The WoADV Defined
The definition of Adventure Riding is exploring the world beyond the the point where the pavement ends and the definition of the "World of Adventure" is, to be prepared well
enough to safely enjoy the journey.
Anyone can take any motorcycle and ride the main paved roads of the world and call it an adventure. BUT – there is so much more to see and do! Experienced
travelers know that most big cities are all the same. You can find McDonalds in every big city in the world. You'll see the same cars, the same type of buildings,
same brands being advertised and you can sleep in a Holiday Inn or Marriot in nearly every country. If you are honest with yourself, is that really an adventure?
Real adventure comes when you break out of your comfort zone, yet you also know you are prepared and capable of dealing with what comes your way. It is possible
to be confident… and still out of your comfort zone.
Consider this: in Death Valley, California, a small paved road can take you to
Dante's View which is a fantastic viewpoint overlooking the valley; buses come in and out in droves – hundreds of tourists a day enjoy this special place. OR –
for an equally amazing view without the tourists, you could choose Agueberry Point
(image below) on the opposite side of the valley. The only difference is that you'll need to ride about 6 miles on a rough dirt road to get there. The reward is a
stunning view – which will be shared only by you and your friends. Few tourists make it to Agueberry Point, certainly no tour buses! An additional fun fact is that
Death Valley has only 150 miles of paved roads and over 1100 miles of dirt roads. Many of the Valley's most interesting things are way off the pavement.
ADV Life is about getting off the beaten path and really exploring. The remote places of our world provide far more authentic and enriching experiences. ADV life is
also about preparing yourself and your motorcycle for the uncertainty of back country travel. Good protective gear for you, proper equipment for your bike, proper
training and knowledge on the use of all your gear will make your ride a much more rewarding experience.
Adventure Riding is what you do after the pavement ends, but everyone's experience of Adventure Riding is going to be different. Whether it's the Siberian "Road of
Bones" or a dirt road in one of our national parks, everyone has a different idea of what it means to take an Adventure Motorcycle and use it in the manner it was
intended. But regardless of your definition of adventure, we'd like to challenge you to break out of your comfort zone. Equip yourself, educate yourself and take a
chance as an "Adventure Rider". It's easier than you think, it's safer that you think… and it's more rewarding than you can imagine.
Let the World of Adventure help you get ready! The products and services available on this website can help prepare and equip you for anything you'd like to do on your motorcycle.
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