Cycling Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Cycling

#1. 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. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#2. In politics, one can learn some things from cycling, such as how to have character and courage. Sometimes in politics there isn't enough of those things. - Author: Guy Verhofstadt
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#3. I like to sit down, relax, have a cup of coffee on the terrace and read a book. I like to travel the world - and I'm lucky to see so much through cycling. - Author: Marianne Vos
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#4. In ballet, any dancer who asks himself what step comes next must freeze. Any man who takes a sex manual to bed with him invites frigidity. Dancing, sex, writing a novel
all are a living process, quick thought, emotion making yet more quick thought, and so on, cycling round. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#5. Meet the future; the future mode of transportation for this weary Western world. Now I'm not gonna make a lot of extravagant claims for this little machine. Sure, it'll change your whole life for the better, but that's all. - Author: Butch Cassidy
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#6. Cycling has given me everything, - Author: Bradley Wiggins
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#7. Once you start cycling, the city opens up for you. No longer are you fighting it, hot and frustrated; no longer are you at the mercy of bus drivers, roadworks, decisions made by others and over which you have no control. Believe me, once you've tasted this freedom, you're hooked. - Author: Deborah Moggach
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#8. The bicycle riders drank much wine, and were burned and browned by the sun. They did not take the race seriously except among themselves. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#9. I'd like to throw Betsey Andreu and Travis Tygart in a wood-chipper. That would be my idea of a good time. Maybe I could get George to come over and help me clean up after. - Author: Jens Voigt
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#10. The 2012 Olympics is going to cost £8 billion which is a lot of money. It'll probably bankrupt London. But you can't put a price on two bronze medals in cycling. - Author: Jimmy Carr
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#11. We all wrap ourselves in the mythology we want other people to see us in. - Author: Neil M. Hanson
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#12. My wife is so hot so I don't care it I lose every stage of the 2015 Tour to Kittle. Yea, he's got cool hair but my wife is super hot. - Author: Mark Cavendish
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#13. Cycling put the world in perspective and increased the gratitude in his attitude. - Author: Kevin Hurley
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#14. To be brutally honest, it's simple economics. If they want to come into cycling, sponsors need to know the team they are funding is clean, otherwise the risk is just too great. - Author: David Millar
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#15. Cycling keeps me lean and I need to stay in shape, especially as I still like eating chocolate and ice-cream! I like to go mountain biking too. Running is also good; it's what we were designed to do as humans, so it comes naturally. - Author: Mark Webber
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#16. If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it. - Author: Ouida
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#17. The physical demands of cycling is that it actually lowers your immune system, and you expose yourself to a tremendous amount of elements - so certain people might get a chronic overload and develop, say, bad asthma. - Author: Greg LeMond
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#18. Cycling is one of those weird pastimes where the participant is continually faced with adversity, mediocrity and many other reasons to stop and go and do something more rewarding instead. Yet I and others carry on doing it, because we can and we love it. - Author: Dave Barter
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#19. If you knew the pain I had in my legs ... what suffering! I couldn't wait to get to the hotel. - Author: Thomas Voeckler
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#20. I've just been reading about cycling. Yeah, I'm not that great at it but I like the challenge of it. - Author: Joey Santiago
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#21. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailleur? - Author: Henri Desgrange
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#22. My whole day is built around meetings that can be achieved around bike rides. My contract actually offers me a free car from my home to my office and back, but I suppose I am addicted to cycling. - Author: Jon Snow
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#23. On bikeback, there is a delightful sense of self-direction and autonomy. Lately, I have taken to cycling slowly, more fun than the fast, competitive commuter cycling I used to do. No longer do I jump lights or attempt that irritating wobbling thing that semi-professional cyclists like to indulge in. - Author: Tom Hodgkinson
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#24. I had to ride my bike to and from their god damn plant way up north in the high-chemical crime district, and reachable only by riding on the shoulder of some major freeways. I could feel the years ticking off my life expectancy as the mile markers struggled by. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#25. If you do nursing or that type of work long enough, you become a healer in your own thoughts. You're cycling love, so you can stay a little more sane in the midst of it. - Author: Linda Perhacs
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#26. You can't reduce lactic acid, but you can increase your tolerance to it. I do this through running or cycling, but it's a good idea to match your training bout to the type of dance you do. - Author: Deborah Bull
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#27. Perhaps the most vivid recollection of my youth is that of the local wheelmen, led by my father, stopping at our home to eat pone, sip mint juleps, and flog the field hands. This more than anything cultivated my life-long aversion to bicycles. - Author: Tennessee Williams
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#28. My father is the Hollywood equivalent of a clean, fillet-brazed frame. My brother is like one of those fat-tubed aluminum Cannondales. I'm more like one of those Taiwanese Masis. - Author: Emilio Estevez
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#29. I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it's not going to be satisfying. - Author: Greg LeMond
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#30. I love cycling, running and swimming. In recent years I've competed regularly in triathlons, which means I don't find the physical side of driving a struggle any more. - Author: Jenson Button
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#31. It was always scary, Charlie replied, but that was why you did it, right? If it was safe... it wouldn't be fun. - Author: Robert Penn
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#32. You always know when you're going to arrive. If you go by car, you don't. Apart from anything else, I prefer cycling. It puts you in a good mood, I find. - Author: Alan Bennett
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#33. I do yoga almost daily. I try to fit in swimming and cycling when I can. - Author: Martha Hunt
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#34. Team GB's success at the Beijing Olympics can, in part, be said to have been made in Manchester. For example, all the cycling medal winners trained at Manchester's velodrome, the National Cycling Centre. - Author: Lucy Powell
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#35. I guess I just have bigger ovaries. - Author: Missy Giove
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#36. Handing over a bank note is enough to make a bicycle belong to me, but my entire life is needed to realize this possession. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#37. I could kill Vino for all this doping crap. Strangle him slowly with piano wire just like they do in the Italian gangster movies. I bet I could get Aru to buy the wire. - Author: Vincenzo Nibali
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#38. Cycling, like masturbation, is fun and easy to do - sometimes all day long. - Author: Tom Doig
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#39. Cycling is an excruciating sport - a rider's power is only as great as his capacity to endure pain - and it is often remarked that the best cyclists experience their physical agonies as a relief from private torments. The bike gives suffering a purpose. - Author: Philip Gourevitch
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#40. Practice makes an actor excel. It is like cycling and motor driving. It is an art, which can be learnt and practised. - Author: Anupam Kher
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#41. The energy that usually lashes ineffectively inside each of us now has a conduit, forming a loop of electricity between us, cycling through me, into him. My heart is glowing in my chest like a bulb, flashing brighter with each movement of his lips. - Author: Sally Thorne
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#42. Give me good books, good conversations, and my Trek Y-Foil, and I shall want for nothing else. - Author: George Plimpton
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#43. I read a lot of The Canterbury Tales on my phone, because I was cycling between three different editions, and I needed to have a middle-of-the-night edition for the insomniac reading. - Author: Rick Moody
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#44. Whoever still can't put one and one together about what happened in cycling is beyond my help. - Author: Jan Ullrich
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#45. One of the advantages of cycling is that it automatically prevents a journey from becoming an Expedition. - Author: Dervla Murphy
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#46. To win more medals at Beijing is just fantastic, and British cycling has come a huge way in the last few years. - Author: Bradley Wiggins
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#47. Bike riding requires permanent sacrifice. It means training 11 months out of 12 and 110 days of racing, whatever the weather conditions. Early in life, I realised I did not have intellectual potential, so I dedicated myself to cycling. - Author: Richard Virenque
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#48. I work out four days a week in the off-season, and in the warm, running weather months, I do five days. A push/pull regime of weightlifting, cycling, and the occasional Saturday or Sunday run with my oldest son, even if it's cold out. - Author: Andre Dubus III
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#49. I won! I won! I don't have to go to school anymore. - Author: Eddy Merckx
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#50. A lot of celebrities golf because they want to be away. For them it's a chance to get away and be peaceful. For me it's peaceful to ride [cycling]. - Author: Robin Williams
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#51. When you drive, you are doing several things at once. You are using your eyes, ears, hands, your mind. If you have meditated for many years and have reached a lofty height in your meditation, as I have, you can meditate while running and cycling and painting. - Author: Sri Chinmoy
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#52. Illegal drug use runs contrary to the image of health depicted by cycling. Distributors of these drugs must be prosecuted more harshly as they are ciminals. - Author: Bernard Hinault
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#53. As the silence returned, I sat back and felt the tension ease away; I hadn't even known I was tense. A few moments passed and once again the cycling fan laced in with the clanging chains and mixed with the rumbling mower and the buzzing insects. - Author: Gerry Abbey
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#54. I'm more optimistic about cycling right now than I've ever been. - Author: Greg LeMond
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#55. It was eleven more than neccessary. - Author: Jacques Anquetil
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#56. I enjoy every second I'm in the gym. I love to challenge myself, push myself; obviously there's a lot of different routines and a lot of different stuff we do - love cycling, and again, it's part of my lifestyle. - Author: Camilo Villegas
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#57. Tens of thousands who could never afford to own, feed and stable a horse, had by this bright invention enjoyed the swiftness of motion which is perhaps the most fascinating feature of material life. - Author: Frances E. Willard
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#58. When lorry drivers come up behind me and I'm cycling, innocently keeping to my side of the road, and they decide because they are so big, and their lorry is so powerful, and they just want to clear me out of the road, and they hoot aggressively, then I do see red a bit. I do. - Author: Boris Johnson
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#59. I do want to be a spokesman for clean cycling - I believe somebody has to stand up for the current generation. I'm happy to do that. - Author: Chris Froome
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#60. I relax by taking my bicycle apart and putting it back together again. - Author: Michelle Pfeiffer
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#61. The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine. - Author: John Howard
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#62. Whatever I won in cycling, I won with my own skills. I never won anything I couldn't win. For example, I never won a time trial at 60 kph, whereas others have and maybe still do. - Author: Danilo Di Luca
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#63. Cycling is suffering. - Author: Fausto Coppi
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#64. I love cycling. I am going to keep racing as hard as I can until this body doesn't allow me to any more. - Author: Chris Froome
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#65. I would describe my songs as just a collection of my thoughts, with melodies that probably occurred to me in the grocery store or cycling home, sung as best I can over a bunch of chords. - Author: Withered Hand
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#66. The world depends on fungi, because they are major players in the cycling of materials and energy around the world. - Author: E. O. Wilson
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#67. It's possible that the name Bettini came up at some point during a conversation with the German Cycling Federation's anti-doping commission, but I certainly didn't claim that he gave me any drugs. They made that up. Bettini warned me: If you said that, then things could get dangerous for you. - Author: Patrik Sinkewitz
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#68. Drinking and cycling is like drinking and flirting - it's pretty likely you're going to wind up hitting something, and the results are probably going to be ugly. - Author: BikeSnobNYC
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#69. I eat everything, that's a problem. I don't have discipline. My favorite dish is the Caribbean. Meat, rice, lots of grains. But I do like to do exercises. Lately, I've been having capoeira classes and lots of cardiovascular exercises, such as jogging and cycling. - Author: Ricky Martin
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#70. When Cameron's Conservatives come to power it will be a golden age for cyclists and an Elysium of cycle lanes, bike racks, and sharia law for bike thieves. And I hope that cycling in London will become almost Chinese in its ubiquity. - Author: Boris Johnson
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#71. We can and should have an abundance of trails for walking, cycling, and horseback riding, in and close to our cities. In the backcountry we need to copy the great Appalachian Trail in all parts of America. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#72. Why should anyone steal a watch when he could steal a bicycle? - Author: Flann O'Brien
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#73. In fact cycling has always been 'saved' by judicial investigations and not by the anti-doping controls we put in place. That's the harsh truth. We have relied on them to clean the sport up. - Author: David Millar
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#74. The bicycle is the noblest invention of mankind. - Author: William, Saroyan
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#75. A friend of mine - a cameraman at MTV - lost a lot of weight from cycling, and I thought I'd try it, too, thinking whenever you look at a cyclist they all look super-skinny, so hey, why not? But then it turned into such a psychologically satisfying thing. - Author: Carson Daly
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#76. Don't buy upgrades, ride up grades. - Author: Eddy Merckx
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#77. Sooner or later a rider will emerge who will win more Tours. In every sport we have seen how the records eventually get broken and cycling is no exception. - Author: Miguel Indurain
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#78. It is cycling as a professional sport that represents the problem. It can transform someone into a liar. - Author: Greg LeMond
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#79. Suffering for eight hours ... the most unpleasant experience I've ever had. - Author: Chris Boardman
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#80. I spent the months following my grandfather's death cycling through a purgatory of beige waiting rooms and anonymous offices ( ... ), the object of a thousand pitying glances and knitted brows. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#81. Cycling is a sport of the open road and spectators are lining that road. - Author: Lance Armstrong
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#82. I think racing and riding are two different elements of cycling. You either want to or not depending on what you want to get out of it. - Author: Mark-Paul Gosselaar
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#83. I love surfing, rock climbing, cycling - all that stuff. But it's just amazing that I can inspire people with my running. It's humbling, really. - Author: Dean Karnazes
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#84. The finest mode of transport known to man. - Author: Adam Hart-Davis
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#85. If people really want to clean the sport of cycling up, all you have to do is put your money where your mouth is. - Author: Greg LeMond
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#86. Cycling also offers a sense of independence, of being able to get up and go wherever and whenever you want. That's invaluable. - Author: Adrian Bell
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#87. I have the impression that cycling is no longer a game but rather an employment ... a job. - Author: Bernard Hinault
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#88. It seems everyday I find a new road, a new person that can help my cycling better and help me understand more things. I compare cycling to life often. - Author: Robin Farina
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#89. One of the things that I wound up loving about being involved with a bike racer was learning how to bike and how that really creates solitary time for you to reflect on things and nobody can get a hold of you. - Author: Sheryl Crow
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#90. A challenge that tested Tom to his limit but in return gave him more than he could ever have imagined. - Author: Bear Grylls
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#91. Cyling has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world - Author: Susan B. Anthony
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#92. All the real blokes I know are obsessed with cars and have started doing cycling at the weekend and being really, really boring about it and banging on about their Fitbits and growing stupid beards and talking about being on Tinder. That's what all the 'real men' are like these days! - Author: Jenny Colgan
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#93. I've won. Hurray! I don't have to go to school any more. - Author: Eddy Merckx
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#94. Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#95. Rule #12: The correct number of bikes to own is N+1, where N is the number of bikes currently owned. - Author: The Velominati
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#96. The last thing I'll say for the people that don't believe in cycling, the cynics and the sceptics, I'm sorry for you. I'm sorry you can't dream big and I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles ... - Author: Lance Armstrong
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#97. All of a sudden, if I can't go cycling, I have to do something else for five hours - I can't do anything for five hours! It just means sitting at home trying to work out something to do. It's just not me, it doesn't feel right. - Author: Magnus Backstedt
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#98. I love cycling, but if I could find a way of building something above the streets for cyclists, that would be amazing. We need even more space. - Author: Michelle Dockery
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#99. When my legs hurt, I say: Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do! - Author: Jens Voigt
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#100. I've diced with death the most cycling around London. Black cabs are far more dangerous than polar bears. - Author: Ben Saunders
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