Motorcycle Tours & Training Facility Southern Africa

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Official Partner & Motorcycle Training Facility for BMW Motorrad, South Africa.
Guided off the beaten track tours to South Africa's best places along awesome routes.

BEST PLACES TO EXPLORE

All-Inclusive Tours. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Entries & Permits. Loads of Fun Activities. Historical Points of Interest.

TAILOR-MADE TOURS

We provide the travel service according to your preferred packages. Pillion & Partner Friendly.

BMW MOTORCYCLE RENTALS

Selection of BMW Motorcycles. Motorcycle License. Over 25 Years. Refundable Deposit. Rental Contract.

INTERNATIONALLY CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR

Thomas Böhm is the owner instructor at the scenic training venue situated in the forestry town of Sabie, Mpumalanga.

MOTORCYCLE TRAINING

On-Road | Off-Road | Sand Riding. Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced. Tailor-Made and 1-on-1 Training. Motorcycle Set Up. All Motorcycle Brands Welcome!

SAND RIDING TRAINING

Accommodating all levels of riders, in a safe and controlled environment. Comprehensive training in sand riding and the opportunity to hone your sand riding skills with a qualified instructor on hand and practice on out rides.

TRAINING COURSES

Master the Ride with Expert Guidance: Explore motorcycle training courses at Sabie Valley Rider Academy. Elevate your skills with Thomas and Jacqui Böhm’s dedicated instruction and passion for riding.

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LEVEL 1 ADVENTURE RIDING COURSE

The Introduction to Adventure Riding Course is a theory and riding course aimed at the rider new to off-road motorcycling. The course covers the principle theories of off-road riding; and basic skills riding exercises such as body position, vision, balance, use of controls and emergency braking.

One day course offered in Sabie & Pretoria.

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LEVEL 2 ADVENTURE RIDING COURSE

Intermediate Adventure Riding Course caters for riders that have completed the Level 1 Introduction Course. Re-capping exercises presented on the Introduction Course in more difficult terrain. In addition long climbs & descents, ruts, jumping an obstacle and introduction to sand riding are some of the exercises that make up this level 2 course.

One day course offered in Sabie and Pretoria.

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LEVEL 3 ADVENTURE RIDING COURSE

The Advanced Adventure Riding Course is aimed at the rider that has completed the Level 1 & 2 Courses and has mastered off-road riding; and wants to further his riding skills to an advanced level. Skills taught include brake and power drift, advance sand riding, riding across a slope and motorcycle recovery on steep climbs and descents.

Weekend course offered in Sabie only.

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LEVEL 4 SAND RIDING COURSE

The Expert Adventure Riding Experience SAND Experience – long weekend away in Mozambique. Participants get comprehensive training in sand riding and the opportunity to hone their sand riding skills with a qualified instructor on hand.

OFFERED ONLY ONCE A YEAR IN WINTER.

See TOURS for dates & rates.

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LEVEL 1 & 2 PILLION RIDING COURSE

Is a theory and riding course aimed at the rider and pillion wanting to increase their skills and enjoyment for off-road riding. The course covers the principle theories of on-road and / or off-road riding and what is expected from the rider and pillion; it also covers basic skills riding exercises such as body position, vision, balance, use of controls and emergency braking.

One day course offered in Sabie & Pretoria.

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DEFENSIVE ROAD RIDING COURSE

Aimed at the rider who wants to improve safety & skills for riding on public roads. Beginner, lady & experienced riders are all welcome on any type of road legal motorcycle (you do not need to ride a BMW). Lessons covered include slow speed balance, U-turns, swerve & braking, throttle control, vision, road placement & emergency braking.

One day course offered in Sabie only.

TRAINING COURSE COSTS

ONE DAY COURSE

  • R1950.00 per rider
  • R2900.00 per rider & pillion 
  • On-Road or Off-Road riding / pillion training
  • Certified BMW Course Attendance certificate
  • Light refreshments during the training
  • No spectators / No pillions – except on the pillion course

WEEKEND COURSE

  • R3900.00 per rider
  • Off-Road riding training
  • Certified BMW Course Attendance certificate
  • Light refreshments during the training
  • No spectators / No pillions – except on the pillion course

1-ON-1 TRAINING

With Thomas Böhm

  • R750.00 per rider per hour
  • R1055.00 per rider & pillion per hour 
  • On-Road or Off-Road riding / pillion training
  • Certified BMW Course Attendance certificate
  • Light refreshments during the training
  • No spectators / No pillions – except on the pillion course

SCHEDULED TRAINING COURSE DATES

@ TAF – Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East, Gauteng.

INTRODUCTION TO ADVENTURE RIDING COURSE – LEVEL 1:

  • Saturday, 17 February 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.
  • Sunday, 19 May 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.
  • Saturday, 07 September 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.
  • Saturday, 26 October 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.

PILLION INTRODUCTION TO ADVENTURE RIDING COURSE – LEVEL 1:

  • Saturday, 17 February 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.
  • Sunday, 19 May 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.
  • Saturday, 07 September 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.
  • Saturday, 26 October 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.

INTERMEDIATE ADVENTURE RIDING COURSE – LEVEL 2:

  • Sunday, 18 February 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.
  • Saturday, 18 May 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.
  • Sunday, 08 September 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.
  • Sunday, 27 October 2024 @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.
Saturday, 23 November 2024 – Year End Function @ TAF-Tierpoort Adventure Farm, Pretoria East.

@ Sabie Valley Rider Academy, Sabie, Mpumalanga.

  • Please contact us directly to secure your training date.
  • 1-on-1 or small groups from 3-8 riders.
  • Giving you more flexibility to train on weekdays or weekends. 
  • Standard level 1 to level 3 off-road and road courses or tailor-made sessions.

Tours

Embark on Two-Wheeled Adventures: Discover thrilling motorcycle tours by Sabie Valley Rider Academy. Ride through picturesque landscapes with expert guides Thomas and Jacqui Böhm, creating unforgettable experiences on the road.

Motorcycle
rentals

BMW Motorcycle rentals for guided tours with Sabie Valley Rider Academy.

Rent a BMW Bike today and go on an adventure be it self-guided or join one of Sabie Valley Rider Academy’s guided tours. Our guided tours vary from 1 day to 11 days throughout Southern Africa and are fully supported by an experienced back-up crew. For your self-guide tour we can assist with recommended & GPS routes, things to see along your route & perfect places to stay throughout Southern Africa.

BMW F750GS

  • 1-7 Days: R2,290.00 / Day
  • 7 + Days: R2,090.00 / Day
  • Security Deposit: R20,000.00

BMW F850GS

  • 1-7 Days: R2,390.00 / Day
  • 7 + Days: R2,150.00 / Day
  • Security Deposit: R20,000.00

BMW R1250GS

  • 1-7 Days: R3,190.00 / Day
  • 7 + Days: R2,870.00 / Day
  • Security Deposit: R20,000.00

BMW R1250GS Adventure

  • 1-7 Days: R3,490.00 / Day
  • 7 + Days: R3,140.00 / day
  • Security Deposit: R25,000.00

NAVIGATION

  • GPS – BMW NAVIGATOR (Device only) R250.00 / Day

  • GPS – BMW NAVIGATOR (Routes Loaded) R400.00 / Day

  • BMW CONNECTED CRADLE FOR PHONE R150.00 / Day

  • Security Deposit: R8,000.00 each                 

ACCESSORIES

Helmet  R100.00 / Day            

Motorcycle Jacket R110.00 / Day

Motorcycle Gloves R35.00 / Day

Side Panniers (Set) R250.00 / Day

Tank Bag R110.00 / Day 

RENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • All of the motorcycles are the latest models less than 2 years old.
  • Valid motorcycle license (In English | International where applicable).
  • Identification required (SA ID Document / Passport).
  • Over 25 Years.
  • A rental agreement & indemnity to be signed.

About Us

Nurturing Passion and Excellence at Sabie Valley Riders Academy

In the heart of the picturesque Sabie Valley, a region known for its breathtaking landscapes and adventurous spirit, Thomas and Jacqui Böhm have taken on the role of mentors and visionaries at the Sabie Valley Rider Academy. With a shared love for motorcycles and a deep commitment to fostering excellence, their journey has transformed the academy into a hub of learning and growth for aspiring riders.

Thomas Böhm, an experienced motorcyclist with a background in competitive racing, brings a wealth of technical expertise to the academy. His unwavering dedication to the sport and his dynamic coaching style have inspired countless riders to push their limits and achieve their full potential. Thomas’s ability to blend precision with passion creates a unique learning environment where riders not only hone their skills but also develop a profound respect for the art of motorcycling.

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Together, Thomas and Jacqui Böhm have cultivated an environment where riders aren't just students, but part of an extended family united by a shared passion.

Thomas Böhm is Internationally Accredited by the BMW Motorrad International Instructors Academy – IIA. The only person in South Africa that has both the On-Road and Off-Road Certification. Certified BMW Motorrad Instructors are not only highly skilled and experienced motorcycle riders, they are also intensively trained in teaching, aimed at individuality. They have the eye to see your specific needs and the skills to train at your level. Certified BMW Motorrad Instructors are trained in BMW Motorrad brand behaviour, technical tasks and First Aid. Their focus is on you and your learning experience. Your development, safety and riding pleasure are the goals – worldwide, you are in best hands! Thomas is also FGASA / CATHSSETA motorcycle guide registered guide.

Home Town & Headquarters of
Sabie Valley Rider Academy

Thomas Böhm is an
Official Level 2 First Aider

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