Motivational Quotes by Barton Haynes



Recently on my bike blog, I shared a post all about Motivation for Cyclists. A while back, I also shared a post featuring some of my favorite Cycling Quotes.

Today, my goal is to continue with this train of thought and share some more motivational quotes that really get me excited to hit the pavement. Many of these quotes echo my life philosophies. I therefore thought them appropriate and important to share.

Barton Haynes’ favorite Cycling Quotes


“Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.”  -Albert Einstein

“Ride as much or as little, as long or as short as you feel. But ride.” -Eddy Merckx

“A bicycle is the finest mode of transport known to man.” -Adam Hart-Davis

“When my legs hurt, I say: “Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do!” -Jens Voigt

“You can’t get good by staying home. If you want to get fast, you have to go where the fast guys are.” -Steve Larsen


“Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling.”  -James E. Starrs

“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

“Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity.” -Lord Charles Beresford

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.”  -John F. Kennedy

Thanks for reading,

Barton Haynes

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