MSF Basic RiderCourse Updated (BRCu) covers the basics of operating a motorcycle and safety-oriented mental strategies. Motorcycles and helmets may be provided for your use. Successful completion of this course which consists of, possibly a three-hour on-line eCourse, five hours of formal classroom activities and ten hours of riding instruction conducted over two or three sessions. It is required that a knowledge and skill tests is successfully completed to receive a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) completion card. This course may waive the license test in your state. The course may also earn you an insurance discount.
Basic RiderCourse 2 Updated (BRC2u) is for riders who already have basic skills. It is similar to the BRCu except speeds are higher and you should be on your own motorcycle. An excellent refresher course for practicing and renewing riding skills. Includes an informal classroom component for discussing safety concepts based on past riding experiences and current knowledge. It is required that a knowledge and skill tests is successfully completed to receive an MSF “License Waiver” completion card. This course may waive the license test in your state. The course may also earn you an insurance discount.
Note: If you do not need the license waiver component, the classroom activities and knowledge or skill testing is not required. There may be a "Skills Practice" offering.
Basic RiderCourse- Returning Rider Updated (BRCRRu) combines elements of the BRCu and BRC2u, and includes knowledge and skill tests. It is designed for riders who already possess basic skill but have not ridden for several years. Even if you were a good rider back in the day, traffic patterns have changed and motorcycles have evolved. For example, technology has bestowed better handling, less weight, and more power within each engine displacement category. It is required that a knowledge and skill tests is successfully completed to receive an MSF completion card. This course may waive the license test in your state. The course may also earn you an insurance discount.
3 Wheel Basic RiderCourse Updated (3WBRCu) the best course to take once you've made the decision to ride a 3-wheel motorcycle, whether the two wheels are in the back or the front. The MSF 3-Wheel Basic RiderCourse is a basic, entry-level, learn-to-ride 3-wheel motorcycle training and education course. It provides fundamental skills similar to the MSF Basic RiderCourse but on 3-wheel, 3-track motorcycles (not motorcycles with a sidecar or car-based motorcycles). This course consists typically consists of formal classroom activities and ten hours of on-cycle riding exercises, plus knowledge and skill tests. This course may waive the license test in your state. The course may also earn you an insurance discount. You may bring your own 3-wheel motorcycle, or one may be provided.
Introductory Motorcycle Experience (IME) is a two-hour, first-touch experience with a motorcycle, it is not designed to teach actual riding skills. Focused on reviewing a motorcycle's primary parts and controls, it helps you determine whether motorcycling is a good personal choice. You are given the option to manipulate the controls while astride a motorcycle. A self-assessment component ensures you are of aware of the risks and requirements for being a good, safe and responsible rider. This course is not a learn to ride course and does not provide any licensing waiver.
For the specialty classes, contact the schools who offer the class for a description for the course.