Cycling Sayings and Quotes

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


Cycling to work is an important issue for business the more who do it, the more our communities will support it. Healthy and green, cycling is worthy of the support of every business in the land.     

Digby Jones

It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels.     

Heinz Stucke

Cycling is an activity which more and more young people are getting involved with, whether they are using their bikes to get to school or work, socially, or cycling as a sport. Cycling is cheap, it's quick, and it makes you look and feel great!     

Adrian Bell

Gliding down the bike path on a Saturday morning, you whip by somebody peddling in the opposite direction and give each other a nod. For a moment it's like "Hey, we're both doing the same thing. Let's be friends for a second.     

Neil Pasricha

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

Cycling has encountered more enemies than any other form of exercise.     

Louis Baudry de Saunier

Cycling goals are attained not by strength but by perseverance.     

Felicity Luckey

Cycling is a sport of the open road and spectators are lining that road.     

Lance Armstrong

A bicycle ride is a flight from sadness.     

James E. Starrs

Cycling is unique. No other sport lets you go like that where there's only the bike left to hold you up. If you ran as hard, you'd fall over. Your legs wouldn't support you.     

Steve Johnson

Cycling goals are cycling dreams with deadlines.     

Felicity Luckey

Cycling can be lonely, but in a good way. It gives you a moment to breathe and think, and get away from what you're working on.     

David Byrne

Choosing a cycling goal and sticking to it changes everything.     

Felicity Luckey

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. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.     

Hemmingway Ernest

Life is like riding a bicycle: you don't fall off unless you stop pedaling.     

Claude Pepper

You know, bicycling isn't just a matter of balance,I said. it's a matter of faith. You can keep upright only by moving forward. You have to have your eyes on the goal, not the ground. I'm going to call that the bicyclist's philosophy of life.     

Susan Vreeland

Your bike is discovery; your bike is freedom. It doesn't matter where you are, when you're on the saddle, you're taken away.     

Doug Donaldson

Riding a bike is everything to a cyclist. The friendship and camaraderie you have with other cyclist to a cyclist, it was the be all and end all of your life.     

Tommy Godwin