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Cycling Humour

You might think that a sport like cycling would be devoid of humour, but following is my collection of classic quotes from some of the biggest and sexist egos in professional cycling.

No women's cycling for Casagrande

Maglia Rosa Francesco Casagrande was also asked if he was planning to introduce his daughter, Camilla, to cycling when she is older. His answer was short: "Absolutely not, it is not a sport for women. Too hard."

Quotes from Phil Liggett

Phil, the Murray Walker of the cycling world, is truely a living legend. The Tour de France wouldn't be quite the same for the English speaking world without his regularly excitable commentary, following are some of his many humourous quotes (known to cyclists as 'Liggettisms') over the years...

Why Bikes Are Better Than Women

Top Ten Reasons Why Computers and Bicycling Don't Mix

  1. Finding a blender that size would be almost impossible.
  2. Whaddya mean, megabyte? I can't even chew this disgusting PowerBar as it is.
  3. The Information Superhighway sounds like an accident waiting to happen.
  4. Computer programming? No problem. What's your wheel size?
  5. Who needs more RAM? Once a year is more than enough.
  6. I don't know what's worse, staring at a screen all day or at my front tire.
  7. Hard drive? Shoot, wait'll the race.
  8. Carpal Tunnel makes me claustrophobic.
  9. I don't want a better monitor. I'm barely passing my urinalysis as it is.
  10. If I have to restart every time I crash, I quit.