BECOME A BETTER RIDER

SKILLS MAINTENANCE

Advanced Rider

Course (ARC)u

Skills Practice

LICENSING COURSE

First Gear

Basic Bike Bonding Rider Course

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

Personalized class

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)

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

Panama City Motorcycle Training/Ride 2 Wheels

Visit 'Requirements'  tab for information about safety equipment requirements

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

INTRODUCTION TO RIDING

BRC-2 (intermediate level)

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

This course includes academics 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.

**** This course starts with a  basic skills proficiency exercise. Riders without sufficient skills will not be allowed to continue. Completion of the BRC2 prior to attending is highly recommended.****

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


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

Basic Riders Course (BRCu)

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)

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

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.

Standard Format:

Ultimate Bike Bonding Rider  Course

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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. 

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.

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)