Motorcycle Rider Program


Welcome to the Connecticut Motorcycle Rider Education Program at Gateway Community College.  For the safety of all participants,this year we have made several modifications that we would like to share with you. These include:

  • All participants are required to wear a mask
  • Students must bring their own helmets to use for the duration of the course; motorcycles are provided
  • Hand sanitizer will be available

If you have questions about our current available courses, please email GW-MotorcycleHelp@GatewayCT.edu.

 

Visit Ride4Ever.org to view the student handbook, frequently asked questions and other items of interest.

 

Motorcycle Rider Courses

All classes are held at 88 Bassett Road,

North Haven, CT

Class is held in the office trailer

located behind the college.


BASIC RIDER COURSE (BRC) This course, which is required to apply for your Connecticut Motorcycle License, provides students with both classroom and on-cycle instruction. It will prepare students with the awareness, basic skills, and knowledge necessary for safe riding. Motorcycles are provided for use during the course. This course is the pre-requisite required for obtaining a motorcycle endorsement for your CT driver's license. Class size is limited to 12 riders. Fee: 220.00

BRC Requirements:

  1. Valid driver's license
  2. eCourse Completion Certificate (must bring to your first classroom session)
  3. Email address to get coupon for the eCourse
  4. Department of Transportation (DOT) approved motorcycle helmet- Due to COVID-19 precautions, students must provide their own helmets.
  5. Access to a computer, printer and Internet to take and pass the 3+ hour eCourse before your classroom sessions
  6. Over the ankle rubber soled boots, sturdy long pants, long sleeve shirt, full finger gloves, and eye protection
  7. Bring a copy of their mandatory eCourse completion certificate to the first class. Be certain you have provided a valid email address and we will send you the login Coupon Code you will need for the eCourse. The BRC eCourse must be completed within 30 days prior to your class start date.

The BRC eCourse must be completed within 30 days prior to your class start date.

EXPERIENCED RIDER-COURSE (ERC) One-day course, designed to improve a riders cornering, braking and swerving skills necessary for riding safely on the street. Class size is limited to 12 riders. Fee: $100.00

ERC Requirements:

  1. Valid motorcycle license
  2. A street-legal registered and insured motorcycle or scooter with an engine larger than 50cc.
  3. Over the ankle rubber soled boots, sturdy long pants, long sleeve shirt, full finger gloves, eye protection, and DOT approved motorcycle helmet.

 

For More Information

For more course information, or for assistance completing registration paperwork, please call (203) 285-2300.