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Cycling Quotes of Yore.

In Bicycle Quotes and Passages on September 14, 2009 at 7:28 pm

On Racing

“I will get there first, or they will find my body on the road.”

James Moore. Uttered before winning the first bicycle race, Paris-Rouen in 1869.

“Men invented war so they could be among themselves. In peacetime, they have bike racing.”

Gabrielle Rolin.

“The bicycle riders drank much wine, and were burned and browned by the sun. They did not take the race seriously except among themselves.”

Ernest Hemingway, “The Sun Also Rises”

“An athlete must have ability to reach the top, but many who have ability and who do not live clean lives never have and never will be champions for obvious reasons.”

Major Taylor

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