Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Triathlon Inspirational Quotes

Need a little oomph to get you out there today? Whether you're biking, running, or swimming aujourd'hui, here are some awesome quotes to get you going--or to think about while you're sweating away! Because you're not the only one who's ever pondered the beauty of the bicycle...



  • When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race. -H.G. Wells

  • The bicycle is just as good company as most husbands and, when it gets old and shabby, a woman can dispose of it and get a new one without shocking the entire community. -Ann Strong

  • "I'm going to go out a winner if I have to find a high school race to win my last race." - Johnny Gray (TriDiva isn't sure that one is always true...high schoolers can be wicked fast!)

  • "Tough times don't last but tough people do." - A.C. Green

  • H2O: two parts Heart and one part Obsession. -Author Unknown

  • Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride. -John F. Kennedy

  • "There are clubs you can't belong to, neighborhoods you can't live in, schools you can't get into, but the roads are always open." - Some ad guru for Nike

  • Chlorine is my perfume. -Author Unknown

  • The sound of a car door opening in front of you is similar to the sound of a gun being cocked. -Amy Webster (Ok, not so inspirational...but true!)

  • When the earth floods from global warming, the swimmers will rule the world. -Author Unknown

  • What do you call a cyclist who doesn't wear a helmet? An organ donor. -David Perry (Cover your noggin!)

  • "Multisport without the swim is like a date without the sex." -Mike Collier

  • "EAT RIGHT. GET LOTS OF SLEEP. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS. GO LIKE HELL." -another Nike marketing guru

  • "If it doesn't kill you it will make you stronger." -Nietzsche

  • "I am the greatest. I'm a machine." -great mantra to repeat to oneself, learned from a sleepover camp counselor

  • "The best rides are the ones where you bite off much more than you can chew--and live through it." -Doug Bradbury

  • "It never gets easier, you just go faster." - Greg LeMond

  • "I have met my hero, and he is me." - George Sheehan (Repeat to self at least once a day. Very good for you.)

  • "Pain is only temporary." Also good to repeat to self. Like in hour 3 of long run or ride.


No go out there and hit the road/path/pool and kick some mega butt! You rock!


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cycling quotes, running quotes, quotes for everything (type in your favorite sport!)


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