The Motorcycle Industry Council free first-ride training, Ride With Us Moto Intro, gives attendees with no experience the chance to ride their first motorcycle.
ADV Rider Training - Vendors - MOTO PARTY - CLASSES
Overland Expo West will be a weekend packed with activities designed for the adventure rider. Experience the exciting and challenging activities at our Motorcycle Expedition Skills Area and spend time with old and new friends in the Motorcycle Village.
Ways To Attend
DAY PASS / WEEKEND PASS
- See the latest apparel, luggage, accessories, and technologies in Motorcycle Village.
- Learn from the best with 150+ hours of demos and seminars.
- Motorcycle parking in the general on-site attendee parking lot. On-site parking is sold separately.
- Pricing starts at $17/individual
MOTO WEEKEND PASS WITH CAMPING
- Participate in all Day Pass activities, plus:
- On-site, rustic camping amongst hundreds of other adv riders!
- Saturday Moto Party Dinner + Raffle (additional fee).
- Nightly happy hour events (drinks available for purchase)
- Moto parking near moto village
- Sunday Freestyle Session + Rally Games
- Discounted motorcycle weekend camping pricing starts at $165/individual
MOTO Overland Experience
- Participate in all Weekend Pass with Camping activities, plus:
- Premium track of education, classes and workshops.
- Tailored instruction on our custom adv rider skills course—bring your own motorcycle. Our team of experts created at Dragoo Adventure Rider Training (D.A.R.T.) created a curriculum based on real-world obstacles and challenging scenarios.
- Sunday Freestyle Session + Rally Games
- Goody bag + Sourcebook Magazine
- Discounted moto Overland Experience pricing starts at $335/single
Stop by the following booths to sign up for a test ride — and bring your riding gear!
URAL, working to develop and refine the best adventure ready sidecar motorcycles available
TRIUMPH, demo new Triumph motorcycles all weekend
TRAINING AT THE MOTORCYCLE EXPEDITION SKILLS AREA (MESA)
With the help of our motorcycle training team, we’ve created a custom course at the Motorcycle Expedition Skills Area and geared it toward overlanders who want to travel global or local. Led by Bill Dragoo of Dragoo Adventure Rider Training (D.A.R.T.), experience top-notch instruction and learn the ADV riding skills that will take you confidently off the beaten path. Whether you are new to off-pavement motorcycling or wanting to advance your skillset, we have classes for every level and all bike sizes are welcome.
THE MOTORCYCLE TRAINING TEAM
This team will build your riding skills so you can confidently tackle a variety of terrain and environments. Balance. Control. Judgment. Attitude. These are the cornerstones of adventure riding as taught by the Dragoo Adventure Rider Training (D.A.R.T.) team in the United States and South America, and at Overland Expo since 2017. Bill Dragoo is a certified BMW off-road instructor, certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation rider coach, a member of the U.S. 2010 BMW GS Trophy team, and a moto-journalist. He leads a team of coaches who will engage and encourage you in learning the finer points of managing a dual-sport motorcycle, from basic to advanced levels.
ADDITIONAL MOTO ACTIVITIES
BMW MOA CAmpout
ALL RIDERS WELCOME – BMW NOT REQUIRED!
The BMW Motorcycle Owners Association is hosting the Motorcycle Campground at Overland Expo West, but no beemer is necessary to camp out with them, because all bikes are welcome. Pack your panniers and grab a Weekend Pass with Camping or Overland Experience ticket and spend the weekend under the pines with the MOA. They’ll be serving up Bivouac coffee in the morning and making sure you have a blast all weekend long.
Ride With Us Moto Intro Experience
PRESENTED BY THE MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY COUNCIL
Expanding their first ride experience program to the dirt, the Motorcycle Industry Council is delivering their free, 45-minute Ride With Us Moto Intro to the Overland Expo shows. The Ride With Us Moto Intros give prospective riders the opportunity to experience the thrill of their first ride and during the Overland Expos riders will be on dirt bikes in a closed dirt course.
Ride with us experience is free with a paid Overland Expo ticket.
MOTO DINNER, PARTY + RAFFLE
PRESENTED BY RIDER JUSTICE
Hosted by our very own Moto Maven, Eva Rupert.
- Exclusive party Saturday with dinner and drinks.
- Your Moto Party ticket is your entry to win motorcycle-specific giveaways! With purchase, your name will be added to the drawing for some stellar motorcycle-specific prizes (must be present to win).
Moto party ticket sold separately as an add-on during ticket purchase; if you already have a ticket, you can still buy the add-on.
FREESTYLE SKILLS SESSION
BRING YOUR BIKE TO THE MESA AREA 8-10 AM SUNDAY
Put your riding finesse to the test on our custom-built training course during the new Freestyle Skills Session. All Weekend Pass with Camping and Overland Experience pass holders can try their throttle hand on a variety of terrain challenges in the Motorcycle Expedition Skills Area. With sand, ruts, logs, and hills, the course is full of obstacles for you to test your skills on. Bring your own bike and head to the course on Sunday between 8 AM-10 AM, and the MESA training team will be on-site to give you pointers.
BRING YOUR BIKE 10 AM – NOON ON SUNDAY IN THE MESA AREA
Our new Rally Games are bound to be a blast. Following the Freestyle Skills Session on the MESA course, jump in for the Slow Race, Limbo Contest, and Barrel Roll Challenge. From 10 AM-12 PM on Sunday, go slow, get low, and roll your way to some great prizes. You’ll need your own bike and riding gear for the Rally Games, plus a Weekend Pass with Camping or Overland Experience ticket.
ADV SKILLS AREA
Swing over to the ADV Skills Area for practical classes about basic moto maintenance, roadside repairs, and tire changing in the field. Head over to the Roundtable Pavilion or the Classrooms to learn helpful tips and hear inspiring stories from other two-wheeled adventurers. The full class list is coming soon– stay tuned!
HAPPENING AT WEST ADV MOTO NEWS
The Rider Justice Moto Party at Overland Expo West features a catered dinner, drinks, live music, and prizes. Come celebrate the moto community at Overland Expo!
With demo rides happening throughout the weekend, bring your helmet and get ready for a weekend full of riding that will take you from the pavement to the dirt.
THE WORLD IS OUT THERE GO SEE IT!
Join attendees from all over the world at this year’s Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, AZ.