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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

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(This story appears in the 27 June, 2014 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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