Motorcycle Quotes & Sayings

Those who ride a motorcycle have an edge over those who prefer other means of transport and it is not just about style; riding a motorcycle is a part of lifestyle, passion and love. For this reason, we have compiled together a list of phrases, sayings, and quotes commonly used in motorcycle community. Handed down from generation to generation, from father to son, these quotes have been used for several decades now. And if you are a rider by heart, you will somehow feel connected with each quote and saying. So without any further ado, we present to you the list of most common motorcycle quotes and sayings.

Motorcycle Adventure Travel Quotes
  • “On my tombstone they will carve, “It never got fast enough for me.” Hunter S. Thompson
  • “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.” Robert M. Pirsig
  • “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
  • “Ride Big, Ride Long, Ride Free.” Foster Kinn
  • “The joy of riding a motorcycle is out of this world. The thrill of riding in the hills and mountains is an opiatic addiction.” Avijeet Das
  • “Note to self: Never ride a motorcycle in stilettos and a miniskirt.” Maggie Grace
  • “My first car was a motorcycle.” Adam Carolla
  • “It wasn’t until I went to college and I got my first motorcycle that I understood the thrill of speed.” Vin Diesel
  • “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
  • “God didn’t create metal so that man could make paper clips!” Harley Davidson
  • “I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.” Emo Philips
  • “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
Biker Quotes

Short motorcycle quotes

  • “The perfect man? A poet on a motorcycle.” Lucinda Williams
  • “If you don’t ride in the rain, you don’t ride.” Anonymous
  • “Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting.” Steve McQueen
  • “You do not need a therapist if you own a motorcycle, any kind of motorcycle!” Dan Aykroyd
  • “Although motorcycle riding is romantic, motorcycle maintenance is purely classic.” Robert M Pirsig

Motorcycle quotes for couples

  • “Love is the feeling you get when you like something as much as your motorcycle.” Hunter S. Thompson
  • “If you want to live a happy life, don’t teach your wife how to ride a motorcycle.” Junaid Jamshed
  • “A motorcycle ride melts away the frustration of life in less than a mile.” Armand Ensanian
  • “The bike and the rider sail through the air.” Danny Parr
  • “Bikes are like wives; if it ain’t yours don’t touch.” Anonymous

Motorcycle touring quotes

  • “I enjoy going on motorcycle trips and stopping in small towns and enjoying drinks with the locals.” George Clooney
  • “When I was 16, everyone else got a car; I got a motorcycle.” Jason Priestley
  • “If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it.” Frank Zappa
  • “I want to ride my motorcycle up the side of the Luxor to the light and vanish.” Criss Angel
  • “If you want to be happy for a day; drink. If you want to be happy for a year; marry. But if you want to be happy for a lifetime; ride a motorcycle.” Anonymous

Motorcycle quotes inspirational

  • “Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.” Anonymous
  • “The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike… you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it’s true.” Valentino Rossi
  • “Riding bike is like an art, something you do because you feel something inside.” Valentino Rossi
  • “A bike on the road is worth two in the shed.” Anonymous
  • “Four wheels move the body, two wheels move the soul.” Anonymous

Funny motorcycle quotes

  • “Why are motorcycle dealers closed on Sundays? Because Sunday is for worship… Catholics go to church, Motorcyclists go to the track.” Justin Skalka
  • “98% of all Harleys ever sold are still on the road. The other 2% made it home.” Anonymous
  • “I’d rather be riding my motorcycle thinking about God than sitting in church thinking about my motorcycle.” Anonymous
  • “What do you call a biker who doesn’t wear a helmet? An organ donor.” David Perry
  • “Do you know what the sexiest thing in the world is? A grandma on a Harley.” Anonymous

Famous bike quotes

  • “I knew that when the great guiding spirit cleaves humanity into two antagonistic halves, I will be with the people.” Ernesto Che Guevara
  • “I now know, by an almost fatalistic conformity with the facts that my destiny is to travel.” Ernesto Guevara
  • “We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.” Che Guevara
  • “Every day People straighten up the hair, why not the heart?” Che Guevara
  • “Let the world change you and you can change the world” Che Guevara

Quotes about biker girl

  • “Forget the glass slippers. This princess wears motorcycle boots.” Anonymous
  • “I know I ride like a girl so just try and keep up.” Anonymous
  • “I’m a Harley Chick.” Anonymous
  • “I’m that crazy biker chick everybody warned you about.” Anonymous
  • “I looked up my symptoms. I need to go for a ride.” Anonymous

Motorcycle quotes and sayings

  • “Sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of nowhere; and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself” Anonymous
  • “No Maps, No GPS, No Rules, Just Ride” Himalayan Riding
  • “Keep your bike high and your head higher.” Anonymous
  • “Sometimes people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.” Anonymous
  • “In the darkest hour when the demons come, call on me brother and we will fight them together.” Anonymous
Motorcycle Touring Quotes

Motorcycle trail riding quotes

  • “When I ride a bike I see my sorrows left behind in rear mirror.” Anonymous
  • “Life is short, so grip it and rip it.” Anonymous
  • “If you think I’m cute now, wait until you see me on my bike.” Anonymous
  • “Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy you a bike.” Anonymous
  • “My bike is more demanding than my lover, she wants me to ride her every day.” Anonymous

Motorcycle quotes for Instagram

  • “A mountain bike is like your buddy. A road bike is your lover.” Anonymous
  • “Got in a wreck with a smart car today, it’s totalled. My bike is fine though.” Anonymous
  • “Sometimes it takes a whole tankful of fuel before you can think straight.” Anonymous
  • “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist. That’s why we ride.” Anonymous
  • “I don’t ride a bike to add days to my life. I ride a bike to add life to my days.” Anonymous

Motorcycle rider quotes

  • “You don’t stop when you get old; you get old when you stop riding.” Anonymous
  • “A traveler should be happy not perfect.” Anonymous
  • “Never twist the throttle with your ego.” Anonymous
  • “On a bike no one asks,” are we there yet”? Stacy Westfall
  • “If I weren’t doing what I’m doing today…I’d be traveling around the world on the back of a motorcycle.” Donna Karan

Caption for bike lovers

  • “Life is like a bike ride, it all depends on the way you ride.” Anonymous
  • “Yesterday, today, tomorrow; every day is a ride.” Anonymous
  • “No hour is wasted when spent on two wheels.” Anonymous
  • “All you need is a strong engine.” Anonymous
  • “Ride Safe”
Motorcycle inspiration quotes

Dream bike quotes

  • “Follow your dreams, the only one stopping you is you.” Anonymous
  • “Life is short, buy a bike.” Anonymous
  • “Keep calm and ride your dream.” Anonymous
  • “If you never ride a bullet then you will never be Royal.” Royal Enfield
  • “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” Anonymous

New bike quotes

  • “A glorious day with a new bike.” Anonymous
  • “A new bike can make you excited as well as emotional.” Anonymous
  • “A new bike doesn’t ask for attention.” Anonymous
  • “Bike may be new, but not my passion for riding.” Anonymous
  • “It’s not a new bike. It’s a new member of the family.” Anonymous

Short quotes on bikes

  • “Stop trying to fit in when you were born to stand out.” Anonymous
  • “You’re only one bike ride away from a good mood.” Anonymous
  • “The answer, my friend, is blow in in the wind.” Anonymous
  • “The secret of life? Just enjoy the ride.” Anonymous
  • “We only regret the rides we didn’t take.” Anonymous

Motorcycle quotes about life and death

  • “The brave don’t live forever, the cautious don’t live at all.” Anonymous
  • “When life is complex, I ride.” Anonymous
  • “Some call it adventure, we call it life.” Anonymous
  • “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” Anonymous
  • “You only have one life to ride.” Wild Triumph

Motorcycle riding partner quotes

  • “Two of the most important things to me; my wife & my bike.” Anonymous
  • “The only thing better than a street bike is a woman riding one.” Anonymous
  • “Husband and wife, riding partners for life.” Anonymous
  • “My man is the hottest biker I know.” Anonymous
  • “It’s not what I have in my life but who I have in my life that counts.” Anonymous
Famous bike quotes

Motorcycle safe riding quotes

  • “Take your helmet with you.” Anonymous
  • “Take the safe lane.” Anonymous
  • “Don’t rash ride.” Anonymous
  • “Safety first.” Anonymous
  • “Gear up with safety.” Anonymous

Quotes on motorcycle cornering

  • “Straights are for fast bikes, turns are for fast riders.” Anonymous
  • “Twists; for some it’s a time to slow down, for others it’s just a reason to get closer to the pavement.” Anonymous
  • “When life takes a curve, lean into it.” Anonymous
  • “The lower I go, the more she likes it.” Anonymous
  • “Happiness isn’t around the corner, happiness is the corner.” Anonymous