BRC Curriculum

Who should take it, what you'll learn, what you'll need to bring, what bikes you'll be training on, etc. Also includes information on riding your own motorcycle during the BRC/EP1.

Who should take this course?
Anyone that: - Has never operated a motorcycle before
- Has operated a motorcycle before, but not recently.
- Has operated a dirtbike before, and would like to but has never ridden on the street.
- Is riding a motorcycle, but has never had any formal instruction.
- Is riding a motorcycle, but does not have a Motorcycle Endorsement on their license (especially if you’ve recently received a ticket)
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Basic RiderCourse is designed to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of safe, responsible motorcycling. It consists of a 6 hour eCourse as well as on-motorcycle instruction and practice (approximately 10 hours) with a variety of learning activities.

The BRC begins by focusing on basic motorcycle operation with an emphasis on clutch and throttle control. Students will learn how to move in a straight line, shift, stop and the basics of cornering. Students then move on to more advanced techniques such as Stopping Quickly, Swerving, Advanced Cornering, and Stopping Quickly in a Curve.

The BRC also focuses on street strategies with an emphasis on the SEE strategy to help you avoid potential hazards.

Students complete an eCourse as well as an on-cycle evaluation in order to receive a Completion Certificate.

Successful completion of the BRC can allow a participant to: - Bypass the DPS driving evaluation for a motorcycle license
- Understand the Texas Helmet Law
- Be eligible for an insurance discount (dependent upon the Insurance Carrier)
- Have a traffic ticket dismissed (dependent upon the Court’s approval)

Students MUST meet the following criteria to take the BRC:
- Be at least 15 years of age or older at the start of class. 15-17 year olds Must have a valid Learner's Permit and parental consent.
- Be able to attend the entire course.
- Be able to ride a bicycle (If it's been awhile, we encourage you to brush up on your skills first.
- Provide basic protective gear for the range.
Sturdy over the ankle boots or shoes, long sleeves, Jeans or other durable fabric pants, eyewear etc. More information on gear. (We provide motorcycles and helmets!)

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Note: Please be aware that this is a strenuous and physically demanding course. If you have a physical or mental condition which may adversely affect your performance, we advise against participation. Awesome Cycles reserves the right to dismiss anyone from class that cannot meet the objectives of the course or becomes a danger to themselves, classmates, or any persons during the course. There will be no refund of any kind issued in this case.

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