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!


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

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

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

How do you pronounce: Bottecchia?
A.) Heck if I know
B.) Probably wrong
C.) What? Do I look Italian?
D.) Bow-tech-ee-a

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

Georgia law...
A.) Requires all bicycle riders to use a helmet
B.) Promotes voluntary use only
C.) Does not require the use of helmets
D.) Mandates the use of helmets for children less than 16 years of age

Bicycling Magazine recently rated what city as one of the worst in the country for bicycling?
A.) Chicago
B.) New York
C.) Atlanta
D.) Philadelphia

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

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

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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!