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Confident Rider Course (formerly BRC 2)

Designed to Enhance the Skills of Newly Licensed and  Returning Riders

Cost of Course: $55 


Course Information

Formerly called the Experienced Rider Course, the Basic Rider Course 2 is offered at 30 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.


Sharpen your riding skills in the five-hour Basic Rider Course 2 (BRC 2) and earn a MSF Basic Rider Course 2 completion card. Riders spend most of time riding on a course. 

Riding Skills Practiced

  • Cornering

  • Counter steering

  • Maximum braking

  • Riding strategy

  • Risk management

  • Swerving

  • Tight turns

  • Traction management

  • U-turns

There are no tests in this course.
Passengers may participate at no charge. Private courses are available to dealers, clubs and other riding groups at 50 percent off the regular tuition costs.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Participants ride their own motorcycle during the course.
  • Motorcycles must be street legal, licensed, insured and pass a basic inspection.
  • Riders must show proof of insurance to the instructor .
  • Riders must have a valid driver’s license with either a motorcycle endorsement or a valid motorcycle permit.
  • Riders must be proficient in the basic skills of clutch control, straight-line riding, turning, shifting and stopping.
  • Riders must have 1,000 miles of riding experience in the past year.
  • Participants under 18 must have their parents sign a waiver form prior to on-cycle instruction. 

Riders must wear:

  • DOT-approved helmet

  • Eye protection

  • Long sleeves

  • Long pants

  • Full-fingered gloves

  • Over-the-ankle footwear

Students are strongly encouraged to bring rain gear –– courses run rain or shine.

For information on private BRC 2 courses for your group or club, contact a training site directly