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 Bobby Walthour?
A.) The first American to win the Tour de France
B.) The first black bike racer
C.) Famous bike racer from Atlanta
D.) Major Taylor's racing teammate

You want your seat height set so that...
A.) You can put your feet flat on the ground
B.) Your leg is fully extended at the bottom of the stroke
C.) You have a little bend in your knee at the bottom of the stroke
D.) It's a tip toe reach to the ground

How many times did Lance Armstrong win the Tour de France?
A.) 3
B.) 5
C.) 6
D.) 7

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

True or False: You can't put bike air in a soccer ball.
A.) True
B.) False

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

What brand bicycle is made just up the road from us near Chattanooga?
A.) Trek
B.) Schwinn
C.) Litespeed
D.) Raleigh

A friendly honk on the horn when you approach a cyclist from the rear:
A.) is always appreciated as it lets the rider know you're there
B.) is not necessary since the rider already knows you're there
C.) only serves to scare the crap out of a cyclist
D.) Both B and C

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

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

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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