BMW Motorrad and ADAC have announced the continuation of their collaboration to offer BMW Ride Training Courses, aimed at helping motorcyclists improve their riding skills and enhance their safety on the road. The collaboration, which began in 2014, has been renewed for the next three years.
Last year, over 2,300 motorcyclists and interested individuals completed BMW Ride Safety Training Courses powered by ADAC, demonstrating the increasing demand for these courses and highlighting the importance of improving riders’ skills to enhance their safety on the road.
The courses are designed for riders of different levels of experience and feature BMW motorcycles from different model series. There are courses for beginners, returning riders, and advanced riders, as well as a course specifically designed for the BMW R 18 cruiser motorcycle.
For beginners, there’s the BMW RIDE FIRST course, which includes exercises on ergonomics, seating position, balance, starting the engine, and clutch exercises. Participants can ride a number of current BMW motorcycle models, and the course ends with taking their first ride on the motorcycle.
Returning riders and motorcyclists who have not ridden for a long time can take the BMW RIDE AGAIN course. This course includes exercises on the correct seating position, where to look, how to steer, safe starting and stopping, and regaining and refining balance. Participants ride BMW motorcycles and receive professional tips from experienced ADAC trainers.
Advanced riders who want to take their riding skills to a new level can enroll in the BMW RIDE ADVANCED course. This full-day training course includes exercises on refining balance, sitting, looking, and steering correctly, refining lean angle reserves, handling rider assistance systems, and exercises on special dynamic surfaces.
The BMW R 18 Cruiser Training course is designed for those who want to learn how to handle the BMW R 18 cruiser motorcycle safely. The 7.5-hour course covers all the essential content for handling the motorcycle, and the course ends with a two-hour guided ride on the “Big Boxer.”
For those who want to go on a tour straight away, the BMW RIDE OUT course is perfect. Experienced guides lead the tour, and participants receive professional tips from experienced ADAC trainers. This tour is designed for riders who want to learn while enjoying an eventful day of motorcycling.
Head of BMW Motorrad Germany, Mike Sommer, and ADAC Board Member Dr. Dieter Nirschl have sealed the continuation of this collaboration. BMW Motorrad will provide 149 BMW motorcycles and corresponding rider equipment to be used in 12 ADAC training facilities over the next three years.
The BMW Motorrad and ADAC collaboration is a valuable initiative that helps motorcyclists improve their riding skills and enhances their safety on the road. The range of courses offered caters to riders of different levels of experience and is designed to help them become better riders. The continuation of this collaboration will undoubtedly benefit the motorcycling community and contribute to a safer road environment.