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BEST CYCLING QUOTES – from (mostly) dead riders

Thanks to my correspondent John Myers of Bicycle Victoria, who sent me this selection of quotes from famous bike lovers. It makes for interesting reading, considering the sad fates of many of the celebrities quoted…

“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.”
Ernest Hemingway (suicided)

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.”
John F. Kennedy (assassinated)

“I want to ride my bicycle bicycle bicycle; I want to ride my bicycle; I want to ride my bike; I want to ride my bicycle; I want to ride it where I like…; I don’t believe in Peter Pan, Frankenstein or Superman; All I wanna do is bicycle, bicycle, bicycle…”
Freddie Mercury, Queen, 1978.” (died too young, from AIDS) Continue reading

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