Bicycle Aptitude Test

So you think that you know bikes, eh? Well, take the test below to see whether you've truly got what it takes or need to go back to training wheels. Good luck!


Who was the first American to win the Tour de France
A.) Lance Armstrong
B.) Greg Lemond
C.) Bob Roll
D.) Davis Finney

B.A.T. stands for:
A.) Breakfast at Tiffany's
B.) Bikes are Traffic
C.) Bicycle Aptitude Test

Bicycling Magazine recently rated what city as one of the worst in the country for bicycling?
A.) Chicago
B.) New York
C.) Atlanta
D.) Philadelphia

How do you pronounce: Bottecchia?
A.) Heck if I know
B.) Probably wrong
C.) What? Do I look Italian?
D.) Bow-tech-ee-a

True or False. When available, a biker should ride on the sidewalk rather than the street.
A.) True
B.) False

Who said, “There is more to life than increasing its speed.”?
Hint: It’s the same person, that when asked what he thought of western civilization, replied that he thought it would be a good idea.
A.) Claude Pepper
B.) Henry David Thoreau
C.) Gandhi
D.) Mark Twain

Why do bike riders wear those skin-tight shorts?
A.) They want to look like a bike racer
B.) It's the fashion
C.) They like to show their butt.
D.) The crotch is padded and the close fit holds the padding in place

Bikes are most often stolen...
A.) From universities
B.) In urban areas
C.) Out of garages
D.) Because they weren’t locked.

True or False: My husband and child could both ride 20" bikes
A.) True
B.) False

68 x 113 refers to what measurement on a bike.
A.) Tire Size
B.) Bottom Bracket Cartridge
C.) Spoke Configuration
D.) Dimensions of a road bar

The B.A.T.

Do you think that you know bikes? Well, we've put together the Bicycle Aptitude Test to see who's got the stuff and who still needs the training wheels. So, go ahead. Don't be afraid...

Take the B.A.T. now!

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