Rider Types

To ensure the best experience on your selected tour we categorize each tour to a specific rider type so you can ensure you will be most comfortable with the pace

The Recreational Rider

Ride Style: 

Rolling terrain with some bigger hills that are challenging. I feel great after reaching the top. Descending is not my favorite.

I am comfortable riding:

On average I ride 30 miles with a maximum of 2000 feet of climbing with on a long day up to 50 miles.  The climbing includes steep rollers and short mountain climbs.

The Active Rider

Ride Style:

All terrain, with hills and some moderate mountain passes that I can brag about. I like getting some speed on moderate descents as well.

I am comfortable riding:

On average I ride 45 miles with a maximum of 5000 feet of climbing with on a long day up to 70 miles.  The climbing includes anything from hills to sustained mountain climbs with challenging grades.

The Avid Rider

Ride Style: 

I ride my bike an average of 100 miles per week and enjoy a fast pace for an extended period of time. I love to train, improve, and maybe even race.

I am comfortable riding:

On average I ride 50 - 60 miles with 5000 - 8000 feet of climbing with on a long day up to 100 miles.  The climbing includes all type of terrain.