Due to concerns over the Coronavirus, the US trials community has decided to postpone the 50th annual El Trial de Espana from April 18 & 19, 2020 to October 31/November 1, 2020. The location remains the same; MOTOVENTURES private 350-acre trials riding paradise near Anza, CA. For more info on trials events in southern California go to SoCalTrials.com.
Like all small businesses these days, MOTOVENTURES is taking every precaution to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, but we will cautiously remain open for business almost every weekend and often on weekdays too all year around. We operate out of a location that is far from potentially contagious city crowds, we sanitize all our equipment and riding gear after every use, we practice a policy of small 6:1 student to instructor ratios, we also offer private lessons, and our instructors always keep a safe distance from their students.
El Trial de Espana is America’s oldest and most prestigious non-national Moto-Trials competition and 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of this event. MotoVentures 350-acre trials paradise is now the permanent home for this event, which is designed as a fundraiser for a team of American trials riders to compete in the annual Trials Des Nations (TDN) competition in Europe.
Are you looking for a hotel near MOTOVENTURES? The new Cahuilla Hotel and Casino is opening May 1st and is located only one mile away from MOTOVENTURES 350-acre Rider Training Center. It features a 60-room hotel, gambling casino, restaurant & bar, convenience market, and a gas/diesel station. MOTOVENTURES customers now have a super convenient and comfortable place to stay and dine the night before and after joining us to ride dirt bikes.
Let’s Wheelie, Jump, and Slide!
MOTOVENTURES DIRT FIRST customers are always looking for the next level in motorcycle training and we give it to them in the form of trials training, adventure bike training, and our Level 3 training (aka Wheelie, Jump, and Slide School or WJS). For Level 3 training our students are required to bring their own bike. In our Level 3 training we focus on wheelies for a purpose and wheelies to show off as well.
We had a blast last weekend riding in the rain here at MOTOVENTURES, where the riding actually improves in these inclement conditions. Riders ranged from seven-year-old kids on Yamaha TTR50s, to adult beginners on Yamaha TTR230s, to teenagers and adults riding trials for the first time on our Gas Gas trials bikes. Some people who are new to riding in the dirt fear rain, while experienced riders pray for it.
November 2019’s “truck issue” of Road & Track magazine features a story about the Toyota RAV4 and MOTOVENTURES dirt and trials bike training. The story title is; “Trials by Fire, A trials bike and RAV4 take us to school.”
MOTOVENTURES hosted another adventure bike train n’ camp on November 16 & 17, 2019 for Long Beach BMW Motorcycles. Approximately 20 riders started from Long Beach on Saturday morning and rode as a group to a great lunch stop in Temecula before continuing on to MOTOVENTURES via twisty back roads though wine country. The weather was unusually warm for this time of year and the winds were calm. The conditions were perfect for riding motorcycles and camping. Upon arrival, campers spotted their campsites surrounding the MOTOVENTURES compound. Once settled-in some riders received coaching for two hours just before sundown.
Fall riding!! Sounds like an oxymoron doesn’t it? Are we talking about riding? or falling? If you’re not riding, you’re not falling, that’s for sure. I must ride a lot because I do fall occasionally, thankfully at low-speeds these days. High speed crashes are the painful ones. That’s where a good full set of riding gear comes in.
MOTOVENTURES and Gas Gas have teamed up for a special offer you can’t pass up. MOTOVENTURES has four new 2017 Gas Gas 125cc School trials bikes for sale immediately for only $4,550 each (a $5,000 value).