Find out the Difficulty Level to Ensure Stress-Free Motorcycle Riding

MODERATE:  The whole route is on asphalt and at times traffic could be intense. The roads will be curvy at times, but mostly easy to handle.  Even on these tours you must be able to ride your motorcycle – do NOT expect to learn how to ride a motorcycle while on tour! A minimum of 5,000 miles of motorcycle experience is required to take part in the tour, and you should ride motorcycles on a regular basis at home.

INTERMEDIATE: The whole route is on asphalt.  There can be sections of very twisty roads, sometimes even with tight switchbacks. Traffic could be intense so you must be an experienced rider. A minimum of 7,500 miles of motorcycle experience is required to take part in the tour, and you have to ride motorcycles on a regular basis at home.

TOUGH:The entire route is on asphalt. A good portion of the route runs on very narrow, sometimes single lane roads. The roads are very curvy with quite a few tight switchbacks.  Some riding days are quite long and demanding. Traffic may be very intense and unusual at times, with local driving habits that differ significantly from what you are used to. You must be a VERY experienced rider to take part in the tour. A minimum of 10,000 miles of motorcycle experience is required to participate, and you must ride motorcycles on a regular basis at home.