Cycling Level Comparison

Cycling Level Comparison

Which level is right for you?

The table below provides a profile of available 80/20 Cycling plans. Not sure what level or intensity type is right for you? Each 80/20 plan comes with a Level Guarantee. If you discover that the level or type you have selected is too hard or too easy for you, simply contact us for a complimentary switch to a different level or type within the same plan distance.

Distance and Level Best For Weeks Average Hours per Week Peak Hours per week Typical Week
20K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 0 Beginners, Masters 9 4 5 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
20K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 1 Low volume, Masters 9 4.5 5.5 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
20K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 2 Advanced athletes 9 6 7 6 cycle, 1 day off
20K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 3 Elite athletes 9 9.25 10.5 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
40K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 0 Beginners, Masters 12 4.5 5.5 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
40K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 1 Low volume, Masters 12 5.25 7 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
40K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 2 Advanced athletes 12 6 7.75 6 cycle, 1 day off
40K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 3 Elite athletes 12 9.5 12.5 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Gran Fondo - Up to 120km - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 12 4.5 6 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - Up to 120km - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 12 5.25 7 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - Up to 120km - Level 2 Advanced athletes 12 6.5 8 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - Up to 120km - Level 3 Elite athletes 12 9.5 13.5 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Gran Fondo - 120km to 160km - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 15 5 7 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - 120km to 160km - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 15 6 7.75 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - 120km to 160km - Level 2 Advanced athletes 15 7 9.75 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - 120km to 160km - Level 3 Elite athletes 15 10 14.25 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Gran Fondo - > 160km or multi-day - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 18 5.5 8.5 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - > 160km or multi-day - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 18 6.5 10 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - > 160km or multi-day - Level 2 Advanced athletes 18 7.5 11 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - > 160km or multi-day - Level 3 Elite athletes 18 10.75 16 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Gravel - Up to 60km - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 12 4.5 6 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - Up to 60km - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 12 5.25 7 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - Up to 60km - Level 2 Advanced athletes 12 6.5 8.5 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gravel - Up to 60km - Level 3 Elite athletes 12 9.5 13.25 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Gravel - 60km to 80km - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 12 5 6.5 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - 60km to 80km - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 15 6 8 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - 60km to 80km - Level 2 Advanced athletes 15 7 10 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gravel - 60km to 80km - Level 3 Elite athletes 15 10.25 13.5 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Gravel - > 80km or multi-day - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 15 5.5 8.5 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - > 80km or multi-day - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 18 6.5 9.75 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - > 80km or multi-day - Level 2 Advanced athletes 18 7.75 11.25 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gravel - > 80km or multi-day - Level 3 Elite athletes 18 11 15 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Distance and Level Best For Weeks Average Hours per Week Peak Hours per week Typical Week
20K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 0 Beginners, Masters 9 4 5 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
20K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 1 Low volume, Masters 9 4.5 5.5 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
20K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 2 Advanced athletes 9 6 7 6 cycle, 1 day off
20K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 3 Elite athletes 9 9.25 10.5 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
40K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 0 Beginners, Masters 12 4.5 5.5 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
40K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 1 Low volume, Masters 12 5.25 7 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
40K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 2 Advanced athletes 12 6 7.75 6 cycle, 1 day off
40K Time Trial/FTP Boost Level 3 Elite athletes 12 9.5 12.5 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Distance and Level Best For Weeks Average Hours per Week Peak Hours per week Typical Week
Gran Fondo - Up to 120km - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 12 4.5 6 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - Up to 120km - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 12 5.25 7 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - Up to 120km - Level 2 Advanced athletes 12 6.5 8 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - Up to 120km - Level 3 Elite athletes 12 9.5 13.5 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Gran Fondo - 120km to 160km - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 15 5 7 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - 120km to 160km - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 15 6 7.75 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - 120km to 160km - Level 2 Advanced athletes 15 7 9.75 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - 120km to 160km - Level 3 Elite athletes 15 10 14.25 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Gran Fondo - > 160km or multi-day - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 18 5.5 8.5 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - > 160km or multi-day - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 18 6.5 10 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - > 160km or multi-day - Level 2 Advanced athletes 18 7.5 11 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gran Fondo - > 160km or multi-day - Level 3 Elite athletes 18 10.75 16 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Distance and Level Best For Weeks Average Hours per Week Peak Hours per week Typical Week
Gravel - Up to 60km - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 12 4.5 6 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - Up to 60km - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 12 5.25 7 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - Up to 60km - Level 2 Advanced athletes 12 6.5 8.5 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gravel - Up to 60km - Level 3 Elite athletes 12 9.5 13.25 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Gravel - 60km to 80km - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 12 5 6.5 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - 60km to 80km - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 15 6 8 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - 60km to 80km - Level 2 Advanced athletes 15 7 10 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gravel - 60km to 80km - Level 3 Elite athletes 15 10.25 13.5 6 cycle, 1 cross-train
Gravel - > 80km or multi-day - Level 0 Beginners, Masters 15 5.5 8.5 4 cycle, 2 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - > 80km or multi-day - Level 1 Low volume, Masters 18 6.5 9.75 5 cycle, 1 cross-train, 1 day off
Gravel - > 80km or multi-day - Level 2 Advanced athletes 18 7.75 11.25 6 cycle, 1 day off
Gravel - > 80km or multi-day - Level 3 Elite athletes 18 11 15 6 cycle, 1 cross-train