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 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

What do the letters B.G. stand for on Mike Goodman's (owner of Intown Bicycles) business card?
A.) Bike Guy
B.) Bike Guide
C.) Bike Guru
D.) Brain Gone

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

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

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

Don’t give up your fun, your exercise, or your bike transportation because the weather turns cold. Because you know what they say… And what do they say?
A.) Keep riding because it's harder to start riding again than it is to keep riding
B.) Keep riding because you'll adapt to the cold
C.) There's no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear
D.) Might as well...

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.

The best way to avoid having a car cut you off by making a right turn in front of you is:
A.) Stop and walk you bike across the intersection
B.) Ride on the sidewalk
C.) Take the lane before you get to the intersection
D.) Try to alert the driver that you are behind them

Who said, "A bicycle is the long-sought means of transportation for all of us who have runaway hearts."
A.) Al Gore
B.) Lance Armstrong
C.) Mark Twain
D.) Robert Redford

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

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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!

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.