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 said, "Get a bicycle. You will not regret it, if you live.
A.) Susan B Anthony
B.) Henry Ford
C.) Chuck Yeager
D.) Mark Twain

You want your seat height set so that...
A.) You can put your feet flat on the ground
B.) Your leg is fully extended at the bottom of the stroke
C.) You have a little bend in your knee at the bottom of the stroke
D.) It's a tip toe reach to the ground

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

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

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

To what measurement on a bike does the number 293mm refer
A.) Spoke length
B.) The stand-over height
C.) Top tube length
D.) Kickstand length

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

11-27 refer to what measurement on a bike
A.) The width of a 27" tire
B.) The tooth count on the high and low range of a cassette
C.) Chainstay and wheelbase lengths
D.) A gear ratio

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

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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...

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