Training Courses offered by the Sabie Valley Rider Academy

Level 1 – 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.

Level 2 – 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.

Level 3 – 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.

Level 4 – The Expert Adventure Riding Experience SAND Experience – long weekend away in Kosi Bay, KZN. 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.

Pillion Adventure Riding Course – Level 1 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 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.

Pillion Adventure Riding Course – Level 2 which is a riding course aimed at the rider & pillion that have completed the Pillion Adventure Riding Course – Level 1 and want to increase their skills and enjoyment for off-road riding together. The Level 2 course builds on the principle theories of off-road riding learnt on the Level 1 course such as body position, vision, balance, use of controls and emergency braking at higher speeds. One day course offered in Sabie & Pretoria.

Defensive Road Riding Course is 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.

ONE DAY COURSE –

R1950.00 per participant
R2900.00 per couple (pillion course only)
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 participant
Off-Road riding training
Certified BMW Course Attendance certificate
Light refreshments during the training
No spectators / No pillions – except on the pillion course

ONE-ON-ONE TRAINING –

With Thomas Böhm
R750.00 per participant per hour
R1055.00 per couple per hour (Pillion course only)
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

Bohm's Bike Adventures
Böhm's Bike Build
Böhm's Bike Skills
Böhm's Bike Talk

MOTORCYCLE RENTAL –  

BMW R1200GS or BMW G310R

R1950.00 per course

R750.00 per hour

Terms & Conditions for Motorcycle Rental – 

Valid motorcycle license (international where applicable)

Identification required (SA ID Document / Passport)

R15,000.00 refundable deposit (cash or credit card only)

Damages up to R15,000.00 will be deducted from this deposit

In the event of an insurance claim the deposit is non-refundable

No rider gear supplied with the motorcycle

A rental agreement & indemnity to be signed

MOTORCYCLE RENTAL REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT –
Credit Cards: Please note that refunds can only be processed on the YOCO device if the same card is presented that was used to process the original transaction.
The transaction refund process will take between 7 (seven) and 14 (fourteen) business days to appear in the cardholders account.
In some instances the period outlined above could be extended, depending on the total amount to be refunded to the cardholders account and the respective Issuing Bank’s processes and timelines.
Debit Cards: A refund cannot be processed to a DEBIT card due to system regulations from the Issuing Banks.