The course fee is $275
The Basic Rider Course (BRC) is a 15 hour program, which provides classroom and actual motorcycle operator training in a controlled, off-street environment.
The BRC was developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) as a complete riding program for the beginning rider. The BRC course provides beginning motorcyclists with the basic mental and physical riding skills necessary to minimize risk on the street.
The BRC is taught by coaches that are MSF certified and is approved by New York State's Department of Motor Vehicles as an option to the motorcycle road test.
Students 16 years of age and older who possess both a valid New York State driver's license and a Motorcycle Learner's Permit and who successfully complete the BRC will receive their motorcycle endorsement without having to take the New York State on-street Motorcycle road test.
STUDENTS under 18 need to have parental signature and NOTARIZED!!
Topics covered in the BRC include:
* Introduction to motorcycling
* Protective gear / What to wear
* Controls such as the clutch and brakes
* Pre-ride inspection of your motorcycle
* Preparing to ride your motorcycle on the class range
* Street strategies to avoid trouble and stay safe
* Driving and riding impairments such as use of alcohol and drugs
* How to maneuver your motorcycle
* Avoiding obstacles
* Lane changes
* Riding at night
* Collision avoidance skills
* Special situations
* Carrying a passenger or cargo
* Dealing with tire failure
* Dealing with animals
And other topics, all included to increase your motorcycle riding enjoyment and safety.
The BRC is both mentally and physically demanding. Please be sure that your calendar is clear, you are well rested and free of distractions during your course. Perfect attendance and proper riding gear are mandatory. Failure to attend ANY training session (classroom or riding) or to have proper riding gear as outlined below will result in dismissal from the course and the cancellation policy will apply.
Equiptment and requirements
Ride with P.R.I.D.E. provides motorcycles, DOT helmets, shatter proof eye protection and course materials.
Students MUST provide their own riding gear of : over the ankle boots, jacket or long sleeve shirt, long pants and full fingered gloves (NO HOLES or rips in any mentioned gear). Students may supply their own helmet and shatter proof eye protection so long as they meet D.O.T. standards and must show proof of DOT standards.
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