New for 2018
Adventure Bike specific course, where you will be able to use one of either our KTM 1090 Adventure R or a KTM 1290 Super Adventure R or even bring your own ‘ Adventure Bike ‘ along. The course will be structured for the larger capacity bikes, but to incorporate our very successful curriculum of our stage 1 courses.
This is a one day course, where we will teach you the necessary methods to feel confident, riding your bike off road. Over the course of the day, you will learn the following skills and understand their importance.
• CLUTCH, THROTTLE AND BRAKE CONTROL
• CORRECT RIDING POSITION AND BALANCE
• ASCENDING AND DESCENDING PROGRESSIVE SLOPES
• MANOEUVERING THE BIKE SAFELY IN DIFFERENT SITUATIONS
• CONTROL ON MUD, WATER AND GRASS
• COMPLETING THE 'ACADEMY CONFIDENCE COURSE' STAGE 1
(A specially designed section of track, with certain obstacles along the way)
The main objective is to give participants confidence. Each step is done 'on the going' so plenty of time is spent on the bike learning in actual situations, with plenty of fun along the way. The day will give you a foundation to progress to the next step.
This one day course includes your tuition, the use of either a KTM 690 Enduro, KTM 250/350 EXC or a KTM 350 Freeride, fuel, lunch, refreshments, third party insurance, and full riding kit.
This is a one day course, designed for those who have completed our Stage 1 course, or those who have a reasonable level of off-road experience under their belts.
The Stage 2 will help you gain further experience off-roading. Over the day course you will complete the following:
• MORE VISION AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE TRACK/PISTE
• HILL CLIMBS/DESCENTS WITH TURNS
• STEEPER DESCENTS
• FASTER CONTROLLED BRAKING
• RIDING RUTS
• TACKLING DIFFERENT OBSTACLES
• DROPPING IN AND OUT OF STREAMS
The objective of the Stage 2 course is to increase your confidence of what you, as a rider, are capable of achieving. You will have learnt a series of building blocks, which you can go onto improve by time spent in the saddle. You can come back as many times as you feel necessary, to help build your experience and confidence as an off-road bike rider.
The price includes all your tuition, bike (KTM 690 Enduro, 250/350 EXC or a 350 Freeride) and kit hire, fuel, refreshments and third party insurance.
Adventure Bike Specific Stage 1 course
The idea of this course is to tailor the day very much around riders wishing to learn skills and confidence on the ‘larger’ Adventure Motorcycles. With the growing numbers of riders purchasing Adventure bikes to travel the world, this day will give you the basic skills and confidence to take these type of motorcycles off the tarmac and onto the dirt, so you can really sense the freedom that dual purpose motorcycles have – ADVENTURE FREEDOM and ..
• Confidence in handling the larger motorcycle, on and off the machine.
• Correct riding position and balance
• Clutch and throttle control
• Braking with ABS and without
• Tackling different terrain
• Ascending and descending progressive slopes
• Manoeuvring the bike in difficult situations.
The main core of this day has been taken from our very successful ‘Stage 1’ course but has been ‘tweaked’ to aim the day very much at the Adventure Motorcycle, giving riders the whole understanding of how to ride these machine in an off road environment and to give them the confidence to truly see how very cable these bikes are when they are ridden off road.
The day’s course includes all tuition, lunch and refreshments!
``Gain the skills and confidence to begin exploring``
We are able to offer our customers 1-2-1 tuition. The day’s tuition will be totally tailor-made to the customers riding ability and skill level. We can mould the day to a complete beginners requirements who will require training inline with our Stage 1 course, up to professional riders who have a Rally or Enduro coming up and would like to concentrate on a specific area of their riding which they may feel needs attention.
Generally 1-2-1’s are held during the week at one of our locations in the Heathfield area. This type of tuition can also be arranged for small groups looking to improve on a similar set of skills. 2-2-1, 3-2-1 etc. (please contact us for prices)
The price includes: Bike hire, kit hire and a lovely lunch!
(If you would prefer to use your own bike/kit, then we can offer a discount)
If you would like to take this opportunity of having the uninterrupted attention from one of our top-class, highly experienced instructors – Then please contact us to discuss dates.
We are able to offer group booking arrangements for 4 people up to a maximum of 12. These are not only ideal for groups of friends who wish to have a private day of tuition, but also as team-building days for companies. As the day is totally tailor-made, the day’s tuition will be completely built around the riding skills and needs of those taking part.
For instance: If you are beginners, the day will be structured around our Stage 1 course. However, if you are experienced riders wishing to concentrate on particular riding skills, then this can be discussed before-hand and the day structured to whichever areas you would like to concentrate on.
Group booking generally take place on a weekday at one of our locations in either Broad Oak, Nr.Heathfield or at Westfield, Near Hastings.
If this would be of interest, then please email us for further details and cost.