Who Should Take This Class:
The best place for new 3-wheel riders to start once you've made the decision to ride.
Riders wanting their Colorado 3-wheel motorcycle endorsement. (other States MAY also accept this course)
3-wheel riders returning to motorcycling after a few years of not riding.
3-wheel riders seeking motorcycle insurance discounts from many major insurance carriers.
What to Expect:
16 hours of in-person instruction over two days(8 hours classroom/8 hours riding).
Learn the strategies to mentally and physically operate a motorcycle successfully.
Range exercises include low-speed maneuvers and basic skills such as shifting, accelerating, braking, cornering, U-turn, and lane change.
You’ll be with the same group for the duration of your training.
You’ll receive individual RiderCoach feedback while learning to ride.
Helmets are provided.
The course concludes with a classroom knowledge test and hands-on riding skill evaluation.
Once all parts of the course are successfully completed, a RiderCoach will hand you a course completion card. This can then be presented for a motorcycle endorsement.
What to Bring:
Food/beverages for breaks and lunch.
Any riding gear you prefer.
Pen/pencil for classroom sessions.
3-track wheel orientation (leaves 3 separate tracks during straight-line operation). Dual wheels may be front or rear.
Motorcycle-based conversion or design with 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.
The turning diameter of the vehicle at its widest point must be less than 40 feet.
The vehicle must meet all applicable federal/state on-road vehicle standards.
Vehicles with the following design characteristics cannot be accommodated in the 3-wheel Basic RiderCourse
Automotive hybrids or automotive conversions.
Vehicles with automotive controls or seating.
Vehicles with rear or front-mounted engines (engines must be mounted midframe below the rider).
Vehicles with enclosed or semi-enclosed riding compartments. If designed for a passenger, the passenger must be seated behind the operator.
Any other significant departure from the standard motorcycle design.
No sidecars or detachable "trike kits".
What you MUST Wear:
DOT Certified ¾ or full-faced helmet (One will be provided if you don't have one).
Shatter-resistant eye protection.
Sturdy over-the-ankle footwear (non-canvas).
Long-sleeved shirt or jacket.
Long non-flare denim pants or equivalent protective material, free of holes.
Full-fingered gloves, preferably leather.
If you must reschedule and fail to contact us at least 72 hours before the start of your class, a $75 rescheduling fee will be applied. Please contact Ace Rider Motorcycle School so that we are made aware of any special medical requirements or other special considerations that may be required.