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

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

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

B.A.T. stands for:
A.) Breakfast at Tiffany's
B.) Bikes are Traffic
C.) Bicycle Aptitude Test

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

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

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

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

What brand bicycle is made just up the road from us near Chattanooga?
A.) Trek
B.) Schwinn
C.) Litespeed
D.) Raleigh

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!

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.