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Basic Rider Course Motorcycle-Ridgewater
#: BRCWillmar   ID:    Section: 8-19-21  
Learn How To Ride & Earn Your Motorcycle License Endorsement!
Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course:
E-course: (Required  for the basic rider course) Highly interactive 3-hour online program that provides riders of all skill levels with the basics of motorcycling
Classroom: 4.5-hours of activity-based classroom exercises
MSF RiderCoach: 10-hours of hands-on riding exercises on the riding range. These exercises will guide you through the basic skills of straight-line riding, stopping, shifting, and turning, gradually progressing to swerving and emergency braking
Provided for all the students enrolled in the Basic Rider Course
Course Requirements
Attendance You must attend the entire course. If you are late, you will be dismissed and forfeit your registration fee.
Ability & Safety You must be able to ride and balance a bicycle. 
You must be able to safely control the motorcycle during every exercise.
The instructor may dismiss you from the course if, they feel you are a danger to your own safety or the safety of other students. 
Responsibilities You are responsible for your own safety and learning.
Discuss all questions or concerns with your instructors. If at any time during the course you experience fatigue, dizziness, disorientation, excessive physical or mental stress, or continued difficulty performing any exercise, stop immediately and notify your instructor. Notify them immediately of any hazards that you become aware of during the course.
Permit  Adult (18+) Minor (15-17)

Permit Info: motorcyclesafety.org
Present a valid motorcycle permit to your instructor

Expired permits are accepted if they have been expired for less than one year.
Valid vehicle driver's permit or license

If you pass the course, you will receive course completion cards to allow you to take the motorcycle permit and skills test at a state exam station.
NOTE: Riders who have already failed a state and/or MMSC skills test twice are not eligible for the state skills test waiver and must skill test at a DVS exam station.
Bring to Class:
E-COURSE CERTIFICATE The confirmation email will include instructions for completing the
e-Course under Enroll and Access the MSF Basic eCourse. 
(This is a requirement for the Basic Rider Course)
If you don't receive the confirmation email, check your spam/junk mail. 
LOCATION This course will be held in room D191 on the Willmar Campus for the classroom portion and Lot E West for the range portion. Park in the lot South of the water tower and enter through Door 10. A separate email will be sent closer to the start date with a map of the college.
You are required to provide your own Protective Gear to the range 
-DOT approved helmet
-Long sleeve shirt or jacket
-Boots that cover the ankles
-Long pants with no tears or holes
-Full-fingered gloves (motorcycle/gardening/winter)
-Rain gear is recommended. Class will be held rain or shine.
-Eye protection (glasses/sun glasses/full-face shield on helmet)
-Beverages and snacks
Permit (Over 18) If you are a MN resident, are over 18, and intend to earn your motorcycle endorsement while taking this course, you must obtain a motorcycle instruction permit before your course begins.
Waiver A waiver will be sent 2 weeks prior to class to print & bring to class.
MINOR WAIVER (15-17) Parent/guardian signature is required for participants under 18 years of age. Participants under 18 years of age will be required to have a waiver form signed by a parent or guardian in PERSON at the training location, or it must be NOTARIZED.  If you fail to do so, you will not be allowed to participate.
Motorcycle Cancelation/Refund Policy: Ridgewater College reserves the right to cancel a class up to the day prior to the course start date. If a class is canceled within said time period, a full refund will be issued. If you are unable to attend a class you are registered for, a refund will only be issued if notification is given at least 5 business days prior to the start date of the class, unless otherwise specified. Please email us at Customized.Training@Ridgewater.edu or call 320-234-8536 for complete details.
Varied Schedule
6:00 PM
Registration Cutoff Date:
Dates & Times:
8/19/2021   6:00PM - 10:30PM Arranged
8/21/2021   8:00AM - 1:00PM Arranged
8/22/2021   8:00AM - 1:00PM Arranged