Intro to Adventure!

The ultimate educational weekend for those new to Adventure riding
1/5

$500*

* AMA member pricing. 
  Non-member price is $530
2
days
TOUR DESCRIPTION:

The learning curve for proficient and independent adventure riding can be quite steep.  So many questions; What bike to buy?  How to best ride it? What gear to wear? What to do when things go wrong?

We plan to answer all these questions and more during this weekend event.  Beginner rider training, Beginner and Intermediate Adventure rides, gear demos, medical seminars and mechanical demonstrations are what you can expect during this weekend-long Adventure clinic and ride.

2020 Tour
TOUR FULL
Beginner-Intermediate
October 2-4, 2020
HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Rider training on private course

  • Guided rides; beginner and intermediate.

  • First aid course led by local EMT

  • Camping on site within Green Mountain National Forest

  • Hot meals, Breakfast and Dinner

  • Riding gear presentation with Klim representative

  • Tech Seminars

  • Extra bikes and tools on hand

  • AMA sanctioned event

 

ITINERARY:

Day 1

  • Arrive at training grounds

  • Meet & greet

  • Bike adjustment session

  • Dinner served

  • Campfire

  • Camping

Day 2

  • Breakfast

  • Trail etiquette and safety talk

  • Off road training begins

  • Lunch at General store (not included)

  • ​Rider safety seminar with EMT, Mike Leyden

  • On-trail training Beginner - small winding dirt roads

  • On-trail training Intermediate - small water crossings, mud, slippery terrain

  • Tech seminar with Spenser Peterson

  • Gear seminar with Klim rep Ryan Bottesi

  • Dinner 

  • Campfire

     Day 3

  • Breakfast

  • Question and answer session

  • On-trail training Beginner - small hills, mud, rocky trails

  • On-trail training Intermediate - Large water crossings, deep mud, rocky terrain

  • Lunch at general store(not included)

  • Proper bike packing and loading seminar

  • Course summary and wrap-up

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*All obstacles are "challenge by choice"  There are no mandatory activities and there is always a go-around.

 
Camping and Optional Lodging:

Camping will be on site in a beautiful pastoral field with a crystal clear river on the property.   Portable bathroom on site.   Small RV's or campers welcome.    Hotels are close by if camping is not your preference.  

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WHAT'S INCLUDED:
 
  • Local, experienced guides and coaches

  • Seminars taught by experts in their field

  • 2 nights of dispersed, remote camping in pastoral setting

  • 2 incredibly delicious campfire dinners

  • Breakfast Saturday and Sunday

  • Unique trail ride with instruction and support

  • Extra bikes and tools on hand

Camping Included
Private, primitive camping area along the beautiful New Haven river and within the Green Mountain National Forest.  Clean portable toilet on site.
GUIDES AND SPEAKERS:

Mike Leyden is a Paramedic with extensive training and experience in wilderness medicine, search and rescue and emergency management.  He also enjoys adventure riding around New England on his BMW F800GS.

Eric Milano is the founder of MotoVermont.  He has led hundreds of tours through Vermont and New England and has worked with motorcycle training for several years.

Spenser Peterson has worked with MotoVermont for over 10 years and is well versed in motorcycle touring.  He will lead the tech seminar during this event.

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1891 Williston Road, Suite 35

South Burlington, VT 05403

 

(802) 860-6686 

(802) 860-MOTO

 

Info@MotoVermont.com

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