Are you a beginning rider with no experience? This is not the class for you. You should enroll in the Basic RiderCourse (BRC).
If you are a rider at least 18 years of age who’s been riding with a temporary permit for longer than one year (over 1,000 miles of experience ) or an experienced rider returning to the sport after an extended time away from riding then the 8-hour Returning Rider BRC (RRBRC) is the course to take.
The cost of the course is $150.00 and is non-refundable. To take the BRC-RR course, you must have either a valid motorcycle temporary instruction permit identification card (TIPIC) or a motorcycle endorsement on your license.
Students will need to provide the following protective equipment: over-the-ankle footwear, long pants (without any holes), long-sleeved shirt or jacket, full-fingered gloves and eye protection. Please also bring a DOT-approved helmet. If you do not have one, Balance Dynamics will provide one for you.
Students will be required to demonstrate sufficient skills in two basic control skill exercises to continue participation in the BRC-RR. Students will go through familiarization with the training motorcycles, then must demonstrate sufficient skills in shifting (1st & 2nd gear) and stopping and also must perform a control skills exercise (offset weaves, clutch control) to the satisfaction of the instructors. Students unable to demonstrate sufficient skills in the first two exercises will be counseled out of the course and advised to register in the BasicRider Course (BRC). No refunds or free class will be provided if you cannot demonstrate basic control skills.
Students will then take a skills test. Upon successful completion of the test, the student will be given a Course Completion Card and be eligible for the BMV skill test waiver for a motorcycle endorsement.
Balance Dynamics Motorcycle Training Center has a sufficient number of training motorcycles to provide each student with a motorcycle to ride during the riding portions of the course.
Student-owned motorcycles/scooters may be used in the BRC/BRC-RR. Any motorcycle/scooter model manufactured for on-highway use that meets the following criteria may be used:
An instructor will inspect the student’s motorcycle/scooter for road worthiness prior to the first riding exercise. The student may then use their motorcycle/scooter in the class after a successful inspection and approval by the instructor.
Please make the training site aware of any special requirements you may have so that arrangements, if possible, can be made ahead of time. Special requirements include anything you think may detrimentally affect your ability to safely operate a motorcycle. Examples include but are not limited to:
Riders with medical or other special considerations may be requested to sign an additional waiver and release depending on the type and severity of the medical condition which may affect the rider’s ability to safely participate in the course. Additionally, the rider may be requested to have a physician verify in writing the medical condition and the physician’s assessment of the medical condition and its impact on the student’s ability to safely participate in the riding portions of the course.