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Riders

 

 

 

Riding Safety:
Rider Training

 

Rider Training is a combination of parking lot training, road speed training (the skills can be very different), and Traffic Skills & Perception Training. Give yourself a great gift and take some training:

 

1) Parking Lot Training - Riders learn to safely operate their motorcycles at slow to moderate speeds without traffic. This is definitely the place to start and then continue to improve your riding skills.

Motorcycle Safety Foundation - Rider Course Info

Motorcycle Safety Foundation - Rider Course locator for all states, all locations

Mass Motorcycle School - Ayer, Seekonk, N. Andover MA, and Tyngsboro/Nashua - Riding Courses

Central Mass. Safety Council, Inc - learn to ride a motorcycle

Streetwise Cycle School - Boston, MA - Riding Courses

Riding in the Zone Advanced Parking Lot Course - one-day advanced parking lot course that introduces techniques that most “experienced” riders do not possess. This course covers advanced skills to increase safety and confidence.

Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic (ARC) - Lee Parks Course based on his great books. The course is taught at two levels and teaches you more advanced riding skills than most parking lot courses.

Ride Like a Pro - The training course and videos are very good for slow speed (8-12 mph) parking lot skills.

Mass Motorcycle School - Tyngsboro/Nashua

2) Road Speed Training - Riders learn to safely operate their motorcycles at moderate to quick speeds without car traffic. Observation of your riding technique by professionals is very helpful. This is definitely the place to hone technical riding skills that are needed at road speeds.

Non-Sportbike On-Track Training Days - Classroom instruction and supervised track riding for riders of cruisers, tourers, adventure bikes, and sport tourers.

Riding In the Zone Personal Training - Personal and Group Training Tours in Western Massachusetts and Vermont.

Tony's Track Days -  Practice your skills on the track and receive both classroom and on-track training

Street Skills Riding Academy - On street and on track courses

3) Traffic Skills & Perception Training - Riders learn to better anticipate trouble and make better decisions in a real life riding environment. Observation of your riding by a professional is very helpful. This is definitely the place to to hone your traffic skills & perception at road speeds.

Riding in the Zone Group Training Tours - Stayin' Safe - On the street rider training tours featuring the nationally recognized Stayin’ Safe Advanced Rider Training Program offered by Ken Condon.

Stayin' Safe Advanced Rider Training - On the street rider training featuring the nationally recognized Stayin’ Safe Advanced Rider Training Program.

Dual Sport Off Road Training - Riders learn dual sport and off-road techniques so they can safely combine moderate off-road riding with street riding."

Riding in the Zone Dual Sport Training - On the street rider training

Books & Videos for Learning to Ride Better - Reading good riding books and watching good videos can help supplement good training.

Books & Videos - Books and videos recommended by fellow New England Riders