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Which Route is Right for Me?

Wheels of Love riders can choose from 7 different riding groups/routes.

Trail riders ride on average 45km/day over terrain with moderate technical paths, including some singles. Stronger trail riders who reach time check-points, will have the option of riding additional Enduro segments that will add 10-15km of riding with more technical trails and longer singles.

The hiking route is for those who want to participate in Wheels of Love but do not ride. Hikes are from 2-4 hours in length and hikers stay in the same hotels as all the road riding groups (Challenge, Road, Road Plus, Touring).

If you are a road rider, there are 4 different groups you can join.

Select the ROAD Route if you feel comfortable:

Riding 18 kilometers/hour (12 mph) for an average daily distance of 70 kilometers (40 miles), which includes total climbing of 900 meters (2,700 feet.) Those choosing the Road group should ride 2-3 times/week (each ride should be 1-2 hours) for a weekly average of 80 kilometers (50 miles).

Select ROAD PLUS if you feel comfortable:

Riding 25 kilometers/hour (15 mph) for an average daily distance of 90 kilometers (56 miles), which includes total climbing of 1,100 meters (3,300 feet.) Those choosing Road Plus should ride 2-3 times/week (each ride should be 1-2 hours) for a weekly average of 100 kilometers (60 miles).

Select CHALLENGE if you feel comfortable:

Riding at 30 kilometers/hour (19 mph) for an average daily distance of 120 kilometers (75 miles), which includes total climbing of 1,600 meters (4,800 feet.) Those choosing the Challenge should ride 3-4 times/week (each ride should be 1.5 to 4 hours) for a weekly average of 150 kilometers (95 miles). Challenge riders should feel comfortable riding in a paceline.

Select the TOURING Route if you feel comfortable:

Riding 18 kilometers/hour (12 mph) for an average daily distance of 35 kilometers (20 miles), which includes total climbing of 500 meters (1,640 feet.) Those choosing the Road group should ride at least once/week (for 1-2 hours) for a weekly average of 40 kilometers (25 miles).