BikeTrial categories 2020

BikeTrial new categories system 2020

As provided by last BIU General Assembly which was held in Kramolin in August 2019, from the 1st January 2020 BikeTrial International Union will use a new system for BikeTrial categories.

Theres a lot of news to know about this new system, with FIVE new categories you will find durig the international BikeTrial events 2020 and new categories names. The new system will be contained in the BikeTrial Technical Rules 2020 that will be published before the end of this year 2019. 
We will publish soon many others news for the season 2020, about: World BikeTrial Championship, Continental BikeTrial Championship, BikeTrial World and Continental Cup, World BikeTrial Indoor Championship, Electric BikeTrial, Group A and H Ranking system. 

Let's find out together the new BikeTrial categories 2020!

Group H

Major category become a whole group of categories named Group H, as "Hobby".
Group H categories will not compete for the "BikeTrial Championship", for them will be the reserved the "BikeTrial Cup" as Continental or World Cup.

  • H 1 for 16 years old and more Riders. Blue sections.
  • H 2 for 30 years (thirty) old and more Riders. Green sections. (Not 35 as already published here).
  • H 3 for 40 years (forty) old and more Riders. White sections. (Not 45 as already published here).

Group B

The old categories system based on 3 years is replaced with the new one by 2 years. Group B categories will compete for the "BikeTrial Championship", as Continental or World Championship.

  • Under 10 for 7, 8 and 9 years old Riders. White sections.
  • Under 12 for 10 and 11 years old Riders. Sections odd (11-13-15-17-19) on White, sections pair (12-14-16-18-20) on Green.
  • Under 14 for 12 and 13 years old Riders. Green sections.
  • Under 16 for 14 and 15 years old Riders. Blue sections.
  • Class F for 12 years old and more Female Riders only. Green or Blue sections as provided by the Jury.
  • Class E, as "Electric" from 16 years old in the current year with Electric Bike compatible with BikeTrial Technical Rules 2020. 

Group A

The A Group still the same, only new names. Group A categories will compete for the "BikeTrial Championship", as Continental or World Championship.

  • Class 1 for 18 years old and more Riders. Yellow sections.
  • Class 2 for 18 years old and more Riders. Red sections.
  • Class 3 for 16 and 17 years old Riders. Red sections.

 

BikeTrial International Union reserve the right to modify this article till the official publication of BikeTrial Technical Rules 2020. 

 BikeTrial Categories 2020

... here some examples ! 

BikeTrial Categories 2020 examples

Rider A, Male
born the 15 february 2012
YOB (year of birth) = 2012
Age for BikeTrial during the season 2020 = 8
Categories choice:
Under 10 (Championship on White sections).

Rider B, Female
born the 20 October 2009
YOB (year of birth) = 2009
Age for BikeTrial during the season 2020 = 11
Categories choice:
Under 12 (Championship on White / Green sections).

Rider C, Male
born the 30 August 2007
YOB (year of birth) = 2007
Age for BikeTrial during the season 2020 = 13
Categories choice:
Under 14 (Championship on Green sections).

Rider D, Female
born the 22 June 2003
YOB (year of birth) = 2003
Age for BikeTrial during the season 2020 = 17
Categories choice:
Class 1 (Championship on Yellow sections),
Class 3 (Championship on Red sections),
Class F (Championship, reserved to female only, on Green / Blue sections),
Class E (Championship, with Electric Bike, on White / Green sections),
Hobby 1 (Cup on Blue sections).

Rider E, Male
born the 5 March 1993
YOB (year of birth) = 1993
Age for BikeTrial during the season 2020 = 27
Categories choice:
Class 1 (Championship on yellow sections),
Class 2 (Championship on red sections),
Class E (Championship, with Electric Bike, on White / Green sections),
Hobby 1 (Cup on Blue sections).

Rider F, Male
born the 2 November 1986
YOB (year of birth) = 1986
Age for BikeTrial during the season 2020 = 34
Categories choice:
Class 1 (Championship on yellow sections),
Class 2 (Championship on red sections),
Class E (Championship, with Electric Bike, on White / Green sections),
Hobby 1 (Cup on Blue sections),
Hobby 2 (Cup on Green sections).

Rider G, Female
born the 13 July 1977
YOB (year of birth) = 1977
Age for BikeTrial during the season 2020 = 43
Categories choice:
Class 1 (Championship on yellow sections),
Class 2 (Championship on red sections),
Class F (Championship, reserved to female only, on Green / Blue sections),
Class E (Championship, with Electric Bike, on White / Green sections),
Hobby 1 (Cup on Blue sections),
Hobby 2 (Cup on Green sections),
Hobby 3 (Cup on White sections).

 

 

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