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Motorcycle and Spyder Training

Our popular and highly rated motorcycle courses have helped hundreds of people over the years become better, safer riders.

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Courses in Motorcycle and Spyder Training

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Motorcycle and Spyder Courses

Motorcycle: Orientation (RECR107)

Discover, if motorcycle riding is your passion. This three hour Canada Safety Council approved course introduces you to the basics of riding a motorcycle. All three hours are spent on our bikes, allowing you to gain an understanding of the basics of riding, and dispel any concerns about operating a motorcycle. No M1 license required.

There are no scheduled classes at this time, please call the Continuing Education office for future dates at 705 749-5530 ext. 1502.

Motorcycle Training (RECR067)

For new riders or those who want to develop their skills. Learn the basics of motorcycle riding, manoeuvring, collision avoidance skills, and defensive driving techniques. At the end of the course, you are tested for your "M2" class licence on the bike you have learned on (valid "M1" permit required prior to taking the course). A helmet, heavy jacket, gloves, slacks and leather footwear are necessary. Graduates may qualify for insurance premium discounts and shorten the time required before you can test for the "M" exit test. Prerequisite: M1 permit; 16 years of age or older. (Riders under 18 must have a completed parental consent form before the start of class or your parent must be at the class to sign the form.)

This session is waitlisted

Friday (7:00pm - 10:00pm) · Saturday, Sunday (9:00am - 4:00pm)

Friday (7:00pm - 10:00pm) · Saturday, Sunday (9:00am - 4:00pm)

Friday (7:00pm - 10:00pm) · Saturday, Sunday (9:00am - 4:00pm)

Friday (7:00pm - 10:00pm) · Saturday, Sunday (9:00am - 4:00pm)

Friday (7:00pm - 10:00pm) · Saturday, Sunday (9:00am - 4:00pm)

Motorcycle M2 Exit Course (RECR068)

For the experienced street rider who wants to make the most of their riding skills, gain a permanent licence, and learn safety management techniques. Come WITH YOUR MOTORCYCLE AND BE READY TO RIDE. There will be a practical skills evaluation period included in the first class. A permanent "M" license will be issued once you pass this course, as per recognition of this course as by the Ministry of Transportation in Ontario. Prerequisite: Possession of an "M2" graduated license for a minimum of 18 months.

Friday (6:30pm - 10:30pm) · Saturday, Sunday (7:00am - 5:00pm)

This session is waitlisted

Friday (6:30pm - 10:30pm) · Saturday, Sunday (7:00am - 5:00pm)

Motorcycle Refresher Course (RECR033)

For experienced motorcyclists who hold a current M or M2 license. Spend 2 hours in-class and six hours on-bike to brush up on your riding and defensive driving skills. Use our bike (or your own if currently licensed & insured) and bring a helmet, gloves, a heavy jacket and boots that cover the ankles (no running shoes). You will receive a certificate of competence for insurance requirements upon successful completion.

There are no scheduled classes at this time, please call the Continuing Education office for future dates at 705 749-5530 ext. 1502.

Motorcycle: Can-Am Spyder Training Program (RECR144)

If you love the fun and adventure of riding a motorcycle, but want more stability than two wheels can offer, the Can-Am Spyder is your answer to cruising the open road. Learn to ride this stylish 3-wheeler safely and complete your M2M licence test. We will start with in-class instructions, then spend a full day in our dedicated training area learning and practicing safe riding techniques. The Spyders are provided. If you are considering purchasing a Spyder, or if you just want to test it out, this course allows you to learn safe riding techniques while getting your licence. IMPORTANT NOTE: A valid M1 license is required to take this course.

Friday (7:00pm - 10:00pm) · Saturday (9:00am - 5:00pm)

Friday (7:00pm - 10:00pm) · Sunday (9:00am - 5:00pm)

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