Check Out IMS Progressive Outdoors Adventure Out!

Progressive IMS Outdoors Adventure Out Longhaulpaul Paul Pelland Bret Tkacs
Two of the speakers at select Progressive IMS Outdoors stops in the Adventure Out! area will be Paul Pelland (Longhaulpaul, left) and Bret Tkacs.

At select U.S. cities through November of this year, the Progressive IMS Outdoors series is hosting three-day powersports festivals for enthusiasts and potential riders of all ages and skill levels. You can see the latest models from motorcycle manufacturers and products from aftermarket vendors, and get demo rides on motorcycles, ATVs, e-bicycles, e-scooters, and other powersports vehicles, both on- and off-road. There will also be local artisans, musical performances, and craft food and drinks available throughout each weekend.

Check out the full schedule here.

The Open Road to Progressive IMS Outdoors

Rider has is showcasing scenic rides to each stop on the tour. The first stop is at Sonoma Raceway in Northern California, July 16-18. Check out The Open Road to Progressive IMS Outdoors: Fort Bragg to Sonoma Raceway, which includes a route/map provided by REVER.

Adventure Out!

Returning attractions include the Marketplace, IMS Vintage, Discover The Ride, the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show, and an expanded Adventure Out! area, a space to learn, explore, and share the adventure of life on two wheels. A central campsite, surrounded by exhibitors, acts as a place for education and discovery with experienced riders and RVers sharing their stories and tips. While there, be sure to enter Explorify’s and Rider Magazine’s sweepstakes for a chance to win a free 3-day motorcycle rental and a lifetime subscription to Rider Magazine. And pick up a copy of Rider Magazine, your source for touring, travel, and adventure on two wheels.

Guest speakers at Adventure Out! include:

  • Longhaulpaul (Paul Pelland), a long-distance motorcyclist with multiple sclerosis who is riding 1,000,000 miles to raise money and awareness for MS. Longhaulpaul will be at the Northern California (July 16-18), Chicago (August 20-22), and Southern California (November 19-21) shows.
  • Bret Tkacs, a world traveler, professional trainer, writer, and YouTuber who gives dynamic presentations about the physics and psychology of riding. Bret will be at the New York (September 3-5), Pennsylvania (September 10-12), Texas (October 1-3), Nashville (October 8-10), and Florida (October 15-17) shows.
  • Lucinda Belden, a motorcycle and RV travel writer who has a column in Ride Texas. She is an avid sidecarist and documents her travels on Facebook for Direction Wide Open and Twist Your Throttle. Lucinda will be at the Chicago (August 20-22), Pennsylvania (September 10-12), Texas (October 1-3), Nashville (October 8-10), Florida (October 15-17), and Atlanta (October 29-31) shows.
  • Andrew Muse, is a professional multisport athlete and adventure filmmaker who’s lived on the road for the better part of the last decade out of many different kinds of vehicles. Andrew is known for his aptitude for actions sports, wild lifestyle, and his series “Tiny Home Adventure.” Andrew will be at the Northern California (July 16-18) show.

Check out the IMS Outdoors schedule and buy tickets at


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