The Best Cycling Advice We've Ever Heard

For a sport successfully performed by 4-year-olds and 104-year-olds alike, it's safe to say everyone is going to have their own advice and opinions when it comes to pedaling on two wheels. But for such a simple motion, there's more to riding a bike than one might expect.

From gear tips to personal mantras, the right advice can make a world of difference—no matter if you're commuting to work on two wheels or hammering out a century ride. We asked both novice and veteran cyclists for the best advice they've ever heard, and some of their answers may surprise you.

Our personal favorite?

Don't ride to win races or to get to places, ride to feel free.

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