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ADV NewsHe’s Back! Chris Birch And His ADV Bike Coaching Clinics Return To US

He’s Back! Chris Birch And His ADV Bike Coaching Clinics Return To US

A chance to learn techniques from one of the best big-bike riders in the world.

Published on 03.07.2023

Legendary enduro rider, Chris Birch, has announced his return to the U.S. for his sought-after Adventure Bike coaching clinics. As you know, the New Zealand native is an accomplished off-road racer, having won both the Roof of Africa and Red Bull Romaniacs hard enduros in the past. He is also an eight-time NZ National Enduro Champion and Dakar Rally finisher. Yet, Chris is arguably best known for his YouTube antics on big KTM adventure bikes that seem to defy the laws of physics. 

Chris Birch Adventure Bike Coaching Clinics in USA

Luckily for all of us, Chris also enjoys teaching others how to ride like a hero. He has been an off-road trainer since 2007 and teaches regularly at his school in New Zealand, while also traveling frequently to run coaching clinics around the world. If you’ve ever checked out his how-to video series “Say No To Slow,” you’ll get an idea of his attention to detail and how he can make the complex easy to understand.

Chris Birch Adventure Bike Coaching Clinics in USA

Following the successful debut of his clinics last year in the US, the enduro champ is bringing his coaching talents in 2023 to Georgia, Virginia and Utah in collaboration with Moto Adventure Tours. In April, July and September, a few lucky souls will get a chance to absorb some of his vast knowledge, get personalized tips, pick his brain on anything, and no doubt improve their off-road skills on adventure bikes significantly.

Chris Birch takes off-road clinic to USA

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The two-day clinics will entirely focus on off-road skills for both Adventure and Dual Sport riders with classes split into intermediate and advanced levels to keep pace and goals similar among riders. This year each class has been reduced in size from 15 to just 11 riders, with Chris and his assistant coach there to make sure everyone gets the individual attention they need. “A lot of common feedback I get from our customers is that they love the small group, because there is an opportunity to ask questions and get help specifically where you are struggling and I really enjoy getting to know the riders,” says Chris. 

Chris Birch Adventure Bike Coaching Clinics in USA

Chris’ coaching clinics in the U.S. are currently planned at several venues: KTM World – Highland Park Resort in Georgia, Kairos Resort in Virginia and Jorgensen Powersports in Utah. There is also an extra venue planned for August but location and dates are yet to be determined. Current 2023 dates and locations are as follows: 

Georgia: KTM Highland Park Resort, Cedartown

14/15 April: Intermediate clinic

17/18 April: Advanced clinic

20/21 April: Intermediate clinic

23/24 April: Intermediate clinic

26/27 April: Advanced clinic

Virginia: Kairos Resort

6/7 July: Intermediate clinic

9/10 July: Advanced clinic

12/13 July: Intermediate clinic

15/16 July: Advanced clinic

Utah: Jorgensen Powersports, Richfield

15/16 September: Intermediate clinic

18/19 September: Intermediate Clinic

21/22 September: Advanced clinic

24/25 September: Intermediate clinic

27/28 September: Advanced clinic

Chris Birch Adventure Bike Coaching Clinics in USA

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Each 2-day clinic is $1,500 and includes:

  • 2 Days of Coaching with Chris Birch
  • Land Access fees
  • Event T-Shirt
  • Lunch both days
  • Cardo comms set on the course
  • “Say No To Slow” ADV Bike online instructional series

There are extra benefits for the 2023 class, including smaller groups (maximum of 11 riders instead of 15) and access to a pre-clinic online session with Chris. All riders who sign up to a clinic before the 20th of March go into a drawing to win their tuition fee back, and if you refer a friend, you will both get $100 refunded from your tuition. For more information go to the Say No to Slow coaching registration page.

Photos courtesy of Francesc Montero, Chris Birch and Moto Adventure Tours

Author: ADV Pulse Staff
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Bob Dobbs
Bob Dobbs
March 7, 2023 7:29 pm

I think Mr. Birch should move to the U.S. and open a year round school!

Justgoride
Justgoride
March 8, 2023 2:14 am

Another school for motorcycles lol atleast with jarvis tours you get an outfit

Donny Stuart
Donny Stuart
March 8, 2023 8:03 am

Wish he was doing one in the southern and central regions of the Country. Lots of dual sport & adventure riders including myself would love to attend. But these locations are all more than a full days ride away. I humbly suggest checking out Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch & Adventure Park in the Northwest Arkansas Ozarks. Beautiful scenic mountain setting with over 50 miles of fantastic single track. Trails that are nice enough to be hosting a round on this years NEPG race schedule.

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