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!


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

Bikes are most often stolen...
A.) From universities
B.) In urban areas
C.) Out of garages
D.) Because they weren’t locked.

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

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

Headset refers to:
A.) A bike racer's mental attitude
B.) The head protection worn by downhill racers
C.) The steering bearings on a bike
D.) The earphones tandem riders use to communicate with each other

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

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

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

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

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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!