It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or an accomplished ADV rider, we guarantee, if you look through the offerings of these adventure motorcycle touring and training companies, you will find something worthy of your bucket list.
Invest in the most crucial component of your motorcycle: The Rider! With a fleet of the most capable BMW Motorcycles, professionally trained instructors and multiple terrain and environment riding challenges, you can develop your On- and Off-Road skills at the only destination for the Official BMW U.S. Rider Academy program. You will gain the confidence to expand your horizons with courses that feature maximum time on the bike, and help you develop the physical skills and motor memory you need to truly set yourself free. You do not have to be a BMW owner to participate; all riders are welcome. All of the BMW riding schools utilize a “challenge by choice” training method and are taught by certified BMW Motorcycle Instructors who use a method of “explain, demonstrate, then teach.”
Since 1981, MotoDiscovery has been riding the often overlooked roads of the world seeking authentic destinations off the beaten path. With their unique selection of motorcycle tours in over 40 countries, including Cuba, Myanmar and Turkey, MotoDiscovery has found its way into the hearts of many spirited men and women. In addition to guiding tours around the world and in the U.S., MotoDiscovery can design a custom tour of a lifetime for you and your friends. With over three decades of serving the adventure motorcycling community, you can count on MotoDiscovery to Experience Authentic Adventure.™
Colorado Motorcycle Adventures has been running top-quality, premiere tours for over 5 years. They are proud to have earned the distinct honor of being the only International BMW Motorrad Tour Guide Academy certified tour company in the entire USA. They wear that badge with honor and continue to develop, and run, the best 5-star tours and adventures in the USA. New tours are added each year, so come back and ride something new each season with them. They offer a complete rental fleet, as well as Klim riding gear so all you need to do is show up! In addition to regular tours, they have been running immersion training tours each summer for the past few years. Colorado Motorcycle Adventures is your next stop for a motorcycle adventure that excites your senses and inspires your soul!
Arizona Motorcycle Adventures is the latest facility to open in the USA Motorcycle Adventures family. Springing off the incredible success of Colorado Motorcycle Adventures, this new facility utilizes the proven formula of providing local knowledge, incredible customer service, and late-model rental motorcycles for your next two-wheel adventure. If you want to see the real American southwest - areas you can't see from the highway - then give them a call at 602.714.7449, they will put you on a custom ride that will show you what many never see! In addition to motorcycle rentals, they offer motorcycle storage with a transport service. They can transport your stored motorcycle to their Colorado facility in the spring for riding in the Rockies throughout the summer.
Backcountry Expeditions offers a range of all-inclusive motorcycle adventures based on formally recognized BDR routes across the Western United States. Their fully supported packages are designed to ensure successful completion of any BDR, with all planning and logistics coordinated by the expert team. With an extensive background in Special Forces mobility operations, they provide insight and firsthand experience in expeditionary planning, navigation, personal security, safety and survival. Backcountry Expeditions offers Executive, Adventure and Skills packages, alongside Bespoke packages developed to suit your specific requirements. Visit their website to see full details of future expeditions.
Started by a group of experienced off-road instructors, BlackSwanMoto is the result of many years of teaching and guiding for other schools. Lead instructors each have at least 10 years of individual experience training riders on large dual-sport motorcycles. Not just cheerleaders, BlackSwanMoto instructors deliver a professional level of training and enthusiasm that will greatly enhance your motorcycle experience, and give you an education that will sharpen your wits and take you confidently down that unpredictable dirt road to finally discover what lies just over the horizon. BlackSwanMoto has a regular schedule of training classes in Northern and Southern California.
Located in Boulder, CO, House of Motorrad offers Adventure Motorcycle Rentals, Training Tours, Parts, Accessories as well as service on all motorcycle makes and models! For 2017 HOM has a line up of four BDR Training Tours on the AZBDR, COBDR, NMBDR and UTBDR. For rentals, choose from the latest ADV models from BMW, KTM, and Triumph, updated annually. House of Motorrad also rents accessories like GPS, bluetooth and riding gear. So, when you think about taking that awesome ride off or on-road in the most beautiful parts of the country, do it with the House of Motorrad. It's really easy!
Based out of Pahrump, Nevada JLR Off-Road Training has been conducting schools for adventure and dual-purpose riders since 1999. Taught by a Baja 1000 winner and a Dakar Rally podium finisher, the school focuses on riding safe and in control. The same keys to success in long distance racing pay off for riders looking to tackle off-road at any skill level. The focus is on giving you steps to improve and things to practice so the learning does not stop after you leave the school or require additional levels of training.
Great Southwest Moto Adventures is the foremost adventure motorcycle rental and tour company in the historic American South West. Based in Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world, Great Southwest Moto Adventures offers adventure motorcycle rentals as well as self-guided and professionally guided motorcycle tours. Ride settlement routes, visit ghost towns, and see how the West was won! Also offering fully customized tours and events, as well as Las Vegas based street tours and motorcycle storage.
Located in Golden, CO, 106 West Adventure Tours specializes in off road tours of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and Utah canyon country. They offer guided 8 and 13-day tours on BMW F700 and 800 GS motorcycles. The off road rides are primarily beginner and intermediate dirt roads and include the Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route and parts of the Utah Backcountry Discovery Route. Highlights of the tours include Rocky Mountain National Park, Alpine Backcountry Byway, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Mesa Verde National Park and other national parks and monuments. Accommodations are 2-4 star hotels, camping options are also available. 106 West strives to keep it's rides personal and limits groups to 7 riders. For groups of 6 or more 106 West also offers custom tours.
Based in Reno, Nevada, the gateway to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Nevada Advenutre Rentals (NAR) is strategically located to support all types of adventure in the Sierras or to serve as a base for more distant excursions. NAR organizes ADV tours, and rents superior Adventure Touring Motorcycles, including KTM's, Honda Africa Twin, and Triumph Tigers. They also sell quality Outdoor Equipment, and can provide travel logistics and custom tour iteneraries for your next adventure of a lifetime.
With five locations and training facilities in the East (Western PA, MD, VA, and WV), Xplor-Int provides Adventure Motorcycle Training, Dirt Bike Classes, ATV school and ROV Academy for group events and individuals with certified experienced RiderCoaches. Priding themselves on being one of the original and best training schools in the world, they offer structured accredited and curriculum based training programs designed to instill the basic and advanced techniques for every aspect of off-road riding. Unique not only in it’s vast size, but also in the variety of fantastic terrain and all weather abilitities in the National/State Forest arena, is another reason Xplor-Int off-road motorcycle adventures stand out.
The East Coast's most popular adventure motorcycle touring and training company. Sponsored by BMW of Manhattan, they specialize in GS and Big Bike training for off-pavement riding and eco-touring, and feature enduro champion and veteran adventure instructors. The adventure camp also offers weekend tours of the Pinelands National Reserve, and their new Seven Mountains Adventure Resort will feature world class quality accommodations, touring and instruction. For more than 10 years, the people behind the Pine Barrens School have organized one of the best attended AMA National Adventure rides, the Pine Barrens 500. They are also the preferred supplier of adventure routes and training classes for the Touratech Rally East event.
Learn to ride a GS or other big bore adventure bike while riding the best trails in the country. Utah's first ADV training center, the Dual Sport School offers 2-day and 4-day ADV training classes amidst the most beautiful and diverse terrain in the world. They also offer custom guided rides in the Western states. The trainings are priced to allow anyone with the desire to learn ADV riding an opportunity to ride now. So, before you head out to ride in the sand, mud, gravel, water, and rock, and before you ride your first BDR, learn the basics of dual sport riding OR brush up on your existing skills, at the Dual Sport School. With proper instruction and practicing the correct skills, you will enjoy the ADV sport even more.