Introduction to Motorcycling

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Course Highlights

This is a Canada Safety Council approved the program.  You will be introduced to the basics of riding a motorcycle in this three-hour course, all of the time spent on the bikes (provided).  It will allow students to gain an understanding of the basics of riding and should help to dispel any concerns you may have about operating a motorcycle.


Applicants who wish to get a license must be 16 years of age or over and possess a valid Ontario Ministry of Transportation M1 license. This special license is a 90-day permit to ride a motorcycle and is issued by the Ministry of Transportation upon successful completion of a written test. (Any applicants who presently possess a “Limited Speed Endorsement” or in other words, a scooter license, must obtain a “Full-speed Training Temporary Driver’s Licence”. This can be obtained at any DriveTest Centre. This is a 90 day permit which allows you to take the course and update your Limited Speed Licence to a full speed M2 license.) Applicants must provide their own helmet, leather gloves, jacket (leather, jean or ballistic nylon), pants and above the ankle leather footwear. Note: Running shoes are NOT acceptable.

What you will Learn

  • Mounting a Motorcycle
  • The Ready Position
  • Controlled Braking
  • Proper Use of Eyes
  • Locating the Controls
  • Starting the Motorcycle
  • Using the Gears
  • Proper Use of the Clutch
  • The Flat Wrist Technique
  • Proper Riding Position
  • Move Off and Stop

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