KTM AMA National Adventure Riding Series Schedule Announced

KTM AMA Adventure Ride LogoAdventure motorcycle riding continues to grow, with new models and new opportunities to explore the unknown from coast to coast. Rider looking for organized routes and rallies with fellow ADVers need look no further than the KTM AMA National Adventure Riding Series, which has events in nearly every region of the country.

AMA Recreational Riding Manager Heather Wilson said that the series has served a number of adventure motorcyclists since its inception in 2007, and is continuing that tradition for 2018. “Many men and women are upgrading to larger, more versatile bikes to explore highways and back roads,” Wilson said. “We are proud to provide AMA members with opportunities to get out and ride. And we appreciate KTM’s support for the series and the company’s commitment to the adventure riding segment.”

For 2018, the series is once again sponsored by KTM. “KTM is excited to return as a sponsor. We saw fantastic growth in the series in 2017,” said KTM Ride Orange Manager Mark Hyde. “Our staff had a great time meeting the riders at many of the national adventure rides this year and we have expanded our staff to support even more events next year.”

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The 2018 KTM AMA National Adventure Riding Series schedule has 20 events throughout the country. Some longtime national adventure riding event organizers remain on the schedule, while other organizers who have been hosting adventure rides for many years have been added.

Returning this year is the KTM East Coast Adventure Rider Rally. The event is hosted by Pine Barrens Adventures LLC, and KTM will provide additional support.

2018 KTM AMA National Adventure Riding Series Schedule
April 14-15: Slate Creek Adventure Ride
Appalachian Trail Riders – Bybee, Tennessee

April 21-22: Perry Mountain Tour Run Adventure Rally
Perry Mountain Motorcycle Club – Stanton, Alabama

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May 5-6: Yosemite Adventure Tour
Family Off-Road Adventures – Buck Meadows, California

*KTM East Coast Adventure Rider Rally*
May 19-20: Snow Shoe Mountain 500
Pine Barrens Adventures LLC – Snow Shoe, West Virginia

June 2-3: Show Me 500 National Adventure Ride
Midwest Trail Riders Association – Bixby, Missouri

June 2-3: Durty Dabbers Great Adventure Dual Sport
Durty Dabbers – Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

June 9-10: Ride for Research
Wisconsin Dual Sport Riders – Wabeno, Wisconsin

June 22-24: Big Bear Run
Big Bear Trail Riders – Big Bear, California

June 23-24: PA Grand Canyon 500
Pine Barrens Adventures LLC – Gaines, Pennsylvania

June 23-24: Ozark 200
Arkansas Dirt Riders, Inc. – New Blaine, Arkansas

July 21-22: Copperhead National Adventure Ride
Hocking Valley Motorcycle Club – Logan, Ohio

August 10-12: Enchanted Circle Adventure Rally
RPI LLC – Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

September 1-3: Wild West Tour
High Desert Adventures – Prineville, Oregon

September 8-9: Blue Ridge Adventure Ride
Appalachian Trail Riders – Pineola, North Carolina

September 22-23: Big Woods 200
Wisconsin Dual Sport Riders – Wabeno, Wisconsin

September 29-30: Renfro Valley Adventure Ride
Appalachian Trail Riders – Mt. Vernon, Kentucky

October 13-14: Buffaloe 500 National Adventure Ride
Stoney Lonesome Motorcycle Club – Columbus, Indiana

October 20-21: Howlin’ at the Moon
Arizona Trail Riders – Prescott Valley, Arizona

October 26-28: Pine Barrens 500
Pine Barrens Adventures LLC – Hammonton, New Jersey

November 23-24: L.A. – Barstow to Vegas
District 37 Dual Sport – Palmdale, California

The series schedule and detailed information about the events can be found at www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Riding/Adventure-Riding.

Be sure to follow the series’ official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AMAAdventureRiding. Post your photos from the events on social media using #AMAadv.

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