MOTORCYCLES

guided off-road trail riding in wales

Rotor Adventures offer a diverse selection of professionally guided trail riding experiences in Wales. All abilities are catered for and no matter what you ride or your experience; we will tailor your package accordingly.

who is the wales experience for?

Trail riding is for anyone who holds a ‘full motorcycle license’ or a license relevant to the motorcycle they are riding.

Our Trail Riding Experience in Wales is tailored to suit the more experienced rider looking to challenge their off-road ability, whilst experiencing the variety of terrain Wales has to offer.

am I able to do it?

When discussing your experience or booking, make it clear what you would like to achieve and which category you would feel most comfortable fitting into;

  • An intermediate rider will have a sound basic off-road skills base, knowledge & ability. You will need to have the capability to ride potentially challenging terrain for 4-6 hrs over the duration of a working day
  • An expert rider is competent and confident in off-road riding, rides on a regular basis on a variety of terrain and is physically conditioned to the sport

Rotor Adventures Wales Experience is structured over 2 days, departing and returning to South Wales, where a rider will experience challenging and varying trails and terrain.

what do I get for my money?

Rotor Adventures Limited is a professional, qualified and experienced off-road motorcycle service company, providing our customers with tailored off-road adventure experiences in the UK, Europe and North Africa for over 20 years.

  • You will have access to qualified Auto Cycle Union (ACU) Off-Road Instructors
  • Key and experienced Rotor Adventures personnel to guide you throughout
  • Extensive knowledge of adventure riding and off-road endurance competition
  • All guides are medically trained and DBS checked
  • Hire of modern, insured, off-road motorcycles (2018 KTM 250 EXC) and full protective equipment
  • Third party liability insurance
  • 1 night’s accommodation
  • Food and refreshments during activity
  • Fuel for your motorcycle during activity
  • Advice and expert knowledge throughout
  • Support vehicle
  • Take away one of our t-shirts, caps or beanies as a souvenir

what should I expect?

Your Wales Experience will be over a 2 day period, based around a sociable, fun, challenging and a safe trail riding experience.

You will be in a friendly and understanding environment, where you will be able to ride an off-road motorcycle through the challenging trail network of South and Mid-Wales.

You will have a professional guided service from the Rotor Adventures Team, with expert advice to assist you throughout your experience.

You will need to concentrate for lengthy periods and ride an off-road motorcycle for 4-6hrs over the duration of a working day and expect to ride between 60-100 miles. You will be expected to ride technical and challenging terrain

There will be as many short rest breaks as necessary with a 1 hr lunch break each day

do I need to prepare for the wales experience?

The national off-road trail network is open to all users with or without any off-road motorcycle experience.

To take part in the Rotor Adventures Wales Experience, you will need to be an intermediate or expert trail rider, with a sound knowledge regarding basic off-road motorcycle skills and techniques.

For those that may have the opportunity, it is ideal to ensure your fitness levels are at an adequate level to ride off-road for 2 days, refresh your riding techniques and if using your own motorcycle and gear, make sure everything is in a sound working condition.

can I use my own motorcycle & gear?

Yes. You can use your own motorcycle with your own gear and you don’t have to hire from Rotor Adventures.

Make sure your motorcycle and gear is in a good serviceable condition and road worthy.

trail riding code of conduct

rotor adventures only use roads that the public are entitled to ride motorcycles on

Trail riding is lawful on green roads which are commonly known as unclassified county roads, or which are classified as Byway Open to All Traffic. Motorcycles and riders must be road-legal. Green roads are subject to the same laws as public roads and highways.

keep to the defined green road

Avoid straying from the road, especially onto moorland or farmland – doing so may be a criminal offence and cause unwanted damage

give plenty of space to walkers, horses and cyclists

As a courtesy, on narrow roads or green roads, stop and switch off engines when sharing the road with ridden or managed horses, be courteous to other road users – ramblers, cyclists, livestock, wildlife, farm machinery & motor vehicles.

travel at a speed which is safe and sustainable for the road surface

Ride at an unobtrusive speed, taking regard of conditions and visibility. Be prepared to stop at all times

ride quietly and unobtrusively

Machines must be effectively silenced. Use the throttle with discretion, as noise does offend. Green roads are subject to the same laws as public roads and highways

honour the countryside code

Respect the countryside and those who live, work and play in it. Green roads can be valuable habitats for wildlife, take especial care in spring and early summer. Fasten gates to safeguard stock, except those tied open for land management purposes.

endeavour to be a good ambassador for motorcycling

Be courteous to other road users and respect their equal entitlement to use the road. Bear in mind the difficulties of others and try not to add to them. Acknowledge others with a friendly wave or other suitable gesture. Responsible trailriding is a form of quiet enjoyment of the countryside. Maintain the standard of a responsible trailrider, so as not to disturb the tranquillity of National Parks and peaceful areas of the countryside.

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