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Motorcycle (MSF) Rider Courses

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7250 State Ave. Kansas City, KS 66112
913-288-7660
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For general information regarding the Motorcycle Safety Foundation courses, please call 913-288-7660.

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Janel Sanders,  Community Education Coordinator
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Why take a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Rider Course?

  • Increase Rider’s Confidence
  • Improve Riding Skills
  • Become a Responsible Rider
  • Receive Licensing Test Waivers for a Motorcycle Endorsement
  • Become Eligible for Insurance Discounts

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must be at least fifteen (15) years of age
    • The parent or legal guardian of the minor student (under the age of eighteen (18)) must be present for the first half-hour of the classroom session to provide signatures on all necessary documents
  • Have a valid driver’s license or learner’s permit for the Basic Rider Course (BRC)
    • Other Rider Education courses offered (BRC2 and ARC) require a motorcycle endorsement on a valid driver’s license.
  • Prerequisite Skills: Proficiency in riding and handling a two-wheeled bicycle required. This is a physically active class; students must be in condition to ride and handle a motorcycle having good balance and coordination. No previous experience riding a motorcycle required.

NOTE:  Safety is our primary concern; students will be dismissed from the course if they present a danger to their own safety or the safety of others during any exercise or evaluation in the course. Rider Coaches will require students to practice balance and coordination skills before returning to complete the course.

  • Students must have no medical conditions or mental or physical limitations that would affect their learning and safety, or the learning and safety of others.
  • Students must not be under the influence of alcohol, drugs or any other substance that could impair their performance in the course.

Equipment

Motorcycles and helmets are provided for the Basic Rider Course (BRC); students must ride the motorcycles provided by the college. Students must wear the following personal protective gear when riding all Rider Education courses:

  • Helmet
  • Eye protection
  • Full finger gloves
  • Long, durable pants that do not expose any skin
    • No baggies or flares, leggings, yoga, stretch or running pants
  • Long sleeve shirt or jacket
  • Sturdy boots or shoes that cover the ankle

Proper riding attire will be discussed during the first-class session on Friday evening. Basic Rider students do not need to wear the approved riding gear during the first-class session on Friday evening.

Basic Rider Courses (BRC)

KCKCC Basic Rider Courses (BRC) are offered weekly for two-wheel and three-wheel motorcycles. These classes teach the basic skills necessary to operate a motorcycle safely. Classes are 20 hours in length and successful completion is rewarded with a certificate of completion to obtain a motorcycle endorsement.

Non-Kansas Residents: Please check with your local DMV on endorsement qualifications.

Basic Rider Courses (BRC)

KCKCC Motorcycle Rider Education season runs from March to mid-November. The Basic Rider Courses (BRC) is offered in two parts, classroom instruction and hands-on learning riding motorcycles on the range.

  • Friday 6:00 – 10:00 pm
    • Classroom Instruction
  • Saturday 8:00 – 5:00 pm
    • Classroom Instruction
    • Range Practice
  • Sunday 8:00 – 5:00 pm
    • Range Practice

Classes are available to register in advance. Full payment will be due at the time of registration. You may register for the two (2) wheel Basic Rider Course (BRC) one of three ways:

  1. Register online with credit card at the KCKCC MSF Rider Education Registration website.
  2. Call the Community Education (CEB) office at 913-288-7660 to pay with credit card.
  3. Register in person at KCKCC’s Community Education Building (CEB) to pay with credit card, check, or exact cash.

All course transfers and cancellations must be made five (5) business days prior to the originally scheduled course start date. 

For registration assistance call 913-288-7660 or visit the Community Education (CEB) office on KCKCC Main Campus during business hours. 

To register for the Can-Am three (3) wheel course offered at KCKCC visit the Can-AM 3-wheel Registration website.

  • Two (2) Wheel BRC - $250
  • Can-Am (3) Wheel BRC - $199

All course materials are included in the course fee.

If you are registered for a course and decide to cancel, a written request for a refund minus a $10 non-refundable processing fee will be honored up to five (5) business days prior to the class start date. Please send your written request to Amy Inlow at ainlow@kckcc.edu.

A certificate of completion will be awarded to students who successfully complete the two (2) or three (3) wheel Basic Rider Course (BRC). Successful completion includes

  • Written Exam
  • Hands-on Riding Evaluation

The certificate of completion is to be taken to the students’ local DMV to issue the proper motorcycle endorsement or license. Completing a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Rider Education course may qualify riders for insurance discounts.

Non-Kansas Residents: Please check with your local DMV on license qualifications.

Experienced MSF Rider Courses

Higher-level classes are also given periodically to improve skill levels from novices to experienced riders. Students must possess a motorcycle license or endorsement. Your personal motorcycle is used for all advanced Rider Education courses (BRC2 and ARC). The motorcycle must be registered and insured. A cursory safety check will be performed on the motorcycle by the Rider Coach.

Experienced MSF Rider Courses

  • Improve street riding techniques and refine crash avoidance maneuvers
  • Learn how to balance mental and physical aspects of safe riding

For more information and to review all course offerings or to register for selected courses visit KCKCC MSF Rider Education Registration website, email ainlow@kckcc.edu or call 913-288-7660.

  • Improve perception and hazard awareness
  • Learn how to become an expert rider and practice different riding styles
  • Ideal for sport motorcycles but not necessary for the course

For more information and to review all course offerings or to register for selected courses visit KCKCC MSF Rider Education Registration website, email ainlow@kckcc.edu or call 913-288-7660.

Rider Coach Preparation (RCP) Course

If you are a licensed and experienced rider interested in becoming a Rider Coach, KCKCC offers a Rider Coach Preparation (RCP) Course each season. Successful completion of our training will earn the students a nationwide MSF Rider Coach certification and registration with the State of Kansas Department of Education and an employment opportunity with Kansas City Kansas Community College.

Rider Coach Preparation Course

Prospective Rider Coaches must

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age
  • Hold a motorcycle license or endorsement
  • Have a good driving record

The Rider Coach Preparation (RCP) courses is offered in two parts.

  • Teaching and learning segments
    • Conducted in the classroom and on the range
  • Coaching practice and evaluation
    • Coach the KCKCC Basic Rider Course (BRC) following the Rider Coach Preparation (RCP) course.

Registration must be completed two (2) weeks in advance for course materials to be mailed in time for homework to be completed prior to the first class meeting. Full payment will be due at the time of registration. You may register one of three ways:

  1. Register online at the KCKCC MSF Rider Education Registration website.
  2. Call the Community Education (CEB) office at 913-288-7660.
  3. Register in person at KCKCC’s Community Education Building (CEB).

For registration assistance call 913-288-7660 or visit the Community Education (CEB) office on KCKCC Main Campus during business hours. 

A Rider Coach Preparation (RCP) course application must also be completed and returned at least one (1) week in advance to the start of the first RCP course session. The application will be provided after registration is completed and must be returned to Amy Inlow at ainlow@kckcc.edu.

$450 – All course materials are included in the course fee.

  • Registration fee
  • Rider Coach Guide
  • Range Cards
  • Rider Handbook
  • Other Rider Coach materials

If you are registered for a course and decide to cancel, a written request for a refund minus a $10 non-refundable processing fee will be honored up to five (5) business days prior to the class start date. Please send your written request to Amy Inlow at ainlow@kckcc.edu.

Upon successful completion of the Rider Coach Preparation (RCP) course, RCP graduates may apply for KCKCC employment to be a Rider Coach.

Apply Here – KCKCC Motorcycle Rider Coach 

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