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Cycling Grades

Cycling Grades: please tell us which level you are! but, remember that Vietnam Bicycle Travel providing bike tours for you to discover Vietnam by bike, it is not a race!
Cycling Grades

Level 1 – Casual

You are: An active vacationer and leisurely rider who enjoys taking your time pedaling while sightseeing. You’re most comfortable riding on bike paths and most of your riding is done while commuting or on vacation.

Typical number of weekly rides: 1
Current average weekly mileage: 25
Average feet in elevation you’re comfortable doing in one ride: 1000
Miles you’re capable of riding in one day: 40
Average speed on a typical ride: 10–14 mph

Level 2 – Recreational

You are: A fit person and adventure rider who enjoys participating in gran fondos or bike charity events and riding on the weekends or vacation. You’re not interested in racing or being competitive, but you appreciate a good challenge and can comfortably handle a few hours on the bike.

Typical number of weekly rides: 2
Current average weekly mileage: 50
Average feet in elevation you’re comfortable doing in one ride: 2000
Miles you’re capable of riding in one day: 60
Average speed on a typical ride: 12–17 mph

Level 3 – Avid

You are: A casual amateur athlete who competes in the occasional bike race or triathlon. You enjoy long days in the saddle every once in a while and love exploring new destinations by bike. This is our most common rider category.

Typical number of weekly rides: 3
Current average weekly mileage: 100
Average feet in elevation you’re comfortable doing in one ride: 4000
Miles you’re capable of riding in one day: 100
Average speed on a typical ride: 14–20 mph

Level 4 – Weekend Warrior

You are: A competitive amateur athlete who races Cat 2/3 or can podium in your age group in a local triathlon or gran fondo. You regularly ride with a fast-paced group once a week and are comfortable on technical descents and challenging climbs.

Typical number of weekly rides: 4
Current average weekly mileage: 150
Average feet in elevation you’re comfortable doing in one ride: 5000
Miles you’re capable of riding in one day: 100
Average speed on a typical ride: 16–22 mph

Level 5 – Racer

You are: A very competitive athlete who races Cat 1/2 on the road and can win your age group in a regional triathlon or large gran fondo. You’re at the front of the pack during your weekly group rides and you thrive off of big days with tons of climbing.

Typical number of weekly rides: 5+
Current average weekly mileage: 200+
Average feet in elevation you’re comfortable doing in one ride: 6000+
Miles you’re capable of riding in one day: 125+
Average speed on a typical ride: 17–25 mph