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EVENT CANCELLED - 2024 BMW GS Adventure Training with Touratech (Extreme - L3)

  • 22 Jun 2024
  • 10:00
  • Carboor Town Hall, opposite Touratech, 1933 Carboor Everton Road, https://www.touratech.com.au/


Calling all GS and adventure riders to join us for GS training with Robin Box and the Touratech team. Club and non-club members and all brands of motorcycles are welcome.

2024 will be our second year to partner with Touratech to offer GS / adventure rider training. All levels of GS riders welcome. The event needs a minimum of 10, with a maximum of 20riders. Paid bookings will be receive priority. Training will be held at the Carboor Reserve (refer address on right). Riders can stay at the Carboor Reserve town hall or camp. The facilities are great and include fully outfitted kitchen (cutlery, fridge. microwave, boiling water), porcelain toilet and shower. There are two halls for accommodation and a covered area for BBQ and bikes. For those that don’t want to stay in the Carboor hall or camp, there is accommodation in nearby towns: Wangaratta, Milawa, Oxley, Beechworth, Myrtleford, Moyhu and Bright.

The training will be held on a Saturday and the cost of training is $95 pp (including lunch).  For those that will camp at the Carboor Hall, the total costs is $155pp (inclusive of training and lunch).

All fees are to be paid on booking via the club’s Wild Apricot site (for BMW club members). If you are not a BMW club member, please use the following reference LAST NAME_GS event<date> and deposit funds into the club’s bank account, BMW MCC Vic, BSB 063000, account 00804344. Email the organizer with proof of payment. If you wish to confirm the club’s bank account, please contract Winfried Hessling (treasurer, 040 330 2230).

There are three-levels of training for 2024. Training is additive and there is a pre-requisite to complete the previous course to attend the next training course. If you attended training during 2023, then you have completed Adventure.

  • Adventure: Cover the basics and ride after training.
  • Explore: Warm up and then progress to basic / intermediate ascends, descends and recovery, and time permitting progress to steeper ascends and descends. Ride after training.
  • Extreme: Warm up and then progress to emergency braking, sand riding, mud riding, river crossing, or whatever is in the training program. Ride after training.

Event dates for 2024:

  1. Adventure: 17 February 2024 (book and pay by Friday, 2 February 2024)
  2. Explore: 4 May 2024 (book and pay by Friday, 19 April 2024)
  3. Extreme: 22 June 2024 (book and pay by Friday, 7 June 2024)
  4. Adventure: 24 August 2024 (book and pay by Friday, 9 August 2024)
  5. Explore: 2 November 2024 (book and pay by Friday, 18 October 2024)
  6. Extreme: 7 December 2024 (book and pay by Friday, 22November 2023)

Please contact Jacques Van Niekerk (bmwmccvic@gmail.com; clubdelegate@bmwmccvic.org.auor send text to 04 0109 1277) if you have any questions.