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!


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

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

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

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

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

Why do bike riders wear those skin-tight shorts?
A.) They want to look like a bike racer
B.) It's the fashion
C.) They like to show their butt.
D.) The crotch is padded and the close fit holds the padding in place

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

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

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

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

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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.