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Rene Cormier Presentation Sponsored by BMW and Touratech


A series of BMW dealer talks is coming to

adventure riders and armchair travellers across the USA…



Rene Cormier

Rene CormierAdventure-Motorcyclist, Author, Speaker, Motorcycle-Safari Guide


Hosted by local BMW dealerships, Rene Cormier shares stories of life on the road during his long, low-budget trip around the world on his 2003 BMW F650/GS Dakar motorcycle.

All attendees can enter into a drawing for one the of Renedian Adventure trips to Africa – the winner to be chosen at the end of the 2014 Speaking Tour in June.


 Renedian Adventure’s 2014 Show Schedule

The Motorcycle Show Calgary:  January 10-12, 2014

The Motorcycle Show Edmonton:  January 17-19, 2014

The Motorcycle Show Vancouver:  January 24-26, 2014

The Motorcycle Show Toronto:  February 21-23, 2014

The Motorcycle Show Montreal:  February 28 – March 2, 2014


In 2013 we stopped at 15 USA BMW Motorcycle dealers to talk about global traveling and how this world is best seen from the back of a motorcycle.



Rene Cormier’s 2014 USA Speaking Tour

As part of our speaking program we give away a Free trip to Africa to a lucky attendee to one of these talks. In 2013 Liza F. from Nevada won the trip, and we look forward to riding with her in Africa. For those who can make it out to one of the above talks in 2014, we will be giving another trip away!


Moon Motorsports

Monticello, MN
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
7pm – 9pm


Mathias BMW Cycle Sales

New Philadelphia, OH
Saturday, February 8, 2014
4pm – 6pm


Hermy’s BMW

Port Clinton, PA
Saturday, February 15, 2014
1pm – 3pm


Max BMW Motorcycles

Brookfield, CT
Thursday, March 6th
6pm – 8pm


Cross Country BMW

Metuchen, NJ
Friday, March 7th
7pm – 9pm


Max BMW Motorcycles

Troy, NY
Saturday, March 8th
10am – noon


Morton’s BMW Motorcycles

Fredericksburg, VA
Thursday, March 13, 2014
7pm – 9pm


BMW Motorcycles of Roanoke Valley

Salem, VA
Saturday, March 15, 2014
3pm – 5pm


Eurosport BMW Motorcycles of Asheville

Asheville, NC
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
7pm – 9pm


Capital BMW

Raleigh, NC
Friday, March 21, 2014
7pm – 9pm


Carolina BMW

Greensboro, NC
Thursday, March 27, 2014
7pm – 9pm


Pandora’s BMW Motorcycles of Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
7pm – 9pm


Bloodworth Motorcycles

Nashville, TN
Saturday, April 5, 2014
4pm – 6pm


Alamo BMW

San Antonio, TX
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
7pm – 9pm


Overland Expo 2014

Mormon Lake, AZ
May 16 – 18, 2014


Adventure Designs

Hayward, CA
May 29, 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
7pm – 9pm


Las Vegas BMW

Las Vegas, NV
Thursday, May 22, 2014
7pm – 9pm




*Rene’s 2003 BMW F650/GS Dakar motorcycle that was used during his 5-year adventure
will be on display at all of his talks

Rene Cormier's BMW F650/GS

Rene Cormier’s BMW F650/GS


Rene Cormier’s Biography:

At 33 years old, Rene Cormier cashed in his physical world to finance a nearly five-year, mostly solo, unsupported, and non-sponsored motorcycle ride around the world on a budget of $25/day.

The travelogue of that ride, “The University of Gravel Roads” won the Bronze medal in the 2010 Independent Book Publishers awards, the 2010 Davinci Eye award, and a finalist in the Eric Hoffer Award for Short Prose and Literature.

Rene and his South African wife Colette split their time between promoting the wonders of adventure motorcycle travel to audiences in North America and guiding motorcycle tours in southern Africa.

Rene Cormier's presentation


Rene Cormier's presentation