I try to have a different relationship with the bike. I don't give it a name, but I always speak with it. I don't know if the other riders do the same. This is not only a piece of metal - there is a soul. The bike talks back too. But not with a voice, with the components— Valentino Rossi
Fascinating Biking quotations
The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike.
.. you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it's true.
I think it is just terrible and disgusting how everyone has treated Lance Armstrong, especially after what he achieved winning seven Tour de France races while on drugs......When I was on drugs I couldn't even find my bike.
Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. But ride.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
To be a great motorbike racer, the most important thing is passion for the bike.
I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn't work that way.
So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.
Don't buy upgrades, ride up grades.
I feel 100% a Yamaha rider in my heart.
I had a long career and raced with several factory bikes, but the highlight of my career is undoubtedly with Yamaha.
To learn anything other than the stuff you find in books, you need to be able to experiment, to make mistakes, to accept feedback, and to try again. It doesn't matter whether you are learning to ride a bike or starting a new career, the cycle of experiment, feedback, and new experiment is always there.
I used to work in a bank when I was younger and to me it doesn’t matter whether it’s raining or the sun is shining or whatever: as long as I’m riding a bike I know I’m the luckiest guy in the world.
You live more in five minutes on a bike like this going flat out than some people live in a lifetime.
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.
I Want To Ride My Bicycle I Want To Ride My Bike I Want To Ride My bicycle I Want To Ride It Where I Like
I remember when I fell from my first bike: There were no 'Are you okays?' and rarely 'Are you alrights?' Just dirt in my pockets, handful of gravel... That's when I realized that getting up is only half the battle.
I'm a big bike fan - my homies got Harleys and all kind of choppers - but to be honest I'm scared to ride motorcycles like that.
Perhaps people, and kids especially, are spoiled today, because all the kids today have cars, it seems. When I was young you were lucky to have a bike.
The secret to mountain biking is pretty simple.
The slower you go the more likely it is you'll crash.
When my legs hurt, I say: “Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do!
I just love bikes. It's not the safest passion to have, but I guess it's better than Russian roulette.
Bicycling is a big part of the future.
It has to be. There's something wrong with a society that drives a car to work out in a gym.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
My father was a motorsports journalist and a motorbike fan. He gave me my motocross bike.
Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.
It never gets easier; you just go faster.
I asked god for a bike, but god doesn't work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.
The advantages? Exercise, no parking problems, gas prices, it's fun.
An automobile is expensive. You have to find a place to park and it's not fun. So why not ride a bicycle? I recommend it.
Until mountain biking came along, the bike scene was ruled by a small elite cadre of people who seemed allergic to enthusiasm.
I remember riding my bike down the boardwalk with nowhere to go and looking at the girls. It was really innocent.
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.
If you don't ride in the rain, you don't ride.
I race to win. If I am on the bike or in a car it will always be the same.
She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life.
When there's not ten feet of snow on the ground I ride my bike down the streets of New York, and I literally hear two things out of car windows as cabs pass by me: They either yell, "Hey, dummy," or "Hey, Mayhem."
I'm not on a mission. I'm not a paragon of health for anybody. I'm not going to run a marathon or model for 'Men's Health' or go on bike rides with Lance Armstrong. I'm not. Trust me.