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
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