Private Lessons

WE DO NOT OFFER GROUP CLASSES. Typically, GROUP sites do not offer private instruction. To find the group course(s) in your area, call 1-877-RIDE-411 and follow the prompts. BE SURE you understand their policies/penalties for lateness, rescheduling, failure to bring required equipment and weather conditions.

ISSUE MSTC Private Instruction State Group Courses
Cost: New Rider Course $80/hr $250 each
Location San Jose Statewide
Average wait to start training 1-2 days 14-60 days
Ave.# of students in riding sessions 1 (2 your option) 8 -12
Motorcycle & helmet provided Yes Yes
Ride rain or shine or in extreme heat No Yes
Customized scheduling and training Yes No
Learner’s Permit required No No
Mandatory classroom instruction In your home Yes, 5 hrs.
Time of riding instruction 6 hrs. 10 hrs.*
Limits on use of personal motorcycle No Yes
Same instructor for the entire course Yes No
Insurance discounts for graduates Yes Yes
Experienced rider training provided Yes Rarely
Location of mandatory skill test At DMV On-site
Pass mandatory skill test Guaranteed No
After training consultation available Yes No

*Actual riding time (wheels in motion as opposed to waiting for your turn) varies with the number of students in each riding session.

More questions? Call us to speak with our chief instructor.