Ride Ratings

Ride Ratings are designed to indicate a given ride’s suitability for level of fitness, ability and interest. Individual Ride Ratings are published in the Calendar and Ride Library. Click here to download a PDF copy of the Ratings.

 ROAD RIDES [R] 

F U N

R0 FAMILY: Short and slow. Suitable for families and children.

R1 BEGINNER: Pace 18-22 KPH, Distance <30K. Suitable for cyclists with basic riding skills; ideal setting to become comfortable in a group-riding environment.

R2 NOVICE: Pace 20-24 KPH, Distance 25-35K. Suitable for Beginner cyclists seeking to improve their riding skills.

F I T N E S S

R3 INTERMEDIATE: Pace 24-28 KPH, Distance 30K+. Suitable for strong cyclists wanting to improve their fitness and endurance.

R4 ADVANCED: Pace 28 KPH+ Distance 40K+Suitable for very strong cyclists wanting a faster pace and longer distances.

 OFF-ROAD RIDES [T] 

F U N

T0 FAMILY: Easy trails, short and slowSuitable for families and children.

T1 BEGINNER: Relatively flat and wide. Trail surfaces can include gravel, dirt, and grass sections. Suitable for first-time off-roaders.

T2 NOVICE: Relatively flat and wide but can be rolling with short climbs, short descents and single-track sections. Trail surfaces can include gravel, dirt, wood bridges and grass sections. Suitable for cyclists with basic off-road skills.

F I T N E S S

T3 INTERMEDIATE: Moderately steep climbs and descents with potential for increased speed and jumping. Trail surface is commonly gravel or dirt with some bermed corners and rollers; may include uneven surfaces such as rock sections and wood features. Suitable for experienced and fit cyclists with good off-road skills and the ability to control their speed within their skill level.

T4 ADVANCED: Advanced technical features including jumps and drops with higher level of risk. Trail surfaces may include rough rock sections, wood features and mud or dirt. Suitable for experienced and fit cyclists with advanced off-road skills.