Please read this page before you submit a registration

Continue to STEP 2: Check the schedule. 

Terms / Course Requirements

  • This is a special Introduction to Motorcycling course.  This course includes the first day of the 2-day Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course.  You will not be eligible for your motorcycle license as a result of passing this course.  If you would like to obtain your motorcycle license after completing this course,  you can apply 50% of the price you paid for the Introduction course toward the Basic Rider Course tuition.

  • As a pre-requisite to taking this course, students must be able to ride and balance a pedal bicycle.

  • Students must attend all portions of this course.  Due to liability insurance restrictions, you cannot participate in the course if you miss any portion of the course.  Students must be on time for all components of the course or they will be dismissed and forfeit their tuition.

  • To Receive your License: Students who wish to obtain their motorcycle license will be given the opportunity to enroll in the remainder of the MSF Basic Rider Course.  We will apply $50 of the price you paid for the Introduction course toward the Basic Rider Course tuition.  When you successfully complete the Basic Rider Course, you will receive a Certificate of Motorcycle Rider Education Training.  Graduates are exempt from the Registry of Motor Vehicles road test.  In order to receive the road test waiver, students must supply a photocopy of their learner's permit at the first class session of the Basic Rider Course.  Permits must not expire within two weeks after course completion.

  • Motorcycle Courses involve the risk of personal injury and the training can be physically and mentally demanding.  Also, the course is conducted in a group format with a ratio of 6 students per Rider Coach.  If students are not able to keep up with the pace of the course, or if they pose a hazard to themselves or others, they may be dismissed from the course.  If a student is dismissed, they will not receive a tuition refund.

  • Cancellation / Reschedule Policy: If you need to cancel or reschedule a class, follow the instructions below.

Cancellation Policy: To receive a refund, a request must be sent in writing (US Mail, e-mail - see our "Contact Us" link) and received by Streetwise Cycle School more than 10 days prior to the start of the course. All cancellations that are made more than 10 days prior to the start of the course will be charged a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made to students who cancel with less than 10 days written notice, are late to class, dismissed, voluntarily leave, have previously rescheduled, or miss a segment of THE course.

Below is an outline of fees for canceling based on how much notice you give us:

Amount of notice:

Cancellation Fee:

More than 10 days

$50

Less than 10 days

No cancellations allowed with less than 10 days notice.  You can re-schedule to another date in the same calendar year (subject to space availability).  Refer to the reschedule fees below.

Reschedule Policy: Students may reschedule to another class within the calendar year one time, space permitting. All reschedule requests must be sent to Streetwise Cycle School in writing (US Mail, e-mail - see our "Contact Us" link).  All reschedule requests that are received more than 7 days prior to the start of the course will be charged a $25 reschedule fee. All reschedule requests that are received between 7 and 2 days prior to the start of the course will be charged a $50 reschedule fee.  There will be no rescheduling of a class within 48 hours of the start of the course.

Below is an outline of fees for rescheduling based on how much notice you give us:

Amount of notice:

Reschedule Fee:

More than 7 days

$25

Less than 7 days, but more than 2 days

$50 if you reschedule

within 48 hours of the start of the course This is considered a cancellation.  No refund is available.  Full tuition is forfeited. 

If we experience severe weather (i.e. extremely high winds, lightning, snow, or ice), the class may need to be cancelled.  Also, there may be occasions where the site becomes unavailable due to  things such as unexpected repairs.  If a course is cancelled for these types of things, tuition will be fully refunded.

 

  • Refunds will not be given:

    • If you fail to attend any portion of your scheduled class.

    • If you arrive late and are not allowed to participate.

    • If you cancel with less than 10 days notice.

    • If you reschedule two times in a calendar year.

    • If you are dismissed.

    • If you leave voluntarily.

    • Please remember that the course runs in the rain.

    Refunds will be given:

    • If we cancel class due to severe weather conditions or if the site is not available due to unforeseen problems.  If Streetwise Cycle School cancels class, we will provide a full refund of tuition.

  • You must call this office prior to registering if:

    • Your inseam is less than 26" or you are less than 62" tall

    • You have a physical, medical, or learning disability

    • Your primary language is not English

  • Please call our office with any questions at (781) 974-2474.

 

All students must bring to class:

  • A photocopy of you motorcycle learner's permit, automobile driver's license, or automobile driver's permit.  Note: if you plan to take the complete Basic Rider Course in the future and wish to obtain your motorcycle license as a result of passing the Basic Rider Course, a photocopy of your Massachusetts Motorcycle Permit must be given to us when you take the Basic Rider Course.

  • Students under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign the waiver and bring it to the first class.

  • Pen or pencil for taking notes

  • NOTE: Please arrive on time, or even 15 minutes early.  We will begin promptly at the scheduled times.  You must be on time or you will not be allowed to participate in the course and you will forfeit your tuition.

All students must bring to practice:

  • DOT-approved helmet (If you do not own a helmet, you can borrow one from us)

  • Eye protection (eyeglasses, sunglasses, face shield, or goggles)

  • Sturdy over-the-ankle footwear (work boots, hiking boots are good. Sneakers are NOT allowed.). Footwear must cover your ankles.

  • Full-fingered gloves

  • Long sleeve shirt or jacket

  • Long pants (jeans without flared bottoms and without holes in them would be fine)

  • Rain gear (course runs rain or shine)

  • Sun block, as needed

  • Snacks, lunch, and non-alcoholic beverages

  • NOTE: Under RMV regulations, you must be on time and you must wear the proper riding gear described above, or you will not be allowed to ride and you will forfeit your tuition.

 

If you decide to continue on and take the Basic Rider Course ... BASIC RIDER COURSE STUDENTS MUST PASS BOTH A WRITTEN AND RIDING EVALUATION TO OBTAIN THE LICENSE WAIVER AND/OR COURSE COMPLETION CARD.

Continue to STEP 2: Check the schedule. 

Find 2 course dates that would work for you.  (Note: if you can only attend one specific date, you can select the same class for your 1st and 2nd choice.)  Make note of your 1st and 2nd choice.  This information will need to be entered on the registration form.