• Two-day instructor-led off-road tour of South Wales
• Back-up luggage and support vehicle provided – off-road tour without the hassle
• Suitable for anyone who has confidently completed a Level One Off Road Skills course
• Overnight accommodation included
Chomping at the bit to go out and use the skills and confidence you’ve built up on our courses? Then it’s time to get out on a proper off-road adventure.
Brecon Beacons Adventure is the best way to apply all your hard-earned skills gained on our training courses. It’s the perfect way to use your knowledge while travelling across the beautiful terrain of the Brecon Beacons in Wales. Forget preparing a bike, planning routes and arranging accommodation – all you’ll need is your motorcycle license, an overnight bag and a hunger for great riding.
Starting at the BMW Off Road Skills HQ, you’ll ride one of our BMW GS adventure bikes north into the Brecon Beacons. Our route covers muddy lanes, open moorland, private forestry and a few off-road surprises for a non-stop (well, aside from lunch and refreshments) adventure. With exclusive forestry riding to finish the day, we head for a hearty meal and comfy bed, via a few stories in the bar.
Fortified for day two, we return south, through the forest again and onto flowing lanes before the final stretch, swooping over the breath-taking open moorland and onto our favourite strip of tarmac; the Old Trecastle road.
This trip is ideal for those who have confidently completed a BMW Off Road Skills Level One riding course, or have a similar level of experience, as some sections can be tricky for novices or nervous riders.
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Customers will have the choice of riding a G 650 GS, F 700 GS, F 800 GS or the water cooled R 1200 GS motorcycle, subject to availability. Participants must be aged 21 years or over and have a full and valid motorcycle licence for riding in the United Kingdom. Participants must have completed the Off Road Skills Level One course. Groups will be organised according to riding ability and participants must have a good level of fitness.
How much? The two-day Brecon Beacons Adventure experience costs £599. This price includes two days motorcycle hire, third party insurance, fuel, meals, refreshments and one night shared B&B accommodation (solo accommodation prices available on request). Please note: It does not include personal motorcycle or accident insurance, your accommodation and evening drinks, or any additional meals or drinks for your guests.
Helmets must be EC2205 or equivalent and in good condition. Gloves should be lightweight and offer dexterity in the fingers, so that you can use the motorcycle controls. Most textile-type road jackets and trousers are fine, providing the quilted layer can be removed, as you will get hot. Boots MUST be motocross boots. Lace-up boots and any boot without rigidity in the ankle area are NOT ACCEPTABLE.
Please note that the organisers will check and inspect all clothing and equipment and assess suitability. Any riders considered to be inadequately clothed or protected will be excluded from the course. If you are in any doubt about the suitability of your boots, give us a call on 08000 131 282 and we can talk you through our requirements. We have hire clothing, including boots, available – please make a reservation in advance of attending the course as supplies are limited.
If you wish to hire boots or any other clothing please e-mail your requirements, including sizes to email@example.com at least two weeks prior to your course date. We will normally confirm your hire clothing has been reserved with an email in the next few days. Prices are listed in your confirmation letter. Boots should be requested in European sizes i.e. 47. For trousers please advise the waist size you require, i.e. 34″. Gloves and jackets should be requested in sizes S – XXL.