11. Just as good company as most husbands . . .
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, Minneapolis Tribune, 1895
12. A bicycle with a seat missing. . .
Truth hurts. Maybe not as much as jumping on a bicycle with a seat missing, but it hurts.
~Leslie Nielsen, Naked Gun 2 1/2.
13. Three thousand miles per gallon . . .
The bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created. Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon.
~Bill Strickland, The Quotable Cyclist