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December 2013 Newsletter


Our December Newsletter is now available with Winter dates and a wheelie popping riding tip! Link: http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=a3782cd25748a9ba5b8abd579&id=15687adecd

September 21, 22 in the Pine Barrens: Nesco, New Jersey School Announced


    JLR Off-Road is excited to announce a school in the East. On September 21,22, 2013 Jimmy will be teaching a camp in Nesco, New Jersey in conjunction with the Pine Barrens Adventure Camp. The class is a two-day event merging the JLR Series One curriculum with the PBAC Dirt 101 class. To register…

Sign-Up Open For Idaho Classes


JLR has opened sign-ups for our two Idaho events this year. We don’t do our traveling schools that often so take advantage of them if you can. August 10 and 11, 2013 in Hailey, Idaho Saturday Trail Bike Riding School, Series One Sunday Adventure Bike Riding School, Series One Classes will be held at the…

Riding Tip: Trusting The Torque of the Motorcycle.


  Your motorcycle likely has a lot more torque than you give it credit for having. Most riders constantly explore and test the upper limits of horsepower and RPM, but many have never ventured to the bottom of the power curve, where traction and control really begin. On most bikes, especially newer fuel injected bikes,…

JLR Off-Road in ADV Moto Magazine


  The May/June issue of ADV Moto magazine has a really nice article by Bill Dragoo on our school. He has an interesting take pulling from some of Jimmy’s past racing history and lessons learned about teaching the fine art of motorcycle riding. Bill came to our class quite a while ago so some of…

School’s Out–Were On The Road


We’ve had our last class of the season in Pahrump and now we’re out riding and on the road. Look for us all over the West at events and rides, our schedule is kept current on the web page and through announcements on our Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jimmy-Lewis-Riding-School/103860759702815 ) Additionally you can see some of Jimmy’s work…

Student Feedback and Testimonials


Here is some great feedback from one of our students: Hi Jimmy and Heather, Today was our first time riding today since back in NY. I was wondering if I would remember any of what we learned at class last month, and the answer is yes! The section of trail in the pic has foiled…

Trail Ride in Pahrump, March 17th, 2013


We are often told that the trail riding around Pahrump is first-class, and it is. And a lot of our students ask why we don’t offer tours? Well, because there are others that do that. Daryll Folks with Trac-On is having a “Marked Organized” ride just outside Pahrump in the foothills above town on Sunday…

AltRider Taste Of Dakar Photos


Here are some links to check out the photos from the 2013 Taste Of Dakar event held in Pahrump, Nevada. AltRider Facebook Page

Riding Tip: The Front Brake


100% of your bikes braking power is in the front brake. Yes, 100% and I mean it. The reason for this idealistic and profound statement is that even if conditions make it difficult to use the front brake fully, riders still need to approach braking with this technique in mind. After all, if you are…