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Rider training opportunities

WSBMWR provides a $50 rebate to any member who can demonstrate attendance at a rider training clinic. Nearly any riding school qualifies; if you have doubts, contact the Club President ( for confirmation.

  • Motorcycle Training Schools - Washington Department of Licensing page listing all the regional schools approved to provide motorcycle training and testing in Washington (includes a link to approved sidecar/trike schools).
  • Puget Sound Safety - Of the training schools listed above, the most noteworthy is Puget Sound Safety, which offers a broad range of course options ranging from beginner street skills through advanced track and off-road techniques.
  • Northwest Motorcycle School - This 5-day training offered at sites near Portland and Seattle is said to be the only school in the US where a rider can receive the training typically provided only for motor officers. This is probably the most sophisticated street riding training available.
  • Total Control - Highly-regarded national track school. Courses are periodically offered at Washington tracks
  • MSF Library - Don't underestimate the value of DIY training through reading and practice exercises. This site offers a great compendium of materials.
  • Dirt Bike Safety Training (AKA Dirt First!) - Highly regarded ADV and off-road skills training. Discounted classes are typically available to registered attendees of our annual Club Rally.