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The Tasmanian Riding Situation


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Our analysis of the Tasmanian bicycle riding situation can be summarized in the following grouping which highlights what types of riding have the greatest potential to grow.
Suppressed and under developed riding types

Children
 Learning to ride
 Riding for recreation and local trips
 Riding to School
Teenagers
 Riding to School
 Riding for recreation and local trips
Adults 
Riding for local trips and recreation
Riding to commute to work (Moderate Intensity)
Senior citizens
 Riding local trips
 Riding for recreation
Families
Riding for recreation and local trips
Tourists
Riding off-road rail trails

Growing riding types

Tourists
Riding short trips on road & MTB for recreation and adventure
Adults
Riding to commute to work (Higher intensity)
Riding MTB for recreation
Riding road bikes for recreation


Strong riding types

Tourists
Riding by bicycle as their chosen transport means
Teenagers
Riding BMX for recreation and competition
Adults
Riding MTB for training and competition
Riding road bikes for recreation
Riding road and track for competition and training
Tourists
Riding by bicycle as their chosen transport means