If you've taken the Advanced Rider Course, your skills are sharper, you had a blast on your bike and you want more; you're ready to move up to the 8-hour MN Expert Rider Course where you'll master those crucial skills needed to escape the perils of the road.
Groups or clubs may purchase an entire Expert Rider Course for only $500. Contact Steve at 320-234-8542 to register your group.
Bobby's Back Door
Snowman; Brake and Escape
Swerve; Brake and Escape
The minimum engine size for this course is 400cc.
Because of the advanced nature of this course, it is recommended to prepare motorcycles for the course:
Fresh oil and filter
Adjust and lubricate chain
Tires worn no more than 50 percent
Increase tire pressure 3-5 psi for the riding drills
Participants will need to demonstrate basic motorcycle competency at the beginning of the course in order to participate in the rest of the course. Participants must be proficient in the basic skills of clutch control, straight-line riding, turning, shifting and stopping.
You must furnish your own protective gear including eye protection, long sleeves, long pants, full-fingered gloves, over-the-ankle footwear, DOT-approved helmet, show proof of insurance to instructor and ride own cycle during class. Rain gear is highly advisable. Class will be held rain or shine.
Bring to Class:
This course will be held on Lot E West on the Willmar Campus.
NOTE: CHECK SPAM/JUNK MAIL, IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL OR AN EMAIL CLOSER TO CLASS START DATE WITH A MAP AND WAIVER FORM.
Please read: Eligibility Requirements Participants must be at least age 16. Have a valid driver’s license with motorcycle endorsement. Riders are required to bring a completed waiver form to participate in this course. Participants under age 18 must have parents sign a waiver form prior to instruction. Participants ride their own motorcycle during the course. Motorcycles must be street legal, licensed, insured, and comply with the equipment requirements outlined in the Minnesota Motorcycle Manual. Riders must furnish their own protective gear, including: DOT-approved helmet, eye protection, motorcycle jacket, heavy pants, full-fingered gloves and riding boots. Rain gear is highly advisable, because courses run rain or shine. This course does not meet state licensing requirements or those for riders under age 18.
Motorcycle Cancellation/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 cancelled 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 check with the Registration Office for complete details.