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Community & Continuing Education


Motorcycle Safety Experienced RiderCourse


Even if you've been riding for some time, there's always something new to learn.


Increasing numbers of seasoned riders are flocking to the half-day Experienced RiderCourse to hone their skills and fine-tune the mental skills needed for survival in traffic.

You'll discuss with your peers how to balance the mental and physical aspects of safe riding, manage risk, increase visibility and optimize your lane position. The Experienced RiderCourse also covers protective gear, rider responsibility, motorcycle inspection and care and the effects of alcohol and other drugs on riding.

The Experienced RiderCourse will take you through leading edge technology, including:

  • Traction Management
  • Stopping Quickly
  • Cornering and Swerving Skills


The direct task coaching approach will enable you to develop a better understanding of your motorcycle and your abilities. Participation will result in the issuance of an MSF completion that can be used in most cases for insurance discounts, personal fulfillment, and requirements of organizations for Road Captains.


  • One day course
  • Qualifies for premium discount with many motorcycle insurance providers
  • United States Armed Forces Approved
  • All courses and coaches are approved by the Kansas Division of Motor Vehicles and are certified through the Motorcycle Safety Foundation


The student must have a valid motorcycle license or permit and provide a motorcycle and riding gear that meets the following criteria:

  • Qualifications for this course be a competent, licensed motorcycle operator with one year riding experience (recommended minimum), or have completed a Basic Rider Course and have three months riding experience.
  • Motorcycle must meet all requirements for street operation. Motorcycle must be a street or dual-purpose motorcycle. (No dirt, trails, or mini bikes) Proper registration & license for motorcycle is required. A safety inspection (TCLOCS) will be conducted by the course instructors. Proof of insurance must presented. Written permission from the owner if borrowed is needed for use in the course and the proof of insurance.
    • For a printable version of the T-CLOCS checklist, click here.  
  • D.O.T. approved Helmet (Loaner helmets are available)
  • Eye protection
  • Over-the-ankle footwear
  • Long sleeved shirt or jacket
  • Long non-flared pants
  • Full fingered gloves
  • Rain gear is optional. We do ride if it rains.


If you are not a current or previous Cowley College student, the Admissions Application must be completed. Click here for the Admissions Application.


Click here to enroll online.

Admissions representatives will be available to enroll you. Call 620.441.5584. Enrollment needs to be completed one week before the class begins.


Class Schedule – One day course.

  • Saturday or Sunday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Click here for additional RiderCourses scheduled.

Contact an admissions representative at 620.441.5584.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • This course contains moderate physical and cognitive activities which must be performed by all.
  • Cowley County Community College cannot be held responsible for conditions or events beyond its control.