New York Motorcycle School
Virginia International Raceway, Alton, VA; Summit Point Raceway, Summit, WV; New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville, NJ; Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA; NCBIKE, Garysburg, NC
March - November:
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Ready...Set...Ride like you have never ridden before at this New York motorcycle school.
- Highly experienced instructors have been teaching riders for over 14 years
- Learn proper techniques riding on the track, how to control anxiety, how to turn and steer the motorcycle with confidence, and much more
- Includes rental of leather suit, gloves, boots and back protector
- Leave with more confidence on your bike, making you a safer rider!
Let a professional training staff guide you to new levels of riding that you never thought were attainable.
During this one day school you will learn all the basic skills necessary to ride on the track in the safest and most fun way possible.
Your day will start with a rider's meeting, followed by the classroom portion where you will learn concepts like proper techniques to start riding on the track, how to control anxiety, how to focus on track reference points and how to turn and steer the motorcycle with confidence.
Next, it's time to head to the track where you'll be paired up with a coach who will start out following you on the track, and providing feedback and coaching.
For the remainder of the day you'll be out on the track making laps and practicing what you've learned. Coaches will be on the track available to provide pointers.
After completing this course, you will have strengthened your riding skills in a way that you could never imagine. You will leave with the skills to provide you with more confidence on the road resulting in safer and more fun riding.
You, your bike and the track - the freedom is now yours. Take your riding to the next level!
Participants must be at least 16 years of age and have previous riding experience. This course is designed to teach people who know the basics of riding a motorcycle how to improve their current skills. Instructor to student ratio is 1:4.
Motorcycle and helmet are not included and are not available to rent. Participants must provide their own motorcycle and helmet for the school and theymust meet the school's requirements. List of requirements are included in the FAQ's.
Includes rental of:Full Competition Weight Leathers with a Back Protector, Boots and Gloves.
Includes Event Fee Protection (EFP) Plus: Protection against last minute cancellations due to weather, schedule conflicts or other unannounced events that prevent you from making your booked date. It also protects you against any mechanical problems that may occur to your bike prior to the lunch break on the day of your event and prevent you from completing the program. In the case of these situations you will receive a 75% eVoucher toward a future event.
Full Day; approximately 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Class sizes vary.
This experience is not weather dependent.
What to Wear:
All students must wear full leather suits, one or two piece in design. Two-piece leather suits must have full circumference zippers. Back protectors must be of hard shell type. Your helmet must be a non-damaged, late model, full face helmet with eye protection. Boots must be over the ankle, and gloves must be full gauntlet style leather. Experience includes rental of leather suits, gloves, boots and back protector.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 21 days in advance.
All bookings are final; no exchanges are allowed. Reschedulings made within 9 days of your booked date will incur a 25% cancellation fee. In this situation you will receive a 75% eVoucher from the Experience Provider to use towards a future event. Reschedulings made 10-20 days prior to your booked date will incur a 20% cancellation fee and a 80% eVoucher. Reschedulings made 21 or more days from your booked date will incur a 10% cancellation fee and a 90% eVoucher to use towards a future event.
What is an Event Fee Protection (EFP) Plus?
Event Fee Protection (EFP) Plus is a Protection against last minute cancellations due to weather, schedule conflicts or other unannounced events that prevent you from making your booked date. It also protects you against any mechanical problems that may occur to your bike prior to the lunch break on the day of your event and prevent you from completing the program. In the case of these situations you will receive a 75% eVoucher toward a future event.
Are bike and helmet rentals available?
No, all participants must provide their own bike and helmet that meet the school's requirements.
What do I need to do to my bike before I arrive?
For this course, you will need to tape over the lenses and mirrors. Blue masking painter's tape works best. Always check your bike over for safety and come with good tires and brakes. Your bike must have 85% or better tire life. The bike does not need to be safety wired. All bikes must have a dab of red silicone on the oil drain plug signifying you have checked the plug is properly tightened. A street bike works great on the track.
What do I need to wear?
Participants must be dressed in a full leather suit, either one- or two-piece. Two piece suits need to zip all the way around. Participants must also wear a hard-shell back protector, boots over the ankle, leather gloves past their wrists and a non-damaged full-face quality helmet with eye protection. The motorcycle school offers everything for rent except helmets.
How much time will I get to ride?
The total experience will last approximately 8 hours. You will ride once per hour for about 20 minutes. There will be a 1 hour lunch break in between.
Is there any difference riding on the track compared to the street?
Riding the track offers repetition to practice and master your skills in a very controlled, safe environment. There are no speed limits and the only important rule is that everyone rides safe and has fun.
Can I ride my bike to and from the track?
Yes, but realize that you will be riding about 20 minutes every hour on the track and it can be tiring. We recommend that you trailer your bike if possible.
Is there gas available at the track?
Most tracks have gas for sale but it's always good to bring some. You may use up to 10 gallons during your day.
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