We’ve been guiding motorcycle tours for years, and our team has expert knowledge of West Virginia. We’ll make sure you get from Point A to Point B and every stunning place in between confidently while having an amazing time. When you’re on the road with us, you’re a part of the team!
An avid motorcyclist, Paul has ridden and raced motorcycles all over the USA. Starting with his first bike in 1987, his passion has been adventures on two wheels and three. It started with road bikes and quickly moved to include enduros, harescrambles and motocross. His passion extends to collecting and restoring vintage and antique motorcycles. Paul currently roadraces both solo bikes and a roadracing Sidecar with USCRA, AHRMA and WERA. His partner, Andrea Blake, also races solo bikes and is his passenger and copilot in the racing sidecar.
That passion for adventure led him to explore West Virginia looking for a place to settle down and start Motorcycle Adventures of West Virginia.
Paul’s dedication to serving his guests is unmatched. Your adventure is his priority. Friendly and entertaining, he is always up for figuring out the next best ride and exploring West Virginia so you can have your best adventure too. Be sure to give him a call and make your next motorcycle adventure exploring what West Virginia has to offer!
Andrea started street riding when she was 17 yrs old and progressed over the next few decades riding various brands of motorcycles on and off-road. She became the Ohio Moto Guzzi Rep with duties including representing the MGNOC club, the Moto Guzzi brand as well as organizing a yearly rally attended by participants from all over the US and world. When asked what her favorite motorcycle activities were she replied, “I enjoy curvy, scenic, mountain roads on my Moto Guzzi Bassa, roadracing my 1972 CB350 as well as passengering on the X48 roadracing sidecar with Paul Koehler as my pilot.”
Andrea races with AHRMA, AMA, WERA and USCRA. When she isn’t racing, she is either dual sport riding, or street touring on her Moto Guzzi. She has motorcycles in her blood and will love taking you around West Virginia!
Mark has been riding since he was 6 years old. 57 years behind handle bars has given Mark a unique perspective on what life on 2 wheels is like. He bought his first Harley at 15 and never looked back. Mark’s favorite motorcycle is a Triumph but he’s no stranger to any other brand. Mark is an accomplished mechanic and custom motorcycle builder. His shop in Ripley, WV is known for bringing new life to Harley’s and Triumph’s. He’s also a talented carpenter and enjoys working on carpentry projects.
A native of West Virginia, he traces his family roots back to the Mayflower. Mark is a confident rider and knows these roads well. Friendly and a great cook too! If there’s a grill there you’ll never go hungry with Mark around.
Ed is one of the most pleasant people to talk to and a wealth of knowledge in many topics AND an experienced rider.
His first bike was a Sears Allstate Gilera 106 Super Sport and his current bike is a Moto Guzzi Eldorado 1400.
Ed spent many years traveling the US and Mexico on a 1976 Moto Guzzi T3. It had 80,000 miles on it when he finally sold it. He took a sabbatical 1979 and 1980 to traversing the US with a lot time spent in the Colorado Rockies tent camping and exploring the roads.
Ed has spent most of his life here. He is a machinist by trade but left the industry to take up a career in photography as well as build, tune and repair telescopes.
Ed is also the Observatory Director at the Kanawah Valley Astronomical Society for the last eight years. If you’re on a tour with him and spend a night at one of the lodges or campgrounds he can take his laser pointer out and give your a tour of the heavens too!
If that isn’t enough to make you want to meet Ed, he’s also a tinkerer, master woodworker and inventor.
Born and raised in West Virginia, Tim grew up riding dirt bikes. He got his first one when he was 10 years old. Later he took a break to work and raise a family but picked up a bike again in 1995. 2 kids and three grandchildren later he’s still riding.
Tim retired as a Heavy Equipment Service Technician and has spent his time exploring the backroads and trails on various adventure bikes and dirt bikes. He great guy and is a very experienced rider. He is also one of the most knowledgeable people in the area on knowing where all the fun backroads are. He puts the A in Adventure.
Wyatt has been riding since he was 8 years old. A native of West Virginia, his first bike was a Honda XR70R. His current motorcycle adventures take him on curvy asphalt roads around the state.
In addition to being an avid motorsports enthusiast Wyatt is also an excellent drone videographer and photographer. While he went to college for Multi-craft Engineering his passion is honing his skills as a drone videographer. Not only can he guide tours but he also acts as our videographer, capturing customers adventures thru the eyes of a talented photographic artist.
Jeff is a seasoned motorcycle veteran. His trips have taken him all over West Virginia, the US and even abroad, both touring on asphalt and off-road. He currently has a garage full of motorcycles.
Jeff started riding at 15 in Holland on a 50cc Gilera. His campfire motorcycle stories are very entertaining. He enjoys all types of riding from asphalt to dirt. If you ask him he’ll tell you he’s at home when he’s on two wheels.
When Jeff isn’t riding he’s off golfing with his son.
Forget everything you know about standard watered-down tours. We’re putting the adventure back into motorcycle tours. Everything you’ve ever imagined about cruising around the wild country with the wind whizzing with like-minded adventurists is finally possible! The best part is that you don’t have to worry about a thing! We plan it all based on what YOU like and want! A personal tour experience. Do you want to see waterfalls? We’ll take you on a water fall tour. How about dual sport riding on gnarly roads? We can do that too! No need to spend a hours looking at maps and YouTube videos hoping you’ve found the best routes only to find roads closed or that it wasn’t what you thought it would be.