25 Awesome Motorcycle Quotes to Inspire You to Ride Associated Press
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I ride motorcycles for the same reason that many others do. The freedom, the adrenaline, and a strong passion for two wheels. Motorcyclists all over the world enjoy the thrills that riding can bring. Whether you’re a dirt bike and motocross rider, racer, or you prefer Harleys, scooters, or sport bikes, we all share the same love for riding.

If you’re nervous, on the fence about getting your first bike, or you just need some inspiration to get back out and go for a ride, take a look at some of these biker quotes. Maybe you’ll find the motivation you need to get out there and have some fun!

25 Inspiring Motorcycle Quotes

1. “Young riders pick a destination and go… Old riders pick a direction and go.” – Anonymous

2. “Most motorcycle problems are caused by the nut that connects the handlebars to the saddle.” – Anonymous

3. “It wasn’t until I went to college, and I got my first motorcycle that I understood the thrill of speed.” – Vin Diesel

4. “Never ride faster than your guardian angel can fly.” – Anonymous

5. “My first car was a motorcycle.” – Adam Carolla

6. “When I’m riding my motorcycle, I’m glad to be alive. When I stop riding my motorcycle, I’m glad to be alive.” – Neil Peart

7. “Bikes don’t leak oil, they mark their territory.” – Anonymous

8. “The older I get, the faster I was. There are old bikers and there are bold bikers, but there are no old, bold bikers.” – Evel Knievel

9. “You do not need a therapist if you own a motorcycle, any kind of motorcycle!” – Dan Aykroyd

10. “I look my best when i take my helmet off after a long motorcycle ride. I have a glow and a bit of helmet hair.” – Eric Bana

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11. “Animals travel on all fours. Mankind on two. Motorcycling is not a means of transport but an ideology, a nomadic way of life.” – Amit Reddy

12. “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

13. “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass: it’s about learning how to ride in the rain!” – Anonymous

14. “God didn’t create metal so that man could make paper clips!” – Harley Davidson

15. “I’d rather be a rider for a minute, than a spectator for a lifetime.” – Anonymous

16. “All girls like guys who are tough. Obviously, riding a motorcycle – I don’t want to say that there’s a bad boy quality – but there’s definitely a tough and macho thing about a guy who rides a motorcycles and that element of danger. That’s really sexy.” – Marisa Miller

17. “Sometimes you need a really crooked road to get your head straight.” – Anonymous

18. “Note to self: Never ride a motorcycle in stilettos and a miniskirt.” – Maggie Grace

19. “You don’t stop riding when you get old, you get old when you stop riding.” – Anonymous

20. “Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting.” – Steve McQueen


21. “Faster, faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.” – Hunter S. Thompson

22. “A long ride is the answer to your questions you will soon forget.” – Anonymous

23. “Never Twist the throttle with your ego.” – Anonymous

24. “I don’t really feel like going for a ride today. Said no motorcycle rider ever.” – Anonymous

25. “The perfect man? A poet on a motorcycle.” – Lucinda Williams

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