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GS Trophy Training

August 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - August 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm


GS Trophy Training Course Details

Do you want to know what it takes to WIN the GS Trophy Qualifier? This course is designed to prepare you for any challenge the qualifier throws at you. Special guest instructor being 2016 GS Trophy participant, Charles Lucht. Not only will you receive the tools to be successful at the qualifier, you also have the chance to have Zacker Adventures cover your entry fee for the qualifier! That is correct. If you win the competition at the training, Zacker Adventures will refund you the cost for the qualifier from your training fee.

What is the GS Trophy?

The GS Trophy is an International challenge hosted by BMW Motorrad to bring teams from each country together for a friendly competition. Three riders, one from each region of their country, must qualify to be sent to the GS Trophy Challenge. These teams put their GS’s through hell and back in each challenge while earning points for their performance. At the end, the winning team is rewarded 1st place and bragging rights for their respective country.


Who is this course for?

This course is for any adventure rider who aspires to participate in the qualifier and go through the tryout well prepared. To participate in the qualifier, riders must have a BMW GS series bike, but we will accept any rider on any bike who aspires to ride in the qualifier.

Are you brand new to riding and don’t have 2500 miles of road experience, but want to continue your riding training beyond the MSF course? Zacker Adventures will be hosting a “New Rider” ADVenture Ride and Camp course in the near future… More information on that coming soon!

If you have questions about which Zacker Adventures course you should take, contact Todd or Nick directly at


In this course, riders will learn how to tackle any challenge the qualifier may throw at them confidently. These will include but are not limited to:

  • Pavement
    • Slow Race
    • Figure 8
    • Curved/Staggered Slalom
    • Trial Stops
    • Cones on Barrel
    • Beam/Plank riding
  • Dirt
    • Dip/Climb 180
    • Controlled decent on Steep Hill
    • Rock Pile
    • Drainage pipe/Log Slalom
    • Figure 8
    • Off-camber Robbon Course
    • Off-camber Logs
    • Whoop Slalom
    • Hill Slalom
    • Off-camber Spiral Climb
    • Downhill Trail Stops
    • Teeter Totter
  • Addition
    • Barrel Race
    • 6×6 Beam
    • possibly more!

The Facility

Loafer’s Glory is a privately owned, historic mountain retreat in the midst of the federally mandated “National Radio Quiet Zone*”, Sandwiched between three National Forests, and in one of the most pristine and least populated counties in eastern WV.  The facility has private accommodations ranging from a luxury apartment, to individual private rooms, a shared bunk room, and a rustic camping cabin, plus with numerous meadows, you can camp anywhere you wish.  Situated on 130 acres, the facility offers miles of motorcycle trails ranging from wide gravel to single track; open fields to rock trails.  It is fully outfitted for evening leisure after a day of riding, with an open pole barn for dining, a large communal bonfire pit, and quiet meadows to watch the deer graze at sunset.  There is even a sunset patio at 3000ft elevation, on the top of the mountain, to enjoy before-dinner snacks and libations.


$399 for camping

ALL meals included: Friday Lunch & Dinner; Saturday Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner; Sunday Breakfast and Lunch

Space is limited so secure your spot early!!!



August 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
August 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
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Loafer’s Glory Off-Road Facility
Franklin, WV United States