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What does it mean to see an bicycle in a dream?

Bicycle Dream Meaning: From 31 Different Sources


Personal effort or motivation which gets you some­where.

For many people a bicycle was their first experience of mastering a body skill and gaining greater freedom. Might be youthful freedom without responsibilities.

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences | Tony Crisp


Riding a bicycle may represent a way of moving forward toward your goals that may take some effort. It reflects a person with an independent personality, one who is propelled by his or her own ideas.

A bicycle may represent a desire to enjoy the outdoors.

Ariadne's Book of Dream | Ariadne Green


Symbolic of a person’s movement through life.

If the bike has broken parts or missing wheels it symbolizes problems or troubles with the person riding the bike

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe


Any mode of transportation is about how you are moving through your life. In the case of a bicycle, the speed is fairly close to being on foot, but certainly faster. There is an element of joy to a bicycle as well as the requirement of balance in order to get around effectively. Such a dream may be a throwback to a childhood sensibility unless you are an avid cyclist, in which case the dream may be about the desire to enjoy what that pastime brings you.

A dream of a bicycle is about moving a little faster, but still in an organic way.

Complete Dictionary of Dreams | Dr. Mıchael Lennox


1. Young or immature ministry;

2. In your own strength Galatians 5:4;, Galatians 5:19.

Dream Dictionary The Biblical Model | Vincent Wienand


Using one’s own strength and abilities to get something done without the help of others

Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton


Dreaming of a bicycle indicates assistance along the road of life.

If you were trying to ride uphill, progress will be slow; riding downhill means that your plans will manifest quickly. Pushing the bicycle means that the help you receive will be more trouble than it’s worth. Good weather means steady progress; bad weather means a need for a respite, and for reevaluation.

Dream Explanations of Astro Center | Astro Center


Spiritually the bicycle signifies duality or the balance of two aspects of belief.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous


Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically, we could be looking for freedom without responsibility. We probably need to achieve some way of moving forward in a project using balanced judgement.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous


Material aspects: When we dream of riding a bicycle it shows the need to pay attention to personal effort or motivation.

To fall off the bicycle indicates a lack of good judgment.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous


Gives gender - specific: A bicycle in a woman’s dream represents personal freedom and previously might have suggested rebellion. In a man’s dream it is most likely to have links with childhood memories.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous


This suggests youth, freedom and movement without a supporting structure. With two wheels and, therefore, a symbol of duality, it can suggest the first forays into relationship and adult behaviour.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous


Getting somewhere through personal effort. Depending on one’s childhood experiences, bicycles can also represent the freedom of youth. There is also an idiomatic expression, “like a fish needs a bicycle,” which refers to something one does not need.

Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia | James R. Lewis and Evelyn Dorothy Oliver


Vision: Riding a bike: rein in your ambitions—trying to hurry would not work. Slow down and you will reach your goal unscathed.

If you feel as if the bike is floating in the air (with you on it): you want to get ahead socially, to improve your financial situation, etc. Buying a bicycle: be more active and improve your physical condition. See Wheel.

Depth Psychology: A bicycle requires the strength and effort of the individual riding it—including the choice of direction. Dreams about bikes, therefore, mean that you are in charge of your actions and choices, including the choice of “taking a road less traveled.” Bike riding often means that you are on a fun- loving, light-hearted, leisurely trip through life.

Dreamers Dictionary | Garuda


Subliminal sexuality.

Expansions Dream Dictionary | Stewart A. Swerdlow


To dream of riding a bicycle means that you are becoming automatic in the work you do. You need to step back and look at the whole picture, giving yourself inspiration to become more creative.

Gypsy Dream Dictionary | Raymond Buckland


Getting ahead under your own power. Individualism and independence—you are pursuing your own path.

The type of bicycle points to the personality of the dreamer: if a kid’s bike—childlike or childish; a sports bike—fast, vigorous; an old bike—you feel old. Trouble-free riding: you are pursuing your own path and have no problem with it.

Folklore: Important decision.

Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar


To dream that you are riding a bicycle, signifies the need to balance work and pleasure in your life. However, if the bike had training wheels, this suggests that you are lacking self-confidence. You feel anxious about your ability to do something, or to get through a particular situation. This dream may also reflect a desire to change your status or position in life.

To dream of a bicycle in a bike rack means you are still searching for your talent or the special niche where you belong.

My Dream Interpretation | myjellybean


To dream that you are riding one means that you will have to make an important decision. Think well, and then act as you think best.

Mystic Dream Book | Internet Archive - Anonymous


1. Adolescent sexual energy, intercourse.

2. Desire for bal­ance between work and recreation.

3. Important decision com­ing.

4. Fear of independence.

New American Dream Dictionary | Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin


Riding a bicycle downhill warns of misfortune. Riding it uphill, bright outlook for the future.

Psycho Dream Interpretation | Ella Freeman Sharpe


Dreams of a bicycle symbolize moving ahead and that you are in sync with the cycles of life.

A racing bike represents competition that is animating and inspiring you to be your best, or that you are in a hurry for change.

If you are riding for pleasure, then you are enjoying the phases of life without stress or worry.

If this is a tyke bike, then you are reconnecting with your youth, and finding your sense of balance.

Strangest Dream Explanations | Dream Explanations - Anonymous


also see Journey

1- To dream of riding a bicycle shows the need to pay attention to personal effort or motivation.

2- Psychologically we could be looking for freedom without responsibility.

3- Spiritually the bicycle signifies duality.

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary | Pamela Ball


To dream of riding a bicycle up hill, signifies bright prospects. Riding it down hill, if the rider be a woman, calls for care regarding her good name and health; misfortune hovers near.

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation | Gustavus Hindman Miller


All vehicles symbolize our passage through the journey of life. Since the bicycle is usually acquired earlier in life than a car, it could be pointing out some of your adolescent tendencies.

If you are a teenager, then it may be a routine way of getting around. Riding a bicycle in your dream may symbolize a need for balance and hard work in order for you to succeed in a current endeavor. Some think that the bicycle could also represent your need for some type of assistance. Consider all of the details in your dream, including whether you are traveling up or down the road. See also: Car, Road, Journey

The Bedside Dream Dictionary | Silvana Amar


Bicycles reveal the need to relate to people who are far from you. However, unlike other modes of transportation, the energy that propels the bike requires your personal effort. Therefore, this dream advises that you only have your own resources and that, consequently, you should not expect help from anyone.

The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke


Prospects of uncommon brightness are foretold by a dream of riding a bicycle uphill if you do not dismount before reaching the top.

The Complete Dream Book | Gillian Holloway


A bicycle represents assistance in your endeavors, so to interpret the meaning of your dream, you must consider whether you were riding it, pushing h, etc., also whether you were going uphill, on the flat, or downhill, the appearance and/or condition of the bike as well as details of location, weather, etc.

The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams | Stearn Robinson - Tom Corbett


Riding a bicycle can represent: The way you’re “running your life” or an aspect of it (now or in the past).

Making progress (or a lack of progress, if the bicycle is slow or it has a problem).

Maintaining balance in your everyday life or in a particular process.

See also: Riding; Driving; Vehicle; Exercising; Motorcycle

The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary | Nancy Wagaman


Need for balance in your life. Balance energies before moving ahead under full steam.

The Dream Books Symbols | Betty Bethards


lucky numbers: 04-09-18-37-40-43

buying a: your solo activity wil improve your physical condition.

for children: advancement, if you make right decision.

falling from a: someone is causing you to lose your balance.

owning a: happiness with large investment of personal effort.

unicycle: going it alone wil leave balanced issues unstable.

pedals of a: you are pragmatic and authentic with delusions of grandeur.

racer crossing the finish line with arms up: triumph of balanced energies.

repairing a: your nervy yet sensitive actions create a work of efficiency.

riding, a: hurrying your ambitions wil cause failure, others cannot lead your way.

downhill: misfortune looms over you.

tandem, in: acceptance of parts of mate and self previously rejected.

uphill: high energy is needed to take advantage of bright prospects.

selling, a: you are sensitive to other’s needs.

sitting on a: expect others to lead the way.

wheels being punctured: you are letting down your body.

Zolar’s Book of Dreams Numbers and Lucky Days |

2 dream interpretations related to the symbols you see in your dreams.

Bicycle / Motorbike

According to Freud, riding a bicycle is a symbol of sexual intercourse. Both bicycles and motorbikes symbolize the need for balance in life and the need to reconcile the often opposing demands of the conscious and unconscious. The speed of the bike will be significant, as it suggests how strong your desire for independence is. For Jungians, dreaming of a motorcycle suggests determination and a person in control of their destiny. A dream of riding a bicycle may therefore mirror your sense of powering your own progress in the world.... bicycle / motorbike dream meaning


You need strength and stamina to ride a bicycle for any length of time. Whether you’re hitting the city streets, or travelling over rough terrain, energy is required and that is the meaning of this dream symbol. You can get to where you want to be in life, but you need to make the effort. Don’t expect things to land in your lap. Instead actively pursue your dreams. You’re being given the green light. Go for it but be prepared to work hard to get the results you want.... bicycles dream meaning