This Park Bike journey has begun!
A White iAM Band shows that you have taken the first step. Maybe the most exciting and challenging step any of us ever take.
You have been introduced to Park Bike in a safe, fully qualified environment.
Equivalence: Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge 1
Up, over, off and away!
This rider can ride their bike in a neutral position, slalom and ride onto, over and off the side of a
Flat Bank. You have progressed from the introductory phase of riding your bike. You have completed C2 of the Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge.
Equivalence: Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge 2
Improving quickly and full of potential!
This rider can front wheel lift, Track Stand and ride off a ledge. You are now improving your control, balance and your wheels are starting to leave the ground. You have built on the fundamental,
basic Park Bike skills. You have completed C3 of the Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge.
Equivalence: Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge 3
Stepping up to the next level!
This rider can jump, Bunny Hop and ride on ramps. You have all the basics in place. Now, more considered and focused practice will be needed to show that you are deepening your understanding of riding your bike in a park. You have completed C4 of the Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge.
Equivalence: Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge 4
Advanced skills are on the menu now!
This rider can can drop in and pump around ramps, busting out an ever increasing range of tricks. You are a Park Bike rider who has reached a proficient level. You have completed C5 of the Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge.
Equivalence: Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge 5
Perseverance is paying off!
This rider can perform most advanced skills on request. You have a full command of all basic tricks. Air variations, consistency, control and flow are now a key part of your riding. You have completed C6 of the Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge.
Equivalence: Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge 6
Control, power, grace!
This rider can legitimately be called ‘Solid’! Technical tricks are done on demand with creativity and grace. You are now in a position to pass on knowledge to others whilst perfecting your own art. You have completed C7 of the Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge.
Equivalence: Mount Hawke Park Bike Challenge 7
A very good rider indeed!
A Red iAM Band shows that you are a national Park Bike competitor or personality.
You compete and win in national events (in the ‘no-age restriction’ category) and display skills that are matched by very few in the country.
The Park Bike Elite!
A Grey iAM Band shows that you are an international competitor or global Park Bike personality.
You are usually a full time pro earning a living from riding.
You are amongst the very best in the world, inspiring other riders wherever you go.
Park Bike is the art of riding a bike (BMX, Mountainbike etc) across obstacles in a skate park environment.