Skill Groups

Skill Groups

Skill Groups

Join ‘Ladies Back on Your Bike’ for a test ride or participate in a lesson to ensure you are allocated to the most suitable riding group for you, depending on your pace and cycling skill, so as not to be ever intimidated nor bored on a ride or when cycling with LBOYB.

These groups are differentiated by cycling skill level and fitness.  Events for each group are specifically created with these levels in mind and adapted to speed and duration of the ride.

Gears*

High level of cycle confidence (on busy roads).

Comfortable riding 3hr without stopping

Average speed 27+kph

Could ride extended duration and distance, eg. 4 consecutive days, 70km a day.

 

Bells*

High level of cycle confidence.

Comfortable riding  2hr without stopping

Average speed 23+kph

Could ride extended duration and distance, eg. daily 50km.

 

Saddles

 Cycle confident

Comfortable riding 1.5hr without stopping

Average speed 18+kph

Could ride daily distance 50km twice a week.

Wheelies

Gaining  confidence

Comfortable riding 3/4hr. without stopping

Average speed 15+kph

Could ride daily distance 25km twice a week.

Spokes

Cycling tentatively.

Comfortable riding 1/2hr. without stopping

Average speed 12+kph

Could ride daily distance 15km, a couple of times a week.

 

 

* For eligibility to join ‘Path 2 Road’, ‘Gears’ and ‘Bells’, please read here