Friday June 15, 2012 | 09:19 AM

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


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