Frequently Asked Questions
Riders that are not able to perform the basic control skills required in the course will be removed from the class and no refund will be given, so it’s important that you choose wisely. If you have been riding on the street for a season and are comfortable operating your motorcycle, the BRC2-LW should be a good fit.
On the other hand, if you are uncertain of your skills… if you are intimidated riding your own motorcycle or having difficulty being in control on the street… if you are a rider returning to motorcycling after a period of not riding, then you might want to consider the BRC as your entry point to training.
The BRC has the same road test license waiver benefit as the BRC2-LW, but it will start from scratch covering basic skills. You will receive extended practice on smaller (250cc and under) street motorcycles that we provide and generally gain the skills and confidence to transition to your own motorcycle on course completion.
If you are having trouble deciding, give us a call and we can discuss it!
After completing the 2-hour online eCourse on your own, you’ll join us for 3 hours of classroom instruction and about 5 hours of riding exercises on your own street-legal motorcycle or scooter. In some cases, the class may be split over two mornings or two afternoons. Our classroom learning has been shortened to reduce possible indoor exposure to Covid.
You can see the full schedule, plus availability for each location, by clicking here.
- MSF eCourse certificate
- Street-legal motorcycle with inspection sticker attached
- Proof of motorcycle registration & insurance
- Valid NYS driver’s license
- Valid NYS motorcycle learner’s permit
- DOT compliant motorcycle helmet
- Eye protection (face shield or goggles)
- Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
- Full-fingered gloves
- Durable long pants (denim or equivalent; no holes!)
- Sturdy over-the-ankle boots (no sneakers!)
- Rain gear (classes run rain or shine)
Do not wait until the last minute to ensure that your motorcycle is operational and inspected and that your paperwork is in order. There are financial penalties for canceling/rescheduling your class.
You will receive specific details on what to bring once you are enrolled.
Road Test Waiver Benefit
Your successful completion qualifies you for a Motorcycle License Road Test Waiver which allows you to earn your license without taking the NYS DMV Road Test.
You can obtain your permit and amend your license in one visit to the DMV. Students under age 18 will not be able to utilize their road test waiver document until they have held a motorcycle learner’s permit for at least six months.
Please consider that you will be outdoors for extended periods in ambient weather conditions. You will spend a good portion of the day expending mental energy as you learn new skills.
Fees apply. Please click here for details.
a) Check back on our website periodically; we may add additional classes because cancellations by other students may create an earlier opening. You may reschedule using the confirmation number in your confirmation e-mail. A $20 fee will apply. NOTE: If your class starts within the next 7 days and you want to move to an even earlier available course date, please phone the office to reschedule, as the on-line enrollment system will charge a larger reschedule fee.
b) If you would like to be considered for last minute fill-ins (within 24 hours of a class start date/time), please email us with your preferences. You might specify a particular date that you desire or a general interest in an earlier date – please specify if you are available weekends or weekdays – and we will put you on the cancellation list.