People said, 'Build this [Eliza Furnace] Trail and no one will come' …Now commuters use it every day and families come on weekends to blade and bike and walk.
—Tom Murphy, Mayor of Pittsburgh, PA
Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.
—Charles M. Schulz
Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity.
—Lord Charles Beresford
Imagine walking out your front door, getting on a bicycle, a horse or simply donning your backpack and within minutes of your home, setting off along a continuous network of recreation corridors that could lead across the country.
—President Reagan’s Commission on American Outdoors, Americans and the Outdoors, 1987
You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a bicycle and that’s pretty close.
Happiness, freedom, exhilaration, self-confidence, assertion, friendships, creative thinking, and physical fitness are gifts my bicycle has wrapped up and tied with a bow for me to unwrap every day!