Cavendish IQ Giveaway Competition

Mark Cavendish’s new book “At Speed” is out and the publishers asked if I was interested in giving away a copy in a competition.In fact the lucky winner will get the book and a signed team jersey and two other podium finishers will get a copy of the book each.

Now online competitions are too easy with Google so I like to pick a question that you can’t you the answer to… but you can guess.

Not having read “Boy Racer” I’m aiming to read this, my appetite whetted by Daniel Friebe’s plugging on the Humans Invent podcast. But here’s a way to get the book faster than me…

You’ll know Mark Cavendish as the best sprinter in recent years although I think it’ll be fascinating to see how he copes with rivalry from Marcel Kittel and others. “Cav” has never had the peloton’s biggest power output but has made up for this with high leg speed, an aero position and a sharp sense of positioning. He recently explained the art of sprinting to The Telegraph:

“For me, it’s like a calculation, a series of movements, a series of chess moves. Not thinking, not having to react. Just reacting. By the time we start the sprint, my heart rate is probably 20 or 30 beats slower than the other guys. So many cyclists train their bodies. They don’t train their mind. I constantly do puzzle books. Smash through them. My iPad’s full of them. Logic puzzles. Bridges. Slitherlink.”

He pulls an iPad out of his bag. A picture of his wife Peta adorns the background screen as he opens up his latest puzzle, a variation on Sudoku.

“Hanidoku. You’ve got this honeycomb. Every single line has to have a consecutive run of numbers. Could be one to five, could be two to six. So there’s got to be a five here, because there’s a four there, but it can’t go with another five. Do you see?”

Does he do puzzles to nurture his cycling brain, or are both symptoms of his basic inquisitive intelligence? “A bit of both. Like, I play Scrabble against random opponents, and if I lose that I’m as pissed off as if I lose a Tour de France stage.”

Is he a genius? “Last time I did an IQ test I was, yeah.”

I’ve picked a question only a few people know: What is Mark Cavendish’s IQ score?

The Rules

• Please give your guess by comment only so I don’t have to collate emails and tweets
• Post under any pseudonym you like, I will only need the name and address should you win
• If there’s a tie then it’ll go to a random generator
• All picks need to be in by Wednesday at midday, Euro time.
• The goodies will be posted anywhere in the world

Comments on this entry are closed.

• Chris Friday, 29 November 2013, 12:58 pm

167

• Christophe Friday, 29 November 2013, 12:59 pm

142

• SimonC Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:01 pm

174

• Trev Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:02 pm

136

• Marcel Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:03 pm

161

• KevinG Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:04 pm

146

• Ian Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:05 pm

132

• andrej Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:07 pm

152

• The Tashkent Error Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:07 pm

144

• Richard Pasco Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:08 pm

145

• Eric Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:10 pm

140

• Splavid Datrick Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:10 pm

135

• Anthony Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:14 pm

160?

• Richard Turner Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:15 pm

170

• Hassan Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:18 pm

154 ?

• Mike Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:18 pm

150

• Dave Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:23 pm

171

• Chris Long Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:23 pm

169

• Little Tom Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:24 pm

139

• Willem Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:25 pm

134

• Comedy Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:28 pm

141

• Wimm Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:28 pm

139

• Nicky Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:29 pm

143

• Rebeccaarrgghh Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:29 pm

164

• Rich Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:29 pm

143

• Martin Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:30 pm

128

• Al Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:34 pm

162

• AndyK Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:35 pm

146

• Bob Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:36 pm

137

• Nick_B Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:38 pm

145

• James Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:38 pm

143

• Tom Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:41 pm

149

• Spicer Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:43 pm

135

• Qwerty Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:46 pm

105

• Finn Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:47 pm

144

• mortice Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:47 pm

133

• Jacob Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:47 pm

144

• Mitrut Docan Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:47 pm

137.

• Jesper Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:47 pm

147

• Jos van der Borg Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:47 pm

158

• EkItaRoe Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:48 pm

129

• xouted Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:49 pm

148

• Graham Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:49 pm

133

• Stephen Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:49 pm

156

• Corkie Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:50 pm

161

• Ian P Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:50 pm

153

• Eijkb Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:51 pm

162

• jorow Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:51 pm

163

• Alex Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:52 pm

Oooh, no-one has said 151 yet, so I will.

151

• Jono Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:52 pm

126

• Oliver McCarthy Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:52 pm

134

• Frantisek Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:52 pm

171

• Andrew Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:52 pm

128

• Robert Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:53 pm

147

• David Mould Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:53 pm

98

• Radical Ed Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:53 pm

181

• Vlad Ispas Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:54 pm

157

• patillades Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:54 pm

189

• Stevey P Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:54 pm

159

• david Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:55 pm

138

• Scott Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:55 pm

155

• Furnvial Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:55 pm

155

• Manuel Pérez Díaz Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:56 pm

143

• Mats Janné Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:56 pm

153

• David Milne Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:56 pm

155

• Andy Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:57 pm

176

• ZigaK Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:57 pm

132

• Sanchez Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:59 pm

132

• Sam Crompton Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:59 pm

148

• Jupiler11 Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:01 pm

131

• Ososxe Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:02 pm

154

• Geraint Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:03 pm

142

• Eric Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:03 pm

144

• Ossie Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:04 pm

138

• aftertheglory Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:04 pm

155

• Nathan Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:05 pm

141

• Simon Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:05 pm

162

• RA Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:05 pm

138

• Erik Berendsen Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:05 pm

He’s a genius, so i guess 148

• Michał Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:06 pm

158

• Rhys C Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:07 pm

161

• nick cox Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:08 pm

131

• todd howman Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:09 pm

161

• Fixty Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:10 pm

147

• jimmy mac Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:10 pm

172

• Matt Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:11 pm

125

• Bert Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:11 pm

148

• Fred B Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:13 pm

157

• leoc Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:13 pm

152

• Matt L Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:13 pm

153

• Gordon Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:14 pm

141

• Patricia Owen Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:14 pm

133

• Wim Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:14 pm

119

• Rahul Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:15 pm

Dammit, everything plausible is gone! That’ll teach me to log on at lunchtime. So, I’ll duplicate and say:

151

• The Inner Ring Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:12 pm

Duplicates are OK as if there’s a tie it goes into a pick (no mystery: I paste the names into Excel and use a random function)

• Doug Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:42 pm

156

• Kleij Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:17 pm

142

• Cyclingbase Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:18 pm

134

• CJ Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:18 pm

149

• Mark Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:23 pm

151

• shadow Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:23 pm

150

Inrng, how are you going to find his IQ, give him a test?!

• Matt Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:24 pm

147

• Ben Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:24 pm

53×11

• AJMcl Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:24 pm

145

• STB Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:24 pm

126

• Ben Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:25 pm

137

• marc Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:25 pm

110

• Chris Stuart-Leach Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:25 pm

161

• Fritz Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:26 pm

145

• John Joe Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:30 pm

17699

• Richard Francis Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:32 pm

175

• PickMe Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:33 pm

138

• Dan Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:33 pm

151

• Owensie Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:36 pm

141

• RW Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:37 pm

108

• Oliver Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:37 pm

121

• John Liu Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:38 pm

151

• Ronan Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:39 pm

143

• Moby Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:39 pm

146

• amk Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:41 pm

165

• adrian Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:43 pm

147

• Owen Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:44 pm

164

• Ben Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:46 pm

146

• Rob H Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:46 pm

151

• BarryDNE Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:47 pm

138

• Simon Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:48 pm

123

• lg Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:49 pm

147

• Duffy Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:55 pm

147

• DuncanMc Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:57 pm

119

• sweatydave Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:58 pm

167

• WillyC Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:00 pm

150

• Freddie Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:02 pm

152

• AMK Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:03 pm

115

• Adrian Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:05 pm

132

• scomac Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:06 pm

146

• Papuass Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:09 pm

162

• Fleur Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:13 pm

136

• Gavin Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:15 pm

185

• Michael OSullivan Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:24 pm

168

• Cubefarmer Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:24 pm

144

• Cilmeri Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:24 pm

163

• TomC Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:26 pm

137

• Steve Crawford Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:27 pm

143

• tv_vt Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:27 pm

154

• Roger Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:28 pm

151

• Stephen Pert Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:29 pm

127

• Shazwan Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:29 pm

152

• Kelly Ness Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:29 pm

1 – price is right style…

• Michael Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:29 pm

148

• Cragomatic Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:29 pm

144.

• mendip5000 Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:30 pm

150

• Mike Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:31 pm

142

• atelier Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:32 pm

162

• Mike R Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:32 pm

142

• Andrea Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:36 pm

131

• Thornfeldt Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:37 pm

149

• Adrian S. Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:38 pm

168.

• bikelover1 Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:38 pm

175

• Rod Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:42 pm

172

• Delphine Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:43 pm

137

• Bat Chainpuller Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:44 pm

136

• Keane Ingram Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:45 pm

166

• divporter Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:45 pm

142

• Scott Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:47 pm

127

• Kiki Siskou Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:55 pm

149

• Tasoulis Livas Friday, 29 November 2013, 3:56 pm

154

• vb Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:01 pm

166

• Tomi Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:01 pm

158

• Raven J Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:01 pm

165

• denominator Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:08 pm

157

• Matthew Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:13 pm

132

• Tj Key Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:16 pm

142

• browndog Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:17 pm

128

• Dp Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:17 pm

143

• Karl W Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:23 pm

142.

• Tyler Boucher Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:24 pm

146

• Brian McC Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:27 pm

163

• Chris James Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:29 pm

149

• just me Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:32 pm

153

• Kasper Thomsen Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:34 pm

124

• Matthew Johnson Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:35 pm

151

• Alex222 Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:35 pm

168

• Wilfried Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:40 pm

As easy as:
123

• tomtip Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:45 pm

161

• nchappy Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:48 pm

137

• rob Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:48 pm

157

• Ben Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:57 pm

142

• Noah Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:57 pm

141

• sinai Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:58 pm

141

• noel Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:02 pm

97

• vlavallee Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:02 pm

143

• charlesm Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:07 pm

148

• Ben Pritchard Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:12 pm

145

• lindrop Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:15 pm

129

• Marcel Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:17 pm

138

• Drew Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:17 pm

139

• Jan Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:18 pm

134

• Chris Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:21 pm

143

• Puds Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:21 pm

179

• Tom Veelers Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:32 pm

27.

• Tamsin Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:32 pm

135

• maximflyer Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:33 pm

130

• Eivino Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:35 pm

134

• pliskin Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:36 pm

146

• georgedad Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:36 pm

148

• welshcakes Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:39 pm

147

• Kyle. Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:45 pm

131

• Doug Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:46 pm

156

• Inge Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:47 pm

165

• ryan Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:50 pm

134

• Pete Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:50 pm

I’m going to say 130

• Patrick Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:51 pm

136

• Steve Potts Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:51 pm

135 – thanks!

Steve

• Rich Prag Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:53 pm

153

• apkdsmith Friday, 29 November 2013, 5:54 pm

132

• VeloBadger Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:04 pm

157

• Mitch Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:05 pm

145

• Acke Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:11 pm

139!

• Phil G Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:17 pm

141

• Michael Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:26 pm

128

• Danny Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:29 pm

145

• Ablindeye Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:33 pm

118

• Joost Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:39 pm

142

• Anonymous Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:44 pm

148

• Nick M Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:44 pm

152

• Senis Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:45 pm

149

• Whiff Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:47 pm

163

• Pugdog Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:47 pm

138

• Marshy Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:53 pm

146

• marino Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:55 pm

140

• Dr. May Friday, 29 November 2013, 6:57 pm

121

• Bruce Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:03 pm

151

• Paul the builder Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:07 pm

152

• Anonymous Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:09 pm

154

• alan jackson Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:10 pm

154

• August Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:10 pm

126

• Mr B Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:11 pm

167

• Robin Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:12 pm

142

• Froogle Jimmy Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:13 pm

173

• Dean hardy Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:14 pm

152

• David Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:19 pm

144

• Jaundo Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:21 pm

147

• Eric Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:22 pm

132

• Colster Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:25 pm

170

• Joe White Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:26 pm

148

• Hoh Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:31 pm

169

• Bicieri Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:31 pm

138

• Marlon Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:40 pm

145

• Danny C Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:43 pm

162

• Graham Letham Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:44 pm

172

• Dustin Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:45 pm

137

• sea_biscuit Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:47 pm

152

• Kim Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:48 pm

145

• Pascal Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:49 pm

123

• aellaguno Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:49 pm

140

• German Ospina Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:53 pm

110 (Not a genius)

• Chum Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:56 pm

124

• Jon Porter Friday, 29 November 2013, 7:58 pm

165

• bikecellar Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:00 pm

100

• Aki Sato Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:04 pm

152

• Mat Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:12 pm

133

• Tomashuuns Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:17 pm

I’d say 159

• Don Scotland Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:21 pm

162

• Budge Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:24 pm

143

• David Leibowitz Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:30 pm

128

• Kristin Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:31 pm

154 – A very cool question

• rick Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:33 pm

Given his dreadful command of language I’d be surprised if he scratched 80.

• Jason Saturday, 30 November 2013, 8:29 pm

+1!

• BC Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:37 pm

142

• Jerome Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:41 pm

133

• Derby Wheeler Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:43 pm

152 – being the average of all 267 guesses so far

• Redeye Friday, 29 November 2013, 8:57 pm

157

• Hebsgaard Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:09 pm

123 🙂

• Sarah Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:12 pm

132 🙂

• Worzel Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:17 pm

162

• BigSigh Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:25 pm

156

• harry smith Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:27 pm

153

• Paul Parker Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:27 pm

117

• Andrew Fisk Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:36 pm

122

• Mark Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:42 pm

137

• Michael Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:46 pm

139

• ewan Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:50 pm

151

• Ray Rhodes Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:58 pm

146

• Benoit Friday, 29 November 2013, 10:10 pm

137

• L_Islaindais Friday, 29 November 2013, 10:18 pm

160

• Bisi Friday, 29 November 2013, 10:34 pm

143

• Kaurii Friday, 29 November 2013, 10:40 pm

168

• GeoffR Friday, 29 November 2013, 10:41 pm

167

• dd Friday, 29 November 2013, 10:56 pm

143, clever competition

• mtbxcjan Friday, 29 November 2013, 10:59 pm

124

• Pupsie Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:01 pm

117

• quercus Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:01 pm

106

• Andrew H Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:01 pm

119

• Tyler Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:19 pm

168

• Daniel Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:20 pm

144

• baad-booboo Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:22 pm

122

• Snowplc Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:23 pm

163

• simon Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:27 pm

144

• Busta Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:28 pm

168

• Bag Pus Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:38 pm

128

• Ninja Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:41 pm

169… Hehe

• TheDude Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:48 pm

55

• Brad Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:52 pm

152

• Larrick Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:56 pm

156

• Ben F Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:04 am

128

• Toddeo Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:04 am

169

• Verulamian in Leodis Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:06 am

164 for me.

This shows how many lurkers there are here, me included!

Thanks Inner Ring, please keep up the good work

• Kit Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:16 am

145

• Tyler Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:31 am

133

• TS Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:33 am

120

• Jimbob Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:48 am

142

• tintinbike Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:49 am

161

• Jason Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:01 am

163

• Matt Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:14 am

153

• griffto Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:16 am

166

• Joanne Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:17 am

135

• Pål Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:18 am

142

• Andrew Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:20 am

147

• Andre Greipel Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:33 am

0

• Jean Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:33 am

142

• MK4Ever Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:34 am

1000

• M. Cavendish Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:38 am

157

• owlsfan Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:41 am

144

• Evan Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:42 am

135

• Drew Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:10 am

141

• Richard Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:20 am

137

• Jinho Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:22 am

120

• Tarik Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:27 am

159

• ExpatDadSG Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:35 am

162

• YYCyclist Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:37 am

122

• Jeremy Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:40 am

134

• Tyler Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:49 am

142

• Ben Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:55 am

136

• DCR Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:03 am

160

• Keith Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:04 am

127

• Bill Bettridge Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:06 am

125

• Bobby Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:07 am

85

• pal Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:12 am

152

• Zak Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:26 am

141

• Z Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:27 am

142

• Alice Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:42 am

128

• Dustin Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:45 am

153

• Dan Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:06 am

148

• Dan B Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:15 am

its 102

• Tom S Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:24 am

151

• stephen Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:24 am

158

• Miller Saturday, 30 November 2013, 5:08 am

141

• Harold Saturday, 30 November 2013, 5:09 am

147

• Joe Sarroni Saturday, 30 November 2013, 6:08 am

151

• Todd Saturday, 30 November 2013, 6:19 am

152

• Cyclemaine Saturday, 30 November 2013, 6:19 am

163

• Alison Saturday, 30 November 2013, 6:54 am

145

• Pamachia Saturday, 30 November 2013, 6:58 am

158

• Redmond Saturday, 30 November 2013, 8:05 am

147

• Joanne Saturday, 30 November 2013, 8:50 am

157

• okatzzz Saturday, 30 November 2013, 8:53 am
• YukonDH Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:09 am

129

• Lara Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:10 am

143

• Denny Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:43 am

134

• Jonathan Dixon Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:52 am

153

• Tobi Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:53 am

128

• Frank L Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:59 am

122

• Pete M Saturday, 30 November 2013, 10:12 am

162

• Tambo Saturday, 30 November 2013, 10:18 am

169

• Nico Saturday, 30 November 2013, 10:19 am

157

• Emil Saturday, 30 November 2013, 10:43 am

129

• Larry T. Saturday, 30 November 2013, 10:51 am

My guess is room temperature F.
Social skills IQ = 0
Is he a genius? “Last time I did an IQ test I was, yeah.”
Does he study for these?

• Si Ly Saturday, 30 November 2013, 11:02 am

116

• Mike C Saturday, 30 November 2013, 11:11 am

133

• Damo Saturday, 30 November 2013, 11:53 am

153

• Kyle Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:16 pm

164.

• Paul Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:21 pm

IQ – 147

• Vetle Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:29 pm

76

• Chris Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:34 pm

151

• Mark Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:39 pm

123

• Simon Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:42 pm

111

• Sophia Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:42 pm

154

• Anonymous Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:51 pm

128

Nic

• Nic Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:52 pm

Oops… 128 without being anonymous this time!

Nic

• Chris Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:53 pm

153

• PJ Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:56 pm

145

• Bisiklet Sporu Saturday, 30 November 2013, 12:59 pm

123

• Nicola Craine Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:00 pm

150

• Sam Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:03 pm

153

• Andy Douglas Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:06 pm

119

• Josiah Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:08 pm

148

• Tommywisdom Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:11 pm

134

• whaleoilbeefhooked Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:12 pm

140

• spicelab Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:17 pm

149

• J-Lo Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:25 pm

118

• marten Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:28 pm

147

• J Plumb Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:29 pm

133

• Adam Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:36 pm

149

• Barrie Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:39 pm

126

• dolfo Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:50 pm

168

• Ognjen Saturday, 30 November 2013, 1:59 pm

153

• Andyp Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:06 pm

148

• Alex Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:10 pm

131

• JoshR Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:11 pm

113

• Matt Saturday, 30 November 2013, 2:55 pm

152

• Eli Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:01 pm

137

• Chiapucci Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:15 pm

114

• DaveCarpenter Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:19 pm

138

• Ruziklan Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:30 pm

137

• scott Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:45 pm

157

• Adrian Burroughs Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:46 pm

152

• Newelly Saturday, 30 November 2013, 3:52 pm

120

• Ben Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:05 pm

147

• Scott Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:07 pm

156

• Juan Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:27 pm

128

• Sebastiaan Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:29 pm

127

• Marcelo Catalan Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:29 pm

166

• Francesca Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:37 pm

151

• Gary V Saturday, 30 November 2013, 4:38 pm

162

• Champs Saturday, 30 November 2013, 5:38 pm

137

• Jimole Saturday, 30 November 2013, 5:38 pm

137

• Em Saturday, 30 November 2013, 5:44 pm

141

• Darkfarthing Saturday, 30 November 2013, 5:57 pm

146

• haps Saturday, 30 November 2013, 5:59 pm

137

• Hammad Saturday, 30 November 2013, 6:02 pm

145

• James Saturday, 30 November 2013, 6:05 pm

158

• pjay Saturday, 30 November 2013, 6:23 pm

158

• yeasty Saturday, 30 November 2013, 6:30 pm

124 brohaim

• mark Saturday, 30 November 2013, 6:38 pm

148

• Cliff Saturday, 30 November 2013, 7:05 pm

155

• Cliff Saturday, 30 November 2013, 7:06 pm

154

• Adam Saturday, 30 November 2013, 7:07 pm

173

• Rich Goldthorpe Saturday, 30 November 2013, 7:21 pm

161

• Steveda Saturday, 30 November 2013, 7:41 pm

144

• Kate Saturday, 30 November 2013, 8:01 pm

154

• Brian Saturday, 30 November 2013, 8:14 pm

125
He’s a bike racer; a damn good one, but “Genius” would be a stretch, right? 125 might even be to liberal.

• Marc Evans Saturday, 30 November 2013, 8:17 pm

149

• Gravez Saturday, 30 November 2013, 8:30 pm

127

• Alan Saturday, 30 November 2013, 8:52 pm

145

• mauro_figueira Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:01 pm

168

• Andy Logan Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:01 pm

128

• YS Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:23 pm

133

• ColmMcN Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:30 pm

131

• Andy W Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:35 pm

142

If it were 75 he’d hardly be letting you broadcast it here !

• Erik Saturday, 30 November 2013, 9:52 pm

144

• Ty Saturday, 30 November 2013, 10:04 pm

148

• Hroch Saturday, 30 November 2013, 10:19 pm

126

• Dave McKeown Saturday, 30 November 2013, 10:37 pm

152

• Adam W Saturday, 30 November 2013, 11:09 pm

158

• Robin Saturday, 30 November 2013, 11:16 pm

166

• Robin Saturday, 30 November 2013, 11:18 pm

177

• Whyeyeman Saturday, 30 November 2013, 11:29 pm

146

• Karl M Saturday, 30 November 2013, 11:38 pm

127

• Martin Saturday, 30 November 2013, 11:52 pm

149

• DCKD Sunday, 1 December 2013, 12:29 am

138

• szakats Sunday, 1 December 2013, 12:33 am

144

• Jeff Fey Sunday, 1 December 2013, 1:26 am

156!

• garuda Sunday, 1 December 2013, 1:27 am

151.like me

• jane kingston Sunday, 1 December 2013, 2:27 am

135

• ndr Sunday, 1 December 2013, 2:56 am

146

• ErhanA Sunday, 1 December 2013, 4:16 am

122

• NennaM Sunday, 1 December 2013, 4:28 am

153 😛

• Peter Sunday, 1 December 2013, 4:35 am

162

• brunker basher Sunday, 1 December 2013, 5:01 am

141

• melbin rider Sunday, 1 December 2013, 5:09 am

146

• Cam Sunday, 1 December 2013, 5:55 am

156

• Phelan Sunday, 1 December 2013, 6:34 am

133

• beelad Sunday, 1 December 2013, 6:53 am

142

• Tim Sunday, 1 December 2013, 7:04 am

143

• Hans Sunday, 1 December 2013, 7:42 am

118

• Jon Sunday, 1 December 2013, 7:55 am

147

• Brian W Sunday, 1 December 2013, 8:07 am

153

• ave Sunday, 1 December 2013, 8:39 am

152
But it is just an IQ number. He is not a genious

• TTNZ Sunday, 1 December 2013, 8:53 am

147

• Gilly Sunday, 1 December 2013, 9:32 am

137

• Sebastian Sunday, 1 December 2013, 9:51 am

171

• Vanilla_Thrilla Sunday, 1 December 2013, 10:07 am

141

Higher than his EQ

• Mark D-O Sunday, 1 December 2013, 10:28 am

147

• MalcolmC Sunday, 1 December 2013, 11:22 am

132

• Kenem Sunday, 1 December 2013, 11:59 am

157

• Matt Sunday, 1 December 2013, 1:28 pm

151

• Tom Sunday, 1 December 2013, 1:36 pm

152

• Don Sunday, 1 December 2013, 3:24 pm

175

• Lees Sunday, 1 December 2013, 3:58 pm

157

• Gear_Ratio Sunday, 1 December 2013, 4:04 pm

162

• Keith Vance Sunday, 1 December 2013, 5:51 pm

92

• Wife of Shadow Sunday, 1 December 2013, 6:19 pm

I think he’s bright, very clever on a bike but he’s not got as high IQ as he thinks he has!

119

• Adam Graves Sunday, 1 December 2013, 6:31 pm

152 ?

• Toe Strap Sunday, 1 December 2013, 6:33 pm

154

• Bouvet Sunday, 1 December 2013, 6:48 pm

132

• Barley Sunday, 1 December 2013, 6:50 pm

178

• crofty Sunday, 1 December 2013, 7:33 pm

119

• Toby Sunday, 1 December 2013, 8:05 pm

140

• Jasmin Sunday, 1 December 2013, 8:27 pm

142

• Peter Sunday, 1 December 2013, 8:46 pm

152

• DP Sunday, 1 December 2013, 8:49 pm

132

• H M Sunday, 1 December 2013, 8:52 pm

127

• NeilH Sunday, 1 December 2013, 8:56 pm

137

• jprum Sunday, 1 December 2013, 9:41 pm

106

• Chris D Sunday, 1 December 2013, 9:43 pm

129

• Tom Sunday, 1 December 2013, 9:59 pm

136

• Lasto Sunday, 1 December 2013, 10:11 pm

161

• CM Sunday, 1 December 2013, 10:25 pm

122

• Reb Sunday, 1 December 2013, 10:30 pm

140

• Charles Hunter Sunday, 1 December 2013, 10:49 pm

148

• Karl Sunday, 1 December 2013, 11:01 pm

112

• Martin Sunday, 1 December 2013, 11:05 pm

131

• Mancsi Sunday, 1 December 2013, 11:16 pm

121

• Netserk Sunday, 1 December 2013, 11:19 pm

This doesn’t make any sense if we don’t know what the standard deviation is! Is it 15, 16 or even 24 (yes some tests use that)?! (and why am I the first to point this out?)

My guess (based on a SD of 15) is 142.

• Laurence Sunday, 1 December 2013, 11:43 pm

You must be the first genius to answer this question.

• Trevor Reade Sunday, 1 December 2013, 11:30 pm

141

• Laurence Sunday, 1 December 2013, 11:43 pm

139

• Lachlan Monday, 2 December 2013, 12:03 am

181

• Jo Monday, 2 December 2013, 12:04 am

185

• Julian Monday, 2 December 2013, 12:04 am

177

• Hoarse11 Monday, 2 December 2013, 12:08 am

143

• Sergio Monday, 2 December 2013, 12:59 am

154

• Tony Breeds Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:24 am

111

• tim calore Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:26 am

140

• Henry Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:33 am

158

• Harry Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:39 am

142

• Michael Monday, 2 December 2013, 4:52 am

143

• diamondjim Monday, 2 December 2013, 5:51 am

147

• Bill Jordan Monday, 2 December 2013, 7:38 am

147

• Andy McKellar Monday, 2 December 2013, 8:11 am

183

• Baozi Monday, 2 December 2013, 8:26 am

172

• Sam Monday, 2 December 2013, 9:50 am

128

• Ian Monday, 2 December 2013, 10:01 am

175

• Will Monday, 2 December 2013, 10:21 am

129

• Sam Monday, 2 December 2013, 10:30 am

138

• Sam Monday, 2 December 2013, 10:33 am

144

• Sam Monday, 2 December 2013, 10:34 am

146

• TorresLondon Monday, 2 December 2013, 10:34 am

164

• Paul Johnston Monday, 2 December 2013, 11:01 am

127

• Daniel Monday, 2 December 2013, 11:01 am

135

• Petergem Monday, 2 December 2013, 11:01 am

174

• Thys Monday, 2 December 2013, 11:32 am

143

• Wayne H Monday, 2 December 2013, 11:44 am

130

• Casey W Monday, 2 December 2013, 12:02 pm

156

• Matt V Monday, 2 December 2013, 12:55 pm

152

• Dave D Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:36 pm

180.

I think everything else from 120 up is taken?!

• Jon L Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:40 pm

143

• Salsiccia Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:56 pm

155

• Stretch Monday, 2 December 2013, 2:06 pm

169

• Levi Monday, 2 December 2013, 2:31 pm

148

• BeckyD Monday, 2 December 2013, 2:34 pm

130

• Colin Monday, 2 December 2013, 2:38 pm

143

• Jackson Hinde Monday, 2 December 2013, 2:47 pm

159

• Bomsie W Monday, 2 December 2013, 3:26 pm

147

• JayTrox360 Monday, 2 December 2013, 4:04 pm

153

• ShaunG Monday, 2 December 2013, 4:45 pm

162

• Niall Monday, 2 December 2013, 5:00 pm

122

• iain mcd Monday, 2 December 2013, 6:17 pm

158

• Pritesh Monday, 2 December 2013, 6:18 pm

133

• BathDuck Monday, 2 December 2013, 7:28 pm

147

• JasperHamer Monday, 2 December 2013, 8:05 pm

180

• Elgar Monday, 2 December 2013, 9:04 pm

176

• HammerTime Monday, 2 December 2013, 9:49 pm

147

• Corinthiansprint Monday, 2 December 2013, 9:49 pm

182, I’ve got a good feeling about it.

• Patrick Monday, 2 December 2013, 10:12 pm

138

• Jeremy W Monday, 2 December 2013, 10:28 pm

122

• Princess Monday, 2 December 2013, 10:54 pm

152

• Nels Monday, 2 December 2013, 11:17 pm

119

• Matt T Monday, 2 December 2013, 11:43 pm

154

• Itamar Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 12:13 am

124

• David K Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 12:59 am

121

• AnnaW Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 2:54 am

127

• JBS Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 4:27 am

141

• Steve G Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 5:17 am

163

• nick Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 6:09 am

Two tours back I think it was, I remember thinking cav must be smarter than at the very least most bike racers. His comments on a rider killed by a truck in the UK seemed so informed and thought out in comparison to those made by other UK riders. I guess he’s actually smarter than most and not just on the bike.

do you know if cav commutes by bike or just rides for his job?

And I’ll toss out 169

• Brendan Whyatt Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 10:23 am

156

• Andy Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 11:00 am

148

• Sally Gap Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 12:06 pm

109

• Jitenshamania Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 1:42 pm

162

• Joe Russell Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 2:01 pm

132

• Euan Rennie Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 2:33 pm

134

• Kyle Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 2:36 pm

140

• Annie Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 4:24 pm

A score for which, his brain or ego?

79 and 85

• Simon Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 3:02 am

Why so mean?

• MC Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 4:31 pm

146

• Rob R Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 4:57 pm

151

• Lane Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 5:25 pm

Well, since this is still going, I’ll throw out 187.

• Mark Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 5:38 pm

143

• Peloton.pl Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 5:46 pm

138

• Paul Feng Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 6:16 pm

150

• Dermot Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 6:25 pm

138

• fotojake Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 8:35 pm

159

• nevskin Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 8:46 pm

157

• Kyle V. Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 8:47 pm

151

• chavanel19 Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 9:19 pm

132

• Rev Lovelace Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 9:39 pm

155

• GunslingerEX Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 10:20 pm

134?

• Duncan Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 11:32 pm

159

• Beau Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 11:40 pm

147

• joeb Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 1:57 am

141

• Object Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 7:48 am

140

• Jan Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 7:49 am

162

• Steve Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 8:30 am

174

• Richard W Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 9:53 am

134

• KubaWinter Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 10:14 am

153

• The Inner Ring Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 1:02 pm

The competition is over and the answer is here