Look: if you had one shot -one opportunityto seize everything you ever wanted, would you capture it, or just let it slip? To a man with imagination, a map is a window to adventure – Francis Chichester Take your life in your own hands and see what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame - Erica Jong Time slips away and leaves you with nothing, mister, but boring stories of glory days - Bruce Springsteen What we do in life, echoes in eternity - Gladiator If you think you can’t, you’re right. If you think you can, you’re right - Ken Hatton If you’re gonna be dumb, you’d better be tough – MTV ‘Jackass’ song That’s the Test of all tests! Hell, count me in! – Young Guns Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting: “Holy Cow.. What a ride!” It’s not about the bike. It’s a metaphor for life… – Lance Armstrong the Journey is the reward - Lao Tze It is better to live one year as a tiger than one hundred years as a sheep - Buddhist saying © The longest journey starts with a single step – Lao Tze It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live – Albus Dumbledore This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time - Fight Club Our greatest battles are with our own mind - James Frank It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop - Confucius The next time your life flashes before your eyes, make sure you have something worth watching A good traveller has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving - Lao Tse It doesn’t have to be fun to be fun The world is round, and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning - Ivy Baker Priest Exploration is the physical expression of the intellectual passion - Apsley Cherry Garrard Decide what you want written on your gravestone. Now go out and make it happen. The essential in daring is to know how far too far one can go – Jean Cocteau Life is too short for second class ambitions – Sir Ranulph Fiennes www.roundtheworldbybike.com Look: if you had one shot -one opportunityto seize everything you ever wanted, would you capture it, or just let it slip?