MSF Courses

Basic RiderCourse (BRC)

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. All training for the MSF BRC will be held on the south shore of Suffolk County (see our class schedule for exact location). The BRC is a group class with up to 12 students and 2 instructors. The BRC is geared towards the student with no experience on a motorcycle but experienced riders have also had success taking it. 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. This course includes use of helmet, gloves and one of our training motorcycles. Course requirements are a NY State Driver’s license, (a Motorcycle Learner’s permit is recommended but not required for training – see Changes to Learner’s Permit Requirements and see our ride prerequisites), proper attire and punctual attendance for all sessions. To register, first select a class from our class schedule. After registration, full payment is required in order to confirm your spot in the class. To summarize, two steps are required to confirm your spot in a class: First, register for a specific class by clicking on our class schedule to register for a specific date; second, pay for your scheduled class on line only after registering. By registering, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of our refund policy. If you have more questions, please see our New Rider Quick Start guide.

Register for a specific class by clicking on our class schedule to register for a specific date.
Payment in full: $350.00

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Basic Rider Course 2 – License Waiver (BRC2-LW)

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. 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).
– Pass a BRC2-LW Skill Evaluation, which is administered after all the BRC2 riding range exercises have been completed.
To register, first select a class from our class schedule. After registration, full payment is required in order to confirm your spot in the class. To summarize, two steps are required to confirm your spot in a class: First, register for a specific class by clicking on our class schedule to register for a specific date; second, pay for your scheduled class on line only after registering. By registering, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of our Refund Policy.

Register for a specific class by clicking on our class schedule to register for a specific date.
Payment in full: $300.00

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Experienced RiderCourse Skills Practice (BRC2SP)

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 exercises with emphasis in cornering, braking and swerving. Prerequisites: A valid motorcycle permit, license, or endorsement. Riders must provide their own street-legal and safe motorcycle. This courses DOES NOT provide the road test waiver!

All training for the MSF BRC2 will be held on the south shore of Suffolk County (see our class schedule for exact location). The BRC2 is a group class with up to 12 students and 2 instructors. Course requirements are a NY State Motorcycle Learner’s permit, license or endorsement, proper attire and punctual attendance for all sessions. Register for a specific class by clicking on our class schedule to register for a specific date. By registering, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of our refund policy. Full payment is required in advance to secure your place in the class.

Register for a specific class by clicking on our class schedule to register for a specific date.
Payment in full: $150

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Introductory Motorcycle Experience (IME)

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Introductory Motorcycle Experience (IME) This two-hour experience provides students with an opportunity to become familiar with a motorcycle and its controls in a low-risk, controlled environment. It is designed for the student who has no riding experience and isn’t sure whether or not they should take formal motorcycle training. You will not learn how to ride a motorcycle, but you will experience a motorcycle’s operational characteristics through an initial hands-on experience, allowing you to consider the possibility of formally learning to ride. You should consider yourself successful in this course regardless if you choose to learn to ride or not. This experience does not guarantee success in the BasicRider Course (BRC). Group size is limited to three students. Pre-requisite: None. Obtaining a NY State Motorcycle Learner’s permit is suggested but not required. All training for the MSF IME will be held on the south shore of Suffolk County (see our class schedule for exact location). This course includes use of helmet, gloves and one of our training motorcycles. Course requirements are proper attire and punctual attendance for all sessions. Register for the next available class by viewing our class schedule to register for a specific date. By registering, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of our refund policy.

Payment in full: $75.00

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Please note that registering online requires full payment for the MSF Basic RiderCourse. If you have already registered you can make payment at Pay for scheduled MSF class if already registered. All training sessions are contingent on weather and outside air temperature. We do not train if the weather does not permit, however, we do ride rain or shine if it is safe to do so. Please review the terms of our Refund Policy before making your deposit.Thank you for choosing Big Apple Motorcycle School!