INTERMEDIATE RIDER COURSE

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THE INTERMEDIATE RIDER COURSE

The IRT is an 8-hour course on street techniques for the experienced rider. Students will learn advanced riding techniques through range exercises that cover cornering, swerving, stopping, and hazard avoidance.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR RIDERS WHO:

  • Want to improve their riding skills
  • Are returning to riding after a break of several years
  • Have experience with motorcycles and want to get an endorsement

COURSE OVERVIEW

The course consists of the following set of exercises. These must be completed in order and at a satisfactory level in order for students to continue with the course.

  • Shift/Stop/Maneuvering Assessment (4-6 hybrid)
  • Stopping Quickly
  • Limited-Space maneuvers
  • Cornering Judgement
  • Negotiating Curves
  • Stopping Quickly in a Curve
  • Avoiding Hazards (Swerve/Quick Stop)
  • Summary Skills Practice
  • Testing

TESTING

In order to complete the course, students must pass two written and two skills tests.

ENDORSEMENT

Endorsement testing is included in our Intermediate Rider Course! Successful completion enables riders to receive a waiver of further testing, which is accepted by the Washington DOL for motorcycle Endorsements.

PLEASE NOTE

The range portion of the course begins with a screening exercise to make sure you have the ability to start, shift, brake, turn, and lean a motorcycle. Students may be dismissed from this course at any time if they are not able to satisfactorily complete the exercises. Students with little or no motorcycle experience are encouraged to take the BRC or Pre BRC course prior to taking this one.

Required Gear To Bring

  • Photo ID

  • Sturdy boots that offer full ankle protection

  • Eye protection goggles, glasses or a face shield

  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket

  • Long, non-flared pants made of durable material such as denim

  • Full-fingered leather gloves or motorcycle specific gloves

You May Also Want To Bring

  • Your own DOT-approved helmet

  • Full rain gear if applicable

  • Lunch

  • Refillable water bottle

  • Sunscreen If needed

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