There are just a few things you’ll need to know before you ride off. Here you’ll quickly find the answers to some common questions, allowing you to get on and have some fun!
You can bring along your own off-road/adventure riding gear, one of our instructors will need to check it upon arrival to ensure it is suitable for the style of riding you will be doing on our courses and you will need to complete the PPE form.
We strongly recommend that you DO NOT wear road riding gear, it generally isn’t breathable enough and the boots are unlikely to have sufficient protection for the riding style and environment.
You also probably won’t want to scratch your road helmet or visor on tree branches!
Please let us know if you have any special requirements in terms of kit sizes, for example an especially small waist or large head.
Unfortunately not. Due to the venue and the type of riding we do (not a track like Motocross), we cannot have anybody walking around on site. We will be constantly moving around the venue, with different exercises being in different areas. If for any reason you require a guardian or friend to be present, please get in touch via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our venues are on private land, in East Sussex. They are not sign posted or advertised and we work very hard with the land owners to manage and maintain the ground. We have several venues we use for training: 1 in Broad Oak, near Heathfield, with 2 further venues in Robertsbridge not far from Cripps Corner. Details of the venue for your training course will be emailed when you book.
The course administration, off bike tuition and safety briefing, begins at roughly 09:30.
Riding time starts at 10:00, when we make our way through the woods into the training field. Each course topic is generally followed by riding time to allow the instruction to start to feed through into your riding.
We allow time for a tea break in the morning and afternoon along with a minimum of 30 minutes for lunch.
If time allows the last session in the afternoon is usually an opportunity for you to try other bikes in our training fleet. Riding time in the afternoon finishes at 16:00, when there’s time to discuss your next steps on the road to your adventures, whether that is the next stage of our structured courses, or a trip to Morocco, or some road book training for that African Rally………….
Clearly, as our courses are run outside in the beautiful East Sussex countryside we will be affected by the British weather, occasionally that means we might alter the course running order to ensure rider safety.
You will need to bring your own lunch and any snacks that you might want during the day. We have facilities for making hot drinks and if you have a travel mug/reusable mug feel free to bring it with you. If you prefer an alternative to fresh cow’s milk in your tea/coffee please remember to bring some with you.
With only 8 slots per session, spaces are getting filled fast! Get booked in with our online booking system, click for available courses.
Response time: 24 hours
(Please note, we only run private and group events on weekdays)