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Mojave Desert Ride Fundraiser - Ride and Annual Report 2017

Jul 2nd, 2017
At the end of May, nearly 50 adventure riders gathered in the remote Arizona backcountry, for the Fourth Annual BDR Fundraiser, the Mojave Desert Ride. The Nightly program included reports from the BDR staff, Board members and Ambassadors, as well as discussions of the upcoming routes, future initiatives, opportunities and challenges facing for the BDR organization. Read the BDR Annual report.

RIDE RIGHT to Avoid Collisions

Jul 1st, 2017
Riding motorcycles off-road is dangerous. Even if you're a great rider and adhere to common safety rules, things can go wrong when you share a road with other riders. To bring attention to the inherent risk of mototrcycle travel in the left lane, and promote safe riding on trails, BDR is launching the Ride Right Initiative to remind riders to always STAYon the RIGHT side of the road to avoid head-on collisions.

WABDR : Section 3 Re-Route

Jul 1st, 2017
Re-route is available for WABDR Section 3 mud slide.

NVBDR: Current Route Conditions Update

Jun 19th, 2017
If you're planning to ride the NVBDR, please note this update on the changes in the route conditions.

NVBDR Movie Premieres - U.S. Tour Dates and Locations

Jun 7th, 2017
Join us for an inspirational screening of the NVBDR documentary, the newest installment in the BDR series of seven routes developed for dual sport and adventure motorcycle travel.

AZBDR RE-ROUTE Around Empire Ranch due to Sawmill Fire

May 4th, 2017
Due to the 46,991 acre fire, the Empire Ranch section of the AZBDR Section 2 will be temporarily closed. To get to Benson and back on the route, you have two options.

Mojave Desert Ride - 4th Annual BDR Fundraiser - May 18-21, 2017

Mar 15th, 2017
Join the BDR Team, Members, Ambassadors, and ADV enthusiasts for the Fourth Annual BDR Desert Fundraiser - The Mojave Desert Ride - held at a private ranch in Yucca, AZ. Help raise funds required to create new routes and preserve riding opportunities for the ADV community.

Wolfman Releases Limited Edition BDR Series Luggage Set, Donates Proceeds to BDR

Mar 14th, 2017
Wolfman releases a limited-edition BDR Series Luggage Set inspired by the NVBDR. Only 40 of these sets will be available. 40% of sales will go directly to the BDR to help preserve riding opportunties, and create new routes for the adv community.

Press Release: BDR Receives the 2017 AMA Hazel Kolb Brighter Image Award

Mar 8th, 2017
BDR is the recipient of the 2017 AMA Hazel Kolb Brighter Image Award. The AMA (American Motorcyclist Association) recognized BDR for making outstanding contributions to the motorcycling community, and for creating good publicity for motorcyclists.

BDR Partners with Honda and TravelNevada to Release the NVBDR Project

Mar 6th, 2017
BDR announces its seventh route, the Nevada Backcountry Discovery Route (NVBDR), produced in partnership with the American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and TravelNevada, Nevada Division of Tourism. The NVBDR release includes free GPS tracks and route travel information on the BDR website, a waterproof map from Butler Motorcycle Maps, and expedition documentary DVD produced by ColorBlind, and BDR Documentary Films.

NVBDR: TEMPORARY Re-Route of NVBDR Sec 1 for Mint 400

Feb 26th, 2017
A temporary re-route in Section 1 of the NVBDR has been scheduled for March 2-4th. The Mint 400 Off-Road Race will be using a section of road in which the NVBDR travels on as well. This section is just north of Nipton and ends in Primm and is part of our track NVSec1 Oatman to Pahrump. Re-route available.

Finding the Lost City

Feb 25th, 2017
Bryce Stevens, BDR Co-founder was featured in an article recently about one of his adventurous exploits in the Four Corners Region not far from the UTBDR. The BDR riders share a passion for the outdoors and exploration. This is a funny story that we think you'll all related to.

2017 BDR Membership Program is Here!

Nov 15th, 2016
BDR has launched its all new 2017 Annual Membership Program, featuring special offers and giveaways from over 30! ADV brands. The BDR Membership Program helps fund the creation of future routes, and gives the community a way to contribute to preserving off-pavement riding opportunities. Deadline for name recognition in the NVBDR Movie and Map (Silver and Gold Members only) is December 15, 2016!

Bid at the BDR Holiday Auction - Dec. 13-21, 2016 - ENDED

Nov 8th, 2016
Just in time for the Holiday Season, give the gift of the BDR to yourself or your loved ones! The Inaugural BDR Holiday Auction Fundrasier feautures unique BDR experiences and adv-moto-inspired packages you can't get anywhere else. The auction closes on December 21 at 12 noon (EST).

IDBDR: Section 2 Closed Due to Fire - Bypass Available

Sep 9th, 2016
A wildland fire near Idaho City/Lowman, Idaho is impacting a large area of off road access, and specifically section 2 of the IDBDR. Download GPX tracks to get around the Pioneer Fire.

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