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!


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

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

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

True or False: My husband and child could both ride 20" bikes
A.) True
B.) False

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

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

Who said, “"I thought of that while riding my bike."
A.) Wilbur Wright
B.) John F Kennedy
C.) Albert Einstein
D.) Lance Armstrong

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 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

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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