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DAVE THORPE HONDA OFF-ROAD CENTRE

Our Enduro Day’s are set within Exmoor National Park, Somerset, in the heart of some of the very best off-road motorcycling terrain in the UK, yet easy to find and only twenty miles from the M5 motorway. 

Enduro address: Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre, Brendon Hill, Exmoor, TA23 0LN.

Our Motocross Days are run all over the UK. Dave has carefully selected tracks that suit all riding abilities.

Team – Dave Thorpe runs the Centre so you are in safe hands! He has had an incredibly successful career within the motorcycling industry, filled with world titles, British Championships at all levels and management of several teams racing at UK and Grand Prix level. Dave and his team of instructors will look after you from the minute you arrive and bring on your confidence and skills riding off-road throughout the day!

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Outstanding adventure day out. Latest bikes, fantastic panoramic scenery, great team of experts looking after you. Do not miss this ultimate riders day out. …Joe Young

JOE YOUNG

Great fun, top quality new bikes and excellent guides. We progressed far beyond what I thought we would achieve. My only complaint is it says full days riding, 0900-1500 minus breaks etc is not a full day imo. Otherwise excellent and would recommend. The £25 insurance is a good idea as a friend broke a radiator!

JON HILLMAN

15 of us had a great day with Dave and his team at the weekend. The equipment was excellent and well presented, the venue was fun and challenging, and they catered for riders of any ability. I heard only positive comments amongst the group whilst in the pub in the evening! Keep doing a great job!

RIDE BIKES WALES

An amazing experience. The instructors are superb constantly giving you tips and encouragement. Best of all is to have the Dave Thorpe out with you and passing on his wealth of knowledge. Don’t think about this just do it for the ultimate off road day.

STUART POYNER

We all had a really good day. We tried the different bikes and rode some really challenging trails. The fact we are already talking about when to come again tells you all you need to know. Definitely give it a go, you will not be disappointed.

HARRY MARTIN

A truly fantastic experience. Amazingly patient staff. Achieved more than I believed I possibly could. Thank you all!

TOM MILLAR

Unless you’ve had a go, you won’t believe what these bikes and the trainers are able to get you doing! The best thing I have ever done on two wheels. FACT!

ANDY PARKHOUSE

“I cannot recommend this off-road day more, it was simply a perfect way to improve confidence levels whilst having a brilliant day out.”

LARA PLATMAN

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FAQs

There are a number of hotels near by to suit all budgets. 

Enduro only: We would recommend staying at Raleghs Cross Inn (this is where we meet you on the morning of your Enduro event). If you quote ‘HONDA’ over the phone or online when making a reservation, you will receive 20% off of their room rate. 01984 640343.

Alternatively, there is plenty of options on booking.com or airbnb.com to extend your stay.

Also, once you have made a booking, we will send you a list of places we recommend.

Enduro Days – we meet at Raleghs Cross Inn pub for briefing, get kitted up and refreshments. We also have lunch here, too. 

Enduro Days – we are based in Exmoor National Park, less than 30 minute drive from the M5 motorway. 

Our nearest airport is Bristol where you can rent a car and be with us in 1 hour and 15 minutes. 

The nearest train station is Taunton, but you would need to get a taxi from here (over 

Included is CRF450L, CRF250RX or a CRF125 for beginners, riding kit and protective clothing, lunch and tuition. 

Our office will contact you nearer the time of your event to collect your riding kit sizes and offer you the optional damage waiver. 

Riders must be 18 years of age and over to take part in our Enduro Day’s. 

 A road bike licence is not needed but we will ask you at the time of booking for the participants riding ability so we can make sure we have the suitable bikes and instructors in place for the group expected on the day.

Dave Thorpe, 4 x World Motocross Champion manages Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre and will be your Head Coach on the day so you’re in great hands! Dave has a brilliant team of instructors to accompany him on his events to ensure you get the most out of your off-road day with us.

Have any questions? Feel free to contact us

TERMS & CONDITIONS

All bookings are to be made over the phone directly on 01404 841278 or via www.davethorpehonda.com and are on a first-come first-served basis.

Payments are to be made via Stripe if booking on the website via Booking Hound or with the following cards only: VISA, VISA Electron, Mastercard, Solo, and UK Maestro. We are unable to accept any other cards. Customer payments will be taken by the company at the time of booking.

Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre will send out an email confirmation with directions, T&C’s and useful further information attached once the booking and payment process is complete. Bookings will be completed once customers confirm they have read and understood our terms and conditions.

All requests for cancellations must be in writing and sent by either post or email. Upon receipt either of a letter or email requesting cancellation, Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre will acknowledge said cancellation within 5 days. Until the customer has received this confirmation the original booking remains valid.

The customer will be charged on the following basis:

29 or more days prior to the event start date – 20% administration/overheads fee. The relevant fees are:

Enduro Day – £45.00; Motocross Day – £30

Up to and including 28 days prior to the event start date – the fee is not refundable or transferable.

During the course, if a customer is unable to continue with training, for whatever reason, no refund of the course cost will be given.

Requests for changes to bookings must be made in writing and sent by email. On receipt of email requesting a change, Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre will acknowledge any changes within 5 days. Until the customer has received this confirmation the original booking remains valid. Changes are at the organiserʼs discretion and while every effort will be made to accommodate them, we cannot guarantee to make these changes. Requests will only be considered if made 29 or more days prior to the course start date and will incur a fee.

Customers may only transfer a course date once, and it must be redeemed within 12 months of the original course date. Customers transferring a course date will be liable for any increases in course cost. Courses are extremely popular and are often booked up in advance. The company cannot be held responsible for the availability of courses should customers wish to transfer dates.

Transfer of booking by the customer will be charged on the following basis: 29 or more days prior to the event start date – 10% administration/overheads fee. The relevant fees are:

Enduro Day – £22.50; Motocross Day – £15

Up to and including 28 days prior to the event start date – the fee is not refundable or transferable. No changes can be made to bookings up to and including 28 days prior to the course start date.

Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre reserves the right to postpone or cancel a course due to unforeseen circumstances.  In such cases the customers booked on this course will be offered an alternative course, or a refund of all monies paid. The company will notify the customer by phone, or via email, at least 14 days prior to the course start date.

As a participant in the Dave Thorpe Honda Off -Centre Course you will of course be insured for any negligent act of the centre or any of its employees.  Please note however, that neither the Dave Thorpe Honda Off Road Centre or Honda U.K. provide personal accident cover for participants and as with any other potentially dangerous pastime you may wish to consider purchasing your own personal accident cover before attending the course. Insurance of the bikes can be covered by taking out our £25 damage waiver. This is a payment that can be paid on the morning of your event or prior to your event taking place. Our £25 damage waiver will exempt you of any damages caused to the bike(s) whilst riding on your event. This is optional and riders do not have to take it out. Further details will be sent you via email upon booking. 

Customers accept that riding a motorcycle is a dangerous activity. Off-road motorcycle activities take place in varied natural environments where there are hazards and risks to manage. Every effort will be made by the Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre team to provide training in a safe manner. Customers participating on our courses are expected to comply with all safety guidance and instructions given by Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre staff. All Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre instructors are professional and experienced instructors. These instructors may differ from event, to event. However, the guidelines of instruction and event itinerary will remain the same. 

If, in an instructorʼs opinion, it is unsafe for a customer to continue on their current course, Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre reserves the right to move that customer to a different training group or bike appropriate to that customerʼs ability level. In the event of such a decision, Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre will not reimburse fees. Customers must be physically fit to take part on a Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre course.

Your safety and enjoyment are our prime concerns while taking part in Dave Thorpe Honda Off Road Centre course. The customer has a responsibility to mitigate the risks incurred. This means that you should wear all required safety equipment at all times. We provide customers with full protective clothing and safety riding kit to wear. Alternatively, you can use all of your own riding kit however your helmet must be EC2205 or equivalent and in good condition and your boots and gloves must be suitable for off-road use. We ask that you respect yourself, other participants and staff on the course. The company reserves the right to withdraw customers from the event who exhibit disruptive or dangerous behaviour that risks their own safety or the safety or enjoyment of other customers and/or staff. Any damage caused to property or equipment as a result of unruly behaviour will be charged to the customer.

  • Enduro Day; It is mandatory that all UK resident customers bring the original plastic part of their licence to sign on. Customers will be unable to participate when riding on the road without first presenting their full licence and will be unable to reschedule or receive a refund.
  • All bookings are on the basis that the customer will, at all times, observe the safety regulations set by Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre.
  • Customers booking a course agree to fully comply with Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre.  Safety Regulations, Code of Conduct and any other instructions given by the staff. Failure to observe these rules may lead to exclusion from the course or event. Customers so excluded will not receive a refund.
  • Motocross Day only; customers who wish to use their own bikes must ensure that they are safe to use prior to joining the event. If not deemed necessary to ride by our instructors, no refund will be issued for the event. However, an upgrade to use our bikes on the day of the event may be offered at a cost of £51. 
  • Indoor Motocross Day only; customers who wish to use their own bikes (maximum engine capacity of 250 four-stroke) must ensure that they are safe to use prior to joining the event. If not deemed necessary to ride by our instructors, no refund will be issued for the event. However, an upgrade to use our bikes on the day of the event may be offered at a cost of £51.
  • To contact Full Moon Events Ltd you can email david@fullmooneventsltd.com or contact the office on 01404 841278.

    Should a participant feel that the organisers have not met their obligations it should first be brought to the attention of the Directors of Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre Contact the Directors within a week of completing the course, in writing by email gail@fullmooneventsltd.com 

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