Courses are run in small groups, up to 6 trainees to 1 instructor. Across the training session, this allows for individual tuition and feedback to help each rider improve.
Courses are mostly riding, with the first part of the day including introductions and some discussion, so as soon as you start riding you have some additional knowledge and skills to put into practise straight away.
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All Road Code rules must be adhered to during the training course. Prior to attending your course, please ensure you have read, understood and are applying the Road Code.
Bring your licence with you to the course. You must be able to competently ride your scooter on the road.
Ensure your scooter is legal and at WoF standard as required, and appropriate for your license (LAMS approved if required)
Check over your scooter prior to the course to ensure it is operating safely and reliably, check and set your tyre pressures, arrive at the course with a full fuel tank.
Bring a drink and snacks with you for the session.
Bring any additional personal items you may require for the day ie. reading glasses, hat/cap, sun block etc
Wear appropriate protective riding gear, and bring/wear wet weather riding gear – minimum all skin must be covered.
Courses WILL run in wet weather. When booking your course, be prepared to ride if it is wet on the day.
Please ensure you are committed to the training before you make your booking. If you are booked and do not attend, or cancel last minute, we do not receive the subsidy, and someone else may miss out on your place. Important - should you cancel last minute or are a no show on the day, we reserve the right to invoice you $75 towards part of our costs of providing the training. Our instructors are committed to providing the training (subject to minimum numbers), and we appreciate your commitment to attend.
The Ride Forever Bronze course is highly subsidised through ACC. The course is aimed at riders with a learner motorcycle licence and riders new to their restricted licence, who are riding LAMS-approved motorcycles. This training course is designed for riders currently riding on road, and specifically focuses on NZTA's Competency Based Training Assessment (CBTA) competencies and tasks, supporting riders to pass the Class 6 CBTA Restricted or Full licence assessment.More Information
The Ride Forever Silver course is designed to assist with taking competent restricted license riders towards their full licence, as well as offering 'returning riders' a refresher course which will focus on both urban riding and riding in more challenging, open-road environments at higher, open-road speeds.More Information
The Ride Forever Gold course is designed for experienced riders, and includes a flexible programme of content modules for higher skill levels. It includes more technical aspects of riding, and allows for a more focussed approach to training by enabling a club/rider to build their own course content, where specific riding styles can be incorporated.More Information
The Urban Commuter training course is a half day training course that is ideal for riders wanting to develop the skills to stay safe while commuting, improve their riding skills and gain more confidence when riding in primarily urban (lower speed) environments. The training is aimed at newer motorcycle riders looking to build early skills and confidence, and who have had on road riding experience in urban areas. Urban Commuter is a stepping stone towards the next level - Ride Forever Bronze course.More Information