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2017 KTM AMA Nat’l Adventure Ride Series

The Acadiana Adventure 400
“The Bonnie & Clyde”

September 23-24, 2017


Online Registration

Mail-in Entry Form

Printable Flyer

ADR Adventure Ride Forum (Registered riders go here!)

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Contact:  Gene Stelly –

The Ride:

  • 400 miles of scenic forest roads, back roads, gravel and unimproved roads.
  • Staging area is Cotile Lake Recreation Area – Boyce, LA 71409.
  • T-shirts for all entries
  • Lunch provided on both days.
  • Supper Saturday night.
  • All registrants who are AMA members will be entered in AMA’s drawing for a free entry in the 15th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally to take place in 2018!  More info here and here.
  • This is a self-guided tour.
  • Navigation is by roll chart and/or GPS file (available to pre-entries only, one week prior to event).
  • Club members available to escort riders not familiar with roll-chart navigation.
  • Cut outs available to shorten ride, if so desired.
  • Obey all speed limits!
  • Ride at your own risk.
  • Event is rain or shine.


  • 2-Day – Rider:  $120.00; Passenger:  $40.00
  • 1-Day – $80.00 (includes Sat. night supper, lunch and t-shirt)


  • Bikes must be street legal, with license plate and insurance.
  • All dualsport and adventure bikes can ride.
  • 100 miles between gas stops.
  • Gas available every 50 miles for smaller dualsport bikes (bring your own can).


  • Roads can vary from tight to loose gravel, fluffy to hard-packed sand/clay to slippery clay.
  • Reccommended:  new, aggressive DOT tires minimum 40/60 or 20/80 (preferably 10/90, i.e. Dunlop 606 or Pirelli MT21).

Hero Sections:

    • Designated Forest Service bike / 4-wheeler trails.
    • Bikes must have an USFS-approved spark arrestor.
    • Do not ride alone.  You may need help to pick up your bike (i.e. – larger adventure bikes)
    • Forest Service day permit required.  If you plan to ride the Hero sections, please check off on the entry so we can acquire your permits.



  • 5 Hotels are located 15 miles away on I-49, Exit 90 (reservations recommended).
  • Hotel info / map

Sign-up Deadlines:

  • Online:  09/21/2017; after that, pay at event.

Online Registration:

Check-in Packets:

  • Friday evening:  4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Saturday morning:  6:00 am – 8:00 am

Check List:

  • Street legal bike
  • Insurance
  • Roll chart holder – Moose/MSR side-load recommended
  • Aggressive tires
  • Spark arrestor (Hero sections)
  • Hero permit (check box on sign-up form)
  • Gas can (full) for gas available if you can’t make 100 miles.
  • Lodging reservations


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