This important question comes up routinely in our line of business, aswe help adventure riders from around the world choose their trip plans: "What type of riding skills are needed for riding a motorcycle in Patagonia?"
The answer of course varies, as the Patagonia landscape is home to a wide variety of riding surfaces, temperatures, weather conditions, and of course wind.
Ultimately, it's up to each individual to do their own research and see if they can match-up with what Patagonia has in store for them. A rider's research might involve a Q & A with our staff, which we are always happy to help with. Research can also be done by reading around the various forums, or of course by talking with friends who have experienced Patagonia personally.
In the end, it remains each individual's responsibility to make sure they're not "getting in over their heads" with regards to the riding demands of any motorcycle trip they take. While all this may seem a bit overwhelming, the text below is very helpful in describing the demands of Patagonia, such that many inquiring riders are able to see this, and immediately decide "yes or no" if these routes are right for them. This description is one that we encourage riders to read & watch-through at least a couple of times before deciding on one's answer to the question above. The best way to know for sure is of course to be there in person, but getting to that point involves a significant financial and scheduling commitment, such that we strive to always help riders know for sure in advance: