Frequently asked questions
Generic age group categories of riders
Can I Run/Ride with my child in the Like2Bike Big 6 events?
You can run/ride with your child in the following events:
Can I make up a missing trophy piece for the Like2Bike Big 6 medal-trophy?
YES. If you have missed an event, you can do a catch up, virtual event in the week following the live event.
Up to what age can participate in the Like2Bike Big 6, 15km event?
Kids of all ages can ride in the 15km race category. Kids ride without parents in the race categories.
Up to what age can participate in the Like2Bike Big 6, 25km event?
13 years and up can particiapte in the 25km MTB Racing category
What is XCO?
Suzuki, and Like2Bike want to introduce more children to the exciting discipline of XCO, whilst at the same time improving and furthering their technical abilities. This ‘Introduction to XCO series’, consisting of 3 events, will be at a level where most kids will feel comfortable and encouraged to become more proficient riders.
What are the age groups/categories for XCO?
• 2.4km Route of 2 laps for ages 5 -8
• 2.4km Route of 3 laps for ages 9 -10
• 4.4km Route of 4 laps for ages 13-14
• 4.4km Route of 5 laps for ages 15-18
Categories of riders for XCO
Nippers: Riders aged 9 and 10 years old.
Sprogs: Riders aged 11 and 12 years old.
Sub-Junior: Riders 13 and 14 years old.
Youth: Riders aged 15 and 16 years old.
Junior: Riders aged 17,18 &19 years old.
A rider’s category is determined by his or her age on the 31st December of the current year.
Can I pre ride the XCO course?
Can I use my exisitng Like2Bike number board for XCO?
Yes, if you have purchased a bouttime/Like2Bike number board, you can use it for the XCOP series. You will be recieving a sticker at registration to verify your entry.
What happens if I lose my LIke2Bike Big 6 events number board?
You will need to purchase a new number board if you have lost yours
I want to change distances in the Like2Bike Big 6 event series, do I need to buy a new number board?
No, take your existing number board to registration and swop it out for the new distance you will be participating in
Like2Bike Big 6 age category prize giving
Individual age categories are awarded at the series final from an accumulation of the child's best 3 times for the year in the actual Like2Bike Big 6 events.
Can parents ride with their children in the XCO series?
Sub sub Nippers and Sub nipper parents may accompany their children on foot.