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Quotes on Bicycling

Published: Jun 14, 2014 06:41:37 AM IST
Updated: Jun 11, 2014 04:48:59 PM IST
Quotes on Bicycling
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Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
HG Wells

The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine.
John Howard

For instance, the bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created: Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon.
Bill Strickland

The sound of a car door opening in front of you is similar to the sound of a gun being cocked.
Amy Webste

Things look different from the seat of a bike carrying a sleeping bag with a cold beer tucked inside.
Jim Malusa

Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.
Charles M Schulz

Never use your face as a brake pad.
Jake Watson

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

Wind is just a hill in gaseous form.
Barry McCarty

Well, you better ride like you stole something ’cause you are about to win a stage in the Tour de Fance.
Lance Armstrong

Marriage is a wonderful invention; but then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
Billy Connolly

Smooth, predictable riding when you’re in a group isn’t just a matter of style. It’s survival.
Geoff Drake

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

(This story appears in the 27 June, 2014 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from Magzter.com. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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