56 Famous Cyclist Quotes To Inspire You

I leave you the best  quotes about cycling from famous cyclists such as Eddy Merckx, Lance Armstrong, Floyd Landis, Fred Perry, Fabian Cancellara, Greg LeMond, Chris Froome and many more.

The Tour de France, the Giro d’Italia, the Vuelta a España and the Olympic Games are the competitions most valued by cyclists, and those who said these appointments have won several of them, which says how great competitors they were.

Phrases of famous cyclists

-The race is won by the cyclist who can suffer the most. -Eddy Merckx.

-You can’t be good staying home. If you want to go fast, you have to go where the fast guys are. -Steve Larsen.

-It’s never easier, you just get faster. -Greg LeMond.

-As long as I breathe, I attack. -Bernard Hinault.

-Bicycle is for everyone. -Bernard Hinault.

-Push your limits and you will find where your limitations are. -Taylor Phinney.

-Crash is part of cycling, just as crying is part of love. -Johan Museeuw.

-When it hurts, is when you can make a difference.- Eddy Merckx.

-Pedal a lot or a little, long or short. But pedal. -Eddy Merckx.

-I won. Hurrah! I don’t have to go to school. -Eddy Merckx.

-I know that it is possible to win the Tour without taking anything. -Greg LeMond.

-Anything is possible, but you have to believe and fight for it. -Lance Armstrong.

-Bicyclists live in pain. If they cannot control it, they will gain nothing. -Eddy Merckx.

-Don’t buy upgrades, upgrade. -Eddy Merckx.

-I imagine that the faster I pedal, the faster I can withdraw. -Lance Armstrong.

-Winning is in the heart, not just in the legs. You have to be in the right place. -Lance Armstrong.

-I am not a competitor, I am someone who rides a bicycle. -Taylor Phinney.

-Riding bicycles is a sport that goes beyond cycling. -Taylor Phinney.

– Cycling has nothing to do with the Tour de France. -Taylor Phinney.

-Good morale in cycling comes from good legs. -Sean Yates.

– Do not be afraid of losing. In fact, I have lost far more races than I have won. -Miguel Indurain

-When your legs get tired, you pedal with your heart. – Nairo Quintana.

-I have always strived to achieve excellence. One thing cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something effortlessly, it is not going to be satisfying. -Greg LeMond.

-It’s the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels. -Heinz Stucke.

-To me, it doesn’t matter if it’s raining or the sun is shining or whatever: while pedaling a bike, I know that I am the luckiest guy in the world. -Mark Cavendish.

-You can say that climbers suffer the same as other cyclists, but they suffer in a different way. You feel the pain, but you are glad to be there. -Richard Virenque.

-When my legs hurt I say: Shut your legs! Do what I tell you to do! -Jens Voight.

-I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you should always do. -Miguel Indurain.

-When your legs scream “stop” and your lungs explode, that’s when it starts. Winners love it. -Chris McCormack.

-It’s nice to be recognized for achieving something in life, instead of wasting seven weeks glued to television. -Bradley Wiggins.

-I love cycling. I’m going to keep racing as hard as I can until this body allows me nothing more. -Chris Froome.

-Turn an obstacle into an opportunity, turn a denial into an affirmation. -Lance Armstrong.

-There is no pill, no drug, that can do what an hour of exercise can do for you. -Greg LeMond.

-If people really want to clean cycling, all they have to do is put their money where their mouth is. -Greg LeMond.

-Every race is a war. Every race is a fight. If you don’t go to every event with that belief, you will never be able to achieve your goals. -Fabian Cancellara.

– Cycling has given me everything. -Bradley Wiggins.

-I’m riding a bike to bring the message of cancer to the whole world. -Lance Armstrong.

-With bicycles, you can go to new places that you have not been able to go before. Cycling has nothing to do with racing. -Taylor Phinney.

-Bicycling is a therapeutic mode of transport in which you join a machine that becomes a part of you. -Taylor Phinney.

-I am lucky to have known a lot of the world thanks to cycling. -Marianne Voss.

-Bicycle gives you freedom: you just have to get on and start walking. -Bradley Wiggins.

-If you ever have a second chance in life to do something, you have to go all the way. -Lance Armstrong.

-I want to be a spokesperson to clean up cycling. I think someone has to stand up for the current generation. I am happy to do it. -Chris Froome.

-The pain is temporary. Giving up lasts forever. -Lance Armstrong.

-I don’t take anything for granted. Now I only have good days or great days. -Lance Armstrong.

-There is no such thing as an easy stage. -Vincenzo Nibali.

-If you are worried about falling off your bike, you should never get on. -Lance Armstrong.

-I spent a lot of time trying to build an organization (the Lance Armstrong Foundation which changed its name to Livestrong after his confession) to help many people. -Lance Armstrong.

-Everything is possible. You may have said that you have a ninety percent chance or a fifty percent chance or a one percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight. -Lance Armstrong.

-The pain is temporary. It may last a minute, an hour, a day, or a year, but eventually it will settle down and something else will take its place. However, if I quit, it will last forever. -Lance Armstrong.

-It is exactly the unattainable, what differentiates a dream from a goal: goals are achievable when you fight for them. Dreams are not. Athletes should not dream, but rather set goals for themselves and strive for them. -Fabian Cancellara.

-I’m not competing for recognition, I’m not competing for popularity, that’s not what I am. I am focused on the result and trying to get the best of myself in my sports performance. That’s what really motivates me. -Chris Froome.

-I don’t want to abandon my bike. I see my grandfather, now in his seventies and pedaling around the world. That is beautiful to me. The bike must always remain a part of my life. -Stephen Roche.

– Cycling is not a game, it is a sport. Difficult, harsh and unpleasant, and requires great sacrifices. You play soccer, tennis, or hockey. You don’t play cycling. -Jean de Gribaldy.

-I won the Tour enjoying the bike, the adrenaline, being in the race and watching the wind. That thought that you have to always have in the race to be ahead. – Egan Bernal

-I believe in cycling as a spectacle, but I also understand that in sport you always fight for victory. I do not sign a second place or a third or crazy. – Alberto counter

-Biking has become a profession in which it is not enough to be good on the bicycle. You must be good to people, to sponsors. – Peter Sagan

-When you have a team that supports you, everything can be achieved and when you see a country supporting you, you get even more inspired. – Nairo Quintana

Quotes from cycling fans

-Have you ever ridden a bicycle? That is something worth living for! -Jack London.

-I love riding a bike, and I also like to test what I can do with it. -Taylor Phinney.

-The appropriate number of bicycles to have is N + 1, where N is the number of bicycles you currently have. -Velominati.

-As a child, I had a dream: I wanted to have my own bicycle. When they gave me the bike, I felt like the happiest kid in Liverpool, maybe the happiest in the world. -John Lennon.

-Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you have to keep moving. -Albert Einstein.

-Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bicycle. -John F. Kennedy.

-Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret. -Mark Twain.

-Most of the children left their bikes in the yard overnight. I do not. She insisted on keeping it in the house. The first night I spent with her, I put her in my bed. -John Lennon.

-Melancholy is incompatible with cycling. -James E. Starrs.

-The bicycle is one of the noblest inventions of the human race. -William Saroyan.

-Bicycles are an important part of the future. It has to be. There is something wrong in the society that drives a car to go to the gym to exercise. -Bill Nye.

-The bicycle is the finest mode of transport known to man. -Adam Hart-Davis.

-When you ride a bicycle and your heart rate increases, after about 30 or 40 minutes, your mind expands, relaxes. -George W. Bush.

-Bikes are as good as guitars at attracting girls. -Bob Weir.

-When the human being invented the bicycle, he obtained the greatest of his achievements. -Elizabeth West.

-Every time I see an adult riding a bicycle, I am happy for humanity. -HG Wells.

-Riding a bicycle is not a question of balance. Is it a matter of faith. -Susan Vreeland.

-Your bike is a discovery. Your bike is freedom. No matter where you are, when you are on your bike, you let yourself go. -Doug Donaldson.

-What if you succumb to the excitement and pedal through the park? If you keep pedaling without stopping, where could you go? -Emmanuelle de Maupassant.

-In the interviews with cyclists that I have read and in the conversations in which I have participated, the same thing always comes up: the best part was the suffering. -Tim Krabbé.

-The bicycle saves my life every day. -Robert Penn.

-You only stay up while you are advancing. Keep your eyes on the goal, not the ground. I’ll call it the philosophy of the cyclist. -Susan Vreeland.

-Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity. -Lord Charles Beresford.

-Happiness can be found in simple things, like taking my nephew for a ride on his bike or seeing the stars. -Andrea Hirata.

-Bicycling can be lonely, but in a good way. It gives you a moment to breathe and think, and escape whatever it is that you are working on. -David Byrne.

-Bicycling is a good way to get to know your city. -Erin O’Connor.

-Bicycling is good for people from all points of view: health, well-being, and it does not harm the environment. -Jeremy Corbyn.

-Bicycle clears the mind. -David Byrne.

-One time, a boy told me that if he was fast enough on his skateboard, loneliness could not catch up with him. I wonder if this applies to cyclists. -Naomi Shihab.

-When the spirit is down, when the day seems dark, when work becomes monotonous, when it seems that hope is not worth it, get on a bicycle and go for a ride, without thinking about more than the ride you are taking. -Arthur Conan Doyle.

-I found out that when I put 100% of my energy into an impossible and intense task, when my heart beat intensely, when lactic acid ran through my muscles, it was when I felt good, normal, balanced. -Tyler Hamilton.

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