On longer weekend rides I have a regular riding partner. And while I donot
generally bike with a group, I like the romance of the French word for a group of
cyclists, peloton, and I do feel part of the greater community of riders. As cyclists
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Notable luminaries throughout history have been inspired and humbled by the simple joy of riding a bicycle. For centuries, this powerful connection between people and bikes has driven humans forward as inventors, travelers, and thinkers. From Susan B. Anthony and Mark Twain to Eddy Merckx and Greg LeMond, collected here are entertaining, inspiring, and philosophical thoughts about cycling from writers (and riders) reflecting on the pleasures, power, and freedom of the bicycle. With beautiful black-and-white photos and illustrations on every spread, this elegant collection of quotations is sure to motivate anyone to get on their bike and enjoy the ride.