MOAB, UT, July 12, 2023– One of the world’s top outdoor playgrounds just became more playful.
Moab Adventure Center in Moab, Utah, announces the introduction of Electric Dirt Bike Tours to its mix of activities in the red rock country bordered by Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.
The e-dirt bike guided tours, featuring spectacular views into the National Parks, are available here for the first time this season. They are the only e-dirt bike tours in Moab and in the entire state of Utah.
“We have a lot of interest for the new electric dirt bike tours. It’s a super fun way to get out and see some outstanding areas surrounding Moab,” reports Brandon Lake, co-owner and CMO of the Moab Adventure Center.
“The e-bike trend is quite impressive,” Lake adds. Industry forecasters predict a leap from $37.47 billion in market size in 2022 to $119.72 billion by 2030, according to Fortune Business Insights. Please see https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/electric-e-bike-market-102022
The Daily Beastreports that e-bike sales outpaced EVs and hybrid cars in both 2021 and 2022, a trend that is expected to continue as people switch to climate-friendlier ways of staying mobile. Please see https://www.thedailybeast.com/forget-tesla-and-electric-cars-e-bikes-are-the-future-of-transportation.
Moab Adventure Center is excited to offer top-of-the-line SUR-RON https://sur-ronusa.com/ electric dirt bikes. These bikes are silent, have up to a 30-mile range, and are perfect for riding trails like the popular Shaffer Trailthat parallels the Colorado River.
The following tours are being conducted from March through October.
Gemini Bridges Electric Dirt Bike Tour: The per person rate is $290 (ages 12 and up). Daily tours of 2.5 hours, including transfers, depart at 2 p.m. Included in the rate are electric dirt bike rental, helmet and protection and a guided tour. The ride begins with climbs up thrilling switchbacks up the side of the mountain with stunning views of the Moab Valley. Then comes a majestic canyon with sandstone spires rising on either side of the path. Cyclists then climb their way to the top of a vast plateau and follow the scenic, winding road to reach the incredible and stunning double archway of the famous Gemini Bridges. Please see https://www.moabadventurecenter.com/electric-dirt-bike-tour-gemini-bridges
Shafer Trail and Colorado River Overlook Electric Dirt Bike Tour: The per person rate is $250 (ages 12 and up). Daily tours of up to 3 hours (including transfers) depart at 9 a.m. Included in the rate are electric dirt bike rental, helmet and protection and a guided tour. Guests wind their bikes through layer after layer of majestic rock formations and open valleys along the Shafer Trail before climbing the final hill to the unforgettable Canyonlands National Park. From 800 feet above the Colorado River, the vista spread out for these lucky visitors is the same vista made famous by the movie scene from Thelma & Louise. Please see https://www.moabadventurecenter.com/electric-dirt-bike-tours-shafer-trail
About the Moab Adventure Center
Moab Adventure Center is at the epicenter of nature-themed adventure, promising activities that include rafting, jet boating, stand-up paddle boarding, hiking, mountain biking, and hot air ballooning. Hummer safaris, rock climbing, canyoneering, and horseback riding are also very popular. Most of these activities are conducted with experienced guides who help people understand where and how they can experience the backcountry with the least impact possible.
Moab Adventure Center is a division of Western River Expeditions (http://www.westernriver.com/) an adventure travel company headquartered in Salt Lake City, with operations and offices in Moab and Fredonia, AZ. The company is the largest single tour provider in Moab, Utah. The Moab Adventure Center is located at 225 South Main St., Moab, UT 84532. For information and reservations, please call (435) 259-7019 or (866) 904-1163. The center also has a 2,000-square-foot retail space selling adventure-related gear, clothing, maps, and souvenirs.
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