Bicycle Quotes

The oldest and best collection of bicycle quotes on the web

Riding a bicycle is the greatest metaphor for life and how to live life! Well… at least, we think so. That’s we started collecting these timeless quotable quotes way back in the early 1990s. 

Since then we grouped them into categories and deconstructed the meaning of some and, even, debunked others as apocryphal.

Bicycle quote by Scott Stoll: I feel like an artist and my bicycle is the brush

The Top 100 Bicycle Quotes

Riding a bicycle is the greatest metaphor for life and how to live life! Well… at least, we think so. That’s we started collecting these bicycle quotes way back in the early 1990s. It’s a collection of the best and most famous bicycle quotes of all-time, and some not-so-famous bike quotes.

Bicycle Quotes Deconstructed

Learn the history of the most famous bicycle quotes

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.

Share the Road. Same rights, same rules. License Plate. Bicycle Advocacy Slogan.

Bicycle Slogans

Popular bicycle slogans with the original source. Also bicycle sayings, advocacy slogans, expressions, gnomes, anonymous quotes and more. Great for T-shirts and memes.

Rachel Hugens and Patrick on the equator in Africa. Before and After. 1994 to 2015.

Dreaming of Doing the Absurd

And 3 strategies to achieve the impossible Editor’s Note: I’ve been following Rachel’s adventures for a while, and I can say I’ve been jealous and inspired more than once, especially with her recent bike ride across Mongolia. We’re honored to have her as a guest, and she reminds us that despite the obstacles that “the

Bicycle pop quiz. A bicycle minus wheel equals what?

Bicycle Quotation Mashup Quiz

Test yourself with this bicycle quotation mashup quiz. We’ve replaced one word with one of the following: bike, bicycle, bicyclist, road or ride. Can you guess the original quote and author?

The Wheels of Chance; A Bicycling Idyll By H.G. Wells 1896. With a portrait of the author.

The Wheels of Chance by H.G. Wells

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.

A person riding their bike into the sunset on a perfect day. "Riding a bicycle is perfection unless it is raining, windy or hilly."

Un-Inspirational Bicycle Quotes

For the record, these are bicycle quotes that may be funny but they aren’t any fun. I don’t know what to do with them, except put them on this page all by themselves. Newspapers are unable, seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization. ~ George Bernard Shaw Guys would sleep

Harish DN sitting beside his bicycle in India philosophizing about life in India with his bike.

Fan Bike Quotes

Why not create an adventure and a quotable moment of your own? Submit your personal bicycle quotation.

Lance Armstrong Oprah Interview

Lance Armstrong Bicycle Quotes

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.

A wood engraving of a penny farthing from the 1870's.

Taming the Bicycle by Mark Twain

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.

Voyager I flies past Jupiter

Carl Sagan

Explorer of the Cosmos, Journeyman of the Mind (1934-1996) Should an alien spaceship stumble across it, they would discover a golden record, “a message to the universe,” inspired and partially designed by Dr. Carl Sagan. It contains 115 images, including maps and anatomical charts, greetings in 55 different languages, the natural sounds of the earth,

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