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!


What do the letters B.G. stand for on Mike Goodman's (owner of Intown Bicycles) business card?
A.) Bike Guy
B.) Bike Guide
C.) Bike Guru
D.) Brain Gone

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

We carry a Bell helmet called the Ghisallo. To what does the name refers?
A.) A mountain chapel in Italy devoted to cyclists.
B.) The town where the Giro d'Italia finishes.
C.) One of the cycling teams Bell sponsors
D.) A famous Italian winner of the Tour de France from the 1930's

The best way to avoid having a car cut you off by making a right turn in front of you is:
A.) Stop and walk you bike across the intersection
B.) Ride on the sidewalk
C.) Take the lane before you get to the intersection
D.) Try to alert the driver that you are behind them

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

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

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

True or False: My bicycle tire requires more pressure than my car tires.
A.) True
B.) False

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

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

Ask Mike

Have a question about the world of bicycles? Whether it regards product information, technical issues, or riding the streets of Atlanta all you have to do is ask bicycle expert Mike Goodman, Intown Bicycles owner with over 30 years of experience in the industry.

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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