In this article, we will focus on the most useful tips and advice for starting in enduro and off-road riding. Whether growing interest in enduro and off-road with experience in on-road riding or being inexperienced in motorcycles and building interest in off-road, this article will help you understand the difference between off-road and on-road.
Join a Club
Being active in an on-road club, is one of the most important factors to get started with. Find a local trail riding club, this will not only help you to get an idea of what off-road bikes are all about but also how to use them and which bike to buy.
This will also help to know where it is legal to ride and where it is not.
Take Criticism and Advice
Talking to people who know the ins and outs of the sport of motorcycle trail riding and enduro is vital to quick success and enjoyment. One of the most important pieces of advice you will hear when starting is to ride with a small 250 four-stroke to allow you time to learn with less power and lower weight.
Taking advice will help any rider new to off-road trail riding and enduro to succeed faster and be able to go on adventures with knowledge.
Failure will happen, how to handle it is up to the rider. If you are struggling to get up a rocky path or hill, don’t be too proud to ask for help and advice. With enduro and trail riding, a bike can go through a lot of work, and it can be challenging. Rather ask for help than bashing yourself and the bike in the beginning stages of learning.
Falling off your bike hurts, whether it’s mud or rocks, you need to be protected with a good helmet, boots, riding trousers, body armour and elbow and knee pads. As protective gear can cost quite a bit of cash, you can try to find second-hand protective gear online. Helmets are the only gear you should not buy second-hand.