You don’t fully understand how to use a bike . You don’t know how to properly use the front and rear break, but wish to make a first try on a mountain bike. YOU KNOW how to ride a bike but have never tried it in a mountain. 8 to 12 year old kids would normally enter this category.
BIKE TRIPS FOR ROOKIES:
You occasionaly ride a bike, even if it’s only around the city. You like adventure and practice sports regularly. You know how to properly use your both breaks and gears and tried to mountain bike a couple of times.
You ride a bike at least once a week. You’ve ridden your bike on mountain trails and tried intermediate downhill sections. You’re starting to love speed and won’t get easily scared when it comes to steep sections because you know you can always walk your way down if it gets too hard. You wish to push your limits, maybe jump a little ramp (30 cm) or small drops (50 cm), nothing crazy but not as easy as flat sections.
BIKE TRIPS FOR BEGINNERS:
You’ve been constantly training once a week for a year. You can jump a little ( 30 cm ramps), downhill steep sections, pass through regular rock gardens, uphill more than 4 km and ride longer than 4 hours. You ride most of your local trails and have acquired good experience riding your bike.
BIKE TRIPS FOR INTERMEDIATE RIDERS:
You rule the mountain. You’re not scared of downhill or uphill sections. You’d love to have more than one day experiences and complex bike trips. You know how to jump ramps ( 60 cm or more) and drops ( 100 cm or more). You’ve traveled with your mountain bike before and know some of the most iconic places in the world for mountain bikers. You can ride more than 4 hours daily for 3 consecutive days.