Inspiration Friday: Adventure Training

Inspiration Friday Adventure Training

Inspiration Friday Adventure Training

Off-road riding. Exciting. Adventurous, Scenic. Inspirational! Total Motorcycle’s Inspiration Friday: Adventure Training challenges you to challenge your off-road riding skills, abilities and increase multi-terrain skill confidence. From twisty roads, gravel roads, rivers, streams, forests, mountain trails to more extreme and advanced obstacles and terrain that you never knew the bike (or you!) were capable of you can see the world like never before on the back of a motorcycle! One of my staff (Bruce Ross) just loves adventure riding on his Honda Africa Twin and takes back roads and off-tail into the Rocky Mountains every chance he can get alone, with a partner or with a riding group. I’m sure he wouldn’t trade those experiences for the world.

Below, I’ve highlighted Triumph UK’s off-road riding school just to give you an idea of what is out there, the courses, what it is like and what to expect. Total Motorcycle doesn’t endorse this course or is affiliated with it, it is just to give you some inspiration to seek our Adventure Training in your area… of course, you could always take Triumph‘s course if you like too!

Check out our 2021 Triumph Motorcycle Model Guide (new models just added!) as well as our other 2021 Motorcycle and 2022 Motorcycle Model Guides today and see what bikes would inspire you to get off the roads and into the wild.

Total Motorcycle would like to thank Triumph Motorcycles for inspiring us to bring you this week’s Inspiration Friday: Adventure Training! Each week we bring you another Inspiring Motorcycle story to inspire you to get out and ride! Thank you for your support for visiting us and supporting us at Patreon for just $1 a month.

 

Inspiration Friday: Adventure Training

ADVENTURE. FREEDOM.

We want you to experience Triumph motorcycles in brilliant surroundings. Our exciting variety of scenic, multi-terrain Brecon Beacon trails will stretch your abilities, thrill and challenge you, and there’s nothing like the feeling of confidently tackling road and off-road challenges and conditions that you previously thought were beyond you.

If you’re interested in developing your off-road riding skills, we have the perfect suite of laddered adventure training courses to suit you. Based on the input you provide about your off-road riding level, we’ll arrange the most appropriate package for you to develop your off-road capabilities and take your riding to the next level.

Whatever your experience, we ensure that the level of tuition targets your specific needs and helps build your confidence. Each rider-focused training course covers the key skills designed to improve your adventure riding, as well as thorough preparation and all-important debrief discussions with your instructors, in order for you to maximize the understanding of each technique that has been covered.

Inspiration Friday: Adventure Training

ADVENTURE EXPERIENCES

1 DAY OFF-ROAD TRAINING

Training focuses on building riding confidence, then developing and improving bike handling and maneuvering skills. This course will provide you with the skills and confidence to use your motorcycle on varied terrain around the world.

LEVEL 1 EXPERIENCE

Choose from a Tiger, Street Scrambler or Scrambler 1200 and take your riding fun to its most exciting level yet. £299 per person.

What is it? A one day guided, light off road riding experience around mid to South Wales – utilizing some of the best roads and trails.

Who does it suit? Everyone with a full motorcycle license.

What does the course include? Riding tips, choice of bike, fuel, lunch, and refreshments.

LEVEL 2 EXPERIENCE

Choose from a Tiger, Street Scrambler or Scrambler 1200, and learn to confidently tackle road and off-road challenges and conditions that you previously thought were beyond you. £299 per person.

What is it? A one day guided, off-road riding experience around mid to South Wales – utilising some of the best roads and trails.

Who does it suit? Riders who have completed a Level 1 Experience or equivalent.

What does the course include? Riding tips, bike hire, fuel, lunch and refreshments.

 

2 AND 3 DAY GRAVEL TOURS

Refine your existing adventure experience and skills with a choice of two or three days of intensive guided tours through some of Wales’ most challenging and rewarding landscapes that include some of the UK’s best twisty roads, gravel roads, rivers, streams, forests, and mountain trails. This fantastic experience also incorporates parts of the amazing TET (trans European trail).

During this all-inclusive experience, you’ll appreciate attentive technical advice and support while fine-tuning your bike-handling skills on terrain that you wouldn’t ride every day.

What is it? An all-inclusive 2 or 3 day experience covering long distances, diverse riding conditions and epic scenery.

Who does it suit? For riders that have at least completed Level 2 (or intermediate off-road) training.

What does the course include? Overnight stay, equipment, luggage transfer and lunch and evening meal Riding advice, Tiger 800 XC or Scrambler 1200 motorcycle, fuel. An all-inclusive package.

Inspiration Friday: Adventure Training

PORTUGAL ADVENTURE HOLIDAY

What is it?
Our all-inclusive Adventure Holiday is geared for those who not only have a serious appetite for off-road riding but also enjoy the social side of adventure motorcycling. During your holiday, from the beautiful town of Odemira, you will explore the scenic mountain climbs, twisting trails, technical single tracks and water crossings, all within reach of our established training facility, accommodation and off-road training arena.

You’ll stop for lunch each day at café and coffee stops for authentic local food and after each days riding you will get the chance to kick back and relax, use the sauna, gym, swimming pool or the private beach and reflect on the days adventure with all the team.

Who does it suit?
We ask that participants must have completed at least an Off-Road Training Level 1 Course or equivalent.

What does the holiday include?

Return Flights
Airport to hotel transfers
Six nights’ Accommodation
Off-Road Tuition
Motorcycle hire & spare vehicle
Riders Insurance
Fuel
Breakfast, lunch, coffee stops and evening meals
Use of sauna, pool, gym, private beach and other facilities

2021 Triumph Scrambler 1200XE

WOMEN ONLY DAY

An exclusive one-day training course providing the opportunity to experience adventure riding under expert guidance alongside other women.

Day includes:

Overview of bike features
Motorcycle balance and control
Motorcycle body position
Low speed control
Motorcycle recovery
Braking
Introduction to momentum techniques
Introduction to rut management
Various trail riding – to test your new skills!
Who does it suit? No previous off-road riding experience is required. A welcoming environment for enthusiastic female motorcyclists.

Inspiration Friday: Adventure Training

ADVENTURE TRAINING

TRAINING LEVEL 1

Training focuses on building riding confidence, then developing and improving bike handling and manoeuvring skills. This course will provide you with the skills and confidence to use your motorcycle on varied terrain around the world.

No previous off-road experience required

COURSE CONTENT
Overview of bike features
Motorcycle balance and control
Motorcycle body position
Low speed control
Motorcycle recovery
Braking
Hill descent, hill ascend and recovery
Momentum techniques
Rut management
Various trail riding – to test out your new skills!
Debrief

TRAINING LEVEL 2

We begin by recapping level 1 skills and then ride tougher, more challenging terrain that utilises more of your off-road riding skills and techniques.

After this training you’ll be able to harness much more of your motorcycle’s capability and features.

Level 2 is an intermediate level of training.

LEVEL 2
Recap of Level 1
Intermediate mounting and dismounting techniques
Technical turning
Intermediate bike control
Motorcycle recovery
Intermediate rut management
Intermediate hill descent, ascend and recovery
Braking – including skid turns
Pre-loading and lightening the front end
Tackling obstacles
Intermediate momentum techniques
Intermediate trail riding – to test out your new skills!
Debrief

TRAINING LEVEL 3

After recapping Level 2 skills, we then tackle more extreme and advanced obstacles and terrain that you never knew the bike (or you!) were capable of.

This course hones your skills and offers many more specialist off-road techniques.

Level 3 is for the more advanced / experienced off-road rider and you must have completed the level 2 course or have the equivalent experience before taking this course.

LEVEL 3
Recap of level 1 and 2
Bike recovery and towing
Advanced mounting and dismounting techniques
Advanced rut management
Advanced hill descent, ascend and recovery
Advanced momentum techniques
Braking, skid turns and police turns/whip turns
Advanced rut management and balancing techniques
Pre-loading, lightening the front end over obstacles
Advanced trail riding
Advanced tips
Debrief

Inspiration Friday: Adventure Training

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