Bike School Programs
MTB Ability Levels
Beginner - Level 1: You have no experience in a mountain bike park or cross country bike, this is your first time. Other cycling - Limited mileage on city streets and paved bike paths. Type of bike - road and/or urban bike. Little experience on a Mountain bike on terrain such as dirt roads and man-made gravel bike trails.
Novice - Level 2: You have some experience in a mountain bike park or on a cross country bike. You can control bike speed and direction on easy trails, but have trouble keeping the front wheel straight while riding on gravel or rocky terrain. Othe cycling - You have some experience on green technical XC trails ie: easy gradient with roots and/or rocky terrain. Limited mileage on XC Mountain bikes.
Intermediate - Level 3: You have a modest amount of experience riding off-road terrain either DH/XC. You are capable of controlling bike speed and direction on gentle - moderate single track trails and over gentle - moderate DH features. Other cycling - Comfortable at slower speeds on more technical trails with roots and loose rocks and tight single track. More experience on a XC Mountain bike than DH bike.
Strong Intermediate - Level 4: You have been mountain biking for at least two years. You are capable of controlling bike speed and direction on moderately steep and technical XC single track trails and intermediate DH trails. Other cycling - Can ride flowing Blue trails and some technical single track. You're able handle small drops, roots, rocks and steeper, descending terrain.