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CONNECTICUT
MAX BMW Motorcycles
465 Federal Rd.
Brookfield, CT 06804
Phone: 203-740-1270
Fax: 203-740-1269


MAX BMW Motorcycles
1535 John Fitch Blvd. Rte 5
South Windsor, CT 06074
Phone: 860-372-4552

NEW HAMPSHIRE
MAX BMW Motorcycles

209 Lafayette Rd. - US Route 1
North Hampton, NH 03862
Phone: 603-964-2877
Fax: 603-964-2879

NEW YORK
MAX BMW Motorcycles

845 Hoosick Rd.
Brunswick, NY 12180
Phone: 518-279-3040
Fax: 518-279-3124

www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com

Thursday
Aug212014

MAX BMW Motorsport Off-Road Performance Schools at Hunter Mountain

 

MAX BMW Motorcycles is proud to offer our two levels of Off-Road Performance School at Hunter Mountain Resort. Located in the heart of the Catskills, Hunter is the perfect venue for this program. It features great terrain and riding areas created just for this school, a first-class hotel and spa and is easily accessible from everywhere in the northeast.

Riding your own dual sport BMW our two-day program is designed to maximize every rider's ability on dirt, gravel or other non-paved surfaces. Bill Conger, Max Stratton and Ben Stratton (all graduates of the BMW Motorrad Off-Road Academy in Germany) will be instructors for these schools.

Each day includes a full day of riding instruction. Riding includes drills on dirt, gravel, water and grass and excursions up and around Hunter Mountain and the surrounding area.

LEVEL 1 COURSE

In this course, we will start with basic items such as proper riding position and work through a progression of skills exercises to help you become more confident on your bike on different surfaces. We will cover advanced topics such as how to climb and descend steep hills, riding over obstacles, and recovery techniques for large bikes.

Riders also will be able to put their newfound skills to use on a dual sport ride with the instructors. Riders are required to wear FULL protective gear including helmets, gloves, riding jacket, riding pants and boots that protect the ankles. Knobby tires are a must (we have special pricing for tires and labor for students who are paid and signed up for the class.) This course is intended for intermediate to advanced road riders, but you do not need to have any prior dirt-riding or off-road experience.

LEVEL 2 COURSE


If you have completed our Level 1 Course this year or in previous years, you are eligible to attend our Level 2 Course. Here are some of the skills we'll cover in the Level 2 Course:

  • Improved throttle control & balance
  • Tight steering
  • Quick side to side transitions for obstacle avoidance
  • Steering with brakes
  • Steering with throttle
  • Hills review
  • Trail side tricks for getting turned around in tight spaces
  • Recovering from being hung up on roots, rocks etc.
  • Loft/lighten front tire
  • Side slopes
  • Off camber terrain

In order to provide a personalized level of attention, class sizes are limited. Take advantage of this unique opportunity and reserve your spot early as our previous events have sold out.

Reviews from Previous Schools:

"My skills increased more than I can count and my confidence level sky rocketed.  I was willing to ride a dirt road before the class, but would not have been happy.  After the class, I am willing to go anywhere the bike is capable of being ridden.  I am no expert by any stretch, but I now am confident I can make an effort at most anything." -Anthony Mills - July 2013 (Read his full report here.)

"It was a blast! The instructors were terrific, Max's crew was great, and all the riders had a lot of fun together. My R1200GS offroading proficiency and confidence grew more in those two days than in months of riding solo. I'd been interested in BMW's Off-Road school for quite a while, but wasn't going to make it to the usual schools in Germany or South Carolina. The price and New England location were perfect for me. I'd highly recommend it to anyone considering it; don't pass it up!" - Nick

"I attended the Off-Road Performance School at Hunter in July and it was a great experience. The instructors are awesome and you learn so much. By the second day you are riding trails that you never would have imagined you could handle. Riding over logs and large rocks with no problem in a single track with mud was an incredible experience. Thank you Max and Ben for putting this together. If you ever thought about riding off road this is a must do!"  - Matt Levy

 

LEVEL 1 COURSE Details:

What: MAX BMW Level 1 Off-Road Performance School, featuring professional instruction. Two-day program.

Where: Hunter Mountain Resort, Hunter, NY (map)

When: September 11-12, 2014

Cost: $695
(includes two days of instruction, lunch both days)

Accommodations: Riders are responsible for their own lodging. We recommend
the Kaatskill Mountain Club at Hunter Mountain. Check them out at Kaatskillmtnclub.com. For reservations call: 800-486-8376 and mention you are with the MAX BMW Group to receive a special rate.

Other information: Riders must bring their own bike and full protective gear. Knobby tires required (we have special pricing for tires and labor for students who are paid and signed up for the class.) Hunter Mountain Resort offers an array of activities for other family members.

Information and Questions: For questions, please e-mail Max Stratton at max.stratton@maxbmwmotorcycles.com or call him at 203-740-1270.

Online Registration: Class size is limited. REGISTER ONLINE HERE.

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LEVEL 2 COURSE Details:

What: MAX BMW Level 2 Off-Road Performance School, featuring professional instruction. Two-day program.

Where: Hunter Mountain Resort, Hunter, NY (map)

When: September 15-16, 2014

Cost: $695
(includes two days of instruction, lunch both days)

Accommodations: Riders are responsible for their own lodging. We recommend
the Kaatskill Mountain Club at Hunter Mountain. Check them out at Kaatskillmtnclub.com. For reservations call: 800-486-8376 and mention you are with the MAX BMW Group to receive a special rate.

Other information: Riders must bring their own bike and full protective gear. Knobby tires required (we have special pricing for tires and labor for students who are paid and signed up for the class.) Hunter Mountain Resort offers an array of activities for other family members.

Information and Questions: For questions, please e-mail Max Stratton at max.stratton@maxbmwmotorcycles.com or call him at 203-740-1270.

Online Registration: Class size is limited. REGISTER ONLINE HERE.