The Quotable Cyclist: Great Moments of Bicycling Wisdom, Inspiration and Humor / Edition 1

The Quotable Cyclist: Great Moments of Bicycling Wisdom, Inspiration and Humor / Edition 1

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by Bill Strickland, Breakaway Books
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558215638

ISBN-13: 9781558215634

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Breakaway Books


A few of our favorite quotes from The Quotable Cyclist:

"Nothing compares with the simple pleasure of a bike ride." —John F. Kennedy

"The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets." —Christoper Morley

"Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia." —H. G. Wells

"Get a bicycle. You will not

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A few of our favorite quotes from The Quotable Cyclist:

"Nothing compares with the simple pleasure of a bike ride." —John F. Kennedy

"The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets." —Christoper Morley

"Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia." —H. G. Wells

"Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live." —Mark Twain

"It is easy to be a holy man on a mountain bike." —Mark W. Matson

"If you brake, you don't win." —Mario Cipollini

"There is no room in the Tour for the sick or the weak." —Laurent Jalabert

"Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling." —James E. Starrs

"As long as I breathe, I attack." —Bernard Hinault

"Ride like water." —Paul Adkins

"Cyclists worship legs." —Nelson Pena

"Why should anyone steal a watch when he could steal a bicycle?" —Flann O'Brien

"The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine." —John Howard

"Bicycles have no walls." —Paul Cornish

"The very existence of the bicycle is an offense to reason and wisdom." —P. J. O'Rourke

"The bicycle is the noblest invention of mankind." —William Saroyan

"Everything is bicycle." —Stephen Crane

Contents
Prologue
Love
Mountain Biking
Road Riding
Climbing
Descending
Speed, Sprinting and the Noiseless Rush
Training
Fitness
Racing
Winning and Losing
Crashes
The First Ride
Riding with Style
Desire
The Tour de France and Other Great Races
Legends, Myths and Champions
Paid to Pedal
Adventure
Equipment
Everything is Bicycle
A Vehicle for Revolution
Women in Cycling
Hate
General Classification

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558215634
Publisher:
Breakaway Books
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.20(d)

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