Seize your bike (or the bike)

By Peter stock, in 'English to Latin Translation', Jan 5, 2019.

  1. Peter stock New Member

    I am a cyclist and I had a cycling friend die recently and another suffer a cancer diagnosis.

    I want to print some fun t shirts for my other cyclng friends to remind us all that life can be fleeting and that we should not waste it.

    Obviously i am going for a play on the well.known. Carpe Diem phrase.
    What in Latin would make best sense and would come closest to that idea (of "get out there and go for a bike ride, while you still can") but in as few words as possible?

    Carpe Consorium?
    Carpe habebat vehentem? (That's clumsy)

    Other ideas?

    Thank you for your help
    Peter in Toronto
  2. Dantius Homo Sapiens

    • Civis Illustris
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    in orbe lacteo
    and also utter nonsense


    My dictionary gives birota for bicycle. That word seems pretty good. In that case, "seize the bike" would be Carpe birotam.
  3. Callaina Feles Curiosissima

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    Canada
    Confirming.

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