Touratech Rally East is just around the corner and our team is hard at work preparing to host the third annual celebration of ADV motorcycling in Huntingdon, PA (August 17-20). Our scout team is putting together a terrific slate of rides for all skill levels and we excited announce the event schedule! There could be a few more additions, but it’s going to be a good time.
You can register here!
Thursday, August 17
Noon: Gates Open
4PM: Mandatory Ride Leads/Sweeps Meeting (Touratech Tent)
5PM: Motorcycle Riders Meeting and Route Sign-ups (Touratech Tent)
6PM: Hot Laps and Hot Wings (Touratech Tent and Grass Track) – Do a couple laps around our onsite grass track and then nosh on Hot Wings and enjoy a cold one.
7PM: SheADV Ladies Rider Meet n Greet (SheADV Booth) – Join the ladies from SheADV and fellow ADV riders to talk about the fast growth of women in ADV motorcycling.
7:30PM: Touratech GPS Assistance (Touratech Tent) – Join Eric from Touratech as he gives an overview of using GPS Tracks
10PM: Quiet Time
Friday, August 18
7:30AM: Breakfast from Top’s Diner
8AM: Dirt 101 Motorcycle Training with Pine Barrens Adventure Camp
8:30AM: Touratech GPS Assistance
9:30AM: First Rides Depart
11AM: Go West Again & Again (Touratech Tent) – Jim and Kate Gunselman share their game plan to exploring the wild west on motorcycles
Noon: Treating Injuries on the Trail (Touratech Tent) – Onsite medic, Rob Cirko helps you stay prepared for medical issues on the trail.
1PM: Dirt 101 Motorcycle Training with Pine Barrens Adventure Camp
1PM: Motorcycle Body Positioning (Touratech Tent) – Expert rider Heather Lewis discusses utilizing proper body position to optimize control on your motorcycle.
2PM: Capturing a Journey Worth Remembering (Touratech Tent) – Motorcycle videographer, Matt Cummings of Cinebike shares tips and tricks for creating quality videos of motorcycle adventures.
3PM: Magura Demonstration (Magura Booth) – Greg Reich from Magura will show you the major advantages to riding with a hydraulic clutch. This is cool!
4PM: Big Bike Suspension Q & A (Touratech Tent) – Suspension is truly the key to performance when it comes to big bikes. How can you set yours up to get the most out of it? Touratech’s Matt Willson has the answers.
5PM: Jimmy Lewis on-bike demonstration Part 1 – Baja 1000 champion and Dakar finisher Jimmy Lewis gives tips and does tricks on a big bike. Don’t miss it!
5:45PM: Dinner from Top’s Diner – Smoked Applewood Ham w/ Filling, Mash/Gravy, Veg, Salad, Rolls, Butter, Coffee, Drink, Dessert
6:15- Ride Sign-ups for Saturday!
6:45PM: Touratech Challenge hosted by Jimmy Lewis – Test yourself and win a trophy!
8PM: Nevada BDR Film (Touratech Tent) – See the film that was made while documenting the Nevada Backcountry Discovery Route
9PM: Mid-Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route (Touratech Tent) – Pine Barren ADV Camp founder and BDR Route Scout, Jack O’Conner gives an overview of the new MABDR
Saturday, August 19
7:30AM: Breakfast from Top’s Diner
8AM: Dirt 201 Advanced training with Pine Barrens Adventure Camp
8:30AM: Touratech GPS Assistance (Touratech Tent)
9:30AM: Motorcycle Rides Depart (Rider Staging Area)
Noon: Motofishing 101 (Touratech Tent)- Nobody knows the tips and tricks of fishing from a motorcycle like Beau Sullivan. Get some tips and head to the creek onsite!
1PM: Packing for a Motorcycle Trip (Touratech Tent)– Paul Guillien has ridden every BDR in the West. Get the scoop on packing light and right!
1PM: Dirt 201 Advanced training with Pine Barrens Adventure Camp
2PM: The Basics of ADV Touring (Touratech Tent) – Let motorcycle journalist, Ron Lieback show you how the pros utilize camping and technical gear.
3PM: Crossing Borders in South America (Touratech Tent) – When Matt Willson rode his motorcycle to Tierra del Fuego he learned by trial and error how to cross borders. Learn from his adventures.
4PM: How to get out of S*#t Creek when your GPS Breaks (Touratech Tent) – We’ll let Heather Lewis explain.
5PM: Jimmy Lewis on-bike demonstration Part 2 – Jimmy Lewis follows up his presentation from Friday night with even more on-bike tips and tricks!
5:45PM: Dinner from Top’s Diner – Chicken Pot Pie Bread Bowl w/ Salad, Coffee, Drink, Dessert
6:30PM: Touratech Slow Race hosted by Jimmy Lewis – How slow can you go?
Sunday, August 20
8AM: Farewell Breakfast from Top’s Diner
Noon: Mandatory Departure
1PM: Event and Location Closed