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!


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

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

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

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

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...

True or False? You can't put car air in a bike tire.
A.) True
B.) False

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

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

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.