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Types of bicycle riders and the facilities they require


Bicycle Tasmania’s Facilities Development Campaign Plan 2012–2020 <  >

Moderate Intensity Bicycle Riders

Children
Learning to ride (Moderate Intensity)
Off-road bicycle facilities.
Riding for recreation and local trips (Moderate Intensity)
Off-road and separated bicycle facilities.
Riding to school (Moderate Intensity)
Off-road and separated bicycle facilities & quiet streets and routes.
Riding for recreation and local trips (Moderate Intensity)
On-road, off-road & separated bicycle facilities as well as quiet streets and routes.
Riding to School (Moderate Intensity)
On-road, off-road & separated bicycle facilities as well as quiet streets and routes.

Adults
Riding to commute to work (Moderate Intensity)
On-road, off-road & separated bicycle facilties as well as quiet streets and routes.
Riding for local trips and recreation (Moderate Intensity)
On-road, off-road & separated bicycle facilties as well as quiet streets and routes.

Senior citizens
Riding local trips (Moderate Intensity)
On-road, off-road & separated bicycle facilities as well as quiet streets and routes.
Riding for recreation (Moderate Intensity)
Off-road & separated bicycle facilities and quiet streets and routes.

Families
Riding for recreation and local trips (Moderate Intensity)
Off-road & separated bicycle facilities and quiet streets and routes

Tourists
Riding off-road rail trails (Moderate Intensity)



Higher Intensity Bicycle Riders


Teenagers
Riding Cross Country MTB and Downhill MTB for recreation and competition. (Higher Intensity)
XC Single Track, Down Hill MTB Track, MTB Parks.

Riding road and track for competitions and training (Higher Intensity)
Challenging training circuits, development programs and competitions. Velodrome/Track Competitions. Criterian Circuits & Road Closures.
Riding BMX for recreation and competition (Higher Intensity)
BMX/Skate Parks, BMX Circuits

Adults
Riding to commute to work (Higher Intensity)
On-road bicycle facilities, wide road shoulders and end of trip facilities.
Riding MTB for recreation (Higher Intensity)
Single Track, MTB Parks, 4WD track & Fire Trail networks.
Riding MTB for training and competition (Higher Intensity)
Single Track, competitions, MTB Parks, 4WD track and Fire Trail networks
Riding road bikes for recreation (Higher Intensity)
Wide verges, Rural Roads
Riding road bikes and track bikes for competition and training (Higher Intensity)
Challenging training circuits and competitions. Velodrome/Track Competitions. Criterian Circuits & Road Closures.

Tourists
Riding short trips on road & MTB for recreation and fitness. (Higher Intensity). Destination based.
MTB Trail networks & Single Track, Rural Roads
Riding by bicycle as their chosen transport means (Higher Intensity)
Wide Road Shoulders, Camping facilities, Guides