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!

To what measurement on a bike does the number 293mm refer
A.) Spoke length
B.) The stand-over height
C.) Top tube length
D.) Kickstand length

In what country is the biggest percentage of trips made by bicycle?
A.) China
B.) Italy
C.) The Netherlands
D.) Cuba

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

Don’t give up your fun, your exercise, or your bike transportation because the weather turns cold. Because you know what they say… And what do they say?
A.) Keep riding because it's harder to start riding again than it is to keep riding
B.) Keep riding because you'll adapt to the cold
C.) There's no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear
D.) Might as well...

Georgia law...
A.) Requires all bicycle riders to use a helmet
B.) Promotes voluntary use only
C.) Does not require the use of helmets
D.) Mandates the use of helmets for children less than 16 years of age

The first rule of the road for a cyclist is:
A.) Ride on the right side of the road
B.) Make sure your bike is safe to ride before you start
C.) Always wear a helmet
D.) Be Visible. Be Predictable

A presta valve is:
A.) a tool found on your bike mechanic's work bench
B.) an adaptor sometimes needed for inflating bike tires
C.) also known as a schraeder valve
D.) the name for that skinny type valve with a nut on top found on nicer bikes.

11-27 refer to what measurement on a bike
A.) The width of a 27" tire
B.) The tooth count on the high and low range of a cassette
C.) Chainstay and wheelbase lengths
D.) A gear ratio

The most frequently neglected maintenance on bikes is:
A.) Lubing the Chain
B.) Cleaning the transmission
C.) Truing the wheels
D.) Pumping the tires

To what measurement on a bike does the number 27.2 refer
A.) The wheel diameter from 1970s ten speeds
B.) A frame size
C.) Seat post diameter
D.) Degree of hardening of aluminum frame tubes

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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