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Quotations About Bicycling

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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 Quotable Cyclist


You never have the wind with you - either it is against you or you're having a good day.
Daniel Behrman
The Man Who Loved Bicycles


There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country. A fine landscape is like a piece of music; it must be taken at the right tempo. Even a bicycle goes too fast.
Paul Scott Mowrer
The House of Europe


All creatures who have ever walked have wished that they might fly. With highwheelers a flesh and blood man can hitch wings to his feet.
Karl Kron
Ten Thousand Miles on a Bicycle


Bicycling 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, Jr.
Spring in Washington


Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.
Mark Twain
"Taming the Bicycle"


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


Why should anyone steal a watch when he could steal a bicycle?
Flann O'Brien


When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.
H.G. Wells