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

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

Who was the first American to win the Tour de France
A.) Lance Armstrong
B.) Greg Lemond
C.) Bob Roll
D.) Davis Finney

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

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

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...

A friendly honk on the horn when you approach a cyclist from the rear:
A.) is always appreciated as it lets the rider know you're there
B.) is not necessary since the rider already knows you're there
C.) only serves to scare the crap out of a cyclist
D.) Both B and C

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

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

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.

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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