3-Wheel Basic Rider Course

Course # 42-816-410

Course Description

The MSF 3 Wheel Basic Rider Course is a basic, entry-level, learn to ride 3 wheel motorcycle training and education course. Students will learn to be a safe, responsible 3-wheel motorcycle rider, develop the mental and physical skills for safe 3-wheel motorcycle riding. Create an understanding of risk awareness and risk-taking and develop a strategy to manage risk. Participants will learn how to safely shift, turn, and brake, as well as other riding techniques.

Note

Students under the age of 18 must read and complete the Waiver and Release of Liability form. A parent or legal guardian must sign the waiver either before class at the Public Safety Building or attend the first day of class with the student.

IMPORTANT – MSF eCOURSE REQUIREMENT: Students registering for Basic Motorcycle Safety and 3-Wheel Basic Rider courses are required to take and complete the MSF eCourse prior to the first day of class. This eCourse is hosted, paid for and taken on the MSF website and will take approximately three (3) hours to complete. The online course cost of $20 is paid by credit or debit card at the completion of your registration on the MSF website. View details and register for the eCourse. Please bring a printed copy of your eCourse completion certificate on your first day of class.

You need to complete the eCourse no more than 30 days prior to your class date.


NECESSARY EQUIPMENT YOU MUST SUPPLY FOR THE HANDS-ON COURSE INCLUDES:

1. Bring your driver's license (this is a D.O.T regulation)
2. DOT-approved 3/4 or full face helmet
3. Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
4. Eye Protection
5. Long Pants
6. Full-fingered gloves
7. Over the ankle foot wear
8. Rain gear
9. MSF Basic Rider Course Workbook, Motorcycle Safety Course Waiver & Indemnification Form, and Motorcycle Skills Test Waiver Authorization (this will be provided on the first day of class)
10. If the Instructors determine that a student cannot safely operate the motorcycle in class, they may dismiss the student from class. Dismissal is usually determined by Exercise 4. If an Instructor requires a student to leave because of a safety concern, tuition may be reimbursed.

WITHOUT THE PROPER EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO RIDE!

YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING YOUR OWN 3-WHEEL MOTORCYCLE IF IT MEETS THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

1. Three-track wheel orientation (leaves three separate tracks during straight-line operation)

  • Dual wheels may be front or rear
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2. Motorcycle-based conversion or design
  • Handlebar steering
  • Motorcycle-type controls arranged with the standard convention (convenience alterations such as a single brake pedal or lever control, automatic clutch, or automatic transmission are allowed)
  • Saddle seating
  • Seating causes rider/passenger to straddle vehicle
  • If designed for a passenger, passenger must be seated behind operator

3. Turning diameter of the vehicle at its widest point must be less than 40 feet
4. The vehicle must meet all applicable federal/state on-road vehicle standards
5. Under no circumstances will vehicle with the following designs characteristics be allowed in the 3WBRC:
  • Automotive hybrids or automotive conversions
  • Vehicles with automotive controls or seating
  • Vehicles with rear or front mounted engines (engines must be mounted mid-frame below the rider)
  • Vehicles with enclosed or semi-enclosed riding compartments
  • Any other significant departure from the standard motorcycle design

Also, no Sidecar or detachable "trike" kit.

selectSectionStart DateEnd DateCreditsAvailable SeatsInstructorMTWThFSSuTimeLocationCost
Select0001Jun 2, 2018Jun 3, 20180.44Diana Guinn 8:00 AM to 5:00 PMPublic Safety Building-Room 2008$267.80
MSF eCourse pre-requisite 30 days before start of class ~Contact: Annette L Biggin ~abiggin@swtc.edu~ 608-822-2466~"

Select0002Sep 8, 2018Sep 9, 20180.45Diana Guinn 8:00 AM to 5:00 PMPublic Safety Building-Room 2008$267.80
MSF eCourse pre-requisite 30 days before start of class ~Contact: Annette L Biggin ~abiggin@swtc.edu~ 608-822-2466~"