Queen: Bicycle Race Meaning
Song Released: 1978
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Bicycle Race Lyrics
I want to ride my bicycle bicycle bicycle
I want to ride my bicycle
I want to ride my bike
I want to ride my bicycle
I want to ride it where I like
You say black I say white
You say bark I say bite
You say shark...
anonymous Dec 7th, 2008 12:40am report
My long understanding of this is that is a very simple song crafted when Freddie M was on holiday in France. Apparently a stage of the Tour De France cycle race came through the town past his hotel. He was mocking the encompassing euphoria of the event and the all-consuming passion of the supporters etc overshadowing some of the real issues of the world at the time.
anonymous Jun 25th, 2012 6:46pm report
The song's about going against the other people and being free.
You say ___
I say ____
He is going against it, choosing his own path.....
And this song is also about Bicycles, of course.
I'm not certain on this, but I'm pretty confident in my answer, as I have heard it from many others as well. The word "bicycle" was actually "bisexual" in the original song. Either they were not allowed to have such a suggestive song, or Queen just didn't want to come out and say it. Freddie Mercury himself was a bisexual, as he had two serious relationships in his life - one with a male and one with a female. There you have it.
anonymous Mar 10th, 3:21am report
Bike seat meant where u felt comfortable in wants to ride means not what u may think not sure he's riding yet it's unlike an bike song maybe Melanie's brand new songs sounds a bit same call it corny or not they make u think?
anonymous Jul 26th, 2013 7:23am report
This is a subtle earworm by "Queen" who is a known "bisexual" (queer)about "bicycle" riding, is code for coming out of the closet and being open about this sexual perversion as the obsession of his/her life, to the exclusion of all else. He/she wants to "ride" where he/she likes globally...the true agenda of faggotry today.
anonymous Sep 17th, 2012 9:48pm report
my whole life i wished this song is about LSD - the Dr. Hofffman's bycle
anonymous Dec 7th, 2011 12:10am report
Im pretty sure the song is about LSD. The bicycle he wants to ride is Hoffmans bike. Lsd was discovered by accident. After Hoffman ingested lsd he went home riding his bike, most lsd have a picture on them with hoffman riding a bike.
anonymous Jul 4th, 2011 7:05am report
He was talking about sex.
anonymous Jun 29th, 2011 6:35am report
Just a song poking fun at the constant competition in life. Freddie saw the Tour de France pass by his hotel and he just wanted to ride his bicycle, not race. Great use of humor to cover up such deepness-Queens best attribute
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