Top 77 Motorcycling Quotes

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Motorcycling culture is something that riders enjoy no matter how different they are in terms of religion, gender, language, race, or skin color. Motorcycles are fun and it’s a fact.

I found some good motorcyclist quotes and felt like sharing with you all. These are great for sharing on World Motorcycle Day that’s celebrated every year on 21st June

“A motorcycle is like a drug but it doesn’t clog your arteries, impair your brain function, or send you to a rehabilitation centre. Plus, it’s completely legal (if you have a licence).” Yeah, that was my creation haha.

Motorcycle riding quotes
Motorcycle riding quotes

Motorcycling is an amazing lifestyle that needs to be celebrated once in a while. One way to do this is through sharing one of these more popular motorcycle riding quotes:

1) “Doesn’t matter what you ride, give respect to get respect”- Anonymous

2) “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery; Ride and live today”- Anonymous

3) “If you want to be happy for a day, drink.
If you want to be happy for a year, marry.
If you want to be happy for a lifetime, ride a motorcycle.”- Anonymous

4) “You don’t stop riding when you get old, you get old when you stop riding.”- Anonymous

5) “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass: it’s about learning how to ride in the rain!”- Anonymous

6) “A bike on the road is worth two in the shed.”- Anonymous

7) “You are on your own. You are not protected by two tons of steel, rubber, foam padding and safety glass. Neither are you steering two tons of guided missile toward other cars, people and property. If you are prepared to accept the responsibility of your own actions, then motorcycling can be both safe and thrilling. Riding is an art as well as a craft and no amount of explanation can take the place of experience.
― Theresa Wallach, Easy Motorcycle Riding, 1970

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

9) “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

10) “Never ride faster than your guardian angel can fly.”

11) “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

12) “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 motorcycle and that element of danger. That’s really sexy.”
― Marisa Miller

13) “You do not need a therapist if you own a motorcycle, any kind of motorcycle!”
― Dan Aykroyd

14) “That is why, as soon as I felt a real attraction for my first passion which was the motorcycle, and in spite of the danger it could represent, they encouraged me.”
― Jacky Ickx

15) “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

16) “Young riders pick a destination and go… Old riders pick a direction and go.”- Anonymous

17) “Sometimes it takes a whole tankful of fuel before you can think straight.”- Anonymous

18) “If you can still hear your fears, drop a gear”- Anonymous

19) “Riding a bike is like an art, something you do because you feel something inside.”- Valentino Rossi

20) “The reason I’m drawn to it is – both the off-road racing and the motorcycles on the track – it takes a lot for me to quiet my brain and anything that requires 100% of my attention and focus I find very soothing and that is the closest I get to being content.”- Dax Shepard

21) “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

22) “Sometimes your Knight in your shiny armour turns out to be a biker in dirty leathers.”- Anonymous

23) “Take a journey, soar like an eagle, there are so many roads to explore, so little time.”- Anonymous

24) “A long ride is the answer to your questions you will soon forget.”- Anonymous

25) “The reason I do it is because if you do it wrong, it will kill you.
If you think it’s too dangerous then go home and cut your lawn and leave us to it.”- Guy Martin (Isle of Man TT)

26) “Motorcycling is not, of itself, dangerous. It’s however, extremely unforgiving of inattention, ignorance, incompetence, or stupidity.”- Anonymous

27) “Fake bikers have an image to maintain. The real bikers just don’t give a shit.”- Anonymous



30) “That’s all the motorcycle is, a system of concepts worked out in steel.”

31) “Why are motorcycle dealers closed on Sundays? Because Sunday is for worship… Catholics go to church, Motorcyclists go to the track.”- Anonymous

32) “Riding a motorcycle on today’s highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times.”- Evel Knievel

33) “Saddlebags can never hold everything you want, but they CAN hold everything you need”

34) “The three most dangerous words to a biker are “HEY… WATCH THIS!”

35) “Don’t lead the pack if you don’t know where you’re going.”

36) “I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.”

37) “Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting.”- Steve McQueen

38) “In the moment, right or wrong, always have your brother’s back!”

39) “Sometimes you need a really crooked road to get your head straight.”

40) “You live more for five minutes going fast on a bike than other people do all their life.”- Marco Simoncelli

41) “You’re never lost on a motorcycle.”

42) “I’d rather be a rider for a minute, than a spectator for a lifetime.”

43) “Most motorcycle problems are caused by the nut that connects the handlebars to the saddle.”- Anonymous

44) “Never Twist the throttle with your ego.”- Anonymous

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45) “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.”- Anonymous

46) “That’s all the motorcycle is, a system of concepts worked out in steel.” – Robert M. Pirsig

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

48) “A bike on the road is worth two in the shed.” – Anonymous

49) “Keep your bike in good repair: motorcycle boots are not comfortable for walking.” – Anonymous

50) “Don’t lead the pack unless you know where you’re going.” – Anonymous

51) “Straight Roads do not make skilful driver.”- Paulo Coelho

52) “You never see a motorcycle parked outside of a psychiatrist’s office.”

53) “Got good news! Just saved a bunch of money on my insurance by outrunning the cops.” – Outlaw biker saying

54) “Be faithful, steadfast, and true to your club, brothers and sisters. Let there be no question on where you stand.” – Biker club saying

55) “Just because my path is different, doesn’t mean I’m lost.”

Riders enjoying at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

56) “Bikes are like wives, If it ain’t yours don’t touch.”

57) “Sometimes I look back on my life and I’m seriously Impressed I am still alive.”

58) “The older I get more I understand, How important it is to live a life most people don’t understand.”

59) “Bikers aren’t mean! We just have low tolerance for bullshit.”

60) “Tailgating a car is illegal, tailgating a motorcycle is pre-meditated murder.”

61) “Look close, can you see it? It’s called freedom.”

62) “Freedom. It’s the F word we swear by.”

63) “You might be a biker if you recognize your friends by the sound of their pipes.”

64) “You can have more full on a gallon of gas than a barrel of booze.”

65) “Some do drugs, others pop bottles, we solve our problems with wide open throttles.”

66) “Bikers are impossible to push around, for they stare death in the face on a daily basis.”

67) “I wouldn’t need anger management if you would stop pissing me off.”

68) “Most of my money was spent on motorcycles, women and whiskey. The rest I just wasted.”

69) “It’s amazing the number of amazing people I would have never met if it wasn’t for Motorcycles.”

70) “A long ride…A little more laughter, A little less worry, A little more kindness, A little less hurry.”

71) “Live life to the fullest. Forget drama, depression, and all that kind of crap. Enjoy this moment of a motorcycle; life’s is bloody amazing.”

72) “I don’t have a bucket list. But my “bike-it” list is very long.”

73) “Don’t let the fear of what could happen make nothing happen.”

74) “In a biker’s world there are no strangers, only friends we have not met…”

75) “It’s not a gang. It’s a loose association of rugged outdoorsmen.”

76) “You can be fat, skinny, black, white, brown, Christian, Hindu, Muslim, aethist….A motorcycle won’t judge you.”

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I get it- you have heard numerous quotes about riding motorcycle and biker brotherhood. But I bet you found one biker quote that made you ponder or laugh. If you found that one motorcycling quote, why not share it with your biker buddies.

Good motorcycle sayings never get old. We as biker can certainly feel the emotion behind these sayings.

Let us know in the comments: what’s your favorite biker quote? And if you know some more quotes for a motorcycle rider that we missed out, do let us know and we’ll add it to the list. Cheers!

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Siddharth Sharma

Siddharth has always been passionate about Cars and Bikes. He was the kind of kid that always had the latest Auto magazine in his school bag. He had this dream- to become a professional racecar driver. Finally, in 2012 he found himself racing as a rookie driver in the Polo R Cup national racing championship. Over time he had to readjust the sail and get into automotive journalism to continue enjoying machines on wheels.