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#1. If constellations had been named in the 20th century, I suppose we would see bicycles. - Author: Carl Sagan
Tandem Bikes quotes by Carl Sagan
#2. Cyling has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world - Author: Susan B. Anthony
Tandem Bikes quotes by Susan B. Anthony
#3. When man invented the bicycle he reached the peak of his attainments. Here was a machine of precision and balance for the convenience of man. And (unlike subsequent inventions for man's convenience) the more he used it, the fitter his body became. Here, for once, was a product of man's brain that was entirely beneficial to those who used it, and of no harm or irritation to others. Progress should have stopped when man invented the bicycle. - Author: Elizabeth West
Tandem Bikes quotes by Elizabeth West
#4. Bicycling is a big part of the future. It has to be. There's something wrong with a society that drives a car to work out in a gym. - Author: Bill Nye
Tandem Bikes quotes by Bill Nye
#5. The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets. - Author: Christopher Morley
Tandem Bikes quotes by Christopher Morley
#6. I'm a big tandem bike rider ... I've had a tandem bike since I was 12, and I wanna be a competitive tandem bike rider one day. - Author: Miranda Cosgrove
Tandem Bikes quotes by Miranda Cosgrove
#7. It's something I find enjoyable. Whether it is a road bike or mountain bike or tandem bike. I enjoy riding a bike. - Author: Lance Armstrong
Tandem Bikes quotes by Lance Armstrong
#8. I thought of that while riding my bicycle. - Author: Albert Einstein
Tandem Bikes quotes by Albert Einstein
#9. On my tenth birthday a bicycle and an atlas coincided as gifts, and a few days later I decided to cycle to India ... However, I was a cunning child so I kept my ambition to myself, thus avoiding the tolerant amusement it would have provoked among my elders. - Author: Dervla Murphy
Tandem Bikes quotes by Dervla Murphy
#10. Belatedly, Clary recalled something. "I thought you guys said only some of the vampire bikes could fly?" ... [Jace:]"Only some of them can!" "How did you know this was one of them?" "I didn't!" he shouted gleefully ... - Author: Cassandra Clare
Tandem Bikes quotes by Cassandra Clare
#11. Don't evaluate a short ride in physiological terms. Easy pedaling is good thinking time. I get all kinds of ideas for bikes, products, and general life solutions during short rides. The super grand solutions often come after twenty minutes, but you'll get some good ones within five; and if you don't, it's still better than five minutes of sitting down and eating five minutes - Author: Grant Petersen
Tandem Bikes quotes by Grant Petersen
#12. We look for opportunities to play together including basketball, tennis, swimming, riding bikes and touch football. I try to provide a loving environment where we can play. I think that's good on so many levels - emotionally, for family interactions and, of course, physically. - Author: Alan Thicke
Tandem Bikes quotes by Alan Thicke
#13. There's a gang of boys on bikes blocking the road ahead. They've got their hoods up, cigarettes shielded. The sky's a really strange colour and there's hardly anyone else about. I slow right down.
"What shall I do?"
"Reverse," Zoey says. "They're not going to move."
I wind down the window. "Oi!" I yell "Move your arses!"
They turn languid, shift lazily to the edge of the road and grin as I blow kisses at them.
Zoey looks stunned, "What's got into you?"
"Nothing- I just haven't learned reversing yet. - Author: Jenny Downham
Tandem Bikes quotes by Jenny Downham
#14. Anyway, it's like with bikes,' said the first speaker authoritatively. 'I thought I was going to get this bike with seven gears and one of them razorblade saddles and purple paint and everything, and they gave me this light blue one. With a basket. A girl's bike.'
'Well. You're a girl,' said one of the others.
'That's sexism, that is. Going around giving people girly presents just because they're a girl. - Author: Terry Pratchett
Tandem Bikes quotes by Terry Pratchett
#15. I believe the American dream is still alive and that education and entrepreneurship together are its key enablers. Through the years I have observed the power of this combination when the two forces work in tandem. Together they lead to personal success, business success, and societal success. - Author: Ralph De La Vega
Tandem Bikes quotes by Ralph De La Vega
#16. I have five flashlights and each performs its own trick. I have a raincoat with zippers and net material so I never get too hot in a downpour. I have a shelf crammed with books and a shortwave that speaks Arabic, Japanese, Dutch and Russian. They have mud huts with maybe a few chairs and faded pages of old magazines fastened to the wall. I ride my twenty-one speed Peace Corps-issue bike to Ferke not to save a dollar on transport but for the luxury of exercise. They ride in from their settlements on cranky old mopeds or bikes with a single cog because it's the only option. And they give me charity. I just stare at it - near tears. To refuse their offer would be pure insult. So I do the rounds again shaking hands with all the men in boubous saying over and over "An y che " Thank you. - Author: Sarah Erdman
Tandem Bikes quotes by Sarah Erdman
#17. Travel had seemed the key to the kingdom, back then. One dreamed of a life that would enable travel. Howard looked through his window at a lamp-post buried to its waist in show supporting two chained-up, frozen bikes, identifiable only by the tips of their handlebars. He imagined waking up this morning and digging his bike out of the snow and riding to a proper job, the kind Belseys had had for generations, and found he couldn't imagine it. This interested Howard, for a moment: the idea that he could no longer gauge the luxuries of his own life. - Author: Zadie Smith
Tandem Bikes quotes by Zadie Smith
#18. Cyclists thus found their hobby not as pleasant as it could be, to say the least, and the League of American Wheelmen committed to doing something about it. A year after Fisher opened his store, the league launched a magazine, Good Roads, that became an influential mouthpiece for road improvement. Its articles were widely reprinted, which attracted members who didn't even own bikes; at the group's peak, Fisher and more than 102,000 others were on the rolls, and the Good Roads Movement was too big for politicians to ignore. Yes, the demand for roads was pedal-powered, and a national cause even before the first practical American car rolled out of a Chicopee, Massachusetts, shop in 1893. A few months ahead of the Duryea Motor Wagon's debut, Congress authorized the secretary of agriculture to "make inquiry regarding public roads" and to investigate how they might be improved. - Author: Earl Swift
Tandem Bikes quotes by Earl Swift
#19. I collect cars and bikes. One of my most special rides is a black 1930s Cadillac V16, and then I've got a few West Coast choppers. - Author: Kid Rock
Tandem Bikes quotes by Kid Rock
#20. I'm convinced the reason they don't make James Bond movies anymore is because the stunts he used to do no longer impress us as people do that stuff on a wet Thursday afternoon in an office team building session. Even sweaty Pete from IT manages to get his fat arse into a jumpsuit so he can do a tandem jump with his head of - Author: Karl Pilkington
Tandem Bikes quotes by Karl Pilkington
#21. My two favourite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything. The perfect day: riding a bike to the library. - Author: Peter Golkin
Tandem Bikes quotes by Peter Golkin
#22. I had beautiful bikes and I was really into it. I just thought it was really glamorous. - Author: Bryan Ferry
Tandem Bikes quotes by Bryan Ferry
#23. The mystery of the MAGIC BATHROOM will be revealed unto thee. - Author: Peter Rogers
Tandem Bikes quotes by Peter Rogers
#24. Nowadays it's those hedonistic wastrels who pollute the air so that they can look at some pretty fish in the South Seas. It would be better if we only ever rode bikes. Oh, there's always someone wagging a finger in disapproval. - Author: Hans Von Storch
Tandem Bikes quotes by Hans Von Storch
#25. We have rights in America. In tandem with those rights, we have responsibility. Whatever type of journalist we are, whether it be in the entertainment business, or as professional journalists, we always have the consequences of the way we present fact and information. - Author: Mike Pence
Tandem Bikes quotes by Mike Pence
#26. For years, I had known that there is nothing idle about curiosity, despite the fact that the two words are often used in tandem. Curiosity fidgets, is hard to satisfy, looks for answers even before forming questions. - Author: Maya Angelou
Tandem Bikes quotes by Maya Angelou
#27. Some bikers have a code about who they put on the backs of their bikes and when. Rally, party, road trip, could be whoever you pick up. Your wheels are takin' you home, for me, for Chaos, only the old lady. A woman comes up here, she has her own ride. That way, I'm done, she can go. You gotta wait for me to take you where you need to be. This means, unless I take you, you aren't goin' anywhere. - Author: Kristen Ashley
Tandem Bikes quotes by Kristen Ashley
#28. There are more stolen bikes in my garage than there are stars in the galaxy. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Tandem Bikes quotes by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
#29. Get on your bikes and ride! - Author: Freddie Mercury
Tandem Bikes quotes by Freddie Mercury
#30. As Eldon continued to look around, he was anxious to realize people were gathering in the square. They paused to glower in disgust at Tobias, and a few bold children riding past on bicycles slowed down to stick out their tongues. Eldon heard Tobias mutter something under his breath, and as the children rode away, they lost control of their bikes and crashed into each other.

"Toby!"

"Are you rested now?" said Tobias, ignoring Eldon's shock. - Author: Ash Gray
Tandem Bikes quotes by Ash Gray
#31. In 'Hokey Pokey,' bikes are kind of more than bikes alone. They become mustangs; they become creatures that rip up the dust as they gallop across the Great Plains. - Author: Jerry Spinelli
Tandem Bikes quotes by Jerry Spinelli
#32. The record from the Vostok core shows that CO2 levels and temperatures have varied in tandem. Current CO2 levels are unprecedented in the last 420,000 years. Credit: J.R. Petit et al, Nature, vol. 399 (1999). - Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Tandem Bikes quotes by Elizabeth Kolbert
#33. Eric Schmidt looks innocent enough, with his watercolor blue eyes and his tiny office full of toys and his Google campus stocked with volleyball courts and unlocked bikes and wheat-grass shots and cereal dispensers and Haribo Gummi Bears and heated toilet seats and herb gardens and parking lots with cords hanging to plug in electric cars. - Author: Maureen Dowd
Tandem Bikes quotes by Maureen Dowd
#34. Inspired by John Muir's A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf, John Davis walks, bikes, and kayaks on a 'voyage of recovery' from the Florida Keys to southeastern Canada. He bears witness not only to wilderness that still sustains bears, panthers, and bobcats but also to the possibilities for connecting further wildways in the eastern United States. His inspiring journey reminds us all that we must rediscover the wildness we still have before we lose it forever. - Author: Michael Brune
Tandem Bikes quotes by Michael Brune
#35. It was an old hunter in camp and the hunter shared tobacco with him and told him of the buffalo and the stands he'd made against them, laid up in a sag on some rise with the dead animals scattered over the grounds and the herd beginning to mill and the riflebarrel so hot the wiping patches sizzled in the bore and the animals by the thousands and the tens of thousands and the hides pegged out over actual square miles of ground the teams of skinners spelling one another around the clock and the shooting and shooting weeks and months till the bore shot slick and the stock shot loose at the tang and their shoulders were yellow and blue to the elbow and the tandem wagons groaned away over the prairie twenty and twenty-two ox teams and the flint hides by the hundred ton and the meat rotting on the ground and the air whining with flies and the buzzards and ravens and the night a horror of snarling and feeding with the wolves half-crazed and wallowing in the carrion.

I seen Studebaker wagons with six and eight ox teams headed out for the grounds not hauling a thing but lead. Just pure galena. Tons of it. On this ground alone between the Arkansas River and the Concho there were eight million carcasses for that's how many hides reached the railhead. Two years ago we pulled out from Griffin for a last hunt. We ransacked the country. Six weeks. Finally found a herd of eight animals and we killed them and come in. They're gone. Ever one of them that God ever made is gone as if - Author: Cormac McCarthy
Tandem Bikes quotes by Cormac McCarthy
#36. (The genomes of two individual humans differ by an average of about 3 million positions, which is approximately 0.1 percent of the total. Most of these are single base changes or changes in tandem repeat lengths.) - Author: George M. Church
Tandem Bikes quotes by George M. Church
#37. Bicycles are pieces of art. You get that combination of kinetic engineering, but then, besides the welds, the paint jobs, the kind of the sculpture of it all is quite beautiful. Bikes have such great lines, and all different styles. - Author: Robin Williams
Tandem Bikes quotes by Robin Williams
#38. I do what I love for a living, and I also get to build BMX bikes in my spare time. - Author: Matt Skiba
Tandem Bikes quotes by Matt Skiba
#39. Liberation, I guess, is everybody getting what they think they want, without knowing the whole truth. Or in other words, liberation finally amounts to being free from things we don't like in order to be enslaved by things we approve of. Here's to the eternal tandem. - Author: Robert Fulghum
Tandem Bikes quotes by Robert Fulghum

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