Bicycle Ride Rating System


PACE (Average on flat ground)

1 Flat L Leisurely; 10 mph or less, frequent stops
2 Gentle T Touring; 10-13 mph, re-grouping stops
3 Rolling M Moderate; 13-16 mph, occasional re-group
4 Some Steep B Brisk; faster pace, rarely stop to re-group
5 Steep e.g.: 3T25 = rolling hills, touring pace, 25 mile ride

     Helmets are REQUIRED for all rides!!!


Hiking Grading System



1 Up to 6 miles A Less than 1,000 feet
2 6 to 10 miles B 1,000 to 2,000 feet
3 10 to 15 miles C 2,000 to 3,000 feet
4 15 plus miles D Over 3,000 feet
  e.g.: 2B = 6 - 10 mile hike, 1,000 - 2,000 foot climb

    Hiking Boots are Highly recommended



Hikanbyke is a non-profit group of friends, dedicated to sharing the enjoyment of activities, such as biking, hiking, skiing, jogging, dining, camping, and social events in a supportive non-threatening atmosphere. Membership in Hikanbyke is open to all. 

The photo on the left was taken by Jeanette Dothee at the top of Vernal Fall in Yosemite about 1995 on a Hikanbyke outing.

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Revised:  May 10, 2019