To teach the absolute beginner to ride a motorcycle (with clutch and gears) or scooter (automatic), and as a refresher course for people who have not ridden for some time, or have had little riding experience. Also good for scooter riders wanting to learn how to use the clutch and gears to progress to a motorcycle.

Courses are run in small groups to provide you with personalised tuition and feedback. They are structured in a progressive manner to reduce any nervousness or apprehension you may have, and are designed to provide the best dollar value result for you as an individual.

Pre-requisite: You must be able to competently ride a bicycle ie. have already gained balance skills. It is highly recommended that you have manual car driving experience, so you understand the use of the clutch and gears.

Course Content:

  • Basic controls
  • Riding position
  • Balance
  • Clutch control
  • Starting and stopping
  • Changing gear
  • Circulating around the carpark
  • Gain confidence and competence riding a motorcycle

Course Duration:

  • Up to 2 hours, 9am - 11am

Your Investment:

  • $190.00
  • Free use of motorcycle, helmet, gloves and wet weather gear if required, valued at $60.

Course Locations:

  • Wellington – carpark on the corner of Victoria St, Vivian St and Willis St
  • Lower Hutt/Petone – carpark at 25 Victoria St

Additional information:

  • Wear flat soled, covered in shoes and layered clothing appropriate for the weather on the day.
  • Ensure that all skin is covered – long sleeves and long pants.
  • Courses do continue in wet weather.

Next steps:

  • Book your training now!
  • Both the Learn to Ride and Basic Handling Skills courses can be completed in the same day with successful results. Most people choose this option, however you can attend the courses on separate days if you wish.