HART’s Adventure Tech Skills session is a 1 day course focused on getting you comfortable and confident on your dual-sport or adventure bike and giving you the skills and know how to get out there. This course is run over 1 day and is conducted at HART's Somerton facility and covers essential skills for adventure touring.
By utilising HART’s purpose built training centre at Somerton, we are able to make the course suitable for all skill levels, from the novice to experienced adventurer. HART has a limited number of off-road motorcycles that can be hired for use on the course.
On the day
On the day of the course, the instructor will take you through the following skills and techniques
Bike set-up – adjusting your bike for improved control and comfort, including crash protection, accessories & luggage.
Using your body to maximise control of the bike.
Braking – stopping quickly on asphalt and gravel surfaces and controlling skids.
Techniques for tackling obstacles such as logs.
Low speed control and balance, including u-turns on uneven terrain.
Ascending and descending hills, including how to recover if you get into trouble.
Using the throttle to help control the bike.
Safely picking up a fallen motorcycle.
To maximise the practice and feedback provided to each rider, there is a student to instructor ratio of 5 students per instructor. The maximum group size is 10 participants.
Full or restricted motorcycle licence.
Adventure bike that meets your licence requirements.
Off-road biased tyres fitted (50/50 off-road/road as a minimum)
Your motorcycle will be inspected for roadworthiness.
Cancelling and booking changes
Seven days’ notice is required to change all bookings, and a 10% administration fee will apply with no refunds available for the following situations
Lateness in attending the course
Proof of identity issues
Delays caused by traffic or motor vehicle incidents
Bad weather conditions
Failure to attend your course or remedial lesson
What to bring
Your current motorcycle licence
A full tank of petrol
Off-road or adventure type motorcycle boots
Full-face helmet, AS1698 or ECE 22.05, with visor or goggles