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Sat, Sep 30


RiderCourse for PAN AMERICA HD Riders


ADV Bike Rider Course 5 hour on range and 2 hour situational trail training. What is included: training, AdventureBike RiderCourse, certification/diploma.

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Time & Location

Sep 30, 2023, 9:30 AM

RiderCourse for PAN AMERICA HD Riders, 256 Fremont Rd, Nottingham, PA 19362 USA

About the event

Please Read Frequent Asked Question Before Purhasing a Tickets.

Bring your own AdventureBike (No Loaner or Rental AdventureBikes Available)


This 1-day course includes on-bike exercises that will introduce you to new skills needed for Adventure Touring riding. Exercises will include basic control, use or controlled loss of traction under braking and acceleration, standing and pivoting postures, counterweighting, rear wheel steering and surmounting obstacles. Range-side demonstrations and discussions also cover risks, traction, surface conditions, gearing up for the ride, and overall adventure preparation. This course is also a great primer for those interested in a full off-road training or experiences, setting you up for success in those advance off-road riding opportunities. Bring your owner’s manual, and any motorcycle tools and parts you may need for range-side fixes.

The AdventureBike RiderCours. The ADV is an introduction to riding adventure-type motorcycles on off-pavement surfaces. It provides fundamental skills on a low-traction surface with an emphasis on body position and control use specific to off-pavement riding. Followed by a ride off-road on gravel/dirt roads. 

This is not just follow the leader on gravel roads. Once away from the range (an additional 2 hours on the gravel/dirt roads and water-crossing training) Riders will be able to put their newfound skills to use on a dual / adventure sport ride with the instructors. 

ADV Familiarization - Motorcycle equipment and features

Basic Controls - Motorcycle controls for starting, stopping, straight-line riding, turning

Controlled Loss of Traction - How and when to use it

Standing Up - How, when, and why

Pivot/Rider Posture - Shifting weight and posture for bike control

Counterweight - Maneuvering for slow, tight turns

Straight-Line Braking - Controlling a rear tire skid, threshold braking

Rear-Wheel Steering - How and when to use rear-wheel brake or throttle to steer

Obstacles - How to cross over obstacles effectively

U-Turn on a Hill - How to make a U-turn when going uphill

Traversing a Hill - How to ride across a hill

Adventure Prep - Tips for going out and having an adventure

·It is a partial-day event lasting around five hours.

·There are ten riding and four discussion lessons.

·You must bring your own ADV bike for this course with valid insurance and have an M class license.

·Your ADV bike needs to be in good running order and will need to pass a pre check inspection before class begins.

·As an off-pavement course, the ADV riding lessons require more stamina and dexterity than typical on-pavement street courses.

Class Gear List

•       Long-sleeve shirt or jacket

•       Long pants (heavy denim or riding pants recommended)

•       Over-the-ankle boots (sturdy, not canvas, low heel)

•       Eye protection (helmet visor, eye glasses, sun glasses, goggles acceptable)

•       Full-finger gloves (motorcycle specific recommended)

•       DOT-Certified helmet style based on the requirements of your state

•       Other: pads, kidney belts, etc.

*Specific Adventure Touring gear is not required for this course, but it's specially designed for the type of riding you’ll be doing off-road. 

Here are some benefits of Adventure Touring specific gear:

Helmet: Choose a full-faced helmet. Those featuring a sun visor, room for goggles and an integrated dust filter work the best.

Boots: Over the calf boots provide stability and protection. they can also reduce fatigue from standing for long periods while riding.

Jacket and Pants: Adventure Touring jackets and pants are abrasion resistant and feature pockets for body armor. they are cut to let you move freely in both the standing and seated position.

Gloves: Adventure Touring gloves are vented and abrasion resistant. They’re designed to let your hands move freely because riding off-road may require greater control manipulation than riding on the street.



    ADV Bike Rider Course 5 hour event. Once away from the range (an additional 2 hours on the gravel/dirt roads and water-crossing training) What is included: training, AdventureBike RiderCourse, certification card.

    Tax: +$15.00 Tax+$6.63 service fee
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