Most of us can use help to improve our off-road riding abilities. BDR rides require off-road skills to negotiate challenging terrain. The better your riding technique, the safer your trip will be and the more you will enjoy the experience. We recommend the following rider training schools to help prepare you to RideBDR. We suggest taking a few different trainings as you pick up different things from each school or trainer.

BMW Performance Center, U.S Rider Academy

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 riding challenges, you can develop your on- and off-road skills at the only destination for the Official BMW U.S. Rider Academy program.

Jimmy Lewis Off-Road Training

Based out of Pahrump, Nevada JLR Off-Road Training has been conducting schools for adventure and dual-purpose riders since 1999.


Started by a group of experienced off-road instructors, BlackSwanMoto is the result of many years of teaching and guiding for other schools.

Backcountry Expeditions

Backcountry Expeditions is a British-owned adventure motorcycle tours & training company offering a range of premium, all-inclusive expeditions with a maximum of 4 riders on each expedition.

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Roam Motorcycle Adventures

Roam Motorcycle Adventures is a full-service adventure motorcycle rental, touring and training company based in Salt Lake City, UT, offering services throughout the entire U.S.

RawHyde Adventures – Training, Tours & Special Events

With two state-of-the-art ADV training centers in California and Colorado, unique training programs, rallies and special events, RawHyde is the definition of adventure.

Oregon Motorcycle Rental

Located in Hood River, OR, since 2010, Oregon Motorcycle Rental offers premiere off road motorcycle rentals, training and touring, and caters to enthusiasts who want to up their skill level on some of the best Singletrack Riding available anywhere.

Pine Barrens Adventure Camp Riding School

The East Coast’s most popular adventure motorcycle touring and training company.

Xplor-Int Off-Road Training

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.

Dual Sport School

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.

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