This collection of the best bicycle quotes will inspire you to take to two wheels, and enjoy the ride! 50 inspiring quotes about bicycles and cycling.
The humble bicycle is perhaps the single greatest invention mankind has produced. Bicycles are environmentally friendly, keep you fit, and help you clear your mind.
In some parts of the world, people ride for pleasure. In other parts, people uses bicycles as daily transport not just form themselves, but to transport goods and water. When cycling through Africa, I even saw goats being carried on the back of bicycles!
World Bicycle Day
Did you know that there is even a world bicycle day? And when is World Bicycle Day? The United Nations General Assembly declared June 3 as International World Bicycle Day. So mark it down in your diary!
But really, of course, every day is world bicycle day! Here's our collection of cycle quotes to inspire you to get out and enjoy the simple pleasures of a bike ride more!
Bicycle Ride Quotes
Here's our first section of quotes about bicycles. Feel free to add any of these to your pinterest boards, and of course share the post on social media!
She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life.
– Susan B. Anthony
If I can bicycle, I bicycle.
– David Attenborough
I really don't like the gym. I like experiences, so I take any chance I get to go on a bicycle or on a hike.
– Blake Lively
An increase in bicycle ridership brings an increased need for measures to ensure the safety of cyclists.
– Ayanna Pressley
The city needs a car like a fish needs a bicycle.
– Dean Kamen
Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
– Billy Connolly
My own preferred fitness regime is to use my bicycle.
– Paul Hollywood
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I love a bicycle, and I haven't been without at least one since I was three years old.
– James May
Education is a continual process, it's like a bicycle… If you don't pedal you don't go forward.
– George Weah
Riding a bicycle is about getting back to basics. It's good for the waistline and it's good for the wallet, is what I'm saying.
– Phil Keoghan
This next section of captions kicks off with one of the best funny bicycle quotes! By the way, if going on a long distance bike tour is soemthing you've always dreamed of, please check out: My bike touring guides.
I don’t have a bucket list but my bikeit list is a mile long.
You can’t be sad while riding a bicycle.
To bike, or not to bike: that is not a question.
Life is like riding a bicycle, to stay balanced you must keep moving
I just need to ride my bike.
When in doubt. Pedal it out.
Bicycling is life with the volume turned up!
A bicycle ride is a flight from sadness
Bicycle means simplicity and simplicity means happiness!
― Mehmet Murat ildan
I thought of that while riding my bicycle.
– Albert Einstein
We start this next batch of cycle quotes with an all time classic. Have you found a bicycle quote that resonates deeply with you yet? If not, don't worry, we've plenty more bicycling quotes and captions for you!
The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine.
~ John Howard
Newspapers are unable, seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization.
~ George Bernard Shaw
Bicycles are almost as good as guitars for meeting girls.
~ Bob Weir
The bicycle is a great good. But it can turn nasty if I’m employed.
~ Samuel Beckett
It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels.
~ Heinz Stucke
Why should anyone steal a watch when he could steal a bicycle?
~ Flann O’Brien
Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world.
~ Grant Petersen
The bicycle is the noblest invention of mankind.
~ William Saroyan
Bicycles are the indicator species of a community, like shellfish in a bay.
~ P. Martin Scott
Bike Saying and Captions
Whether you cycle for pleasure, training, because you have to, or to travel, we've got a cycling quote for you!
Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity.
~ Lord Charles Beresford
Be at one with the universe. If you can’t do that, at least be at one with your bike.
~ Lennard Zinn
The bicycle has done more for the emancipation of women than anything else in the world.
~ Susan B. Anthony
I finally concluded that all failure was from a wobbling will rather than a wobbling wheel.
~ Frances E. Willard
When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.
Get a bicycle. You will not regret it. If you live.
Messengers and mountain bikers share a common chromosome.
The secret to mountain biking is pretty simple. The slower you go the more likely it is you'll crash.
Things look different from the seat of a bike carrying a sleeping bag with a cold beer tucked inside.
What do you call a cyclist who doesn't wear a helmet? An organ donor.
Inspirational Cycling Quotes
This is our final section of quotes about bicycles and cycling. We hope you've enjoyed reading them as much as we did collecting them all together! You might also like this post to do with fun facts about bicycles and cycling.
Life is like riding a bicycle — stop peddling and you fall off.
Ever bike? Now that's something that makes life worth living!
– Jack London
Be at one with the universe. If you can't do that, at least be at one with your bike.
– Leonard Zinn
The bicycle is a great good. But it can turn nasty, if ill employed.
– Samuel Beckett
If your day job keeps you from riding as much as you'd like, you aren't as fast as you think you are.”
– Knolly Bikes
There is nothing, absolutely nothing, quite so worthwhile as simply messing about on bicycles.”
– Tom Kunich
I love being outdoors – hiking, biking, and swimming.
– Lea Michele
Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.
~John F. Kennedy
Bicycle Day Quotes
Save the Planet. Ride a bike.
A bad day on a mountain bike always beats a good day in the office.
A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal stroke.
“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.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
“The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart.” — Iris Murdoch
Cyclists see considerably more of this beautiful world than any other class of citizens.
“Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.”
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