World Bicycle Day: Our top 10 favourite cycling quotes
Earlier this year the United Nations declared June 3 as World Bicycle Day.
In honour of the first official World Bicycle Day we’ve come up with list of our top 10 favourite cycling quotes.
“The bicycle is a simple solution to some of the world’s most complicated problems.”Unattributed
“Nothing compares with the simple pleasure of a bike ride.”John F. Kennedy
“Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein
“No matter how slow you go you are still lapping everyone on the couch.”Unattributed
“Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.”HG Wells
The bicycle has done more for the emancipation of women than anything else in the world.”Susan B Anthony
“Bicycling is the nearest approximation I know to the flight of birds.”Louis J. Helle Jr
“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. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driving through as you gain by riding a bicycle.”Ernest Hemingway
“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
“Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia.”HG Wells