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MotoVentures

Anza, CA, USA
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About MotoVentures
MotoVentures offers off-road motorcycle training for everyone-men, women and kids of all ages and skill levels from beginner to advanced, dirt bike, adventure bike, motocross, trials, and day rides in California. We supply everything including the bike, safety gear, drinks and lunch, or you can bring your own bike and gear. Private 350-acre Rider Training Center is conveniently located near Anza in Southern California between Temecula and Palm Springs. We can accommodate groups of up to 25 people. All classes are small and individualized to the skill level of the group. Reservations must be made in advance. Call to reserve your class.
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Laramie G wrote a review May 2021
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Gary is an incredibly effective, efficient teacher. I took the solo lesson and learned in 6 hours what would normally take 6 months to get to the skill set. He is committed to safety and educating riders in the most helpful way. Defiitely take the private beginners lesson with Gary for maximum learning! This was the best part of my trip to Palm Springs.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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BoxcarAndy wrote a review Jan 2020
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A must for riders of all skills and ages. Amazing to get out for the day and challenge what know or at least thought you knew. Highly recommend and will be back again.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Paul K wrote a review Jan 2017
8 contributions2 helpful votes
My 14 year old son and I spent the day with Gary learning the basics and some more advanced techniques. I highly recommend Motoventures - Gary is a true pro and an excellent instructor - we both had a great day and look forward to building on some of the fundamentals we were taught today. For excellent instruction and a professional operation - I strongly recommend !!
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Date of experience: January 2017
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sarah cigliano wrote a review Aug 2016
Los Angeles, California4 contributions5 helpful votes
My husband and I are 50 somethings, and our son and daughter are teens. We spent the day at MV taking the First Dirt course. It was an amazing and fun experience! Only my husband had spent any time on a dirt bike, and that was wayyy back in the day. Our teacher was AJ, Gary's son. He was super clear explaining the skill that we were learning, and gave us plenty of supervised riding time with constant feedback and instructions. After a late morning break, we hit the trails, and I felt quite confident about my (very basic!) skills. Following lunch break, we revisited some of the skill drills and then went on our second trail ride. It's pretty cool to go from zero experience to bombing around trails in the span of a few hours. Safety is a huge issue, and AJ explained in great detail the do's and don't's of riding a dirt bike. MV clearly takes keeping their clients safe very seriously. In all, it was a super fun way to do something totally different with the family. It is challenging, to put it mildly, to find an activity that both parents and teens enjoy doing together, and this one is a home run. Go see Gary at Motoventures!!
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Date of experience: August 2016
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MichiganjimMI wrote a review Jun 2016
Santa Barbara, California64 contributions62 helpful votes
About two years ago I began dirt biking at the prompting of a friend in Michigan. He even built me a Honda 250 two stroke dirt bike. At 54 I was hesitant but tried it and loved it. In December we took a trip to Cape York in Australia and dirt biked for a few days. It was incredible but I still didn't know what I was doing and not getting any better. I began to search adventure groups in So California and was directed to Moto Ventures. Gary, the instructor was extremely responsive by email and phone so I made a reservation to try it. Moto Ventures supplied EVERYTHING....from a great motorcycle to safety gear even down to the socks. Everything was included. I took the level 2 skills class and was terrible. Gary had me laughing at myself and slowly I began to unlearn my already bad habits and began to replace them with new skills that I never thought I would be able to do. I am tentative as I get older but never once did I feel like I was going to get hurt. The class members each did the skills at their own level and speed. Needless to say I was pumped but defeated so I signed up for another class just a few weeks later and went back for round two. Yes, I had gotten better but no, I am still far from a pro. The whole experience is addicting. I am signed up for my third weekend and already booked when my buddy arrives from Michigan in a few weeks so he can take the trials class. Just once is great, many times is even better and definitely for people who have never ridden a motorcycle in their lives to professional racers. Moto Ventures has a class and skill for you to learn. Thanks Gary and the whole team for a first class experience that even a 50 some yo guy can enjoy and feel 25 again.
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Date of experience: May 2016
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