Advanced Rider Course Information

The Advanced Rider Course (ARC) serves those who are proficient on their current motorcycle and want to take their riding skills to the next level.  The course is conducted in a single day and split between the classroom and riding on a closed course. 

Classroom dicussions will include individual risk taking, risk assessment, and advanced riding techniques. During riding portions participants have the opportunity to practice advanced maneuvers such as swerving, (moving path of travel eight to ten feet, separation of braking and swerving, swerving while in a curve); quick stops, (pinpoint quick stop, quick stops with evasion); and advanced turning techniques, (shifing body positions, trail braking, delayed apex, reducing radius curves), and other activities. 

Students ride their own street legal motorcycle.  MSF requires the privately owned motorcycles to pass a pre-ride inspection made by the Rider Coach.  Proof of insurance must be documented prior to the beginning of the course. If the participating rider does not own the motorcycle then written permission must be obtained from the owner prior to the beginning of the course.

The ARC is scheduled on Saturday or Sunday from 8:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.  A minimum class size is six with twelve being the maximum.

NOTE: The ARC uses the parking lot adjacent to the Baseball Field on ASU's campus. Permission to use this lot on a given weekend must be granted by both the Athletic Director and the Director of the Convocation Center. This compicates the scheduling of the ARC, the furtherst out that they will grant us this permission is six weeks, therefore, there aren't any classes on the Schedule until this advanced confirmation has been obtained. Classes cannot be conducted on weekends when there is a Baseball or Football game, or an event at either the Fowler Center or Convocation Center.

The cost of the course is $150 per student. (Passengers are not allowed in the ARC.)

Participates in the riding portion of the class must wear the following safety gear:

1. DOT helmet (Loaner helmets are available)
2. Eye protection
3. Full fingered gloves
4. Long sleeved shirt or jacket
5. Long sturdy pants
6. Over the ankle footwear (Practical for riding with a low heel)

Course completion cards are issued and a written test is administered, but there's no formal riding evaluation.

Please check the Schedule page for possible weekends, we can request permission from the Athletic Department on weekends when we are not conducting either a BRC or BRC-2.

To send us your contact information please go to the Contact Information page.

If you have a group of six or more riders who want to take the ARC together you can schedule your own weekend!  Call or Contact Us for possible dates.

Last update: January 8, 2017