Learn to ride a motorcycle through Road America’s Basic
Rider Course (BRC). This Road America motorcycle class was
designed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) for beginning riders. Learn
how to ride a motorcycle safely in a closed-course environment.
Price: $295 / Specific start and end times are
noted in course descriptions by date
Proper safety gear for practical riding is required and
Over-the-ankle footwear with good grips on the soles
(heel not to exceed 1.5″)
Long pants (without rips or exposed skin)
Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
DOT-approved helmet and eye protection (full-face helmet
Please bring safety gear to all class sessions, including the
classroom. Helmets are available for rent with an additional fee
and advanced notice. Classes run rain or shine; bring rain gear
in the event inclement weather should occur.
Each motorcycle class is limited to no more than 12 students.
Participants must be at least 15.5 years of age.
For difficulties or questions with the online
eCourse, please refer to the MSF eCourse frequently asked
questions document below.
The Road America Motorcycle School is designed specifically to
maximize the fun and minimize the risk of motorcycling. With a
pass rate of over 96%, our success rate
is encouraging. However, on occasion, any participant
may have an “off day.” With that in mind, we have created the
Customer Satisfaction Promise. In the event a participant fails
any one of our MSF-designated courses, they will be allowed to
return to retake the full class at a later date for a minimal
rescheduling fee of $100.
Minors participating in the course MUST have a parent’s or legal
guardian’s signature on our Waiver & Indemnification
Form. You can take care of this in advance by having it
signed by the parent or legal guardian AND
NOTARIZED before the class, or a parent or legal
guardian MUST be present at the beginning of the first day of
class to sign the waiver in the presence of a Road America staff
member. No minors will be allowed to participate without
the properly completed and signed waiver.
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