Motorcycle Safety courses teach real world skills and strategies as a foundation for safe motorcycling. We will teach you skills and defensive riding tactics that could take years to learn on your own on a closed range.
Classes are offered April - October | Sign up starts in March
You must complete the Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic eCourse fewer than 30 days prior to starting your riding class. Your class includes an access code that allows you to register for the eCourse for FREE. However, in order to receive this discount, the code must be used when you create your MSF account. After signing up for the class, you will be emailed a unique eCourse access code in 4-7 business days. Make sure you have an email associated with your student account and you know how to access it. We only correspond to you via your student account.
Take the MSF Basic eCourse, print your certificate and bring it to class.
Students without proper riding gear are not permitted to ride and fail the course.
You must wear a helmet while on the motorcycle.
Your helmet must be full or 3/4 face helmets that are DOT approved. No half helmets are allowed. Helmets are available for use for the Basic Rider and Scooter classes. Learn more about helmet safety from the Motorcycle Industry Council.
Eye protection must be in place while on the motorcycle.
Eye protection on the range includes goggles, clear or prescription glasses, sun glasses or a face shield mounted on a helmet. Clear eye protection is required when it gets dark.
Gloves must be worn while on the motorcycle.
Any good strong glove will do as long as they fit. The gloves must be full fingered with no holes in the fingers. No fingerless gloves are allowed.
A strong sturdy long sleeve shirt, swearshirt or jacket must be worn while on the motorcycle.
Wear a heavy shirt, sweat shirt or jacket. No short sleeve shirts are allowed. Dress for the weather. We ride even if it gets cold. Dressing in layers is a good option.
Long pants must be worn while on the motorcycle.
Sturdy pants like blue jeans, motorcycle pant or chaps are acceptable. No shorts are allowed.
Over the ankle foot protection must be worn while on the motorcycle.
You need to have good foot protection to protect your feet and ankles. Foot protection must cover the ankle bone.
We ride in the rain, to keep dry and warm you need some type of rain protection. It can be a one piece rain suit or a rain jacket and pants. No ponchos are allowed.
All basic motorcycle classes in Wisconsin require completion of the MSF Basic eCourse.
Your class includes a unique access code. It will be emailed to your college email address in 4-7 business days. Make sure you know how to access the email associated with your student account.
The MSF Basic eCourse takes 1-4 hours to complete. It focuses on the basic concepts of motorcycling. From identifying a motorcycle’s controls to explaining how they work, the course also details a motorcycle’s basic operation, prepares a student to ride, provides strategies for common riding situations and more. Additionally, the eCourse outlines key safety concepts to promote responsible riding and risk-reducing behavior.