2018 tour dates coming soon!
NEVADA BDR TOUR - FULL ROUTE
The NVBDR has officially been in full swing over the last few months. We even took off on the Southern portion with a great group for the Inaugural NVBDR. Now that the snow is melting we're excited to offer the full route of the NVBDR which travels along the entire state of Nevada showcasing the beauty and allure of the Old West. This ride is perfect for the intermediate rider and includes all the bells and whistles! Just show up, bring your riding gear and a change of clothes (or two) and we'll take care of the rest. This Adventure tour is not to exceed 6 riders. Our goal is to provide a quality experience that showcases the history of the region and provides an exceptional and long lasting experience for each rider. Show up as strangers and ride off as close friends at the end of the trip. The total distance is just over 1,150 miles averaging about 150 miles per day or 7 hours in the saddle.
INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
Accommodations for 7 nights (double occupancy room)
Meet & Greet the night before the ride in Las Vegas
Grande Finale dinner and celebration
1 night of camping near Jarbridge, along the river
All meals included (8 breakfasts, lunches, & dinners)
2 cocktails per person per night after the day's ride
Snacks, cool drinks, & other goodies along the way
Supper vehicle for groups of 5+ (carries fuel, water, minor repair items, spare tires, & a spare motorcycle)
Satellite phone, GPS tracking, route tracks & maps for all Guides and Sweep
Professional and experienced Guide, Sweep, & support staff
Luggage storage while on the ride, if needed.
National and State Park entrance fees, if needed.
Environmental surcharge (2% of the cost is donated to Tread Lightly)
Airfare (flights available from Elko, NV to Twin Falls, ID or Salt Lake City, UT - which allow for most major connections from there)
Motorcycle shipping or transportation
Trip, travel, and accident insurance
Anything not specifically mentioned.
20% discount on an Adventure motorcycle rental (KLR 650 or Honda Africa Twin)
Single occupancy rooms, $40 per night (based on availability)
Room for 1 additional person in the support vehicle - perfect for those who wants to see the backcountry sites but don't plan to ride (call 702-491-8498 or email for details)
Ride the Wild West and Explore the Beauty of Nevada in a Jam-Packed Adventure Tour!
We'll check out the Hamilton Stage Coach Route, the Immigrant Trail, the Spanish Trail, and old mining and ghost towns.... see the full itinerary below.
Our first day we'll meet around 5 pm for drinks and appetizers as we get to know each other and discuss the tour. We'll go over any questions you may have, explain the itinerary, and provide some insight into what to expect over the next 8 days of riding the beautiful Southwest.
Time to ride! Our first day we'll take off from Las Vegas and head over to Kingman, AZ on the asphalt. From Kingman we'll take one of the most twisty windy sections of Route 66 to Oatman, AZ where we'll pick up on the NVBDR route. In Oatman we'll check out the local burros and ride to Laughlin, Nevada and stay in a Hotel right along the Colorado River. As time allows, after checking into the room, we plan on riding over to see Davis Dam and taking a swim in Lake Mojave.
After breakfast, we'll head from Laughlin to Primm and work our way towards Good Springs, home of the well-known Pioneer Saloon. After checking out the Pioneer Saloon we'll take off on part of the Spanish Trail to Pahrump and then Ash Meadows, a true oasis in the desert. We'll stay the night in Amargosa where we can swim, get a good night's sleep, and have dinner and breakfast the next morning.
Today our trip takes us from Amargosa and on towards the Big Dunes, which offers 400' tall desert sand dunes. Don’t worry we won't be riding the dunes with fully loaded ADV bikes in the summer heat. We'll make our way towards Beatty and Rhyolite, which offers a step back in time with it's historic mining district and ghost town. We'll ride along the historic Titus Railroad bed along an old Vegas to Reno off-road race course to Gold Point and towards Goldfield, another mining and ghost town. From Goldfield we'll make our way to Tonopah for dinner and a stay at this historic town right on Main Street. Dinner will be at the best BBQ in central Nevada at the Tonopah Brewing Company.
As we head north from Tonopah the desert gives way to ever changing plant life, vast open valleys, and wild mustangs on the open range. We will run along the Tonopah Test Range toward Belmont ghost town, over mountain passes toward Kingston Canyon; an amazingly beautiful canyon full of water crossings as we head to historic Austin, Nevada along the Pony Express trail. After fuel and supplies we will spend the night at a beautiful old cabin on the Young Ranch.
This is our big day with 220 miles of some of the best riding in Nevada. We will hit the Pony Express Trail riding north through huge valleys, over several mountains passes to ride along an old stage coach route. A great overgrown two track that twists and winds its way to more first class riding in the hills. We will ride along parts of the Immigrant Trail and enter Elko via the old Hamilton Stage Coach route right into town for showers and dinner at the best Basque restaurant in Northern Nevada. After a good night’s rest, we will be prepared for the last section of the NVBDR.
We will slab it on the pavement north past all the private ranch land and back towards more trail riding full of wild mustangs, thousands of rabbits and herds of antelope. This day we will ride and experience the best Nevada has for Adventure riders. High deserts, streams, mountains and beautiful alpine settings. We refer to this area as the Alps of Nevada. Our destination is Jarbidge, an amazing and small mountain community resting along the Nevada and Idaho border. In Jarbidge we will have dinner, get gas, and camp out along the river to celebrate and talk about such a bucket list adventure.
After breakfast, we are off heading south back through the Jarbidge Range to Elko where our trip comes to an end. From here riders can take off as they'd please to head home. There's also the Elko airport to consider if you're renting from us and are considering flying back.