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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…

April and May Classes

We’ve set our dates for April and May. April 27 and 28th–Series 1 Off-Road Essentials Class, Open to all bikes and abilities. May 10th and 11th–Series 1 Off-Road Essentials Class, Single-Cylinder and Competition Bikes (no Twin-Cylinder) To keep up on all the news for JLR events, sign up for our newsletter. It also contains riding tips and news about…

January 19 & 20, 2013 is an Advanced Class focused on Sand Riding


We had some last minute changes in the schedule and the January 19 & 20th class is now an advanced class focused on Sand Riding. You should be an intermediate level rider or above and it is limited to single-cylinder bikes. Contact us at jimmy@jimmylewisoffroad.com if you’d like to get in on this rare opportunity. The class will run out…

Riding Tip: Proper Bike Setup


  “Is My Bike Set Up Properly?” That is a tough question. In reality you are the only one who knows the answer. Our expertise and experience at JLR Off-Road can help, but in reality it is us asking you a series of questions to help you understand what will work for you. Making you…



ROUND TIRES AND WHY THEY ARE RISKY OFF ROAD One of the most common questions we are asked is “Why can’t I use my 50\50 tires at your class?” Our answer is simple: It is for your safety. We refer to a so-called 50/50 or dual-purpose tire as a “round tire” referring to the uninterrupted smooth or…

2013 Jimmy Lewis Off-Road Winter/Spring Dates

  If you got our newsletter, this is old news. But if you haven’t heard, here are the dates. The 2013 JLR Off-Road Training schedule: January 19-20, 2013 February 9-10, 2013 March 9-10, 2013 March 23-24, 2013 All of the classes are wide open as of right now. As they start to fill, we will…

Alt Rider Taste Of Dakar, Sign-Ups Open


The registration for the Alt Rider Taste Of Dakar is now open. The event, taking place over  February 22-24, 2013 in Pahrump, NV, is a great way to do some fun riding and meet other Adventure Riders with a passion for the Dakar Rally. In addition to the event, JLR Off-Road will be offering a…

Alt Rider Taste Of Dakar 2013, coming in February


  We may be breaking the news a little early but we want to give our clients a head’s up to save the date if you want to come on out to an awesome event. February 22-24th are the dates and the event will be in and around Pahrump, Nevada. Registration will be through Alt…

Advanced Off-Road Adventure Bikes Class


The class coming up this weekend October 20-21, in Pahrump has turned out to be a group of Advanced Off-Road Adventure Riders. If you can make it out and want to join the group. Please call Jimmy at 702-858-0606 or email Heather at heather@jimmylewisoffroad.com 

Lake Tahoe Adventure Motorcycle Ride & Rendezvous


We are going to be up in Lake Tahoe for the Adventure Motorcycle Ride & Rendezvous On Friday August 24th. Check out the event schedule http://adventuremotorcyclerendezvous.com/about/event-schedu press release from Lake Tahoe Adventure Motorcycle Ride & Rendezvous   See you there