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Motorcycle Basic Rider Course

ID : 4434   
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Learn to ride a motorcycle and be prepared for state licensing. The Basic Rider Course provides classroom and actual motorcycle operator training in controlled range conditions. Riders learn basic operation skills: effective braking, cornering, obstacle avoidance, and safe street-riding strategies.  

Student Handbook and VA DMV Motorcycle Operator Manual are provided. Students will receive a Virginia Motorcycle Safety Course Completion Certificate upon successful completion of the course.

*Rider Coaches are certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.

Learn riding techniques, such as:
  • Straight-line riding, turning, stopping, lane changing, and passing.
  • Cornering, effective braking, and obstacle avoidance.
  • Safe street-riding strategies.
Registration Guidelines:
  • Student must present a valid Virginia driver's license or motorcycle learner's permit.
  • Students under age 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to the classroom session on Friday evening.
  • Student must be able to balance and ride a bicycle.
  • Training motorcycles are provided (no larger than 500cc); no personal motorcycles will be allowed.
Protective Gear Requirements:
  • Full coverage or three-quarter DOT-approved motorcycle helmet required. No half or shorty helmets permitted. We provide 3/4 face helmets or you may use your own.
  • Eye protection required: sunglasses or prescription glasses will suffice.
  • Long denim pants or material of equivalent or better durability.
  • Long-sleeved shirt of jacket.
  • Sturdy over-the-ankle footwear.
  • Full-fingered gloves, made of leather or material with resistance to abrasion.
  • Rain gear (optional).
*Click here for more information regarding DMV licensing requirements.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Sat, Sun.  

Location : Henry County Public Safety Center Location : 
  Henry County Public Safety Center.

Instructor : Stephen Draper 



Registration Closes On
Thursday, July 7, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
7/8/2022 Fri 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM Martinsville, Henry County Public Safety Center  Map Stephen Draper  Lecture
7/9/2022 - 7/10/2022 Weekly - Sun, Sat 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM Martinsville, Henry County Public Safety Center  Map Stephen Draper  Laboratory

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