Bicycling is a big part of the future. It has to be. There's something wrong with a society that drives a car to workout in a gym.
—Bill Nye, The Science Guy
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.
Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity.
—Lord Charles Beresford
Riding a bike is the best antidepressant drug and only has good side effects.
The world lies right beyond the handlebars of any bicycle.
—Daniel Behrman, The Man Who Loved Bicycles; The Memoirs of an Autophobe, 1973
The establishment of a nationwide system of trails will be an accomplishment worthy of a place beside other major conservation programs... The fundamental objective of a nationwide system of trails is to provide simple, inexpensive recreation opportunities for all people by having an abundance of trails for walking, cycling, and horseback riding near home, as well as providing some major historic and scenic interstate trails of national significance.
—Stewart Lee Udall, Secretary of the Interior