45 Motorcycle Riding Quotes For Free Riders and Machine Lovers

Happiness is a motorcycle, a full tank of gas and twisty roads.

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Feb 10, 2021|7 min read


The wide-open roads and the fresh air that blows against your face excite all of us. The mind feels relaxed, alive and relieved. Motorcycle riding is not just a hobby but an escapade into the unknown, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. If you are a motorcycle rider, one who loves travelling by motorcycle, you must have understood the feeling.

Motorcycle Riding Quotes
Motorcycle Riding Quotes

When that helmet is around your forehead, people don't know who you are. It is awesome to wander around without any fear of judgment or recognition of our insanity. We don't think beyond where we are and that ride takes away all our stress and worries.

To understand the feel better, we have collated motorcycle riding quotes. They give us all a feeling of freedom, which is very important to survive in this world. Here we have the best and famous motorcycle riding quotes for you to cherish:

1. “On my tombstone, they will carve, "IT NEVER GOT FAST ENOUGH FOR ME.” ― Hunter S. Thompson

2. “Riding a bike is like an art, something you do because you feel something inside” – Valentino Rossi

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

4. “On a bike, no one asks, are we there yet?” – Stacy Westfall

5. “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

6. “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

7. “Try to remember the reason you started riding a motorcycle in the first place. For me it was a couple of things but mostly rebellion.” – Sonny Barger

8. “If I weren’t doing what I’m doing today… I’d be travelling around the world on the back of a motorcycle.” – Donna Karan

9. “I really love to ride my motorcycle. When I want to just get away and be by myself and clear my head, that’s what I do.” – Kyle Chandler

10. “Although motorcycle riding is romantic, motorcycle maintenance is purely classic.” – Robert M Pirsig

11. “In a biker’s world, there are no strangers, only friends who have not yet met…..” ― Adam Foster

12. “Being a biker is more than riding a bike, you feel it in your heart and your soul.” ― Anonymous

13. “I don’t ride a bike to add days to my life, I ride a bike to add life to my days.” ― Anonymous

14. “You know you are a biker when you recognize your friends by the sound of their exhaust.” ― Harley Timson

15. “Life is like riding a motorcycle, to keep your balance you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

16. “Some do drugs, Others pop bottles, we solve our problem with wide―open throttles.” ― Anonymous

17. “I have this vintage Harley―Davidson motorcycle jacket. When I put it on, it has this super cool feeling to it.” ― Alicia Keys

18. “Why are motorcycle dealers closed on Sundays? Because Sunday is for worship… Catholics go to church, motorcyclists go to the track.” – Justin Skalka

19. “You don’t know how good you are until you actually get out on a bike and get riding.”― Laura Trott

20. “To be a great motorbike racer, the most important thing is a passion for the bike.” ― Valentino Rossi

21. “Never Twist the throttle with your ego.” ― Anonymous

22. “In a car, you're always in a compartment, and because you're used to it you don't realize that through that car window everything you see is just more TV. You're a passive observer and it is all moving by you boringly in a frame. On a cycle, the frame is gone. You're completely in contact with it all. You're in the scene, not just watching it anymore, and the sense of presence is overwhelming.” ― Robert M. Pirsig

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

24. “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

25. “Driving a motorcycle is like flying. All your senses are alive. Being House is like flying, too. He's free of the gravity of what people think.” ― Hugh Laurie

26. “They say life is a highway and we all travel our own roads, some good, some bad, yet each is a blessing of its own.” ― Jess "Chief" Brynjulson

27. “It's the ride of life, the journey from here to there, living and loving every moment like we have none to spare.” ― Jess "Chief" Brynjulson

28.”I want to interrupt a game of magic the gathering by busting through a wall on a motorcycle” ― Megan Boyle

29. “Riding is my hallowed place.” ― Foster Kinn

30. “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 missiles 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

31. “Julie started the engine, and the air around the BSA danced to life, this time enclosing them in roaring privacy ― a momentary country, trembling at the curb. Outside, beyond their borders, the honey―slow twilight was thinning and quickening to a cold, dusty lavender. Skateboarders hurtled past like moths, urgently contorted, one―dimensional in the pale headlights rushing up the hill toward them.” ― Peter S. Beagle

32. “He had changed. And not for the good. He was using strong language ― filthy in her estimation ― and had become totally immersed in the restoration of the motorcycle.” ― John Tigges

33. “As we got closer to Staten Island and the tip of Manhattan, the sun hung behind the dense wall of skyscrapers that defines the Manhattan skyline. Within minutes, the sun was a gigantic orangish―pink orb suspended over Gotham. I couldn't take my eyes off the scene, but there was nowhere to stop the bike for a photo. It was one of those moments seared into my consciousness for all eternity. The realization that I was riding out of the darkness and into the light of a new day ran through my head as I kept my eyes on that glorious sunrise.” ― Debi Tolbert Duggar

34. “The joy of riding a motorcycle is out of this world. The thrill of riding in the hills and mountains is opiate addiction.” ― Avijeet Das

35. “This soul―o trip on Bessie was a spiritual renewal, healing, a time to realize that no matter what life throws in my direction, I can cope, endure, and reach the other side of any situation with a stronger woman.” ― Debi Tolbert Duggar

36. “Riding on the streets of loneliness, I drift on roads that take me on unknown paths, I have become the wanderer again, in search of an ineffable nothingness...” ― Avijeet Das

37. “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

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

39. “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

40. “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

41. “I did some great work with my Calvin Klein ads on the motorcycle. It was really groundbreaking because people hadn't seen a woman actually riding a motorcycle before.” ― Carre O

42. “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

43. “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

44. “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

45. “I don't think a woman riding a motorcycle thinks of herself as doing something that has sex appeal. I think she's trying to replicate for herself an experience that she sees men having.” ― Rachel Kushner

Motorcycle culture is enjoyed by each and everyone irrespective of their religion, gender, mother tongue, colour or background. Riding has always been fun and we hope that these motorcycle riding quotes made you get the feel.

Motorcycle riding is a kind of love for many. It is one such activity that can make you feel light, stress-free, and free-spirited. Good motorcycle riding quotes never get old. And if you are a biker for one who loves bike riding, then you can certainly feel the emotions that were put before you in those beautiful motorcycle riding quotes.

Keep yesterday as a history, tomorrow is a mystery. Ride and be alive today.

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