Cycling quotes?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Kovu, 27 Aug 2007.

  1. Kovu

    Kovu Über Member

    Come on we all know some surley? Even if they are a bit far fetched.

    I heard this one the other day told by one of my relations, it made me smile. Was after the Tour de France, when they were talking abotu the drugs issue.

    'You can always tell a clean rider. He is the one at the back!'

    And this one from one of Tom Simpson's old training mates after his death on the 13th stage when they were all blaming the drugs totally on it. he was asked about how he felt about the drugs found on Simpson. and he replied something along the lines of.

    'Well, what do you think those riders get round on ... spring water?'
  2. longers

    longers Veteran

    I'm wearing my free t-shirt from C+ which says:-

    "Never use your face as a brake pad."

    Sound advice no?
  3. graham56

    graham56 Guru

    "Don`t worry they`re only small flakes,they wont lie" ;)
  4. Mr Phoebus

    Mr Phoebus New Member

    Here's one I prepared earlier......

  5. Mr Phoebus

    Mr Phoebus New Member

    "I thought of that while riding my bike" Albert Einstein, on the theory of relativity.
  6. Mr Phoebus

    Mr Phoebus New Member

    H. G. Wells: "In Utopia, cycle tracks will abound".
  7. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    "One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it's not going to be satisfying.”
    Greg Lemond

    "I'll have a ful cooked breakfast, please. I'll struggle through it just so it is more satisfying."
  8. Gasman

    Gasman Old enough to know better, too old to care!

    'Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret it, if you live'

    Mark Twain

    Didn't someone on C+ use this as a sig line?
  9. Mr Phoebus

    Mr Phoebus New Member

    Tony Butler: "On yer bike!"
  10. OP

    Kovu Über Member

    Properly one of the famous quotes if you know about Simpson, after falling off his bike once.

    'Put me back on my bike.'
  11. papercorn2000

    papercorn2000 Senior Member

    Possibly apocryphal, he probably just moaned a bit.
  12. Mr Phoebus

    Mr Phoebus New Member

    "Meet the future" Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy, introducing his bicycle.
  13. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Norman Tebbit - 'On yer bike'.
  14. mr_hippo

    mr_hippo Living Legend & Old Fart

    'Put me back on my bike.' was the invention of Sid Saltmarsh, a journalist covering the Tour for "Cycling" and "The Sun" and not present at Simpson's death.
    The mineral water quote - 'Only a fool would imagine it was possible to ride Bordeaux-Paris on just water.' Jacques Anquetil - in a televised debate on French TV
  15. rustychisel

    rustychisel Well-Known Member

    'Red goes faster' - Afred E Neumann
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