Biking Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old biking quotes, biking sayings, and biking proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The best rides are the ones where you bite off much more than you can chew, and live through it.     

Doug Bradbury

A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal stroke.     

Scott Stoll

If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on.     

Lance Armstrong

Riding bicycles will not only benefit the individual doing it, but the world at large.     

Udo E. Simonis

Life is like riding a bicycle. If you want to stay balanced you've got to keep moving forward.     

Albert Einstein

When you're riding, only the race in which you're riding is important.     

Bill Shoemaker

Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.     

Macrobioticos

We find in biking the fullfilment of an antique instinct: vagabondage     

Maurice Barres

Faster, Faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.     

Hunter S. Thompson

If biking is your passion, set aside time to enjoy a good ride.     

Patrick Dempsey

Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.     

Albert Einstein

When your legs scream stop and your lungs are bursting, that’s when it starts. That’s the hurt locker. Winners love it in there.     

Chris McCormack

When you ride a bike and you get your heart rate up and you’re out, after 30 or 40 minutes your mind tends to expand; it tends to relax.     

George W. Bush

The secret in riding is to do few things right. The more one does, the less one succeeds. The less one does, the more one succeeds.     

Nuno Oliveira

Riding a bike works your legs but not your brain. Playing chess works your mind but not your body. Climbing brings it all together.     

Pat Ament

Ride as much or as little, as long or as short as you feel. But ride.     

Eddy Merckx

People ride bikes thinking there's nothing wrong with them. And, that's not always the case.     

Ernest Berry

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

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.     

John F Kennedy

Life is like riding a bicycle. You don’t fall off unless you plan to stop pedaling.     

Claude Pepper

When you're riding a bike you're more connected to the outdoors and to other people than you are when you are stuck in your car.     

Shakti Gawain

Riding a race bike is an art a thing that you do because you feel something inside.     

Valentino Rossi

Until mountain biking came along, the bike scene was ruled by a small elite cadre of people who seemed allergis to enthusiasm.     

Jacquie Phelan

Cyling has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world.     

Susan B Anthony

The secret to mountain biking is pretty simple. The slower you go the more likely it is you'll crash.     

Juli Furtado

Biking is a good alternative. Use the city as your gym.     

Ilana Glazer

Until mountain biking came along, the bike scene was ruled by a small elite cadre of people who seemed allergic to enthusiasm.     

Jacquie Phelan

Riding is a complicated joy. You learn something each time. It is never quite the same, and you never know it all.     

Monica Dickens

Biking is about rhythm and flow. It's the wind in you face and the challenge of hammering up along hill. It's the reward at the top and the thrill of a high-speed descent. Biking lets you come alive in both body and spirit. After awhile the bike disappears beneath you and you feel as if you're suspended in midair.     

Gary Klein

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