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Grading for bike riding

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Outdoor Education - Grading for bike riding

Grading for bike riding

Two grades are given, indicating the ride and the surface of the track.

Grade 1
Predominantly downhill - some pedalling

Grade 2
Easy pedalling

Grade 3
Gentle uphills

Grade 4
Short steep gradients

Grade 5
Long steep gradients

Grade 6
Above average fitness needed to enjoy the ride

Grade 7
Challenging

Grade 8
Experienced cyclists only

The quality of the track is graded on a scale 1-8; with the higher the
number the greater the need for better tyres, the slower the travel and the
more challenging the ride.

Grade 1
Sealed road

Grade 2
Country road - unsealed

Grade 3
Rough dirt road

Grade 4
Roughest 2WD road

Grade 5
4WD track

Grade 6
Abandoned fire trail

Grade 7
Overgrown track - rocks, corrugations, erosion gullies, etc.

Grade 8
Walking track - narrow, overgrown, sand and roots

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