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We are dedicated to bringing you as many motorcycle courses as possible.  We also want to give you as many options as possible.  Follow the links below to find information about our different courses and options.  If something is not clear or doesn’t answer your question completely, please leave a comment and we’ll get with you as soon as possible.

 

·         2½ Day Schedule for BRC

·         Experienced RiderCourse

·         Advanced RiderCourse

·         Your Group

 

 

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Basic RiderCourse

To meet the varied needs of our students, we offer four locations for the Basic RiderCourse. Click one for More Information or To Enroll

Course DiscriptionThe Basic RiderCourse is aimed at beginning and returning riders ages 15 and older. The course includes approximately 8 hours of classroom work and 12 hours of riding instruction. Graduates from this course earn several significant benefits.·         Insurance Discounts. This course is approved by the Kansas State Insurance Commissioner. The course and the college appear on their web page. Because of this approval, your insurance provider is required to give you some sort of discount for at least 3 years after completing the course.·         Kansas Division of Vehicles – Certificate of Completion (Form DE-99). This course is approved by the Department of Education as a driver education course for motorcycling. This approval, allows us to issue this certificate to our graduates. The certificate enables the Department of Motor Vehicles to skip the normally required testing. Our student doesn’t even need to take a motorcycle with them when getting their endorsement added at the DMV. For additional information about this certificate, click HERE·         People do not learn well without making a few mistakes. Our students get the luxury of making those common mistakes in a controlled environment with professional coaches to help them every step of the way.The class teaches the student how to operate a motorcycle safely, with emphasis on special skills and the mental attitude necessary for dealing with traffic. A special segment of the course shows how to create your own strategy for riding in traffic and dealing with critical situations. This course includes both a written and driving test. Certified RiderCoaches will provide instruction to prepare the student for practical riding in a controlled parking lot. You’ll smile with satisfaction when the RiderCoach hands you the course completion card. Motorcycles and helmets for class use are included in the course fee. Before enrolling in this course participants must be able to balance and ride a bicycle, read, listen and speak English at the sixth grade level.Available in Andover, El Dorado, Independence, and Junction City, Kansas. Return to Services we offer ... See the course schedule Return to Home Page
Schedule Locations
2 ½ day Andover El Dorado Independence Junction City Wichita
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2½ Day Basic RiderCourse

Locations: Click One for more Information or to Enroll

Class Schedule Information

Students will meet three (3) times. The first session will be a Thursday or Friday evening depending on location of the course. This session will start at 5:45 pm and last about 4 hours. The next 2 sessions will happen a on Saturday and Sunday for 8 hours each day. Each of these sessions will start at 8 am and be complete at 5 pm.

You will be issued a Kansas DE-99 completion form upon successful completion of the course. For more information about the Kansas form and its process, click HERE

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Basic RiderCourse 2

An excellent intermediate level course in motorcycling skill development.  The course discription appears below the list of locations we present this course.

 

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Course Discription

 

Increasing numbers of concerned riders are flocking to this five-hour course to hone their skills and fine-tune the mental skills needed for survival in traffic.  Using your own motorcycle, you’ll put into practice the techniques of managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving.  You may bring a passenger to the class at no additional cost.  The course will also cover protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care, effects of alcohol and other drugs while riding, risk management, and lane positioning.  After successful completion of the course, participants may qualify for premium discounts with some motorcycle insurers.

Course Notes:

  • Students must be able to read, understand, and speak English at the sixth grade level
  • Tuition varies by location
  • Motorcycle endorsement is required before taking course
  • Classes are usually scheduled on a Saturday several times a year
  • Personally owned bikes brought to this class MUST be capable of passing an on-site safety inspection. Tire condition and tread depth MUST be within the manufacturer's recommendations. Car tires or other inappropriate tires are not allowed. Student MUST also show proof or registration and insurance.
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Advanced RiderCourse

Turn your next ride into the best adventure possible by adding new skills to your abilities.

The procedures for riding a sport bike do not vary greatly from the procedures for riding other types of motorcycles. But the techniques some riders use are different. For example, putting the balls of the feet on footrests or using leg pressure for control. These techniques depend somewhat on the specific motorcycle as well as the talent and skill level of a rider. Most riders appreciate the outstanding performance and handling characteristics provided by the design and technology incorporated into their bikes. The techniques used in performance oriented riding can be used to enhance the skill, technique, and safety margin for riders of any type of motorcycle.

In the classroom, you with start with a self-evaluation, which you will have an opportunity to revisit after your range activities. The course moves into Cornering, then Braking, followed by Swerving, Safety & Risk, Perception, Rider Behavior and Risk Offset modules. The riding techniques are not intended to encourage or endorse riding at higher speeds, but are provided to improve the performance capabilities of riders, particularly related to overall control, cornering, safety margin reserve and emergency maneuvers.

The overall aim is to provide rider development in the areas of risk management, decision-making, riding strategies, and rider behavior and choices. This includes learner activities to foster gains in knowledge, skill, attitude, values and habits.

Before enrolling participants must be a licensed motorcycle operator and able to read, listen and speak English at a sixth grade level.  Students are expected to use their own motorcycle and gear. The motorcycle must pass a standard safety inspection paying specific attention to tire condition and avaialble tread depths.  Student must wear a DOT approved helmet with eye protection, long sleeve shirt or jacket, full-fingered gloves, and sturdy over the ankle shoes, during the course.

This course is a 1 day (8 hours) long and available in Wichita, Kansas.

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Advanced RiderCourse – Certification Course

This course certifies the current RiderCoach to teach the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Advanced RiderCourse to the motorcycling public. The course is 25 hours long and is taught over a three day period.

 

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Your Group

 

Do you have a group of riders or friends who wish to become riders? Maybe you need a team building exercise for your work group. We can schedule an entire Basic, Basic Rider 2 , or Advanced RiderCourse for your group. Call or email us to schedule your group for a class.

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