Sunday, May 26, 2013
Everyone who cycles, has a lot of love for their bike. Even when that bike succumbs to a flat at the worst possible time.
And so, for your Friday, some famous and inspiring words about bikes. And some eye-catching photos, too.
"It would not be at all strange if history came to the conclusion that the perfection of the bicycle was the greatest incident of the nineteenth century." - Author Unknown
"Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world." - Grant Petersen
"Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live." - Mark Twain, "Taming the Bicycle"
"Life is like riding a bicycle - in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving." - Albert Einstein
"For instance, the bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created: Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon." - Bill Strickland, The Quotable Cyclist
"Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride." - John F. Kennedy
"Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia." - H.G. Wells
"Things look different from the seat of a bike carrying a sleeping bag with a cold beer tucked inside." - Jim Malusa
Karen Beaudoin is an online editor for Maine Today Media and contributes two blogs to the company's websites.
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