Panama City Motorcycle Training/Ride 2 Wheels

The Standard Format BRC Consists of:

  • 5 hours of Level 1 Academics in a classroom environment,concluding with a basic knowledge test
  • 5 hours of Level 1 Riding Skills development
  • 5 hours of Level 2 Riding skills development concluding with a practical riding test

Advanced Rider

Course (ARC)u

While this course is designed for the novice, most experienced riders can still gain some knowledge about riding.

Course inform students about:

-Types of Motorcycles and their abilities

-Riding gear and it purposes

-Basic motorcycle controls and how to operate them

-Traffic navigation

- Basic techniques to operate the motorcycle  including:   Starting, stopping, and turning including hazard avoidance. 

Students will be tested on their knowledge and their skills. 

Cost $180

Basic Riders Course (BRCu)

First Gear

Visit 'Requirements'  tab for information about safety equipment requirements

E-COURSE Format:

BRC-2 (intermediate level)

The E-Course Format Consists of:

  • PRE-CLASS Assignment:
  •      BASIC E-COURSE:  This is the level 1 academics in an on-line format. Pace is determined by the student.                         conducted at the students pace. Takes about 3 hours, but may be broken up as the student needs.
  • 5 hours level 1 Riding Skills development
  • 2-3 hrs Level 2 classroom acivitities
  • 5 hours Level 2 Riding skills development

This version will also be required for all Private classes when there are less than 3 students enrolling together. There will be an additional proctored test for those using this version.

E-Course attendees will be provided directions and enrollment code after normal enrollment process has been completed. Enrollment code allows student to enroll in Basic E-Course at no charge. ******PCMT will NOT refund any monies spent by student to enroll in Basic E-Course*******

This version of the BRC is ideal for those who either cannot read or have problems reading, I.E. Slow or have dyslexia.

Private BRC Cost: $500 (up to 2 persons)
                            $220 each for 3 persons
                            Standard pricing for 4 or more students

Private BRC's with less than 3 persons will require completion of the Basic e-Course prior to attending.

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Standard Format:

LICENSING COURSE

For more information about these courses and others, visit the Motorcycle Safety Foundation's website at www.msf-usa.org 

The UBBRC is an extension of the BRC2, approximately 5-hour riding course 

The exercises focus on limited-space maneuvers, modeled after police training courses.

Exercises progressively become more challenging, allowing rider to  develop smooth and precise control and learn more about the limits of your abilities and your bike's capability.

Rider must bring a valid motorcycle license /endorsement, and an insured/registered/street-legal motorcycle.

Cost $50 (returning students get %50 off)

First Gear is a 2-3 hour class conducted as needed. It is conducted in a semi-formal relaxed environment. Students will be introduced to:

- Riding Gear: what is for, what is required in Florida, and what is recommended.

- Standard controls on a motorcycle: what they are, where they are, and what they are used for.

- Operating the motorcycle , including:

       - Starting and stopping the motor

       - operating the clutch, gear shifter, and the throttle.

       - Walking the motorcycle using the power of the engine.

COST: $50              

               If student decides to continue and enroll in a BRC, a portion of the cost of First Gear will be

                deducted from the cost of the BRC. BRC must be taken within 6 months of completingFirst Gear.

​     First Gear classes may be conducted in Lynn Haven, Panama City, or in Bristol.

               Panama City classes are scheduled to start between 7AM and 8AM on days in which R2W does not have other obligations.

               Bristol classes are schedule to start on Sunday after the completion of a BRC. 

BECOME A BETTER RIDER

ULTIMATE BIKE BONDING RIDER  COURSE

SKILLS MAINTENANCE

Personalized class

Skills Practice

A one-day course (5-8hrs) that complements and builds on skills developed in the BRC and BRC2 (Skills Practice)

This course includes academic interspersed between riding exercises.

Academics reiterate safety awareness from previous courses, delve into self awareness and risky behavior, along with motorcycle characteristics and how they affect riding in various situations.

Range exercises enhance both basic operating skills and crash/ obstacle avoidance skills in a variety of Paths of Travel. Improving your braking and cornering finesse is emphasized. The course is beneficial for riders on any type of street motorcycle.

DUE TO HIGHER SPEEDS AND LEAN ANGLES, THIS COURSE IS NOT CONDUCTED IN THE RAIN.

Student must provide:

-Motorcycle: motorcycle must be street legal and pass
T-CLOCS. If student is borrowing motorcycle, either owner must be present to authorize use, or a notarized letter authorizing use in ARC must be provided. letter must include: make, model, and VIN.

-DOT approved helmet: must pass visual inspection

-Eye protection: Face shield or glasses

-Long pants: must be in good repair, No bell bottoms

-Long sleeves: shirt or jacket (consider temperature)

-Over the ankle footwear (boots recommended)

-FULL Fingered gloves

COST $100

INTRODUCTION TO RIDING

Skills only available for this class, see SKILLS PRACTICE below for more information

The BBBRC is an approximately five-hour riding course designed to help you develop basic riding skills, and to allow a new rider to become more comfortable on a motorcycle before purchasing one of their own, 

Exercises focus on a variety of cornering skills and limited-space maneuvers. By the end of the course, you should be able to handle a motorcycle well enough to negotiate normal street and traffic situations.

Motorcycles and helmets are provided for your use.

Student must have a valid motorcycle permit or license endorsement.

IDEAL Progression: Student completes BRC, obtains a motorcycle endorsement, then participates in BBBRC withing 30 days.

Cost $50 (returning students get %50 off)


Skills Practice is a riding portion only option of the Basic Riders Course (BRC). This option is for those who have their license but have been away for a while and need to refresh their skills.

Select this discount option at check out and receive a discount. Price will drop to $100

A personalized class can be conducted under certain conditions:

- student is unable to successfully complete BRC. A personalized course of instruction may be created to help student obtain the skills to successfully pass riding test. THERE IS NO GUARANTEE that any student will pass test, even after remedial coaching.

NOTE: student must attend entire  formal BRC to qualify for motorcycle endorsement.

-Student(s) desires more instruction specific to their needs.

COST: $50 PER HOUR, (plus $200 if not conducted in coordination with an other scheduled course)

Basic Bike Bonding Rider Course

This class is perfect for those who just purchased a new (to them) motorcycle.

The  Skills Improvement course is a 4-5 hour class for riders who already have basic skills and endorsement. Similar to the BRC 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.

This course helps a student become more comfortable and more skilled  while on their own motorcycle, it also qualifies the rider for a discount on insurance for many companies.

COST $50 BRC2 is conducted in the afternoon after the completion of a BRC.       

PAST PCMT/ R2W students get 50% off.

Student must provide:

​- Street legal motorcycle

- Proof of Insurance

- Long sleeved shirt or jacket

- Long pants

- Full fingered gloves

- Over the ankle footwear

- DOT approved helmet

- Eye protection (Face shield, riding glasses, or goggles). regular glasses and WIND SHIELDS ARE NOT SUFFICIENT.