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Training - U.S.A.
- AdMo Tours
Adventure Motorcycle Rider Training - Dirt bike training courses offered
in a "learn to ride and ride to improve" program for all levels,
including children over 10 Motorcycles provided and equipment rental available.
Motorcycle School - Private school licensed to teach the MSF Basic RiderCourse
and the Experienced RiderCourse; they also offer private lessons.
Rider Training -MSF courses offered using Kawasaki 250cc Ninjas and
Super Sherpas in Daytona.
Supercamp -Offered at tracks around the country, uses Honda XL100's
to teach skills that are useful on the road.
- Apex Track Days
- Track day events at Reno Fernley Raceway and they're planning on events
in the future at Spring Mountain Raceway.
- AZ Trackday -
Track days at Firebird Raceway in Chandler, Arizona.
- Club Desmo - All-brands
of bikes can participate in track days at Buttonwillow, Laguna Seca and
Willow Springs Instructors include former World Superbike Champion Doug
- Hypercycle Hyperclub
- Track Days at the Willow Springs 2.5 Mile road course and the Streets
of Willow No membership fees and minimal bike prep.
- International Road Race
School Thailand - Multiple day intensive training program by specialist
trainers Optional Mid-Week Racing event Also training for juniors,
with the only requirement being that the student must be at least 1200mm
in height (47.25") and have a basic knowledge of a motorcycle.
- Jason Pridmore's
STAR - (Skills and Techniques for Advanced Riding) Motorcycle School;
offers classes at tracks around the country with Jason Pridmore, AMA Superbike
- Jimmy Lewis
- The Jimmy Lewis Off-Road Riding School; classes for "hard core"
off-roaders and also for Adventure Tourers.
- Kevin Schwantz
School - Kevin Schwantz (former GP500 racer) has now opened a school
at Road Atlanta; offers one to three day sessions; rental bikes available.
- Learning Curves
- Motorcycle road racing school is a licensed CCS school using many different
tracks around the USA.
- Lone Star Track Days - Track days for everyone from beginners to experts
at a variety of tracks in Texas
- MARRC Roadracing School
- At West Virginia's Summit Point Raceway; for riders interested in learning
how to race Qualified to offer licenses for both WERA and CCS.
- MotoMark1 - Motorcycle
training and motor escort/camera bike services Adventure bike training Precision
maneuvering course for urban survival skills Curriculum designed and taught
by motor officers MSF courses and camera bike training available 7 day/week
availability Loaner bikes, safety equipment, and video analysis available
Mobile training unit available for groups of 15 or more.
- Motorcycle LA
- Motorcycle riding school with private lessons and motorcycle rentals for
the DMV test Located in Burbank, California.
- MotoSchool -
MSF Certified Instructors; two locations in California; learn how to ride
Riding School - Illinois' first licensed commercial motorcycle school,
developed to instruct beginners and intermediate riders in safe motorcycle
operation via the Motorcycle Safety Foundation curriculum.
- Motorvike - Personal
motorcycle instruction in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere Become a safer
rider and have fun in a low stress motorcycle class.
- Northeast Sportbike Association
(NESBA) - Northeast Sportbike Association is a not-for-profit organization "committed
to providing motorcycle riders a safer and more enjoyable place to ride"
Events are held at various tracks throughout the Northeast, Southeast, Northwest
and Midwest United States Costs are low and they offer a free trial class!
- Northwest Motorcycle School - Learn to ride like the Police Motor Officers
in this intensive, 42 hour course in Seattle, Washington or Portland, Oregon
Out of state and riders from other countries welcome.
- On One Wheel
- Focused on teaching you one skill: How to Wheelie!
- Pacific Track
Time - Offers good food, beverages (non-alcoholic, of course!)
and Aprilia RSV rentals at tracks in California.
- Pacific Supersport
Riders - Home track is Portland International Raceway; events also held
at Seattle's Pacific Raceway and Thunderhill Park in northern California
Experienced instructors ranging from MSF trained Rider Coaches to regional
and national champions like Jimmy Moore Handle first-time track riders up
to experienced racers.
- Puget Sound
Safety - A diverse training school offering courses ranging from
the MSF BRC/ERC and DirtBike school to franchised courses such as Lee Park’s
Total Control Training.
- Rich Oliver -
Seven-time National Champion Rich Oliver has a training course for riders
in all ranges, from beginner through intermediate and even professional
Training in the dirt can be the best place to practice and improve their
- Ride Chicago
- Motorcycle training in Chicago; they provide the motorcycles and helmets!
- Ride Like A Pro
and now Ride
Like A Pro - West Coast - Jerry "Motorman" Palladino is an
ex-motor officer and he teaches riding skills focused on low-speed handling
skills on big bikes These are some of the hardest riding skills to master
but they have the most potential for making more confident, safer riders!
Also check out
of Jerry's videos
- Ride Smart - Many
different types of training events for beginners through experts on tracks
and other venues in Texas.
- Stayin' Safe
- The late Larry Grodsky's real road skills training courses offered in
the Mid-Atlantic region by Mary Ann Puglisi, who is now running the program
with other instructors.
- Motorcycle training for experienced street riders in Precision Cornering,
Braking & Swerving Personalized training with emphasis on technique,
not speed Lead instructors are Walt Fulton, former Daytona winner featured
in "On Any Sunday," and Bob Reichenberg, former MSF Chief of Motorcycle
- Superbike Coach
- California-based coaching for street riders or racers includes training
in road skills; track drills for racers or track day riders; a wheelie course;
race or street bike setup course; and DMV skill test preparation course.
- T.E.A.M. Arizona
- Dedicated training facility; offers MSF courses; training for beginners
through advanced; group training available also.
- Team Hammer -
One of the most successful road racing teams in the U.S.A. Going to the
school can qualify you for a WERA or CCS racing license; they also run track
days for graduates.
- 2Fast - 2Fast Motorcycle
Track Days and Instruction at tracks in the Northwest.
- US Desmo - Our club
hosts four track days per year for primarily European motorcycles at Carolina
Motorsports Park and Roebling Road.
Springs - Motorcycle club and new racer school - high performance and
advanced instruction for racers.
- Women's School
of Motocross - Offers classes nationwide; dirt bike training can also
help improve street skills.
- Women's Riding
School - Fun, safety and education. Low student to instructor ratio
All experience levels are welcome from novice to expert. Virtually any bike
can be used as long as it passes our basic safety inspection; cruisers,
standards, sport bikes, dirt bikes. The day consists of a morning track
walk, classroom instruction, lots of on-course riding and elective infield
- Motorcycle Safety Training - You may find a listing for a motorcycle
safety training class near you on this site.
► Motorcycle Training - Canada
Motorcycle Academy - From "A.B." (February 2012): "I
took a course with last year and highly recommend it. They only take licenced
riders with their own bikes. As they say on the site "RoadCraft Motorcycle
Academy, in Richmond B.C., concentrates exclusively on the needs of licensed
riders." I have signed up for a 1 day refresher in early April.
- 2wheel 2ition
- Run by Dave Clayton, a licensed Motorcycle Training Instructor and former
Police motorcycle rider and drill team member The training involves motorcycle
theory, skills and traffic safety instruction In Vancouver.
- Pro Ride - Motorcycle
training school in Vancouver, B.C.
- Valley Driving School - Several locations in B.C., with theory courses,
Motorcycle Skills Test, refreshers and more Recommended by wBW visitor "M": "I
took this course last year, learned a ton of stuff and had a blast. I feel
way more confident on my bike now... these guys are great."
Motorcycle Training - U.S.A.
- 2Fast Track Days
- Offers both Performance Schools and Track Days at Pacific Raceways in
Kent, Washington Focus is on helping riders become faster and safer in a
- Advanced Rider
Training - Learn advanced riding skills; training for everyone from
first time track day riders to racers looking to improve their times Offered
by Team Pro-Motion at several tracks on the East Coast WERA, CCS, and AHRMA
sanctioned, and the ART Limited school certificate being accepted to purchase
a road racing license.
- California Superbike
School - Keith Code - Keith Code teaches advanced road skills; available
at tracks around the country. Read the wBW
California Superbike School review.
- Champ Racing
- Doug Chandler's Motorcycle Racing School Here's a note we received from
Doug: "Hi Rick... I am starting my own road racing school My intent
is to keep it small and as personal as possible My focus is on the students
who want to get into racing or the people who just want to go around the
track faster and safer I will work with all levels of riders but I am trying
to get the people with some track experience."
- CLASS - Reg Pridmore
- Reg Pridmore is a 3-time AMA Superbike Champion; school emphasizes focus
and control to improve street skills In session from March through November
at Sears Point, Laguna Seca, California Speedway and Streets of Willow Springs.
- Code R.A.C.E. School
- "All about experiencing the hard skills of real motorcycle roadracing
in a kicked-back environment of professional and effective coaching"
with Keith Code.
- Cornerspeed Riderschool
- Aaron Stevenson's school emphasizes cornering speed and smoothness; at
the Virginia International Raceway; accredited by WERA and CCS, graduates
are eligible for provisional racing licenses.
- Doug Foley’s Motorcycle Drag Racing Schools - Four-time AMA Prostar
World Champion Rickey Gadson is now affiliated with this school; these
skills can help racers learn how to launch their bikes better at the start.
- dp Safety School
- Offers instruction with the expert of your choice; tracks include Buttonwillow,
Laguna Seca, Sears Point and Thunderhill Group or individual instruction
offered Attendees can purchase videos of their rides for after-school study.
- Ed Bargy
Racing School - Ed started teaching performance riding in 1968 School
designed for students to obtain racing license Tracks include Carolina Motorsports
Park, Roebling Road and Talledega.
- Fastrack Riders
- For advanced practice with minimal interference for all levels of performance
Tracks include Streets of Willow Springs, California Speedway and Willow
Springs Program emphasizes lots of track time; sessions always held the
Friday prior to WSMC races.
- Freddie Spencer
- Freddie was World Champion three times; school is run out of the Las Vegas
Motor Speedway with Nick Ienatsch School provides Honda CBR600F4's One,
two or three day programs; three-day program includes a day on dirt with
Honda XL100's All levels from novice to pro.
- FastTrax - Performance
Riding School at Nelson Ledges and Mid-Ohio Offers both Advanced Street
Riders and New Racers schools.
- Penguin Racing
School - In business for 29 years and counting.
Rider Training - UK and Europe
- ABC Riding
School - Custom-tailored CBT, DAS and Advanced Motorcycle training in
- Advanced Motorcycle Training - One-on-one training provided by Police
Motorcycle Instructor, a video of the rider is provided on DVD and includes
bike-to-bike communication Motorbike hire available and riders from
the United States welcomed
More detailed information
and photos here.
- Advanced Motorcycle
Tuition - Expert advanced motorcycle training, by professionals, for
full licence holders; in East Sussex and New Forest.
- Bandit Wheelie
School - Learn to wheelie and stunt ride with Jimmy Fireblade!
- Begin Motorcycling - How about a residential motorcycle training course
in the Derbyshire Peak district?
Motorcycle Training - Learn to Ride a Motorbike in Kent and East Sussex
CBT courses in Ashford, Kent Motorcycle Training courses across the beautiful
Kent and East Sussex countryside.
- Doug Polen - Doug
Polen's 1on1 Riding School offers track training for individuals or up to
6 riders at a choice of tracks and locations.
Riding Experience - Ducati now runs a school with classes for beginners,
advanced riders, racers and also a women's riding school The classes take
place on the Imola race circuit in San Marino (Italy).
Rider Scheme - The first approved Post Test Trainer in Staffordshire
offering Rider Assessments as part of the DSA Enhanced Rider Scheme ( ERS
- Fast Travel
- Based in Switzerland, fast-travel.ch offers you the possibility to experience
exclusive training with a maximum of 2 riders at a track of your choice.
These are customized intensive Coaching sessions for either inexperienced
riders or hobby racer. The goal is to make you a safer and faster rider
without taking any risks but at the same time having fun.
- GRS Advanced
Riding Skills - Based near Heathrow; RoSPA Diploma qualified and all
instructors are either Police 'Class One' or RoSPA Gold, as well as having
achieved the IAM Advanced Motorcycle test.
- Lincolnshire Roadcraft - Advanced rider training taught by ex-Police
Training - Learn motorcycle sliding skills in a safe environment.
- RAE Motorcycle
Training - Offers everything from Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) to
Direct Access Courses; also motorcycle and scooter rentals, tyres, servicing,
MOT, clothing and more.
- Advanced training in Heywood, near Manchester.
- Smart Rider
- Independent motorcycle training body, approved by the Driving Standards
Agency (DSA), situated in the Suffolk town of Bury St. Edmunds.
Skills - Motorcycle training school run by BTEC-qualified instructor,
Kevin Williams, specializing in post-test and advanced motorcycle rider
training In business for ten years and offers flexible but structured advanced
rider training courses for newly qualified riders, returning riders and
experienced riders. Scheduled advanced rider training courses run from Kent,
Oxford & Northern France, and several times a year Survival Skills goes "on
tour" to locations like Devon, Wales and Yorkshire.
- Superbike Coach
- Various motorcycle skills training for street riders, track day riders
and racers, wheelies, DMV Skill Test Prep and more Individual and group
- Swans Advanced
Rider Training - Based in central London and offering advanced rider
training Instructor has an RoSPA Diploma in Advanced Motorcycling Instruction,
the highest qualification available in the UK for Advanced road riding instruction
Also approved by the Driving Standards Agency (Cardington) to teach CBT
and Direct Access courses to learners.
- Thurrock Motorcycle
Training - DSA Approved Training Body; DSA approved Instructors; Police
Class 1 Instructors; BSM Accredited Provider; ROSPA Qualified Instructors
Training 7 Days a Week Motorcycle hire available Safety helmet, jacket,
gloves and waterproof clothing to loan for your course.
- "The UKs No. 1 Website for track day and racing enthusiasts"
Track day and racing forums, videos, galleries and merchandise.
- Guided track days and training at Almeria Circuit (southern Spain) Packages
vary and can include bike transport, bike hire, hotel and more.
- UK Advanced Training - Owned and operated by serving police officers
and holders of the class-one permits for cars and motorcycles. The training
is run nationwide and all staff hold the class-one, police advanced permits
for cars and motorcycles; many are police instructors.
- Wendy Weaver - teaches
one-on-one motorcycle safety in the U.K. she is rated Police Class 1 Standard.
- Wheelie School
- Learn to wheelie with professional stunt riders.
Rider Training - Rest of World
Corser Concepts (AUS) - Corser Concepts Motorcycle School is a motorcycle
skills and balance improvement course aimed at teaching all motorcycle riders
to become safer more confident.
► Road Racing Clubs
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review of the MSF Experienced
RiderCourse | wBW
review of Lee
Parks' motorcycle training course Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic
Motorcycle Academy offers personalized street or off-road training by certified
Motorcycle Safety Foundation instructors | Cycle
School Motorcycle Training provides MSF Certified instruction to Southern
Nevada and Nellis Air Force Base for beginners and experienced riders
review of Jerry "Motorman" Palladino's
Ride Like a Pro III and
Ride Like a Pro for the Ladies | Be sure to visit the
page | The Motor Cop survival video; a riding video used by
law enforcement agencies for training in street survival skills; available from
the Street Smarts
Advanced Motorcycle Training: Check out the recently revised
page for many books related to improving your motorcycle riding skills,
advanced rider training, racing and more! | Listing of all U.S.
state motorcycle training programs
Advanced Motorcycle Training Tips:
Here are a few
tips from Reg Pridmore on riding fast
Videotape Your Track Day:
on board video systems for motorcycles for tours, track days, instruction, racers,
etc Also full camera kit rental services at UK and European track days, from
one to four camera views including your own DVD by the end of the day
| Red Spider
Racing offers on track, live video production of your track riding experience
Track Day Motorcycle Rental:
Rentals rents the Suzuki GSXR or R6 at various track locations in the Midwest
U.S.A Also visit
Time to register for the track day events
Motorcycle Sidecar Training: Learn how to pilot a sidecar rig;
also S/TEP (the Sidecar/Trike Education Program) at
Motorcycle Track Days:
Motoyard Track Days
at Willow Springs Raceway (Rosamond, California); also features one-on-one instruction
for both new riders and experienced riders | The
Club offers a unique combination of track time with advanced training courses
available from 13 times National Champion Mike Himmelsbach | TrackDay
has a list of schedules for track days all over the U.S |
Track Sense organizes
track days at European circuits; see below for the 2007 calendar |
Trackaholics has tips
on preparing for track days, schedules and more | Bike Tweakers
list of many
West Coast (U.S.A.) track days |
Track days at Llandow
Sports Bikes is located near Barcelona, Spain and has track day package
Learn to Wheelie with
Jerry Jones' video!
Off-Road & Motocross Training:
multi-day guided adventure tours in the American Southwest, dirt bike rider
training, specialized trials riding and group events at their Rider Training
Center | MXAddict
(UK) provides off-road training with experienced instructors, half and full
day sessions; bikes and gear included |
BMW offers off-road motorcycle
training for youth
Motorcycle Riding Skills: The MegaRider Organisation, a New
Zealand non-profit motorcycle safety body focusing on rider training, has an
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