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!


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...

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

The most common name for bikes shops is:
A.) Mike's Bikes
B.) The Bike shop
C.) Michael's Cycles
D.) Intown Bicycles

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

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

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

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

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

I should buy my bike from a bike shop because...
A.) I'll find a higher quality bicycle there
B.) I'll get help determining what kind of bike I need, I can get a bike my size and have it fitted, and the staff will show me how to operate it
C.) I'll get free break-in adjustments on it
D.) All of the above

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

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!