Rider Training

Motorcycle Safety Courses

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Hitting the open road is a lot more liberating with the right training behind you.

In addition to learning life-saving riding skills, taking a motorcycle safety course can mean insurance discounts and a better ride for everyone on the road. Read descriptions below for beginner and experienced motorcycle training, then sign up.

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Basic Rider Training

Designed for new or novice riders, this course covers basic motorcycle safety skills and training covered within the SD motorcycle manual. You must be 14 or older to attend, and motorcycles are provided.

  • 16 1/2 hours of instruction (combination of classroom and on-cycle training)
  • Straight line riding, braking, shifting, cornering and swerving competencies
  • Work toward achieving a passing score on a riding skills evaluation

The course costs $125 plus tax, and when you pass you’ll receive a waiver for the South Dakota riding and written tests for a motorcycle endorsement on your driver’s license.


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