Dedicated lovers of motocross flock to California every year to rip up some of the most awesome tracks in the world. A motocross holiday there would be the ultimate adventure holiday for many…
Southern California is known for its motocross events like the AMA Motocross, AMA Supercross, Monster Energy Cup, US GP and the MXoN. So what better place to head to when you feel like taking a break from life and spend your days riding tracks like the Pala Raceway, Milestone MX, Glen Helen Raceway, Lake Elsinore and Starwest.
If you want to concentrate on the adrenaline of spending your holiday on a motocross bike and spend it in the company of other riders learning to up your game, then Race SoCal or MX Mecca would be two great options to consider. Your motocross holiday can go from ho-hum to hell-yeah with tour packages that include accommodation, bikes, outings to tracks, shopping at local bike stores and access to some of the top riders and instructors.
MX Mecca for instance have, at the helm, Craig Hamilton, an experienced rider whose main instructor is Sebastien Tortelli, originally from France. Tortelli is a two-time World Champion racer, a factory-sponsored rider, a top ranked rider in both AMA National and Supercross, as well as the European-based Motocross Grand Prix World Championships. MX Mecca’s accommodation, Camp Craig, is set on a 25 acre ranch that can sleep up to 13 people. Perks include a large selection of bikes, transport to tracks and surrounding outings, and your meals.
SoCal Race offers equally exciting tour packages with veteran racer Stephen Heighton at the head of the pack. Heighton has 20 years of motocross racing experience, has competed in everything from local events in England, where he grew up, to national and international events. Heighton’s experience as a Suzuki and Honda racer makes him a coach you want to have on your team.
Accommodation is set on a stunning ranch and features include bike hire and transport, and a full-circle package vacation. On-site mechanics are also there to service bikes and all repairs are done in-house, making racing and vacationing one smooth ride.
So, if you enjoy the thrill that motocross brings, you want to up your game and learn to ride like the pros in the one of the world’s best motocross destinations, then these two spots are the only places to check in to…