Motorcycle Training: Basic Rider Course


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Learn How To Ride & Earn Your Motorcycle License Endorsement!
Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course:
E-course: Highly interactive 3-hour online program that provides riders of all skill levels with the basics of motorcycling
Classroom: 4.5-hours of activity-based classroom exercises
MSF RiderCoach: 10-hours of hands-on riding exercises on the riding range. These exercises will guide you through the basic skills of straight-line riding, stopping, shifting, and turning, gradually progressing to swerving and emergency braking
Motorcycles:  Provided for all the students enrolled in the Basic Rider Course

Automatic Scooter Riders: You have the option of bringing in your own scooter.
Requirements: Proof of insurance | 500cc or less | under 400 pounds | in good working order | registered as a motorcycle

Course Requirements
Attendance You must attend the entire course. If you are late, you will be dismissed and forfeit your registration fee.
Ability & Safety You must be able to ride and balance a bicycle.
You must be able to safely control the motorcycle during every exercise.
The instructor may dismiss you from the course if, they feel you are a danger to your own safety or the safety of other students.
Responsibilities You are responsible for your own safety and learning.
Discuss all questions or concerns with your instructors. If at any time during the course you experience fatigue, dizziness, disorientation, excessive physical or mental stress, or continued difficulty performing any exercise, stop immediately and notify your instructor. Notify them immediately of any hazards that you become aware of during the course.
Permit  Adult (18+) Minor (15-17)
Permit Info: Present a valid motorcycle permit to your instructor

Expired permits are accepted if they have been expired for less than one year.

Valid vehicle driver’s permit or license

If you pass the course, you will receive course completion cards to allow you to take the motorcycle permit and skills test at a state exam station.

NOTE: Riders who have already failed a state and/or MMSC skills test twice are not eligible for the state skills test waiver and must skill test at a DVS exam station

Bring to Class:

e-Course Certificate The confirmatino email will include instructions for completing the e-Course under Enroll and Access the MSF Basic eCourse. (This is a requirement for the Basic Rider Course)
Riding Gear You are required to provide your own protective gear to the range exercises.
-DOT approved helmet
-Long sleeve shirt or jacket
-Boots that cover the ankles
-Long pants with no tears or holes
-Full-fingered gloves (motorcycle/gardening/winter)
-Rain gear is recommended. Class will be held rain or shine.
-Eye protection (glasses/sun glasses/full-face shield on helmet)
-Beverages and snacks
Permit (Over 18) If you are a MN resident, are over 18, and intend to earn your motorcycle endorsement while taking this course, you must obtain a motorcycle instruction permit before your course begins.
Waiver Print waiver to bring to class.
MINOR (15-17) Parent/guardian signature is required for participants under 18 years of age. Participants under 18 years of age will be required to have a waiver form signed by a parent or guardian in PERSON at the training location, or it must be NOTARIZED.  If you fail to do so, you will not be allowed to participate.
Motorcycle Cancellation/Refund Policy: Anoka Technical College reserves the right to cancel a class up to the day prior to the course start date. If you are unable to attend a class you are registered for, a refund less the MSF online course fee, will only be issued if notification is given at least 5 business days prior to the start date of the class, unless otherwise specified.

Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Assessment: MMSC Skills Test

Age Req: 16

Day(s): Varied Schedule

Time: 5:30 PM

Sessions: 3

Contact Hours: 17.5

Cost: $245.00

Instructor: MSC Rider Coach