Bernard Hinault Quotes

 

I believe there are two periods in life, one for the bike, the other for becoming active on one’s work.

— Bernard Hinault

As long as I breathe, I attack.

— Bernard Hinault

I have contacts with the Tour de France which keep me close to cycling.

— Bernard Hinault

Everyday there’s something that reminds me why I love this sport.

— Bernard Hinault

He has a head, two arms, two legs, just as I.

— Bernard Hinault

I am working as public relations director for the Tour de France and maintaining my farm.

— Bernard Hinault

I have the impression that cycling is no longer a game but rather an employment… a job.

— Bernard Hinault

I may, however, begin riding again when I am 60.

— Bernard Hinault

I race to win, not to please people.

— Bernard Hinault

I slept like a baby the night before, because I knew that I’d win the next day.

— Bernard Hinault

Illegal drug use runs contrary to the image of health depicted by cycling. Distributors of these drugs must be prosecuted more harshly as they are ciminals.

— Bernard Hinault

Cycling is open to the whole world.

— Bernard Hinault

When I see pot-bellied cyclists wearing the ‘maillot jaune,’ it appals me.

— Bernard Hinault

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