This Basic Rider Course offers the most complete motorcycle training available. Students must complete 14.5 hours of integrated instruction: 4.5 hours in the classroom and 10 hours of practice on a training motorcycle.
This course is divided into two phases: Level I concentrates on motorcycle familiarization, clutch control, throttle control, riding posture, and the four basic skills: straight-line riding, turning, smooth shifting, and stopping quickly.
Level II includes limited-space maneuvers, counter-steering, cornering, and swerving. While no previous motorcycle riding experience is required, it can be beneficial. Students must be able to ride a bicycle and must possess a valid driver's license or motor vehicle instruction permit.
- Under Age 18: Minnesota law requires anyone under age 18 to pass an approved rider training course. Must have driver’s instructional permit or driver’s license in order to take this Basic Rider Course. Upon completion of course, you will receive 2 cards to take to exam station to take written motorcycle permit test and skills portion thereafter.
- Age 18 years or older: Minnesota residents must have their written motorcycle permit before the class. Upon completing class and skills test, you'll receive endorsement to take to exam center.
100% attendance is required for certification.
For more information go to www.motorcyclesafety.org