Friday, 9 August 2013


That's all the motorcycle is, a system of concepts worked out in steel.  ~Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Most motorcycle problems are caused by the nut that connects the handlebars to the saddle.  ~Author Unknown

Four wheels move the body.  Two wheels move the soul.  ~Author Unknown

Midnight bugs taste best.  ~Author Unknown

You're the guy that'll be sneaking out of your bedroom at three o'clock in the morning to look at your bike.  ~Paul Teutul, Sr., American Chopper, "Billy Joel"

It takes more love to share the saddle than it does to share the bed.  ~Author Unknown

Bikes don't leak oil, they mark their territory.  ~Author Unknown

Keep your bike in good repair:  motorcycle boots are not comfortable for walking.  ~Author Unknown

Faster, faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.  ~Hunter Thompson

The best alarm clock is sunshine on chrome.  ~Author Unknown

And I to my motorcycle
Parked like the soul of the junkyard
Restored, a bicycle fleshed
With power, and tore off
Up Highway 106, continually
Drunk on the wind in my mouth,
Wringing the handlebar for speed,
Wild to be wreckage forever.
~James Dickey, "Cherrylog Road"

A motorcycle functions entirely in accordance with the laws of reason, and a study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself.  ~Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

What do you call a cyclist who doesn't wear a helmet?  An organ donor.  ~David Perry

If you don't ride in the rain, you don't ride.  ~Author Unknown

Whatever it is, it's better in the wind.  ~Author Unknown

Catching a yellow-jacket in your shirt at seventy miles per hour can double your vocabulary.  ~Author Unknown

Life is too short for traffic.  ~Dan Bellack

Work to ride and ride to work.  ~Author Unknown

Burn rubber, not your soul, baby.  ~Craig Fernandez and Reggie Bythewood, Biker Boyz

Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.  ~Mac McCleary

Remember folks, street lights timed for 35 mph are also timed for 70 mph.  ~Jim Samuels

Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.  ~Author Unknown

People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.  ~Author Unknown

Well-trained reflexes are quicker than luck.  ~Author Unknown

Don't argue with an 18-wheeler.  ~Author Unknown

Safety doesn't happen by accident.  ~Author Unknown

Sometimes the best communication happens when you're on separate bikes.  ~Author Unknown

The perfect man?  A poet on a motorcycle.  ~Lucinda Williams

When you're riding lead, don't spit.  ~Author Unknown

Maintenance is as much art as it is science.  ~Author Unknown

Safety is a cheap and effective insurance policy.  ~Author Unknown

Never ride faster than your guardian angel can fly.  ~Author Unknown

I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.  ~Author Unknown

Two-lane blacktop isn't a highway - it's an attitude.  ~Author Unknown

Accidents hurt - safety doesn't.  ~Author Unknown

If you ride like there's no tomorrow, there won't be.  ~Author Unknown

Keep the paint up, and the rubber down!  ~Author Unknown

Everyone crashes.  Some get back on.  Some don't.  Some can't.  ~Author Unknown

Life may begin at 30, but it doesn't get real interesting until about 150.  ~Author Unknown

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