Class Schedule

Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic RiderCourse (BRC)
This course provides the ROAD TEST waiver!
Basic RiderCourse class schedule at Heckscher State Park in Great River.
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This course is designed for new and beginning riders!
A small, training motorcycle is provided for the use of all riders. Helmets and gloves will be provided if needed.

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic RiderCourse (BRC) is a nationally recognized rider training program. This extensive course is held over a three-day period and includes 5-hours of classroom instruction, an approximately 3-hour online learning component (eCourse) and 10-hours of on-motorcycle training. The BRC is a group class with up to 12 students and 2 instructors. Successful completion of the course results in a New York State road test waiver that combined with a NY State Motorcycle Learner’s permit will yield your motorcycle license endorsement. In order to register for classes with Big Apple Motorcycle School you must have a valid NY State Driver’s License prior to the start of class. Please see our Ride Prerequisites and by registering, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of our Refund Policy.

Right now, we offer the following formats of classes:
Weekend format – Friday evening classroom from 5 PM to 10 PM, on-motorycle training Saturday and Sunday.
Fridays format – 2 Fridays – on-motorcycle training and classroom the first Friday and on-motorcycle training completes on the second Friday.

During peak season, we also offer the following formats of classes:
Friday / Saturday / Saturday format – Friday evening classroom from 5 PM to 10 PM, on-motorycle training two consecutive Saturdays.
Friday / Sunday / Sunday format – Friday evening classroom from 5 PM to 10 PM, on-motorycle training two consecutive Sundays.


     
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New! BAMS University

Our latest training option! BAMS University is an on-the-road training and education program for individuals and small groups. Two courses are available – 1. Cornering Finesse; 2. Getting to the next level of riding for ladies only. Both are 5 hours long and include lunch. Read More

Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic RiderCourse 2 with License Waiver (BRC2-LW)
This course provides the ROAD TEST waiver!
Basic RiderCourse2 with License Waiver (BRC2-LW) schedule at Heckscher State Park in Great River.
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This course is designed for experienced riders!
Riders must provide their own street-legal and safe motorcycle (no open pipes or loud exhaust) and be experienced riders holding a motorcycle learner’s permit for at least one year.

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic RiderCourse 2 with License Waiver (BRC2-LW), is an 8-hour course that contains a unique on-line classroom segment as a pre-requisite and also offers a variety of practice riding exercises designed to further develop your riding skills on your own motorcycle. It is broken down into an approximately 3-hour online learning component (eCourse) and approximately 5-hours of riding exercises that conclude with a skills test. In order for a participant to earn their NYSMSP BRC2-LW License Waiver Completion Card they must successfully complete the eCourse (on-line) and the skills evaluation on the range. It is designed for individuals that have had some street riding experience and have held a valid New York State Motorcycle Permit for at least 1 calendar year, and possess some street riding skills.
You’ll practice these critical riding skills on your own motorcycle in our secure riding setting. Successful completion of a BRC2-LW qualifies you for a motorcycle license road test-waiver with the New York State DMV. In order to obtain your motorcycle license after 1 day of training you must:
– Provide your own motorcycle/scooter and use it for the BRC2 riding range exercises (no open pipes or loud exhaust).
– Possess a valid New York State Driver License (Junior Operator license holders do NOT qualify for a road test waiver and may not enroll in this class).
– Possess a valid NY motorcycle permit.
– Pass a BRC2-LW Course Knowledge Test (On-line as part of the eCourse).
– Pass a BRC2-LW Skill Evaluation, which is administered after all the BRC2 riding range exercises have been completed.
Please see our Ride Prerequisites and by registering, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of our Refund Policy


Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Experienced RiderCourse Skills Practice (BRC2SP)
This course does NOT provides the road test waiver!
Experienced RiderCourse Skills Practice (BRC2SP) schedule at Heckscher State Park.
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This course is designed for experienced riders!

Riders must provide their own street-legal and safe motorcycle (no open pipes or loud exhaust) and be experienced riders holding a motorcycle license or learner’s permit.

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Experienced RiderCourse Skills Practice (BRC2SP), is a one-day course for riders with basic skills, this class provides more in-depth riding techniques and procedures than practiced in the BRC. The course consists of activities that emphasize personal risk management and self-assessment strategies, and on-cycle excercises with emphasis in cornering, braking and swerving. Prerequisites: A valid motorcycle permit, license, or endorsement.

  Helpful instructions to register: You will be taken to the MSF RiderCourse Enrollment System. Select one of our training sites and click “next step”. Make sure to check ALL of our training sites as earlier classes may be available at a different site. Choose a class with an open seat (you may have to scroll forward a page or two), fill out the student information on the on-line registration form and click the “enroll student” button on the bottom of the page. You may then enroll another student or simply click the “complete registration” button to continue. You should read and agree to the terms and conditions and then put in your confirmation email address and click “complete registration”. A “Reservation Complete” page will be displayed, however, you must scroll down to “Training Provider Links” and then click “Click to complete registration and payment process”. A Big Apple Motorcycle School page will be displayed with “Complete the Registration Process and Pay for your selected class” and then you should click “Complete and Pay Now”. Use our secure, payment gateway to pay for the course with your credit or debit card. You must pay for your course within 2 business days of registration or your registration may be cancelled!

All individual motorcycle lessons are one-on-one at your convenience!
In season, we give lessons six days a week – every day except Monday and Tuesday – from 9 AM until 5 PM. Please contact us to schedule your lesson.



Defensive Driving Class


 Try the I Drive Safely on-line Defensive Driving course

 The cost is $34.95

 Please click on the link at left to begin the registration process.

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