Schedule of Motorcycle Rider Courses

Motorcycle rider courses are offered every April - October.

For more detailed information on the motorcycle courses, visit the main Motorcycle Rider Courses webpage.

How to Register

Register for a course by selecting "Add to Cart" on the desired course and then go to the "Cart" at the bottom of the page when you are ready to process your registration.

NOTE: The “Seats Left” listed below are updated every hour and when you checkout. 

Courses

Advanced Rider Course

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:

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

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Advanced Rider Course
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Sunday, 5/16
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-011 600 11 seats left $195

Basic Rider Course 2 License Waiver

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic RiderCourse 2 for License Waiver (BRC2- LW), is a unique riding curriculum for New Yorkers offered through the New York State Motorcycle Safety Program (NYSMSP). This course is intended for the permit rider who owns a motorcycle and has with one season of road experience  You must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the BRC2 –LW per NYS DMV. If you are under age 18, you may not enroll in this course.

This ten-hour course consists of a two-hour online (eCourse) and approximately six hours of practice riding exercises on your own motorcycle or scooter. The online course must be completed before attending the riding exercises.

The course is designed to further develop your riding skills on your own street-legal motorcycle or scooter in our secure riding setting. The riding exercises conclude with a Skills Evaluation.

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Basic Rider Course 2 License Waiver
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Saturday, 5/8
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
ZSPI-023 600 12 seats left $260

Basic Rider Course 3 Wheel License Waiver

MSF's 3-Wheel Basic RiderCourse is taught on school-provided 3-wheel training units that have two wheels in the front and one in the back. You may bring your own street legal 3-wheel motorcycle to the class if you prefer. Proof of current registration and insurance required. Motorcycle/side car rigs and sit-in car-style 3-wheel vehicles are not permitted in the class. If you plan to ride a 2-wheel motorcycle, you must take the BRC or BRC-2 for license waiver course. This course is sponsored by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and approved for NYS DMV for 3-wheel only motorcycle license. It is a two day course that includes both classroom and on-vehicle riding exercises. 

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Basic Rider Course 3 Wheel License Waiver
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Saturday, 4/24
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday, 4/25
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-024 600 7 seats left $99
Saturday, 5/22
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday, 5/23
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-024 602 10 seats left $99
Saturday, 6/5
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday, 6/6
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-024 700 12 seats left $99

Basic Rider Course License Waiver

In the Basic RiderCourse you will learn:

The Basic RiderCourse provides classroom and actual motorcycle/scooter operator training in a controlled, off-street environment. No experience is necessary, however, you must be able to ride a bicycle. A STRONG sense of balance is required! Student must possess a valid NYS driver’s license. Upon successful completion of the Basic RiderCourse, a NYSMSP road test waiver card will be issued. You take it to NYS DMV, apply for the motorcycle permit, if you do not have one, present waiver card and pay any fees and you will receive the “M” endorsement. You are required to complete the MSF 3-hour online eCourse within 30 days of the classroom. After you register, the college will send you the link. There is no additional charge for the eCourse.

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Basic Rider Course License Waiver
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Friday, 4/2
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, 4/3
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 600 0 seats left $310Section Full

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Monday, 4/5
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, 4/6
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 601 0 seats left $310Section Full

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Wednesday, 4/7
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday, 4/8
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 602 0 seats left $310Section Full

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Saturday, 4/10
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday, 4/11
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 603 0 seats left $310Section Full

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Monday, 4/12
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, 4/13
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 604 8 seats left $310
Wednesday, 4/14
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday, 4/15
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 605 12 seats left $310
Saturday, 4/17
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday, 4/18
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 606 0 seats left $310Section Full

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Monday, 4/19
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, 4/20
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 607 10 seats left $310
Wednesday, 4/21
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday, 4/22
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 608 12 seats left $310
Monday, 4/26
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, 4/27
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 610 12 seats left $310
Wednesday, 4/28
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday, 4/29
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-015 611 12 seats left $310
Saturday, 5/1
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, 5/2
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 613 0 seats left $310Section Full

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Monday, 5/3
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 5/4
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 614 10 seats left $310
Wednesday, 5/5
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, 5/6
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 615 12 seats left $310
Monday, 5/10
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 5/11
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 617 12 seats left $310
Wednesday, 5/12
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, 5/13
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 618 11 seats left $310
Monday, 5/17
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 5/18
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 619 12 seats left $310
Wednesday, 5/19
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, 5/20
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 620 12 seats left $310
Saturday, 5/22
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday, 5/23
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 621 0 seats left $310Section Full

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Monday, 5/24
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 5/25
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 622 12 seats left $310
Wednesday, 5/26
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, 5/27
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 623 12 seats left $310
Saturday, 5/29
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday, 5/30
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-015 625 3 seats left $310
Wednesday, 6/2
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, 6/3
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 700 12 seats left $310
Saturday, 6/5
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday, 6/6
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 702 8 seats left $310
Monday, 6/7
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 6/8
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 703 12 seats left $310
Wednesday, 6/9
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, 6/10
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 704 12 seats left $310
Saturday, 6/12
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday, 6/13
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 705 12 seats left $310
Monday, 6/14
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 6/15
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 706 12 seats left $310
Monday, 6/21
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 6/22
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 707 12 seats left $310
Saturday, Sundays, 6/26 - 6/27
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
ZSPI-015 708 12 seats left $310
Monday, 6/28
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 6/29
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 709 12 seats left $310
Wednesday, 6/30
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, 7/1
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 710 12 seats left $310
Saturday, 7/3
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday, 7/4
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 711 12 seats left $310
Monday, 7/5
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 7/6
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 712 12 seats left $310
Wednesday, 7/7
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, 7/8
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ZSPI-015 713 12 seats left $310

Introductory Motorcycle Experience

A two-hour, first-touch experience with a motorcycle, not designed to teach actual riding skills. Focused on reviewing a motorcycle's primary parts and controls, it helps you determine whether motorcycling is a good personal choice. You are given the option to manipulate the controls while astride a motorcycle. A self-assessment component ensures you are aware of the risks and requirements for being a good, safe and responsible rider.

Additional Course Information 

COVID-19 Pooled Testing Information 

On-Campus Health Screening Process 

Introductory Motorcycle Experience
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Sunday, 4/11
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-013 602 1 seats left $60
Saturday, 5/8
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ZSPI-013 603 3 seats left $60

Motorcycle Open House

The Capital Area Motorcycle Schools will be hosting a virtual open house. Join in at anytime to talk with Rider coaches about the classes we offer. Registration will also be available.

Motorcycle Open House
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Saturday, 2/27
9:00 am - 11:00 am
ZSPI-020 600 21 seats left $0

Ultimate Bike Bonding

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.

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.

Additional Course Information 

COVID-19 Pooled Testing Information 

On-Campus Health Screening Process 

Ultimate Bike Bonding
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Sunday, 6/13
7:30 am - 12:30 pm
ZSPI-016 700 11 seats left $160