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!


Headset refers to:
A.) A bike racer's mental attitude
B.) The head protection worn by downhill racers
C.) The steering bearings on a bike
D.) The earphones tandem riders use to communicate with each other

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

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

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

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

I should buy my bike from a bike shop because...
A.) I'll find a higher quality bicycle there
B.) I'll get help determining what kind of bike I need, I can get a bike my size and have it fitted, and the staff will show me how to operate it
C.) I'll get free break-in adjustments on it
D.) All of the above

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

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...

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

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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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.

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