Starting the Ride

Our basic courses are for those who have never ridden a motorcycle before, have less than approximately 40 total hours of riding, or haven’t seen the seat in a while and want a refresher. These courses are perfect for beginners to learn how to be safe on the road while riding. Some of the fundamental topics covered are basic controls, proper gear and apparel, avoiding and handling dangerous situations, and riding in challenging elements.

BRC, BRCS, and BBBRC Rescheduling & Cancellation policy:
Rescheduling requests must be received at least 72 hours or 3 business days before the start of the scheduled class. See details in the “More Info” button below.

Basic RiderCourse (BRC) $295

The BRC covers the basics of operating a motorcycle and safety-oriented mental strategies, and is the best place to start once you’ve made the decision to ride. This two day course is approximately 15 hours; 5 hours classroom and 10 hours of riding instruction. In the classroom, you’ll learn about the different types of motorcycles, layout and operation of the basic controls, proper riding gear, and how to become a safer, more responsible rider. You’ll then move to the riding range where you will be guided through the basic skills of straight-line riding, stopping, shifting, and turning, gradually progressing to swerving and emergency braking.

Basic RiderCourse Scooter (BRCS) $295

The best place to start once you’ve made the decision to ride a scooter. This course is similar to the BRC except on a scooter. Covers mental strategies and basic operating techniques. Scooters and helmets are provided for your use. Successful completion, consisting of five hours of classroom activities and ten hours of riding conducted over two or three sessions, plus knowledge and skill tests. This course may also earn you an insurance discount.

Bike Bonding Basic RiderCourse (BBBRC) $175

The BBBRC is an approximately five-hour riding course designed to help you develop basic riding skills. Exercises focus on a variety of cornering skills and limited-space maneuvers. By the end of the course, you should be able to handle a motorcycle well enough to negotiate normal street and traffic situations. Motorcycles and helmets are provided for your use. You must have a valid motorcycle permit or license endorsement.