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Basic Rider

This 16-hour course is approved by the Department of Transportation.  It is designed to teach the beginner or experienced rider the safe techniques to riding a motorcycle.  It consists of 6 hours of classroom and 10 hours of on-cycle instruction.

Due to a new curriculum set by the State of Wisconsin, you are now required to take an online course prior to the start of class. The cost of this course is $19.99 and is separate from the cost of WITC’s Motorcycle course. You can register for this course at

Once there, you click “Enroll Now” under Basic eCourse. After you complete the online course, please make sure to print your Completion Certificate as you are required to bring this to the start of your Motorcycle class in order to continuing onto the range. Failure to complete the online course prior to the start of class will result in a failure to WITC’s Motorcycle course. No refunds will be given if you fail to do the online course before the start of your WITC Motorcycle class.

You Will Need

All students will be required to wear the following personal items for all on-cycle exercises:

*Helmets must be 3/4 face or full face – Department of Transportation approved. WITC does not furnish any safety equipment.


Students must be a minimum of 15 1/2 years of age.  If you are between 15 1/2 and 18 years of age, you must have sponsorship of a parent or guardian.  The parent or guardian will be required to sign a "Release of Liability Form" before the student will be able to partake in the Motorcycle Safety Course.


Ability to ride a bicycle (balance). Proof of registration (if applicable) - the blue copy of waiver form will be given to those under 18, or to anyone that has held 3 CYCI's, or has failed 2 motorcycle skills test at DOT.

For more information, contact Betty Shaffer, CPR/MFA Specialist.


There is a range performance test that must be passed. This is a test that is established by standards set by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. Students who successfully Complete this course will be presented with a “Motorcycle Skills Test Waiver Authorization”, which they can take to the Department of Motor Vehicles to waive the motorcycle road test When they are applying for their Motorcycle Endorsement, providing other licensing requirements are met.


Comprehensive protection is provided for the bikes and students through Wisconsin Department of Transportation.


Motorcycles used in the program are provided are Honda's, Suzuki's, and Yamaha's.

To register for a class, click here for available course schedules. 

Additional information available at:

Motorcycle Safety Instruction takes place on Campus and is conducted by professional instructors.

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