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!


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.

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

From what industry was the aircraft born?
A.) Aircraft
B.) Bicycle
C.) Steel
D.) Auto

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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!

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.