We also offer the Biggs Harley Davidson Riding Academy
Students MUST HAVE:
-FULL FINGERED GLOVES (ALL LEATHER OR MOTORCYCLE SPECIFIC)
-STURDY BOOTS ABOVE THE ANKLE
-NO MECHANIX GLOVES
-NO HIGH TOP CANVAS SHOES
-NO DIRT BIKE GLOVES
-NO SWEAT PANTS OR UNDERARMOR
Topics covered include fear, understanding how motorcycles turn, proper cornering strategies, and emergency crash avoidance skills. The course is based on the most current research in rider safety and utilizes modern training methods.
Though designed for new riders, any rider that has not taken a motorcycle course will benefit from this clinic.The California Motorcyclist Safety Program Motorcyclist Training Course (CMSP MTC) is designed for the novice rider with no (or limited) street-riding experience. This course includes both classroom and on-cycle instruction. You will learn fundamental skills required to operate the motorcycle and progress to street riding skills and strategies.
Motorcycles* and helmets are provided in this course. You are responsible to wear sturdy boots above the ankle, long sleeves, full fingered gloves (motorcycle specific or leather), and jeans with no holes. (Sweats and canvas shoes will not be allowed)
The course is offered at three locations:
San Diego: Coronado Beach Harley Davidson (class) and North Island Credit Union Amphitheater (range)
San Marcos: Biggs Harley Davidson (class) and Cal State University of San Marcos (range)
El Centro: Imperial Valley College (Class and range)
Class is 18 hours total (8 hours classroom and 10 hours riding)
Weekend sessions are 2 or 3 days.
2 day weekend classes offered March-Oct:
Saturday 8 am - 6 pm (This time includes a 1 hour lunch)
Sunday 8 am - 6 pm (This time includes a 1 hour lunch)
3 day weekend classes are offered year round:
Classroom is Friday from 6 pm - 9 pm.
7 am - 5 pm on Saturday (This time includes a 1 hour lunch)
7 am - 12 noon on Sunday
2 day weekday classes (offered year round in San Diego only):
Not all sessions are offered every week. Classes are Mon/Tues
Class is 7 am- 5 pm November-mid March. (This time includes a 1 hour lunch)
Class is 8 am- 6 pm Mid March- October. (This time includes a 1 hour lunch)
You must attend all sessions.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to each session.
Every rider is not guaranteed to finish or pass the course.
Late riders will not be allowed in. NO EXCEPTIONS.
(If you are late for class or miss any classroom section or range exercise, you will be dropped from the class and required to reschedule and pay the $100 rescheduling fee.)
We will ride RAIN or SHINE.
Cost is $258** for riders 21 years of age and over and
$180 for riders 15 1/2 to 20 years of age.
Riders under 18 years of age must have a parent come to the first day of class and sign the waivers.
(The entire course must be completed before your 21st birthday to receive the discount)
Riders are not guaranteed to complete the course.
Riders are not guaranteed to pass the course.
Upon successful completion of the course, we will provide the DMV DL-389 Form, within 10 days, which may waive the riding portion of the DMV test. IVMT is not responsible for your state's licensing.
If you are dropped from the course for any reason, there is a $100 fee to reschedule for another weekend. No exceptions.
Show your completion form to your insurance agent for a possible discount on your motorcycle insurance.
See our FAQ page for more information. If you have questions about what to do if you fail the class, please also see the FAQ page for answers or call us at the number below.
Sign up at using one of the links above or by calling 760-842-4073.
Payment is due at the time of registration.
*A scooter can be used for the course. We DO NOT provide them, so you would need to provide your own.
**Contact the office if you qualify for the seasonal Harley Davidson Riding Academy American Heroes discount.
If you don't think you are ready for the licensing course or if you know you are going to want a small class size to learn the basic skills first, click here for pre licensing classes.
Inland Valley Motorsports Training offers full service motorcycle training classes from basic beginners to advance classes. If you live in California or Arizona we have you covered. If you live in San Diego, Chula Vista, Santee, La Mesa, El Cajon, Ramona, Poway, Escondido, San Marcos, Carlsbad, Vista or Oceanside we have motorcycle training in your neighborhood.