California's Official Motorcycle Safety and Training Program

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Basic RiderCourse 2

  • One half day course
  • Use your own motorcycle and helmet
  • Qualifies graduates for insurance premium discounts with some motorcycle insurers

Even if you’ve been riding for some time, there’s always something new to learn. Increasing numbers of seasoned riders are flocking to the half-day Basic RiderCourse 2 to hone their skills and fine-tune the mental skills needed for survival in traffic.

You’ll discuss with your peers how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. The Basic RiderCourse 2 also covers protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care, the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding, and includes an optional skill evaluation and knowledge test.

Using your own motorcycle, you’ll put into practice the techniques of managing traction, stopping quickly, cornering and swerving.   Find a RiderCourse near you.