Off Road Training Ladies Only Course.
We love encouraging and celebrating women who ride! Motorcycle riding has traditionally been perceived as a male activity in the past with only a small percentage of women riding. In recent years it has been great to see more women riding on two wheels and inspiring one another and the motorcycle community!
Social Media has influenced the way riders connect with each other and shed light on women in the riding community. It has created a platform to share a love of adventure, the freedom of the road and find fellow female riders.
BMW Motorrad loves seeing female riders attend customer events such as BMW Safari and test ride programs- RR Experience and GS Experience.
“Each year we see more and more women participant in our events. It’s great to see women taking to the roads on two wheels and encouraging each other to get out there and experience the joys of riding. We are an advocate for female riders, we are always looking at new ways to promote women who ride and support them!”
– Marketing Manager, Miles Davis.
For the first time this year, the BMW Motorrad Off-Road Training course is offering a Female Only Level 1 course. The Off-Road Courses are designed to give GS riders the skills to get the most from their GS bikes.
The course is an opportunity to meet like-minded riders, learn valuable off-road skills and further develop riding techniques. The female only course is intended to promote and celebrate women who ride; it provides an inclusive, fun and safe environment. Hire bikes are available for those who do not own a GS Model.
Meet our BMW Motorrad female ambassadors who will also be attending the course to share their riding experiences and tips!
Ladies Only Course
DATE: April 23 and 24.
LOCATION: Dargle, NSW.
Kate Peck is a TV presenter, Myer fashion ambassador and motorcycle maniac. Kate’s passion for motorcycles allows her to escape from the daily grind.
Kate enjoys the freedom of travelling by bike and is a GS Lover.
Kate has experience riding on and off road, having participated in BMW Off Road Training, BMW GS Safari, RR Experience and California Superbike School. Kate has a wealth of knowledge about bikes and has been riding for over 8 years.
Amy Harburg, from Brooklyn, NSW is a regular BMW GS Safari (and Safari Enduro) attendee and a highly skilled Off-road rider. Amy was the only female to participate in the GS Safari Enduro, the more challenging GS Safari event.
Amy’s experience also extends to a 14 day, 7,500 km off road rally in Australia as part of a two girl team, with no support vehicle and all spares, tools and clothing carried between them.
Amy also recently competed in the 2016 BMW Motorrad GS Trophy representing Australia in the first ever all-female team. The GS Trophy is an international enduro challenge, where teams compete in intensive daily stages as well as drills that test rider ability.
Kinga is the founder of the On Her Bike blog, where she documents her riding adventures. Kinga is best known for her solo charity ride around Australia ‘Tour De Oz’. Kinga completed over 9,500 km on a BMW F 800 GS through some of the most remote and desolate parts of our country.
Born and raised in Poland Kinga’s love for motorcycles started from a young age and has been a big part of her life ever since – she even tied the knot with a motorcade style wedding. Kinga moved to Australia after completing her engineering degree, it was at work in the mines, where Kinga discovered her love for the outback and adventure riding.
“The female only course is held at Dargle, NSW on April 23 and 24.”
What to expect
During the two-day course, participants are taught the fundamental techniques of off-road riding and will progress to a level they may never have thought achievable.
These basic techniques are the core elements of novice through to advanced riding.
Some of the skills covered in the Level 1 course include:
• Slow-speed manoeuvring and control
• Correct body position/balance
• Throttle and clutch control
• Ascending and descending hills safely and confidently
• Riding over/around obstacles
Level 1 – $695 – 2 day course, includes lunch & refreshments + T shirt.
Hire Bikes – $300 / course.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for hire bike availability.