Promoting motorcycle safety for over 30 years

Basic Rider Course:  (Course # RVH 130 - Motorcycle Rider Safety) BRC is a three-day class held either Friday – Sunday or Tuesday - Thursday during the summer. This course includes classroom and on-motorcycle instruction. Riders will learn basic skills of motorcycle operation and safe riding strategies under controlled range condition. The BRC program provides motorcycles (none larger than 500 cc), helmets and textbook for each rider. Successful completion of the course prepares the rider for state licensing with an exemption in the skills and knowledge test at the DMV. The BRC is a 1 credit hour course and is priced accordingly. Participants will need to be registered as a student within the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). Basic Rider Registration

Extended Basic Rider: Designed for students who have completed the Basic Rider Course (successful or not) and would like more individualized instruction. The class ratio of student to instructor is 3:1.This course is scheduled as needed and will be held on two weekday evenings starting in May and will be available until August.
Class fee is $ 100.00 per person.

Basic Rider 2: BRC2 includes a brief review of basic skills, critical advanced turning, braking skills, counter steering, and obstacle avoidance. This class is designed to assist riders in improving their skills and is taught on Saturdays or Sundays from 8 am. to 3 p.m. Students will need street-legal motorcycle, helmet, valid driver’s license with motorcycle endorsement, and proof of insurance on the motorcycle. This course is scheduled as needed.
Class fee is $60 per person.

Advanced Rider: ARC consists of approximately 3 ½ hours of classroom activities and 4 ½ hours of riding. This class is taught on Saturdays or Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students will need street-legal motorcycle, helmet, valid driver’s license with motorcycle endorsement, and proof of insurance on the motorcycle. There is no formal skills test but a course assessment will be administered. This course is scheduled as needed. 
Class fee is $ 70 per person.

Sidecar/Trike Course: (Course # RVH 195 - Sidecar/Trike) Sidecar/Trike Education Program (S/TEP) is designed to teach riders the skills necessary to safely operate a three-wheel vehicle on the street, even if one has never ridden any kind of motorcycle. The 16-hour course takes the rider through the basics of motorcycle operation (controls are much the same as a two-wheel motorcycle), effective braking, turning skills and obstacle avoidance, as well as other safe riding strategies. Sidecar units and Trikes are available for use on Saturday and Sunday but riders are encouraged to bring their own Sidecar/Trike for use on Sunday. The S/TEP is a 1 credit hour course and is priced accordingly. Participants will need to be registered as a student within the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). Call 434-832-7621 for information. Sidecar/Trike Registration

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