ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Gear > Vendors
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-18-2013, 08:45 PM   #1
Kankujoe OP
Adventure Traveller
 
Kankujoe's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2011
Location: Missouri, west central, south of Kansas City
Oddometer: 154
Off-road Schools - Courses?

Not sure where to post this question... But here goes...

I try to participate in riding courses every year or two... I've done most of the MSF courses more than once. I'm looking for off-road or dual sport schools.

Is there a listing of "Trail Riding," "Dirt Bike," or "ADV riding" courses or schools?

I'm looking for courses beyond the MSF Dirt Bike class. Been there, done that. Not sure if I want to do the BMW course since I ride small to mid size bikes. Besides, most info on the BMW course seems to indicate that it might likely be heavily biased toward "Going Giant" & getting a big GS bike.

Suggestions?
__________________
KJ

2012 Suzuki V-Strom-ADV, 2011 Kawasaki Versys, 2008 Yamaha TW200, 2013 Honda CRF250L

I'm never lost... Because I'm always right where I'm at...
Kankujoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2013, 10:21 PM   #2
It'sNotTheBike
Banned
 
Joined: Jul 2011
Oddometer: 704
http://www.shanewatts.com/schools
It'sNotTheBike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2013, 10:41 PM   #3
Lost Rider
Roadie
 
Lost Rider's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2006
Location: On Tour!
Oddometer: 3,092
http://jimmylewisoffroad.com
__________________
Photography for me is not about recreating what I saw through
the viewfinder but to show people the way I want to see the world.

LostRider.com
Lost Rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2013, 04:46 AM   #4
scruffy
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: May 2005
Location: Bay Area to Key West
Oddometer: 221
I've done both Shane Watts and Jimmy Lewis and they both do a good job. Shane Watts is more for some one whose interested in enduro racing. Jimmy Lewis's basic course is much better for dual sport or trail riding. I think he also still has a more advanced course for enduro riders or for more technical riding.
scruffy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2013, 06:24 AM   #5
kfsinc
Chaingolian Observer
 
kfsinc's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2003
Location: Crystal Lake, IL
Oddometer: 2,487
Raw Hyde and BMW have courses on opposite sides of the country. The BMW course in Greenville looks like a winner to me as I'm often in South Carolina.

Neduro, one of our own has several offerings also. PM him as google failed me.

The BMW MOA GS Giant program also looks interesting.
__________________
Karl
R1100GS
F650GS -- sold -- what's next?
“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.”, Mario Andretti


Indulge. Repent. Repeat.
kfsinc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2013, 08:54 AM   #6
biensur22
Gnarly Adventurer
 
biensur22's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: San Diego, CA
Oddometer: 179
If you want to learn trials, the former champ Gary LePlante has a school here in SoCal that comes highly recommended. I haven't gone myself but hope to attend at some point in the near future.

Gary LaPlante
MotoVentures
(877) 260-6686
__________________
Current Rides:1998 KTM 620 Adventure

Past Rides: 1994 KTM 400 EXC WP/D LC4 - Plated; 2001 BMW F650GS Thumper; 1970 CB175; 2003 KLR250
biensur22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2013, 09:24 AM   #7
traveltoad
Aaron S
 
traveltoad's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2002
Location: San Fernando Valley
Oddometer: 6,565
Quote:
Originally Posted by lost rider View Post
+1
traveltoad is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014