Bangalore Critical MasS

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1. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving~ Albert Einstein

2. I thought of that while riding my bicycle.~ Einstein, in reference to the Theory of Relativity

3. I feel that I am entitled to my share of lightheartedness and there is nothing wrong with enjoying one's self simply, like a boy. ~ Leo Tolstoy, In response to criticism for learning to ride a bicycle at age 67

4. The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine. ~John Howard

5. If constellations had been named in the 20th century, I suppose we would see bicycles. ~ Professor Carl Sagan

6. Newspapers are unable, seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization. ~ George Bernard Shaw

7. Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use ~ Charles M. Schulz

8. Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I have hope for the human race. ~ H.G. Wells

9. Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia. ~ H.G. Wells

10. "Bicycles are almost as good as guitars for meeting girls" ~ Bob Weir, Grateful Dead

11. After your first day of cycling, one dream is inevitable. A memory of motion lingers in the muscles of your legs, and round and round they seem to go. You ride through Dreamland on wonderful dream bicycles that change and grow. ~ H.G. Wells, The Wheels of Chance

12. Government must help to eliminate cars so that bicycles can help to eliminate government. ~ Advocacy slogan in Holland

13. One Less Car ~ Richard Rosenthal, Advocacy slogan for Transportation Alternatives, NYC, 1981

14. Honk if you love bikes! ~ Critical Mass, San Francisco

15. I dream on two wheels ~ Adventure Cycling Association

16. 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

17. Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.~ Helen Keller, deaf and blind political activist. 1880–1968

18. The bicycle has done more for the emancipation of women than anything else in the world. ~ Susan B. Anthony 1896

19. The bicycle will accomplish more for women’s sensible dress than all the reform movements that have ever been waged. ~ Author unknown, from Demerarest’s Family Magazine. 1895

20. I finally concluded that all failure was from a wobbling will rather than a wobbling wheel. ~ Frances E. Willard

21. It never gets easier, you just go faster. ~ Greg LeMond

22. There will be a lot of complaining that today was too hard, but the winners never complain. ~ Phil Liggett Tour de France commentator

23. When my legs hurt, I say: "Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do!" ~ Jens Voigt

24. 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 ~ Queen Bicycle Race

25. When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realized that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me. ~ Emo Philips

26. The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.~ Christopher Morley, American author 1890-1957

27. Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.~ John F. Kennedy 35th President of the United States

28. You never have the wind with you -- either it is against you or you're having a good day. ~ Daniel Behrman, The Man Who Loved Bicycles

29. Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world. ~ Grant Petersen

30. On my tenth birthday a bicycle and an atlas coincided as presents and a few days later I decided to cycle to India. ~ Dervla Murphy, Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle

31. The bicycle, the bicycle, surely should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.~ Christopher Morely Nobel prize winner

32. Bicycles are the indicator species of a community, like shellfish in a bay. ~ P. Martin Scott

33. Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity. ~ Lord Charles Beresford

34. If I can bicycle, I bicycle. ~ David Attenborough