Feb 18th, 2019
ENDS THURSDAY AT 12 PM! Donate today for a chance to Win this BDR special edition KTM 1090 Adventure R, a KTM Riding Suit and a Touratech Helmet!

CABDR-South Movie Premieres - U.S. Dates & Locations

Jan 1st, 2019
Join us at the CABDR-South film premiere near you. We are adding more dates on a daily basis, so check back if you don't see a screening in your area. The film features 4-time Baja 1000 Champion and Dakar Rally Racer Quinn Cody of KTM, and the BDR team, taking a first run on the new Southern California route.

Save the Date: Sixth Annual BDR Fundraiser - SoCal Desert Ride

Jan 1st, 2019
Join the BDR Team, Members, Ambassadors, and ADV enthusiasts for the Sixth Annual BDR Fundraiser, the SoCal Desert Ride, and help raise funds required to create new routes and preserve riding opportunities for the ADV community.

Early Tracks Release - CABDR-South is Launched!

Dec 20th, 2018
We’re so stoked about the #CABDR that we couldn’t contain ourselves any longer. We’re breaking an 8-year tradition of launching routes in mid-January by making the CABDR tracks available to you NOW so you can get out and ride this epic winter-time route as soon as possible!

How to Host a CABDR-South Movie Premiere

Oct 30th, 2018
Make your dealership a stop on the Southern California Backcountry Discovery Route (CABDR-South) movie tour happening across the U.S. beginning February of 2019. Cost and benefits of hosting the CABDR-South movie event.

Film Trailer Released for Southern California Backcountry Discovery Route Project

Oct 29th, 2018
The trailer for the upcoming Southern California Backcountry Discovery Route (CABDR-South) documentary film is here! Free GPS tracks and travel resources on, and a waterproof Butler Motorcycle Map, and feature length expedition documentary film on DVD and video-on-demand will be available to the community on January 1, 2019.

Win a 2018 KTM 1090 Adventure R from RideBDR

Sep 14th, 2018
KTM North America and Backcountry Discovery Routes are giving away a ‘special edition’ KTM 1090 Adventure R during an online fundraiser. Individuals can enter for a chance to win by donating as little as $25 to Backcountry Discovery Routes. Enter to win at

ROUTE ALERT - Picacho State Rec Area, California side of Colorado River

Feb 16th, 2019
CLARIFICATION & CORRECTION: If you're just passing through Picacho State Park (not camping): From Picacho Rd.(505 BLM) at the Stop Sign, located at State Park Entrance Self-Pay Station. Please stop & pay entrance fee.

CABDR Snow Update 2/11/19

Feb 14th, 2019
2019 proves to be a snowy year. The snow has come back to California which has greatly affected Sections 6, 7, and 8. Here is a report from a recent jeep group that just finished up the CABDR.

NVBDR Sec 3 Flood Damage - Use Caution

Jan 28th, 2019
There is significant flood damage and erosion on Sec 3 of the NVBDR. The road from Gold Point to Tonopah has experienced flooding which has left numerous deep cuts that a bike can disappear in. Caution is suggested when traveling on this portion.

Snow Levels low on CABDR

Dec 31st, 2018
We have had reports from riders on the CABDR that snow is present going up the backside of Cerro Gordo. We are assuming there will be snow on the easier alternate route from Teakettle Junction up Hunter Mtn. This also means there will be snow on the harder alternate route up Mazourka Wyman Silver Canyons.

CABDR Affected by Govt Shutdown

Dec 22nd, 2018
Due to the Government temporary shutdown the CABDR maybe affected. The route travels through the Mojave National Preserve and Death Valley National Park.

2018 BDR Holiday Auction Fundraiser

Dec 10th, 2018
It's time once again for the BDR Holiday Auction, featuring unique BDR experiences and ADV-moto-inspired packages you can't get anywhere else.

World Premiere of the CABDR-South Expedition Film Documentary

Nov 16th, 2018
Join us for the World Premiere of the California-South (CABDR-South) Expedition Film Documentary. The entire BDR team will be in attendance to present the CABDR-South project, and answer questions after the film. The premiere is held in conjunction with the International Motorcycle Shows (IMS) Long Beach.

BDR Partners with the IMS Tour to Share the Adventure of Life on Two Wheels

Oct 24th, 2018
Backcountry Discovery Routes® (BDR) has partnered with the Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS) tour to share the Adventure of Life on Two Wheels. Get $3 off your 1-day admission to any of the shows.

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