Which Group Ride is for You?

NEMBAfest is all about riding and we offer many group rides lead by our ride leader volunteer. To help you decide what ride is good for you, here’s a description of what you can expect!

Kids/Family: easy pace & terrain. Will not be far from the
Expo.These rides are aimed at parents with young children. 1 – 2 hours

Novice: very mellow pace, easy terrain, frequent stops. Will not be far from the Expo. 1 -2 hours

InterMellow: moderately technical, casual/social pace, frequent stops and bail out points. Intermediate rides are designed for people who ride frequently, and have some skills, but who probably do not enter races. 2 -3 hours

Intermediate: moderately technical, somewhat faster pace occasional
stops and bail out points. Intermediate rides are designed for people who ride frequently, and have some skills, but who probably do not enter races. 2 -3 hours

Advanced Intermediate: moderately technical, fast pace occasional stops and bail out points. These rides are intended for advancing riders or, racers who would like to go for a challenging ride at less than all out race pace. 2 -3 hours

Advanced: high technical difficulty, fast pace, few stops or chances to bail out. These rides are intended for advanced riders or, racers who would like to go for a challenging ride at less than all out race pace. 3 – 4 hours

Epic Advanced: high technical difficulty, fast pace, few stops or chances to bail out. These rides are intended for advanced riders or, racers who would like to go for a challenging ride at less than all out race pace. 4+ hours

All-Level / Open to All: Mixed bag – social pace to start then the group may split along the lines with more or less advanced levels. 1-3 hours.

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