Do I get a motorcycle license mailed to me by the RMV after taking the BRC with Training Wheels?
Yes. As long as you get a motorcycle permit (at the RMV) either prior the class or within 90 days following the class, you will get your motorcycle license mailed to you and will not have to go to the RMV for a road-test.
Will I need to take a road test at the RMV after the class?
No. You will not have to take a road test on a motorcycle at the RMV. The riding exam is conducted at the end of the 2-day course.
What is the difference between Group A & Group B for weekend classes?
What is the difference between the BRC, RRBRC, and the BRC2?
Do I need my own motorcycle to take the course?
Training Wheels will provide the motorcycles. You do not need to have your own motorcycle for the basic rider course. You do, however, need to bring your own motorcycle for the BRC2 course.
What kind of gloves do I need for the course?
What type and size motorcycles do we ride in the course?
250cc Honda Nighthawk
250cc Honda Rebel
Kawasaki Eliminator 125
Is there anything I can do to familiarize myself with motorcycling prior to the class?
The course is designed for people with little or no knowledge at all about riding a motorcycle. However you can download a copy of the Basic Rider Course Handbook that we use in the classroom by clicking here (2.5 Mb).
Can I be placed on a waiting list to get into an earlier class?
Yes. If any openings in classes become available we will contact only students who are already enrolled in a Training Wheels course. In order to request an earlier class, please write us a note in the comments section upon registering and we will mark your record as "requested earlier date". We will contact you if a spot opens up. Please be specific as to which location and if you can attend midweek and/or a weekend class.
If my leg inseam is less than 26", can I still take the course?
If your inseam is less than 26", you should come to our training site prior to taking the course to sit on one our motorcycles to make certain that it will fit your needs. Please call the office to arrange this before you register for the course.
What happens if it rains?
You will get wet! Unless you bring rain gear (jacket AND pants). Courses run rain or shine.
What if I am under 18 years old?
Students under the age of 18 must have a waiver form signed by their parent or legal guardian. (We'll send one to you - just make sure you indicate on your registration form that you are under 18 years of age). Also, you must have a driver education certificate issued by the Registrar and have held a learner's permit (motorcycle or drivers) for a full six months prior to the application for the endorsement or license.
How long is the course?
The course is a total of roughly 14 hours. It is broken up into 1 hour of outdoor classroom instruction, 10 hours of on-cycle instruction, and a 2-3 hour self-paced e-course.
Can I use my own motorcycle for the basic rider course?
Due to MSF regulations, you must use the motorcycles provided to you by Training Wheels.
Can I take the motorcycle course if I'm not from Massachusetts?
Yes. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a course completion card from the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF). MA, RI, and NH residents will receive their motorcycle license by graduating our Training Wheels BRC. Many state Registry of Motor Vehicles will accept this card for motorcycle licensing. However, you should check with your state RMV to confirm this with your state.
I am registered for a two-day course. What should I bring the first day?
You are required to bring:
Full fingered gloves
Boots that go above your ankles to provide support
Should I practice before the class?
No. Why not you ask? Would you practice sky diving? Probably not before you knew how.
Our most frequently asked question, where is Plympton?
Our Flagship Training Facility in Plympton is just 35 miles south of Boston and borders Kingston, Halifax, Middleboro and Carver.
How do I get a motorcycle permit?
Visit this page for detailed information on how to get a motorcycle permit.
Do I need a motorcycle permit BEFORE I take the Basic Rider Course (BRC)?
No. You can take the BRC without a permit. However, the RMV will mail you a motorcycle license after completing the BRC if you have a permit. You have the choice of getting a permit before the BRC or up to 90 days after the BRC for them to send you a motorcycle license.
Will I need a helmet?
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