The Gold course is for experienced riders on a full motorcycle license, who are likely to be riding mid - larger capacity machines. It is not designed for machines 250cc or smaller.
Courses are run in small groups, up to 6 trainees to 1 instructor.
Across the training day, this allows for individual tuition and feedback to help each rider improve.
Courses are mostly riding – you may cover a distance of around 100km during the day, depending on the level of course.
The first part of the day includes introductions and some discussion, so as soon as you start riding you have some additional knowledge and skills to put into practise.
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 motorcycle licence with you to the course.
Ensure your motorcycle is legal and at WoF standard, and appropriate for your license.
Check over your motorcycle 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 food, drink and snacks with you for the day – we usually stop at a café where you can purchase lunch if you wish.
Bring any additional personal items you may require for the day ie. Reading glasses, hat/cap, sun block etc
Wear appropriate motorcycle 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 $150 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 Scooter Survival course is purpose-designed for scooter riders and low powered motorcycle (moped) riders whose riding is primarily in urban environments and commuting. It covers the crucial skills you need to stay safe when riding on the road. You'll be under the guidance of a professional instructor at all times, and emerge a more confident, competent and safer rider. This course is for scooter riders who are already riding on the road.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
The Ride Forever Cruiser course is designed for experienced riders, and includes a flexible programme of content modules. 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