WHO IS THIS COURSE
Is this for you?
- The basic rider course (BRC) is designed for beginning riders with no previous riding experience and also recommended for returning riders.
- Anyone who has little to no motorcycling experience and wants a fun, proven way to learn how to ride.
- Riders wanting training and certification. Once you have passed the basic rider course, you will not be required to complete the state administered motorcycle license tests for your motorcycle endorsement.
- For riders returning to motorcycling after a few years away from the joy of motorcycling.
- Riders seeking eligibility for motorcycle insurance discounts from many major insurance carriers.
- Anyone who wants to get their motorcycle license.
- Anyone who does not have a permit, motorcycle, or scooter
- Protective riding gear.
- Risk management.
- Street strategies.
- Special riding situations.
- Impairment early riding exercises teach basic skills.
- Clutch and throttle control.
- Straight-line riding.
- Later exercises teach advanced skills.
- U-turns and counterweighting.
- Maximum braking.
- Counter steering.
WHAT WILL I EXPERIENCE
AT THIS CLASS?
What will I experience?
- Two Day Course - 50% Classroom Work / 50% Range Work
- Class Starts at 7:00AM - Please be there five minutes before to ensure class starts on time.
- Be prepared to be outside. During the spring/summer have sunscreen on. In the fall, dress warmly.
- Introduction into motorcycle fundamentals and safety
- Will need to complete the E-Course before attending class. Information will be sent via email after registration is complete
SUPPLIES RIDER MUST
BRING TO CLASS
What to bring?
- 3/4 or full face helmet (we will provide this or you’re welcome to bring your own if you have it).
- Eye protection (sun glasses, clear eye protection, like safety glasses, would do).
- Long-sleeved shirt or jacket.
- Sturdy pants (denim, at a minimum).
- Sturdy over-the-ankle footwear.
- Full-finger gloves.
Pricing for MSF Basic Rider Training weekday course: $199.00 total student cost
Pricing for MSF Basic Rider Training weekend course: $239.00 total student cost
We ask that you arrive at 10 minutes prior to your scheduled time both days. Classes start promptly but times vary based on weather and season. Your confirmation email should show the correct start times, but if not, please feel to contact us via email for exact times. Classes typically end well before 5pm, but it varies depending on the progress of the training group. For details please email: Training@gforcepowersports.com
We ask that you provide us a full 72 hours notice in the event you can not make the scheduled class so we may be able to get someone else trained and scheduled in time to complete their required coursework before the class starts. Cancallation prior to the 72 hours deadline entitles you to either a full refund or transferring to the next available class. cancellation within the 72 hour window will be an automatic forfeit of your payment and is not refundable or transferable.
No, we provide the motorcycles or scooters, (your choice) and helmets needed for the basic rider course.
You cannot participate in the basicrider course on a bike with an engine larger than 350cc's. we do have classes for experienced riders that require you to ride your own motorcycle, called the experiencedrider course. The instruction includes taking evasive action to avoid motorists, dealing with road hazards and riding on the street. call today for more information about the experienced rider course.
The one prerequisite for taking the basicrider course is that you can ride a bicycle. If you have never ridden, or are unsure of whether you can still ride, get your hands on a bike to refresh your memory about what it feels like.
Yes. that's why we say "required". failure to have the required gear is grounds for dismissal from class and your tuition is forfeited.
The state rules, the curriculum and the insurance all require your ankle bone be covered while riding the training bikes. any sturdy boot, including hiking boots, are acceptable as long as they cover your ankle. "dress" boots - those with a high heel or platform, or those with dangling ornamentation - will interfere with successful operation of the motorcycle. Your chuck taylors are not acceptable, nor is any other type tennis shoe, flip flops, sandals, etc.
FAQ - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON RIDER TRAINING
For the purposes of the class, which is conducted on a closed course, glasses or sunglasses are acceptable. a helmet face shield also works but it must remain down at all times while on the range.
No. This is a pass/fail course. We are certifying to the state that you have the requisite skills to ride safely on the road. certain objectives must be met before a student can progress to testing and must then pass the test. We do have a very high success rate but not everyone passes the first time.
People fail for different reasons, therefore there is no set answer to this question. your instructor will make a recommendation as to what he/she feels you need to successfully complete the course. We will then handle your particular case individually.
No, as stated elsewhere, this is a pass/fail course. There is no money-back guarantee.
If you do not receive a phone call prior to class, plan to be there. parts of the class is indoors so is not affected by weather. if your class is unable to complete the riding portion due to weather, your instructor will give you the make-up date and you will be able to complete only that part that was not completed. if your schedule does not allow for the instructors' make-up date, you will need to call the office and be slotted into another class. In that event, you may have to repeat a few exercises as it is difficult to determine the exact time a new class will be at the place you left off.
Yes. our written test is a part of the curriculum and is not the same as the colorado dmv test. the dmv accepts our written test upon successful completion of the class for purposes of licensing but that test does not replace the curriculum test. You have to pass both the written and riding tests to successfully complete this course.
Sure. if you're not sure your helmet isn't appropriate, the instructor will check it for you. If it's not appropriate, you can borrow one of ours.