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Advanced Skills - Two Weekends (Class No: 18510)
Class Date(s): 6/3/2018 & 6/10/2018
2 Weekend Days - 1 pm - 5 pm
0 seat(s) remaining
Cost: $300 per student.
M/C Choice: Training M/C or Personal

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Ron Bennett has been a rider coach since 2001 in Pennsylvania until he and his wife Yolanda, moved to Virginia in 2012 where he continues coaching. Ron is a retired officer from University of Pittsburgh Police Department after 32 years. Duties included plainclothes, investigations, motor officer, SERT, and community relations. Ron received many awards during this time including Officer of the Year, and Medal of Bravery for First Responder of critical incident. Ron enjoys family events, rollerskating (4 wheels), fishing, jazz, and old school music. Also a member of "Buffalo Soldiers M/C of Pittsburgh" where he is known as "Zoom".


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Jeffrey Thompson is the CEO/General Manager and a Partner for Motorcycle Riding Concepts. Jeff is a retired Police Sergeant from a large suburban Washington DC police department. Jeff  has owned, built, and operated motorcycles both on and off-road for over 45 years, of which 30 years was with the police department. Jeff rode as a Motor Officer and Supervisor for 12 years and has been a certified Motorcycle Instructor since 1988. Jeff incorporates his 12 years as a Crash Reconstruction Detective and Supervisor in his overall approach to dynamic motorcycle training. Jeff has won many competition honors both locally and nationally. Additionally, Jeff has had the opportunity to instruct students from across the USA and abroad. Jeff is passionate and dedicated to the pursuit of riding excellence for all riders. 


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This two-day course (8 hours across two weekend days) is designed for students who have successfully completed the Basic RiderCourse, Intermediate Rider Course or have riding experience and want to improve their skills significantly.

The Advanced Skills Course includes:

  • Review of basic concepts and techniques
  • Advanced brake and escape collision avoidance maneuvers
  • Foreign obstacle avoidance maneuvers and techniques
  • Advanced cornering techniques
  • Advanced braking in a curve technique
  • Cone course skills demonstration and practice
  • Student practice and instructor evaluation

You may opt to take the course on our motorcycle or yours. The base fee of $300 includes riding on one of our Suzuki TU 250 motorcycles or your personal motorcycle. You may opt to ride one of our Harley-Davidson Road Kings or Dyna for an additional fee of $100 or our Harley-Davidson Street 500 for an additional $75.