If spring’s arrival has you dreaming of hitting the open road on your motorcycle, you’ll need to be an expert (and endorsement holder) on operating your bike safely, competently, and confidently. Motorcycle training schools in Washington offer a variety of safety training courses to meet your needs and skill level. From first timers to experienced riders, there’s a class for everyone. Take a look at the course descriptions below, then find a motorcycle training school near you.

Basic RiderCourse
The Basic RiderCourse is aimed at individuals with little or no two-wheel riding experience – focusing on beginner skills training, street survival strategies, essential tips for new riders, and more. It’s less than 16 hours, includes both written and skills tests, and you must be a Washington resident. For those under the age of 18, the course is $50, for those 18 and older, the cost is $125 (subsidized). Find more information, including a checklist of things you’ll need to bring to class with you here.

Intermediate Rider Training
The Intermediate Rider Training course is for riders with some experience. It’s a one-day course that can be taken using a training motorcycle or one that you provide. You’ll receive information on intermediate-level street strategies, mental preparedness, and range exercises including cornering, swerving, stopping, and hazard avoidance. For those under the age of 18, the course is $50, for those 18 and older, the cost is $125 (subsidized). Find more information, including a checklist of things you’ll need to bring to class with you here.

Experienced RiderCourse
The Experienced RiderCourse is a one-day course that focuses on improving your street strategies, mental processing, and handling techniques. In this course, you’ll focus on exercises in threshold braking, brake and evade, cornering adjustment (swerving and/or braking while cornering at speed), decreasing radius curves, multiple curves, and traffic mix and gap management. For those under the age of 18, the course is $50, for those 18 and older, the cost is $125 (subsidized). Find more information, including a checklist of things you’ll need to bring to class with you here.

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