Thursday, December 12, 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 lives in Portland and is the web editor for PressHerald.com.
Her Pedal On blog offers info, events and advice for people who love their bikes more than, well ... almost anything.
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