Training dates 2018: Off road : Lev 1, 2, Pillion & more !

Anna-Marie's picture
2018/02/06 21:40
Africa/Johannesburg

Herewith the awaited 2018 training dates.  The training team are ready to surprise you with a training programme which promises for an interesting and exciting year....the idea to cover all aspects of adventure biking as well as tar riding.

The Level 1, 2 and pillion Off Road training is as per BMW standards. We prefer and recommend riders to do Level 1 first and then move to Level 2.  This way we know they have learned the basics.  We recommend riders with a new bike to do a refresher of Lev 1 or 2 depending on their riding abilities as each bike have its own bonding space and dynamics.

Only 1 level can be completed on a day.

We cover:

- theory about rider gear, safety, rider position, bike set-up, dynamics of the BMW bike, tyre pressures, etc

Level 1: Explaining and adjusting the motorcycle, ABS de-activation, rider position, Off Road steering, cone riding, balancing, picking up the bike, leading the bike, slow riding, braking

Level 2: Bike set-up, tyre pressures, rider position, cone riding, body position, angle riding,  stopping on a hill, uphill & down hill riding, sharp turns, sand riding, technical ride up a jeep track, high speed braking on gravel, gymkhana, forest trails,  etc.

This will take riders to a new riding skill level, but carried out in a safe environment.  Join us for lots of fun and training in a stunning forest/wine farm environment.  Remember our rules still apply:  you only do what you feel comfortable with.  Come and have fun on that GS and challenge yourself .

Training venue:

We are fortunate to use the facilities at Anura Vineyards, Klapmuts.  On outrides the venue will be communicated to those who are interested to joi,

The dates:

25 FEBR : Lev 1 & Pillion Off Road training day

25 MARCH : Lev 1 & Pillion Off Road training day

22 APR : Off Road DAY RIDE

27 MAY : Lev 2 only

24 JUNE : 4 disciplines rotating & gymkhana

29 JULY : NO TRAINING

26 AUG : Ladies seminar

30 SEPT : Lev 1 & Pillion Off Road training day

28 OCT : Lev 1 & Pillion Off road training day

25 NOV : Day Tar ride

2 DEC : Lev 2 only

Several sand / trail / fun / skills training days will be added to this calendar.  Just watch the space. 

The training days are presented in a fun and relaxed way....no losers...all winners!!!! Emphasis on safety and to bond with your dream machine.

Reminders and more details will follow closer to the date of the training days on this Forum and Donford Motorrad, Stellenbosch, Facebook page.

Costs:

Lev 1 & 2 : R450.00 per rider (R500.00 non-club members)

Pillion training: R700.00 per couple (R750.00 non-club members)

Bank account details:

  • First National Bank
  • Branch: Long Street
  • Branch code: 201709 (Standard Bank users must add 2 zeros at the end)
  • A/c no: 50060098602
  • A/c name: BMW Motorcycle Club Cape
  • Ref: Your Surname + training/date

Please email the EFT payment  (PLS NO CASH DEPOSITS) Proof of payment to:  treasurer@bmwmotorradclubcape.co.za .

The training fee includes: Full day training, Coffee on arrival, Lunch unless stated differently.

Bookings:

For any further details, do not hesitate to contact me directly on abwmeraai@gmail.com or 082 8991169 OR John Carr (BMW Donford Motorrad) 021 888 4200.

Be safe and Make Life a Ride 

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