Basic RiderCourse “Special Spring Break” edition


GRCC is offering a special “early Bird” Basic RiderCourse. This is the regular MSF Basic RiderCourse, you will need to take the Ecourse, and Friday evening classroom from 5:00pm – 9:00pm, and Saturday and Sunday you will ride on the motorcycles from 8:00am until 2:00pm followed with more classroom after riding.

This if for the adventurous at heart, due to the class being in April. Layer up and bring proper gear for the range…. Suntan lotion, Winter coat, Stromy Kromer, Sun glasses, Snowmobile suit, rain coat, and enough layers you can take off some if not needed. You will NEED: eye protection, Helmet, long sleeves, gloves, long sturdy pants, and a pair of boots to keep your feet warm and ankles protected. We will have a dozen snow shovels available if needed to clear you a clean path….. sign up quickly, we only have 12 seats at this price. Your experience and participation in this course will lead to a better understanding of how to safely operate a motorcycle. You will learn the physical and mental skills necessary for success through classroom and range exercises.

Once you have successfully completed the course your results will be reported to the Secretary of State. You should receive your certificate of completion via email with instructions to either go online or visit a Secretary of State branch office to obtain your CY endorsement.

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Who should take this course? This class is for beginners that have never been on a motorcycle, as well as those that need to develop better basic skills and riders that want to refresh what they already know. Basic level skills are taught, however, many experienced riders take the class as a "tune-up" or "refresher" course.

Pre-Course Requirement Prior to attending class you will need to complete an online Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic eCourse. The online MSF Basic eCourse focuses on the basic concepts of motorcycling. The online MSF Basic eCourse will take approximately 5 hours to complete. An eCourse Code will be in your confirmation letter when you complete your registration.

Required to attend:
  • Arrive to class 15 minutes early. You will not be allowed to participate if you are late.
  • eCourse Certificate of Completion
  • Your Drivers License or Drivers Certificate
  • Parental Waiver signed and notarized (only if you are under 18)
  • Pen or Pencil and highlighter (any color)
  • Plenty of bottled water, lunch/snacks and chair (if preferred)

Required: Protective Gear
  • Helmet (properly fitted, DOT or SNELL Rating)
  • Eye protection (if you do not have a face shield)
  • Full fingered gloves
  • Long sleeved shirt/jacket
  • Long, sturdy pants (No holes or cuts)
  • Boots that cover the ankle (no tennis shoes)
  • Rain gear (if necessary)
  • Change of clothing if it is hot or wet. Hat to protect you from the sun when not riding (optional)

QUESTIONS? Please click here to read our Frequently Asked Questions page for questions.

Be sure to enter your information correctly, as it will be reported to the Secretary of State. Secretary of State will be emailing you at the email address you provide. Incorrect information will result in a delay of your CY endorsement.
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Course: CEMS 138-00
Term: 1493
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 23014
Instructor(s): Staff
Location: Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC Rm 206, 622 Godfrey SW, GR MI 49503
Dates: Aug. 2, 2024 (Fri., 5 - 9 p.m.); Aug. 3 & 4, 2024 (Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Units: Non-Credit
Contact Hours: 25.0 Contact Hours
Seats Remaining: 5
Required Fees: Price
Registration - Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable$50.00