Dual Sport Riding Tips

Dual sport riding is great fun. However, without the proper attitude and preparation, a Dual sport ride can become a nightmare. Here are some tips to ensure you have a safe and successful ride. Most of these are common sense, while others may not be thought of until it's too late.

Never go riding unprepared or alone!

A Dual sport bike can take you a lot of places. Because of their larger fuel capacity you can travel much farther into the wilderness than non street licensed dirt bikes. If you're 70 miles from nowhere you need to be able to deal with situations that may arise. A ride that starts out on a mountain road can end up on a voyage of uncharted trails and fire roads. Modern dual sport bikes are very reliable. However, there are some things that can go wrong. Here are some ways to prepare for those unfortunate happenings.

See gear list for a complete listing of items that you should carry while riding.

Home | Tips | Gear list | Links | NW Events

Updated 8/08/08