Other Motorcycle Rider Courses

Courses include: Advanced RiderCourse, Basic RiderCourse 2, Introductory Motorcycle Experience and Ultimate Bike Bonding RiderCourse.

Take Note

Explore the schedules for the 2021 season and register today!

 Schedule of Motorcycle Rider Courses

Students taking these courses during the 2021 season are required to bring their own helmet.

Course Details

Advanced RiderCourse

Cost: $195

A one-day course that complements your basic skills and helps with personal risk assessment. It includes a fast-paced classroom segment with several fun interactive activities to improve perception and hazard awareness. Range exercises enhance both basic operating skills and crash-avoidance skills. Improving your braking and cornering finesse is emphasized. The course is beneficial for riders on any type of street motorcycle.

You will need to bring the following with you to the course:

  • Proof of current insurance and registration.
  • Valid NYS driver’s license with motorcycle endorsement.

Prerequisites: Must possess a valid NYS driver's license AND a valid NYS motorcycle license. Must own a street-legal, registered and insured motorcycle or scooter

Advanced RiderCourse Additional Information (PDF)
Includes important information related to this course, including a listing of required protective riding gear.


MSF - Basic Rider Course 2 (BRC2)

Cost: $160

BRC2 is for the rider with a motorcycle license who wants to improve their skills on their own motorcycle or scooter.

Requirements

  • No student will be allowed to proceed if they are unable to demonstrate basic riding skills in a parking lot. (no refund)
  • Bring your own street-legal, insured and registered motorcycle or scooter. Bring proof of same. You will not be allowed to proceed if you do not meet this requirement. (no refund)
  • Bring original and copy of your valid NYS driver's license and permit. Cannot proceed without these. (no refund)

Note: Motorcycle courses are physically demanding and require you to be mentally alert and able to multitask. Required riding gear is required for all courses.

For specific questions about classes or policies related to motorcycle courses, contact Barbara at (518) 813-1717.  

BRC2 Additional Information (PDF)
Includes important information related to this course, including a listing of required protective riding gear.


Introductory Motorcycle Experience (IME)

Cost: $60

This two-hour experience provides students with an opportunity to become familiar with a motorcycle/scooter and its controls in a low-risk, controlled environment. It is designed for the student who has no riding experience and isn't sure whether or not they should take formal training.

You will not learn how to ride a motorcycle/scooter, but you will experience a its operational characteristics through an initial hands-on experience, allowing you to consider the possibility of formally learning to ride. You should consider yourself successful in this course regardless of you choose to learn to ride or not.

This experience does not guarantee success in the Basic RiderCourse (BRC). Group size is limited to three students.

Prerequisite: None

IME Additional Information (PDF)
Includes important information related to this course, including a listing of required protective riding gear.


Ultimate Bike Bonding RiderCourse (UBBRC)

Cost: $160

This half-day rising course (no classroom instruction) is for licensed riders looking to dial in their low speed control and confidence. Riders will use their personal motorcycle/scooter.

Instruction includes:

  • Bike-Bonding Awareness
  • Big box
  • Zigzag
  • Circle weaves
  • Switchbacks
  • Lollipops
  • Circuit Training
  • Sharing the road

Prerequisites: Rider must have valid motorcycle license and possess SOLID basic skills with recent riding experience. It is recommended that the motorcycle/scooter be appropriate for the size and strength of its rider. You must bring your own street-legal, insured and registered motorcycle or scooter. Must bring proof of same.

Ultimate Bike Bonding RiderCourse Additional Information (PDF)
Includes important information related to this course, including a listing of required protective riding gear.

Get in Touch

Community and Professional Education

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 252

Fax: (518) 629-8103

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(excluding college holidays and vacations)