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Basic RiderCourse (Class No: 19746)
Class Date(s): 2/2 - 2/3
Sat: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm / Sun: 7:00 am - 4 pm
6 seat(s) remaining
Cost: $329 per student.

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Kristin Cawley began riding dirt trails at 6 years of age, as well as on the gas tanks of her mother and father's motorcycles. Her enthusiasm for motorcycling has continued with her daughter Gracelynn who has a Honda 50 and who is being taught how to ride at the age of 4. Kristin began teaching the Basic Rider Course in 2006, she has continued her love for riding and teaching others the art of motorcycling throughout various avenues in the motorcycling fields such as 2 wheels, 3 wheels, scooters, experienced and advanced courses. Outside of work Kristin loves to be with her family on the farm near Smith Mountain Lake, she loves to cook with her daughter, volunteers yearly at the Farm Aid Concert, goes to the beach and lake as much as possible with Gracelynn. Kristin and Gracelynn love hot rods and kustom kemps, often times driving their cars to attend car shows around the country.


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This course offers over 15 hours of classroom and riding instruction based on the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) curriculum.

This course is specifically designed for the novice rider and beginner rider. Students learn about components and controls of a motorcycle, riding gear and preparing to for the ride. The risk of riding and managing that risk are studied in depth better preparing the student for "real life" riding. Strategies are investigated that will prepare each student for riding on the street in traffic. Whether you want to learn to ride for pleasure or basic low-cost transportation or both, this course is perfect for you.

Many students are returning riders. They rode a motorcycle in their youth, but haven't ridden in years. This is a perfect reintroduction to riding. Experienced riders can break bad habits and gain new skills.

Graduating students receive an Motorcycle Safety Foundation completion certificate and a Virginia Class "M2" endorsement (motorcycle license).

We offer both weekday and weekend classes throughout the year. Class sizes are typically 10 - 12 students facilitated by two professional RiderCoaches.