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RideADV and Yamaha Australia are proud to present the 2nd Introduction to Adventure Riding Series for 2021.

9th April, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 11th April, 2021 @ 5:00 pm



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This event is open to all Adventure bikes and brands.

The team at RideADV have years of experience in all areas of motorcycling, but specialise in Adventure Riding. It’s time we shared that knowledge and help grow our sport. With this in mind and the continued on-going support of Yamaha Australia and all our other sponsors, we are proud to present the 4th in our newest concept to adventure riding, the “Introduction to Adventure Riding Series”

The rides are suitable for all adventure bikes, all brands, all models and all rider skill levels. The rides are designed for those that are new to adventure riding and are wanting to learn the right way to do it safely. And for those wanting to brush up on their skills and knowledge.

Lead rider for these events will be RideADV’s own Greg “TB” Yager, with Wayne “Crash” Nelson, looking after sweep duties with his experienced sweep crew.

TB and Crash have been riding for over 45 years, and have a wealth of knowledge, practical experience and bike setup advise to share when it comes to off-road riding. TB’s younger years were spent on a farm riding before racing motocross, enduros, rally events and organising adventure rides for friends all over.

The crew are all knowledgeable, experienced and consistent riders, looking to pass on the knowledge they have from years of riding.

During these rides, we will be sharing all aspects of adventure riding including;

  • Pre ride bike inspection
    • Bike setup
    • Ergonomics , riding position, comfortable and safe
    • Adventure bike tyres, different tyre styles, tubes, tubeless and more
    • Personal tracking, safety, Spot tracker, PLB, Garmin In-Reach
    • Suspension set-up
    • Riding tips
    • Luggage, packing tips and tricks
    • GPS, how to understand and use them.
    • Riding gear, jackets and safety gear
    • How to change a tyre track side
    • Tools, what to carry.
    • Tents, swags.
    • Saturday evening question and answer sessions
    • Plus much more

The RideADV sweep crew and support vehicles will be there supporting the event, as will the luggage truck as per previous events.

Camp, Motel, Pub – it’s Your Ride, Your Adventure!

The ride starts and finishes in Lithgow NSW, with both days suitable for any bike and rider skill level. We’ll head out from Lithgow for an overnight stay in Gulgong. Returning to Lithgow the following day using a different route.

 The cost is only $130 per person per day—That’s only $260 for 2 spectacular days of fully supported ADV riding at its best, with support and tuition from experienced ADV riders assisting on the ride.

Friday night the 9th of April, 2021.

Final registration, dinner and the mandatory riders briefing will be Friday night the 9th of April at the Commercial Hotel 198 Main St, Lithgow NSW 2790, Australia 02 63512312. 

Sign on will start at 5pm Friday evening, with the riders briefing planned for after dinner. 

Dinner will be at 6pm and the briefing with informal introductions and talks from a few industry people afterwards. All riders are required to attend the riders briefing or you will not be able to start the ride.    The Commercial is the recommended place to stay although alternative Motel accommodation is close by and can be found at:

  • Lithgow Hotel, 130 Main Street Lithgow. (02) 6351-3379 

For those that wish to camp or get a cabin try the Lithgow Caravan Park, 58 Cooerwull Rd, Bowenfields Lithgow 2790.

If you are going to be late, please let TB know on 0499 089715. The Commercial Hotel has accommodation including a combination of rooms with doubles, twins and queen beds. There is a fully licensed bar and bistro on premises

Day 1 Saturday the 10th April, 2021.

Lithgow to Gulgong, total distance approx. 290kms (To be confirmed after the final prerun). Maximum required fuel distance is 140kms.

Recommended Gulgong overnight accommodation:

  • Gulgong Motor Inn, 02 63742259.
  • Ten Dollar Town Motel, 02 6374 1204
  • Recommended pub accommodation is the Prince of Wales Hotel, www.princeofwalesgulgong.com.au

Campers can try the Henry Lawson Caravan Park www.henrylawsoncaravanpark.com.au

Day 2 Sunday the 11th April, 2021.

Gulgong to Lithgow, total distance (To be confirmed after the final prerun)

For any further details contact TB on 0499 089715

This is a Cornerman style ride. Details about the cornerman system and other information will be forwarded as the event gets closer.

Don’t miss out! Come meet other ADV riders all having fun. 


9th April, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
11th April, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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RideADV Pty Ltd
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Commercial Hotel Motel Lithgow
198 Main Street
Lithgow, New South Wales 2790 Australia
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