The Skills Improvement course is a 4-5 hour class during which the student will perform 9 exercises ( most of which they have already experienced in the BRC, but in this course students are on their own motorcycle.
This course helps a student become more comfortable and more skilled done their won motorcycle, it also qualifies for a discount on insurance for many companies.
COST $100 Skills Improvement 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) WIND SHIELDS ARE NOT SUFFICIENT.
The Basic Riders Course is a 13-15 hour course, consisting of 5 hours of classroom academics and 10 hours on the range operating a motorcycle.
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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
- Basic techniques to operate the motorcycle including: Starting, stopping, and turning including hazard avoidance.
Students will be tested on their knowledge and their skills.
Basic Riders Course
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 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.
THERE IS NO ACTUAL RIDING in this class
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 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.
Skills development classes are available in 2 and 3 wheel versions.
Each version has all the practical (riding) of the associated Basic Riders Course without the academics
Ideal for those who have a motorcycle endorsement and have not ridden in a significant amount of time, or are seeking a license in another state that does not require standardized training
Upon successful completion the student will have the requisite skills required to successfully pass their states practical test
Select this discount option at check out and receive a $50 discount.
For more information about these courses and others, visit the Motorcycle Safety Foundation's website at www.msf-usa.org
Special classes are available upon request and dependent upon availability of facilities.
Groups: call for quote
Private BRC Cost: $500 (up to 2 persons)
$220 each for 3 persons
Standard pricing for 4 or more students
Personalized help based on students needs: $50 hr (all or part), $200 min if not conducted upon completion of BRC.
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