Motorcycle Rider Education

Course Descriptions

Basic Rider Course

 

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic Rider Course (BRC) is designed for riders with little or no riding experience. Approximately five hours of classroom instruction and 10 hours of riding exercises in a controlled environment provide a complete introduction to motorcycling. The course is conducted over two, three, or four sessions. Motorcycles are provided and students are encouraged to bring their own riding gear. However, a limited number of helmets are available for use by students during the course. Prerequisite: students must be able to ride a bicycle.

What you will need to bring with you:

  • If under the age of 18, a completed parental permission form (prior to the first riding session)
  • Pen or pencil for taking notes
  • Department of Transportation-approved helmet (The program has a limited number of helmets for students use upon request.)
  • Eye protection (glasses, goggles, or face shield)
  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
  • Long pants
  • Sturdy over-the-ankle boots
  • Full-fingered gloves
  • Foul weather gear (courses conducted rain or shine)
  • Snack/lunch and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Sunblock, as needed

Motorcycles ARE provided for this course.

Note - Successful completion of this course waives further Department of Licensing testing.

Register HERE

 

Women Only Basic Rider Course

This Women Only Basic Rider Course is the Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Basic Rider Course for women with little or no riding experience and spans two (2) evenings along with Saturday and Sunday mornings. Special amenities for the ladies are provided and no men are allowed. Approximately five hours of classroom instruction and 10 hours of riding exercises in a controlled environment provide a complete introduction to motorcycling. Motorcycles and a limited number of helmets are provided for your use during the course. Prerequisite: students must be able to ride a bicycle.

What you will need to bring with you:

  • If under the age of 18, a completed parental permission form (prior to the first riding session)
  • Pen or pencil for taking notes
  • Department of Transportation-approved helmet (The program has a limited number of helmets for students use upon request.)
  • Eye protection (glasses, goggles, or face shield)
  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
  • Long pants
  • Sturdy over-the-ankle boots
  • Full-fingered gloves
  • Foul weather gear (courses conducted rain or shine)
  • Snack/lunch and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Sunblock, as needed

Motorcycles ARE provided for this course.

Note - Successful completion of this course waives further Department of Licensing testing.

Register HERE

 

Intermediate Rider Training

The Intermediate Rider Training Course (IRT)is an 8 to 9 hour course completed in one day that allows students who successfully complete the course to receive their motorcycle endorsement without further Department of Licensing testing. This course is the perfect course for students who have experience riding a motorcycle, need an endorsement, returning to the sport without a motorcycle or who have been dirt riding and wish to obtain their license for the street etc.

Prerequisite: Students must have riding experience and be able to start/stop, upshift/downshift smoothly and have slow speed maneuvering skills. (If you are unable to perform the basic skills at the beginning of the skills portion of the class you will be excused from further participation without a refund.)

What you will need to bring with you:

  • If under the age of 18, a completed parental permission form (prior to the first riding session)
  • Pen or pencil for taking notes
  • Department of Transportation-approved helmet (The program has a limited number of helmets for students use upon request.)
  • Eye protection (glasses, goggles, or face shield)
  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
  • Long pants
  • Sturdy over-the-ankle boots
  • Full-fingered gloves
  • Foul weather gear (courses conducted rain or shine)
  • Snack/lunch and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Sunblock, as needed

Motorcycles ARE provided for this course.

Note - Successful completion of this course waives further Department of Licensing testing.

Register HERE

 

Experienced Rider Course

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Experienced Rider Course (ERC) is designed for riders with at least twelve (12) months experience. This 1-day course is designed to develop skills necessary to survive on the streets.

What you will need to bring with you:

  • Your own motorcycle
  • Motorcycle insurance
  • Your motorcycle registration
  • If under the age of 18, a completed parental permission form (prior to the class)
  • Pen or pencil for taking notes
  • Department of Transportation-approved helmet
  • Eye protection (glasses, goggles, or face-shield)
  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
  • Long pants
  • Sturdy over-the-ankle boots
  • Full-fingered gloves
  • Foul weather gear (courses conducted rain or shine)
  • Snack/Lunch and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Sunblock, as needed

Motorcycles ARE NOT provided for this course.

Note - Successful completion of this course waives further Department of Licensing testing.

Register HERE

 

Women Only Experienced Rider Course

For women riders who already have basic skills. It is similar to the BRC except the speeds are higher and riders should be riding their own motorcycle. It is an excellent refresher course for practicing and renewing basic riding skills. There is an informal classroom component that discusses safety concepts based on past riding experiences and current knowledge.

What you will need to bring with you:

  • Your own motorcycle
  • Motorcycle insurance
  • Your motorcycle registration
  • If under the age of 18, a completed parental permission form (prior to the class)
  • Pen or pencil for taking notes
  • Department of Transportation-approved helmet
  • Eye protection (glasses, goggles, or face-shield)
  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
  • Long pants
  • Sturdy over-the-ankle boots
  • Full-fingered gloves
  • Foul weather gear (courses conducted rain or shine)
  • Snack/Lunch and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Sunblock, as needed

Motorcycles ARE NOT provided for this course.

Note - Successful completion of this course waives further Department of Licensing testing.

Register HERE

 

Sidecar/Trike Education Program (S/TEP)

Basic S/TEP Training is a sixteen (16) hour course designed to provide the rider with knowledge, confidence and 3-wheeled driving skills practiced in a safe, controlled environment.

Advanced S/TEP Training is an 8-hour class designed to help riders with three-wheeled riding experience to further develop the skills necessary to avoid accidents and ride safely.

Note - Successful completion of this course waives further Department of Licensing testing.

 

Register For Courses HERE.

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