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

Who was Major Taylor?
A.) Celebrated black bike racer at the turn of the century
B.) Originator of the first bike brigade in World war 1
C.) Bobby Walthour's racing teammate
D.) Inventor of the inner tube

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

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

Who said, "A bicycle is the long-sought means of transportation for all of us who have runaway hearts."
A.) Al Gore
B.) Lance Armstrong
C.) Mark Twain
D.) Robert Redford

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

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

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.

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, "Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride."
A.) John F Kennedy
B.) Lance Armstrong
C.) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
D.) Mark Twain

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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