The Girl on a Bike at Desert Rose

Back in the Spring of 2022 Vanessa Ruck, The Girl on Bike joined the Desert Rose Riding Academy to experience our Stage 1 and Stage 2 training courses. Although Vanessa herself is not new to riding off road, she threw herself into the exercises and drills to see how we deliver training for newer riders and those looking for the next challenge off road. Catching up with Patsy gave both girls plenty to talk about, having previously ridden the Qatar Baja together in 2021. Take a look at how Vanessa’s day panned out with us on her YouTube Channel here
Vanessa Ruck is a 36 year old female motorcycle rider, racer and adventure from the UK. Her riding journey started following a life changing cycling accident in 2014 that resulted in two reconstructive body parts and 7 surgeries. Motorcycles have become her new form of adventure and freedom, but as someone living with ongoing pain from her accident, she’s also determined not to let her past control her future. Fighting on and proving that anything is possible if you work hard enough. As a motivational speaker and keen sharer of the highs and lows of life across social media, Vanessa works to inspire people across the globe. Vanessa is at home on a huge array of motorcycle types, terrains and has ridden in over 27 countries in just a short few years. From hard enduro to trials, rally to adv, cruising to track. Vanessa is a force to reckon with! The team at Desert Rose wish her every success in all of her endeavours, adventures and races. Vanessa is back in the desert in April, taking on the tough Morocco Desert Challenge, with support from Desert Rose Racing.

RELATED Posts

10/06/2024

The EM Escape XR has arrived

As part of the all new Desert Rose Ebike Xperience we have a fleet of the new EM Escape XR motorcycles. Designed with a specific goal in mind, this motorcycle offers limitless riding possibilities and ease of handling for all levels and riding styles. Equipped with a hydraulic diaphragm clutch, this version is more cross-country oriented than ever, able of welcoming new riders to the world of hard enduro, as well as providing plenty of satisfaction for more experienced riders. With 700NM of torque, the Escape XR is the most powerful motorcycle in the EM range, so you’re sitting on the ultimate in power-to-weight ratio. To make the pleasure last, the Escape XR is also equipped with our latest 3.5 kWh battery. Made in France, the Escape X comes with the very latest EM technology: TFT screen, EM Connect, TKO, Anti Reverse, FRB (Fixed Regenerative Brake).

4 Minutes Read

27/05/2024

BikeShed Show 2024

So good to be back at Tobacco Dock, London for the 2024 BikeShed Show. Great to meet up with old friends and talk to new riders about getting to ride off road. We had a selection of bikes with us, one of the academy’s enduro bikes, an OSET from our junior Ebike Xperience along with an EM Escape XR, one of our own built customer rallye bikes, Vanessa Ruck’s KTM rallye bike and one of Two Wheels for Life Yamaha AGs.

4 minute read

26/04/2024

Desert Rose Junior eBike Xperience

We are delighted to be able to announce that following the launch of the new OSET range of electric off road bikes, our all new eBike Experience will be kick started once again. Aimed at junior riders we are looking at the future right here. Desert Rose have been working in partnership with OSET for nearly 10 years. Want to experience the fun and exhilaration of riding an electric dirt bike through the woods, over obstacles and around purpose built trails then look no further, the Desert Rose OSET eBike Experience has you covered. Using the latest range of OSET electric dirt bikes our team of experienced coaches will help you get the most from your session. With Green, Blue and Red Trails to master, there’s something for everyone. Get a taste of the action here

4 Minute Read

13/03/2024

Portugal Trails 2024

At Desert Rose we love the trails out in Portugal. We have been hosting groups of riders out there for many years. Endless trails, beautiful scenery, steep hill climbs, river crossings, some heart in the mouth descents and a coastline for those dramatic shots we all love.

4 Minute Read

10/06/2024

The EM Escape XR has arrived

As part of the all new Desert Rose Ebike Xperience we have a fleet of the new EM Escape XR motorcycles. Designed with a specific goal in mind, this motorcycle offers limitless riding possibilities and ease of handling for all levels and riding styles. Equipped with a hydraulic diaphragm clutch, this version is more cross-country oriented than ever, able of welcoming new riders to the world of hard enduro, as well as providing plenty of satisfaction for more experienced riders. With 700NM of torque, the Escape XR is the most powerful motorcycle in the EM range, so you’re sitting on the ultimate in power-to-weight ratio. To make the pleasure last, the Escape XR is also equipped with our latest 3.5 kWh battery. Made in France, the Escape X comes with the very latest EM technology: TFT screen, EM Connect, TKO, Anti Reverse, FRB (Fixed Regenerative Brake).

4 Minutes Read

27/05/2024

BikeShed Show 2024

So good to be back at Tobacco Dock, London for the 2024 BikeShed Show. Great to meet up with old friends and talk to new riders about getting to ride off road. We had a selection of bikes with us, one of the academy’s enduro bikes, an OSET from our junior Ebike Xperience along with an EM Escape XR, one of our own built customer rallye bikes, Vanessa Ruck’s KTM rallye bike and one of Two Wheels for Life Yamaha AGs.

4 minute read

26/04/2024

Desert Rose Junior eBike Xperience

We are delighted to be able to announce that following the launch of the new OSET range of electric off road bikes, our all new eBike Experience will be kick started once again. Aimed at junior riders we are looking at the future right here. Desert Rose have been working in partnership with OSET for nearly 10 years. Want to experience the fun and exhilaration of riding an electric dirt bike through the woods, over obstacles and around purpose built trails then look no further, the Desert Rose OSET eBike Experience has you covered. Using the latest range of OSET electric dirt bikes our team of experienced coaches will help you get the most from your session. With Green, Blue and Red Trails to master, there’s something for everyone. Get a taste of the action here

4 Minute Read

Ready to ride?

Response time: 24 hours

(Please note, we only run private and group events on weekdays)

Email:

info@adventureridingacademy.com