MotoVentures moves to Barona Oaks

Off-road training and tours in San Diego area

By Motorcycle.Com Staff, Sep. 19, 2008
MotoVentures has relocated its motorcycle training center to the Barona Oaks Raceway near San Diego, Calif.

The MotoVentures Barona Oaks Rider Training Center will provide instruction on motocross, trials and dirt riding. The Barona Oaks facility will feature two motocross tracks as well as challenging riding terrain. Previously, MotoVentures had operated at the Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreational Area, also near San Diego.

“The owners of Barona Oaks Raceway recognize how unique and valuable our services are to a wide range of people, from beginners to experts,” says Gary LaPlante, owner of MotoVentures. “Of course we always teach safe and responsible motorcycling along with skill building and we bring an entirely new group of riders to Barona who may also race there someday … and will be well prepared if they do. Barona is the perfect place for MotoVentures. It’s a real win-win situation for everyone.”

MotoVentures provides customers with a choice of 2007 Yamaha bikes such as the WR450.MotoVentures’ curriculum features step-by-step instructions, demonstrations and riding exercises with a focus on develop sound off-road riding fundamentals. MotoVentrues provides full riding gear and a selection of Yamaha dirt bikes. In addition to its training program, MotoVentures also offers guided dual-sport tours.

“We appreciate MotoVentures completely professional approach to motorcycle adventures. They provide everything; bikes, gear, meals, instructors, etc., and we’re happy to provide the site,” says Dayton Banegas of Barona Oaks Raceway. “I’m looking forward to their positive impact on the local community of kids who need a good physical activity like dirt bike riding that’s also great for the whole family.”