Gnarly Routes Partners With Russell Bobbitt and Cole Kirkpatrick

Cycle News Staff | January 15, 2018

Off-Road Tour Company Gnarly Routes To Partner With Russell Bobbitt and Cole Kirkpatrick.

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Gnarly Routes, a premium off-road motorcycle tour company, announced its launch and partnership with five-time AMA National Enduro champion, Russell Bobbitt, past AMA National Enduro competitor, Cole Kirkpatrick, and multiple select partners. In 2018, Bobbitt will chase his sixth AMA National Enduro championship aboard a Gnarly Routes KTM 350 SX-F. Bobbitt also plans to attend select high-profile races. He will focus his time outside of racing on offering premium guided motorcycle tours.

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Russell Bobbitt

Bobbitt is a five-time national enduro champion that has been competing on the National Enduro series circuit since 2005. His job for more than a decade has been to go as fast as possible all over the United States. During his off time from racing, Russ has always planned epic trips and recently has completed several tours in places such as Romania, Costa Rica and Colorado. Gnarly Routes gives you the chance to ride with one of enduro racing’s top athletes in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

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Cole Kirkpatrick

Kirkpatrick is a former national-level racer turned cinematographer who still has a deep passion for off-road riding. Since starting his own video production company in 2013, he has stayed in the motorcycle industry and creates content for various manufacturers and brands. You can be sure that Cole will be capturing video and photos of each tour so that you can relive the memory for years to come.

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Bobbitt and Kirkpatrick will take participants on guided rides at some of their favorite locations throughout the United States. Gnarly Routes offers a rental fleet composed of multiple 2018 KTM 250 XC-W TPI and KTM 350 EXC-F motorcycles.

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The rental bikes are replicas of Bobbitt and Kirkpatrick’s motorcycles, featuring the same high-end components from various off-road companies.

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The five tours scheduled for 2018 will take place in Texas, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho with an additional adventure tour on dual-sport KTM 1090 Adventure R motorcycles. Bobbitt will also attend multiple dual-sport events as a KTM Adventure Ambassador.

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A full schedule of tours will be published at with dates and more specifics coming soon.

Gnarly Routes, as well as Bobbitt and Kirkpatrick, are pleased to be working with the following partners:

KTM USA, XC Gear, FLY Racing (Bobbitt), EKS Brand (Bobbitt), CTI (Bobbitt), Troy Lee Designs (Bobbitt), Moose Racing (Kirkpatrick), Enduro Engineering, Kenda, Cycle Specialty Landmark Dodge, Sidi, TAG Metals, IMS, Matrix Concepts, Motion Pro, Seat Concepts, Akrapovic, Bike Graphix, Motorex, MotoMinded, Twin Air, Nitro Mousse, WP, Powerband Racing, Rever, Trail Tech, USWE, Kate’s Real Food, Skratch Labs, Super B, Kirkpatrick Digital Cinema

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