EduTest

MACC 'Edu-test'

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Written by Michael Edwards

MACC EDU-TEST

 

taking_notesPurpose: This is to familiarize all members with some basic essentials of cycling. It is designed to test areas of knowledge that every rider should know, and promote other to a higher understanding of this vast and exciting sport.

Instructions: Answer all questions listed. This is a take home test feel free to use all information at your disposal.

 

 


 

Verification of rides  [Name & Date]  1)____________________________, 2)_____________________________

Verification of tire change  [Name & Date]  ________________________________

 


YOUR EQUIPMENT

1. Your Bike         Racing ____      Touring _____     MTB ______       Hybrid ______

2. Brand  ________________________________ ,       Model ___________________________

3. Frame Size     cm____________

4. Tires   brand / model and size ______________ / _________________

5. Crank arm: brand /model and length ______________ /________________   Triple or Double ________

6. Number of teeth in chainrings          Big  _______ Middle (triples only) ________ Small  ____________

7. Brand / model of front Derailleur    _____________ / _________________

8. Brand and model of rear Derailleur: ______________

9. Brand and model of shift lever _______________ downtube or

STI/ERGO/GRIPSHIFT _______________

10. Brand and model of Freewheel or cassette: ______________

11. Number of teeth on each cog  (ex. 12,13,14,15,17,19 etc.)      _______________________________

12. Hubs: brand and model:__________________________ Number of spokes Front

____ Rear ___________

13. Rims: brand and model __________________________ Clincher or

Sewup_________

14. Pedals: brand and model __________________

15. Handlebar: brand and model _______________

16. Stem: brand and model _______________

17. Seatpost: brand and model _____________

18. Chain: brand and model _______________

19. Bottom Bracket: brand and model _______________

20. Headset: brand and model ______________

21. Computer: brand and model ____________

 


BASIC CYCLING KNOWLEDGE

22. What is the difference between a clincher and tubular tire and how are they

mounted? __________________________________________________________________

23. Explain Gear inch ______________________________________________

24. Give a likely configuration of a 12-23, 9 speed cassette   __________________________________________

25. Why do recreational bikes have larger cassettes than racing bikes?  __________________________________

_______________________________________________________

 


DEFINITIONS

Explain the following terms:

26. Paceline  _______________________________________________________________________________

27. Drafting  _______________________________________________________________________________

28. Peleton  ______________________________________________________________________

29. Stage Race  ______________________________________________________________________

30. Criterium    ______________________________________________________________________

31. Time Trial   ______________________________________________________________________

32. Prime   __________________________________________________________________________

33. Match Sprint _____________________________________________________________________

34. Pursuit___________________________________________________________________________

35. Points ___________________________________________________________________________

 

 


HEALTH and FOOD

36. What is carbo loading ? ______________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

37. What effects would drinking several beers after a ride have ? _________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW***

38. What event did Major Taylor win his world Championship in ?  _______________________________

Which year?  _________________

39. What MACC member was a 1998 Cat 5 State Road Race Champion?  __________________________

40. What is the significance of the colors of the MACC jersey?  __________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

EXTRA CREDIT: Match the Rider with his nick name

1.Eddy Merkx ____                                           A. "Lion of Flanders"

2.Miguel Inderain ____                                     B. "The Badger"

3.Major Taylor ____                                          C. "The Boss"

4.Lance Armstrong ____                                   D. "The Cannibal"

5.Bo Gains ____                                                E. "Big Mig"

6.Bernard Heunot ____                                     F. "The Pirate"

7.Johan Museeuw ____                                     G. "Worchester Whirlwind"

8.Marco Pantani ____                                        H. "The Trail Boss"

 

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