• “Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.”
    — H.G. Wells


  • “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.”
    — Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes


  • “Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle and he will realize fishing is stupid and boring.”
    — Desmond Tutu, South African clergyman


  • “Ride as much or as little, as long or as short as you feel. But ride.”
    — Édouard Louis Joseph, Baron Merckx, better known as Eddy Merckx, is a Belgian former professional road and track bicycle racer who is among the most successful riders in the history of competitive cycling.


  • “A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles.”
    — Edward Abbey (Desert Solitaire)


  • “Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep balance, you must keep moving.”
    — Albert Einstein


  • “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.”
    — Ernest Hemingway (By-Line: Selected Articles and Dispatches of Four Decades)


  • “Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.”
    — John F Kennedy, President of the United States


  • “The bicycle has done more for the emancipation of women than anything else in the world.”
    — Susan B. Anthony, American women’s rights activist


  • “You are one ride away from being in a good mood.”
    — Sarah Bentley


  • “Bicycling is a big part of the future. It has to be. There’s something wrong with a society that drives a car to workout in a gym.”
    — Bill Nye, American scientist