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Bicycle Quotes Explained

Where do these bicycle quotes come from? Are they accurate? Like most quotes, bicycle quotes may have been borrowed, evolved or corrupted, depending on your point of view. We investigate the origins of some famous bike quotes and put them into historical context. We think you’ll see that bicycle quotes, like our selection of quotes about the Women’s Suffrage Movement, reflect how human society has evolved over time.

An Adventure Cycling #TGIF quote, Bicycle Bliss Calendar's February bike quote and now an all-time famous bicycle quotes. Read the story behind this quote and how it is one of the surprising benefits to travel.
H.G. Wells wasn't just a visionary when it came to time machines or men walking on the moon, he also wrote the very first book about bicycle touring, which also helped give rise to the female emancipation movement.
Einstein's famous bicycle quote explained. "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." See the original source.
Un/Inspirational and ironic Lance Armstrong bicycle quotes. I'm sorry to have demoted Lance's quote to this secondary page, but here is why.
Variations of this quote have been around almost as long as the bicycle itself. The earliest form being: "God needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle."
This humorous essay by one of America's greatest authors gave birth to many famous quotes about riding a bicycle. And it was written in 1884 shortly before women suffragists.
Meet our featured explorer Carl Sagan. A man who spent his life bringing science to the layperson