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Motorcycle Safety: Basic Rider Course One Weekend 8/26 - 8/28/22 Friday evening, Saturday & Sunday mornings CLASS IS FULL

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CourseGraphic If you have never ridden a motorcycle, this class can help you learn how and help you become licensed. You'll be taught mental and physical skills for riding on public roads. You'll ride two-wheeled manual-shift-and-clutch motorcycles provided by WCC on our riding range.

This Basic Rider Course has a mandatory on-line eCourse pre-course assignment which must be learned and completed by you before the start of your class.  The eCourse must be taken on-line.  The eCourse requires at least 3 hours to complete, although 4-8 hours is typical.

A link to the eCourse will be emailed to all students registered for this Basic Rider Course at least 1 week before the class start date.  If you register within 1 week of the class start date then the link will be emailed within 24 hours or on Monday if you register during the weekend. The link will be emailed to the email address that you provide when you create your WCC profile.  It is your responsibility to monitor your email account for the email containing the link. 

After completing the eCourse, print your eCourse completion certificate. Bring your eCourse completion certificate to the first class session.  You will not be allowed in class if you do not have your eCourse completion certificate, and no refund will be given or class transfer made.

Attendance and successful completion

If you’re tardy, you will not be allowed in class, and no refund will be given or class transfer made.
You must complete and learn the online pre-course assignment, print the completion certificate and bring it to the first class session, attend all class sessions, and pass all written and riding skills tests to successfully complete the class. 
If the instructor determines that you are not making adequate progress in the class or become a hazard to yourself or others, then your class participation may be ended and no refund will be given or class transfer made.

Required Equipment, Supplies and Identification

Students must provide the following equipment, supplies and identification:
• Face mask.  *See Covid-19 Mitigation section below for additional requirements.
• Driver license
• Ink pen to write with during all class sessions.
• A sturdy long-sleeved shirt and sturdy long pants, No holes, rips, tears, etc. Shirts must cover wrists while seated in the riding position.  Pants must reach the top of boots while seated in the riding position. No gap between bottom of shirt and top of pant while seated in the riding position.
• Sturdy over-the-ankle boots. No athletic or soft soled boots or shoes.  Socks should extend above the tops of boots and well into pant legs. No gap between top of boot and bottom of pants when seated in the riding position,
• Full-fingered gloves. Sturdy leather or heavy-duty textile.  No rubber, latex, plastic medical type gloves.
• Eye protection – required even with helmet face shield.  Goggles, safety glasses, eyeglasses are acceptable.  Sunglasses are acceptable during bright sunlight only.
• A motorcycle helmet approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Helmet must be in good condition and appropriately fitted. Loaner helmets are not available.
• Cold weather and wet weather riding gear.
• Bottled water or non-alcoholic beverage if desired.

The instructor’s decision on the acceptability of student-provided equipment is final
COVID-19 Mitigation:
  • All students and all others on campus will comply with all WCC Covid-19 safety protocols and procedures in place at the time of their class. Students who do not comply may be dismissed from their class and no refund will be given or transfer made.
  • See WCC’s website for the current Covid-19 safety protocols and procedures:
  • All students will complete the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s LIABILITY WAIVER AND GENERAL RELEASE RELATING TO CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 before their first class session and give it to their instructor at the start of the class session.  A parent or legal guardian of a student younger than 18 years must sign the waiver.  This waiver is in addition to the waivers that will be signed at the first class session.   

eCourse Instructions
eCourse Requirements
eCourse FAQ

Class Details

3 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Fri.  
  Weekly - Sat.  
  Weekly - Sun.  

Location : Great Lakes Bldg Location : 
  Great Lakes Bldg.

Instructor : State of Michigan, Instructor 



Please read:  Mandatory on-line eCourse pre-course assignment must be learned and completed before the start of class. Must be at least 15 years old and have a driver's license. Students ride manual transmission motorcycles provided by WCC. You must be able to ride a bicycle, to balance and support a two-wheeled motorcycle, and operate manual hand and foot controls for shifting and braking. You must sign a liability waiver. If you're under 18, a parent or guardian must sign the liability waiver in person at the start of the class. You must pass the Basic Rider Course knowledge and riding skills tests to successfully complete this class. The Michigan Secretary of State's office waives its requirement for rider testing if you successfully complete this class.



Registration Closes On
Friday, August 26, 2022 @ 6:00 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/26/2022 - 8/26/2022 Weekly - Fri 04:45 PM - 07:00 PM Ann Arbor, Great Lakes Bldg  Map, Room: GL 202 State of Michigan, Instructor 
8/27/2022 - 8/27/2022 Weekly - Sat 07:30 AM - 01:30 PM Ann Arbor, Great Lakes Bldg  Map, Room: GL 202 State of Michigan, Instructor 
8/28/2022 - 8/28/2022 Weekly - Sun 07:30 AM - 12:00 PM Ann Arbor, Great Lakes Bldg  Map, Room: GL 202 State of Michigan, Instructor