Are you up for a challenge, but not sure if you are fit enough?

Indeed, mountain biking does require a certain level of fitness and riding ability, but we have a full range of activities that are targeted to each one of you. To help you better understand your physical fitness, take a look to our fitness levels. In order to make sure you choose an activity that suits you best, we have rated all our activities based on these fitness levels.

FITNESS RATINGS

Which is your fitness level?

Fitness Level 1

If you can ride occasionally 30 minutes, you cannot ride for more than an hour on flat terrain at a time, and the thought of climbing on a bike is daunting. You exercise activity is less than 1 hour per week.

Fitness Level 2

If you can ride or training 1-2 times per week, your exercise on average 45 minutes to 1 hour per week (including riding a mountain bike) you can handle a 1 hour bike ride on flat terrain at a relaxed pace, riding for multiple days in a row is not possible. Small, short hills are challenging to climb, but are sometimes manageable.

Fitness Level 3

If you are training regular 2-3 times per week, your exercise on average 1 to 2 hours per week (including riding a mountain bike), you are capable of 2 hours of pedal time in a day at a relaxed pace, as long as there are several breaks. Riding for multiple days in a row sounds daunting, but you could handle 2 or 3 days of it at no more than 2 hours of pedal time per day.

Fitness Level 4

If you are training 3 to 5 times per week, your exercise on average 2-4 hours per week (including riding a mountain bike) you are capable of riding for multiple days in a row at a moderate pace for an average of 2 hours of pedal time each day. You could handle adding in a day requiring up to 3 hours of pedal time. You are capable of climbing up to 600 vertical meters in a day.

Fitness Level 5

If you are training 4 to 6 times per week, your exercise on average 4-6 hours per week (including riding a mountain bike) you are capable of riding for multiple days in a row at a moderate pace for an average of 3-4 hours of pedal time each day. You are confident climbing up to a total of 1000 vertical meters in a day.

Fitness Level 6

If you are training almost daily, your exercise is up to 8 hours per week (including riding a mountain bike) you are capable of riding for multiple days in a row at a moderate pace for an average of 4 hours of pedal time each day. You could handle adding in a day requiring up to 5 hours of pedal time. You can handle steep, sustained climbs of up to 1,500 vertical meters in a day.