Rider Academy


Welcome to Rider Academy brought to you by KTM Cape Town.

We are offering a range of courses for Adventure Bikes from beginner to advanced with KTM Cape Town Rider Academy lead instructor Greg Miller.

We will be offering individual and group courses (Max of 6 riders)


Introduction to Offroad Riding:

  • Bike Setup
  • Rider Position
  • Balance
  • Clutch and Throttle Control
  • Emergency Braking
  • Picking up your bike.
Intermediate Offroad Riding:
  • Bike awareness and basic maintenance
  • Cornering
  • Steep Inclines and descents
  • Recovering your bike on a steep incline
  • Introduction to sand
  • Approaching and crossing obstacles

Advanced Offroad Riding:

  • Ruts
  • Rocks
  • Water crossings
  • Crossing bigger obstacles – Watch out Chris Birch!
  • Your worst nightmare! Thick Sand
  • Take off! Jumping your motorcycle.
Final Advanced Outride:

The final advanced outride will cover all aspects of the completed courses on an challenging 2 day adventure ride, with your instructor, who will be able to refresh and advise students in actual riding situations!

Alternative Courses:

1090, 1190, 1290 Orientation:

  • Introduction to the advanced electronics of the KTM1190 and KTM1190R

Rally & Navigation Training:

  • Roadbook Training
  • Rally Training