ADV Off-Road Motorcycle Skills & Drills

3 Ways to Confidently Lift Your ADV Motorcycle by Yourself

3 Ways to Confidently Lift Your ADV Motorcycle by Yourself

Bike lifts are like snowflakes … No two are exactly the same. Rocky trails, slippery mud, or loss of balance can send us down. So, having a few solo lift techniques in our adventure skillset can make all the difference. 3 Adventure Motorcycle Lift Techniques for Solo Riders Lift Type Benefits Precautions Back Facing Squat…

Line Selection Tips for Off-Road Motorcycle Riding

Line Selection Tips for Off-Road Motorcycle Riding

One of the most important aspects of motorcycle riding, whether on or off-road, is line selection. Simply put, this is the process of choosing the safest and most efficient path through an obstacle or terrain. This is especially important when riding off-road, as there are typically more obstacles and rougher terrain to navigate. Line selection…

Foot Position for ADV Motorcycles Off-Road: A Detailed Guide

Foot Position for ADV Motorcycles Off-Road: A Detailed Guide

There is not a singular “right” way to position your feet on an adventure motorcycle when riding off-road. However, there is a “range” of foot placement options available to match differing riding scenarios. Bike setup, foot size, peg choice, and terrain are just a few of the factors that influence the optimal foot position for…

Improving ADV Motorcycle Skills with Small Training Areas

Improving ADV Motorcycle Skills with Small Training Areas

If you’re looking to improve your motorcycle skills, you don’t necessarily need a large training area. In fact, a small training space can still provide everything you need to develop your adventure motorcycle skills, with greater focus and purpose. All you need is a garage, a driveway, or a small vacant lot to fine-tune your…

5 Tips To Dominate Off-Road U-Turns & Figure 8s on a Big ADV Motorcycle

5 Tips To Dominate Off-Road U-Turns & Figure 8s on a Big ADV Motorcycle

Anyone who has ridden an adventure motorcycle off-road knows that mastering the u-turn and figure 8 can be tricky. In this blog post, we will discuss 5 tips to help you dominate these maneuvers and have more fun on your next ride! Off-road u-turns and figure-8s on big ADV motorcycles can be learned, improved, and…

5 Tips To Riding Big Adventure Bikes Off-Road – Riding Gravel & Hard Pack

5 Tips To Riding Big Adventure Bikes Off-Road – Riding Gravel & Hard Pack

When it came time for me to switch over from road riding to off-road riding, I knew exactly what I needed: experience with gravel and hardpack roads. A second-hand BMW G650 Sertao got me started as I took off-road training courses and then practiced the drills constantly. Today, as a certified off-road instructor, I get…