Bike Classification

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Etikett 1

Condition 1


 
Type of bicycle (examples) City and urban bikes
Intended riding purpose Commuting and leisure with moderate effort
Recommended riding skills No specific riding skills required
Intended Drop/Jump Height <15cm
Typical average speed range 15 to 25 km/h

Applies to bicycles and EPACs used on regular paved surfaces where the tyres are intended to maintain ground contact at average speed with occasional drop.

 

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Etikett 2

Condition 2


 
Type of bicycle (examples) Trekking bike, travel bike
Intended riding purpose Leisure and trekking with moderate effort 
Recommended riding skills No specific riding skills required
Intended Drop/Jump Height <15cm
Typical average speed range 15 to 25 km/h

Applies to bicycle and EPACs and includes Condition 1 as well as unpaved and gravel roads and trails with moderate gradients. In this set of conditions, contact with irregular terrain and repeated tyre contact with the ground may occur. Drops are intended to be limited to 15 cm or less.

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Etikett 3

Condition 3


 
Type of bicycle (examples) Cross country and marathon
Intended riding purpose Sportive and competitive with moderately challenging technical trail features
Recommended riding skills This requires technical skills and practice
Intended Drop/Jump Height <60cm
Typical average speed range Not relevant
Applies to bicycle and EPACs and includes Condition 1 and Condition 2 as well as rough trails, rough unpaved roads, and rough terrain and unimproved trails that require technical skills. 
Jumps and drops are intended to be less than 60 cm. 

 

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Etikett 4

Condition 4


 
Type of bicycle (examples) All mountain trail
Intended riding purpose Sportive and competitive with highly challenging technical trail features
Recommended riding skills This requires technical skill, practice and good riding control
Intended Drop/Jump Height <120cm
Typical average speed range Not relevant
Applies to bicycle and EPACs and includes Condition 1, 2, and 3, or downhill gradients on rough trails at speeds less than 40 km/h, or both. Jumps are intended to be less than 120 cm.
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Etikett 5

Condition 5


 
Type of bicycle (examples) Downhill, dirt jump, freeride
Intended riding purpose Extreme sports
Recommended riding skills Extreme technical skill, practice and riding control
Intended Drop/Jump Height <120cm
Typical average speed range Not relevant
Applies to bicycle and EPACs and includes Condition 1, 2, 3, and 4; extreme jumping; or downhill gradients on rough trails at speeds in excess of 40 km/h; or a combination thereof. 

 

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Etikett 6

Condition 6


 
Type of bicycle (examples) Road racing, time trial, triathlon
Intended riding purpose Sportive and competitive with intensive effort
Recommended riding skills This requires technical skills and practice
Intended Drop/Jump Height <15cm
Typical average speed range 35 to 55 km/h
Applies to bicycle and EPACs and includes Condition 1, to be used in competition or otherwise at high speed in excess of 50 km/h such as when descending or sprinting.