Experienced Rider Training
The Experienced Rider Training course is a skills improvement course designed to help experienced riders enhance their everyday street riding. Our instructors will work closely with you and your bike to ensure you are getting the best riding experience that suits your needs (i.e... enjoyment, commuting, long distance traveling, etc).
The program is approximately 8 hours in length and is held on a Saturday or Sunday. It is taught to a small group of riders by two or three trained instructors which means you are provided with focused attention. The classroom portion consists of an interactive lecture and discussion about riding techniques, limits and risks. The riding portion begins with a technical inspection of your bike's brakes, suspension, tires and general condition (to ensure that it will be safe for the riding session) and consists of approximately six hours of riding and coaching on a variety of topics.
Who Should Take the Course?
- Riders who are completely comfortable with their motorcycle and have reached the limit of what they can teach themselves
- Riders with multiple years of riding experience but no previous formal motorcycle training or education (If you are a new rider please register for our Basic Rider Training program)
- Basic Rider Training course graduates wanting to take the next step in training
- Riders who want to significantly improve their overall motorcycle handling skills in normal traffic riding situations
- Riders who want to learn their limits and those of their motorcycle
- Master fundamental control techniques
- Refine and extend maneuvering skills
- Improve emergency response performance
- How to use power for maximum control
- Your bike's handling limits
- Secrets to precise steering control
- How to get maximum braking power without skids
- Critical emergency response techniques
The Experienced Rider course is held at one of the best tracks in the country - the RCMP Depot Division.
Prerequisites and Rules:
- You must be a licensed motorcycle rider with an M license, or equivalent from another jurisdiction
- You must bring a properly licensed and insured motorcycle to the course, as well as proof of ownership / registration
- The motorcycle must be in good condition, especially tires, brakes and suspension
- You must have proper riding gear that is to be worn at all times during the riding day
- Your instructor is responsible for your safety and the safety of your fellow students. Continued unsafe behavior may result in your removal from the course
- The course will proceed rain or shine, so bring appropriate clothing for the weather.
- We highly recommend that you bring sunscreen and drinks as there is limited shade and the course is physically demanding.
- The ERT program is not a "race course" program
Fees, Schedule and Registration:
Course dates for 2017 are as follows:
Course Cost: $180
Course Duration: 8 hours
To register, download and fill out the registration form and return it to us by email or in person.
Return the form in person to:
Saskatchewan Safety Council
445 Hoffer Drive
We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule course dates due to weather, lack of registration other unforeseen circumstances.
Non-attendance will result in a charge of 100% of the course cost. Substitutions and transfers are permitted prior to the first day of the course.
Prior to the first day of the course you may transfer to another course within the calendar year, space permitting, at no charge.
Cancelations less than ten (10) days prior to the first day of the course will result in a charge of $80.00. Cancelations received on the first day of the course and non-attendance will not be eligible for a refund. Substitutions and transfers within the course season are accepted until the first day of the course.
Please note that we may cancel, postpone or reschedule a course at our discretion. If available substitute dates are not suitable to you on courses that we cancel, you shall receive a full refund.
Course Cancelation Line:
In the event of inclement weather, course registrants are reminded to call the Saskatchewan Safety Council at 757-3197.
Saskatchewan Safety Council
445 Hoffer Drive Regina,
P: (306) 757-3197
F: (306) 569-1907
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