tutu

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

Jens Voigt

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

Daniel Berman

Biking Life Quotes

I don’t have a bucket list  but my “bike it list  is a mile long

You can’t be sad while riding a bicycle.


Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.

John F Kennedy

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

The only bad ride is the ride that didn’t happen.

the only bad ride is the ride that didn't happen

No time is ever wasted when it’s spent on two wheels.

no time is ever wasted

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

Johan Museeuw

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

Charles M. Schultz

Bicycle is the nearest approximation I know to the flight of birds. The airplane simply carries a man on its back like an obedient Pegasus; it gives him no wings of his own.

Louis J. Helle Jnr

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


Miles are my meditation

miles as meditation

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