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 Bobby Walthour?
A.) The first American to win the Tour de France
B.) The first black bike racer
C.) Famous bike racer from Atlanta
D.) Major Taylor's racing teammate

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

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

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

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

A presta valve is:
A.) a tool found on your bike mechanic's work bench
B.) an adaptor sometimes needed for inflating bike tires
C.) also known as a schraeder valve
D.) the name for that skinny type valve with a nut on top found on nicer bikes.

True or False. When available, a biker should ride on the sidewalk rather than the street.
A.) True
B.) False

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

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

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

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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!