Motorcycle Adventure Riding Courses - Learn how to ride off the beaten track

Adventure Riding Courses


Adventure Riding Courses

Adventure Riding is a combination of all motorcycle riding styles and can take you into some of the most breathtaking scenery around the world.

It involves everything from tarseal & gravel roads to mountain passes, forestry roads, trails & goat tracks, which requires a mix of road riding, enduro and trail riding techniques.

These courses are designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge to cope with the challenges Adventure riding can present so you can tackle any situation. This training course incorporates a mix of environments that include Gravel, Forestry & Dry Clay terrain

You will also learn more about your own capabilities and your bikes', which will help you to get the most out of your Adventure riding experience in a safe, smart and enjoyable way.

These courses are suitable for the following riding levels:

  • Novice
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Type of bike required:

  • Dual purpose bike
  • Trail or Adventure bike

Not suitable for pure road bikes - if unsure - please ask us

Note: Bikes must be road registered as course includes riding on some public roads




What will you learn?

This day will focus on these key fundamental offroad riding techniques on gravel roads

Body Position

  • Rider assessment
  • Correct Sitting & Standing positions
  • Adjust Bars

Hands and Feet

  • Hand & Foot positions
  • Adjustment of controls
  • Clutch control

Controls

  • Brake Control
  • Clutch & throttle control

Braking

  • Correct Braking on loose surfaces- Seated & Standing

Turning

  • Correct Turning - Seated & Standing

Weighting

  • Footpeg elements
  • Un-weighting
  • Body Language

Gravel Roads

  • Line Choice
  • Braking and accelerating
  • Cornering & cambers

Climbs & Descents

  • Braking up the road
  • Uphill standing & seated
  • Downhill standing & seated

Turning on Hills

  • How to turn your bike around on a hill

Picking Bike up

  • The correct technique to get your bike back on its wheels






TYRES

Adventure Riding
MITAS E-09/E-10
DOT approved square patterned BIG-BIKE adventure tyre. Suitable for big bike rides and Safari rides.

Trail/Adventure Riding
MITAS C 18 - C19.
DOT approved full knobbly tyres. Great for trail-adventure rides and multi day guided rides.

Gravel Roads
Grooved tyres like this are only suitable for gravel roads or in very dry conditions.
These tyres are the minimum for this Pro Rider training course




Gift Vouchers


Gift  Vouchers

Buy a Gift Voucher for someone you care about - this could be the most valuable gift you can give some one you love.

Gift Vouchers available for:

  • Basic Handling Skills-Learner Licence
  • Road Rider Training Days
  • Adventure Riding Courses
  • 1 on 1 Coaching Sessions

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Vouchers are valid for 6 months from date of purchase




Other courses


Please check the Gravel Road Riding course as this also has a Adventure / Dual Purpose bike section.
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Sorry there are no courses scheduled at present, please check back at a later date.


"Highly recommended in every way - professional, friendly and very helpful instructor, worked at our pace and helped individuals with specific areas to work on. Great to have small group - meant there was time for each of us to receive 1-on-1 coaching. Can not rate the course highly enough! Would absolutely recommend to others, have given me so much more confidence on the road!"

Megan W - Auckland

"A big thank you to the Prorider team and especially Howard and Karel for giving me the opportunity to gain much needed motorcycle handling skills. I had a fantastic day and gained a huge leap in confidence in my ability to handle my new bike. Rest assured I will be back for further skills enhancement in the not too distant future."

Paul M

"I have so got the vanishing point and throttle control link now. It has really gelled for me.Emergency braking was great. I have been riding motorbikes for years. You never know enough. To have such qualified instructors teaching was magic. I really appreciated the one on one feedback and answers. "

B Badenhorst - Auckland

"Really enjoyed our day at Pukekohe even though we had vastly different levels of riding experience. The coaches were friendly, supportive and really knew their "stuff". We know our bikes better and came away with areas of riding that we can work on, resulting in us being better and safer riders on the roads.
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Lynlee & Peter B, Thames

"Karel and her team of tutors are amazing. Not only in highlighting the critical aspects of bike riding , but also extremely professional in looking after the individual needs of all of the riders, especially when there were so many of us during the course, with such diverse riding skill sets."

D Mistry - Auckland

"Great course (Bronze), helped me feel more confident going into my CBTA assessment, and pass my restricted licence. Incredible value for $20."

R Bowden - Auckland

"I've done this kind of training many times for over the years. But still I had to get reminded tips for emergency braking. No matter how many years I have been riding, I should regularly participate in training to maintain my riding skill so that it becomes like second nature. I know how to do it but it is not necessary that I can do it when I need it if I don't practice"

Neko, Auckland

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