Ride Rating System – Liability Waiver

HCC ROUTE RIDE RATING SYSTEM

ALL RIDES ARE BASED ON THE FOLLOWING THREE CRITERIA

1. Pace/average rolling speed: Rated T (Touring 11-14 mph) to F (Fast 17-19+ mph)

2. Terrain: average feet of climbing per mile: Rated 1 Dynamite-Easy and Flat (10-30 ft/mile) to 5 Dynamite-Epic (90+ ft/mile)

Why “Dynamite”? – http://www.friendsofhercules.org/history.htm

3. Amount of miles

RIDE PACE DETAILS: Rolling average miles/hour of entire route

T 11-14 TOURING
M 13-15 MODERATE
MB 14-16 MODERATE-BRISK
B 16-18 BRISK
F 17-19+ FAST

TERRAIN DETAILS: Dynamite (Dyn) Based on Average Feet per Mile Calculated by Total Feet Climbed/Total Miles.

1. Dyn 10-30 MOSTLY FLAT
2. Dyn 30-50 ROLLERS + FLAT
3. Dyn 50-70 MODERATE HILLY
4. Dyn 70-90 VERY HILLY
5. Dyn 90+ EPIC!!!
6. “W” BEWARE OF WALLS!

EXAMPLE OF A RIDE RATING: http://www.strava.com/routes/101506

The above ride is described as: T-M/4Dyn-W/57 This ride is posted as 13-15 miles/hour (M), averaging 87 feet/mile making it a 4 Dynamite (Dyn) with a wall on South Park and 57 total miles.

NOTE: Depending on ride pace and group tactics, this ride can be rated from T to M and is catered to those with a rolling averaging between 13-16 mph on the total route.

HCC LIABILITY WAIVER