Optional Discretionary Courses

DIAGNOSTIC RIDE

For riders who hold a current Learner Permit, or Licence.

The duration of the training is 3.5 hour and it provides an opportunity for instructors to assess your current level of practical riding skill and to advise you on suitable course options for further development.

The Diagnostic Ride is now run as part of the Check Ride. It is a great way to refresh & update your skills, whilst getting feedback in areas that may need need some work. The Check Ride consists of 3.5hrs of training on-road and on our training range. To view more details refer to the Check Ride link Check Ride.

Course Duration and Scheduling

  • Correct use of all controls
  • Correct Lane Positioning
  • Establishing Crash Avoidance Space
  • Identifying Main Crash Hazards for Motorcyclists
  • Buffering in Traffic
  • Correct use of Mirrors and Head checks
  • Duration: 3.5 hour
  • Max 5 persons

The Check Ride is conducted with a maximum of 5 students to 1 Instructor. The first stage is a number of exercises held on the training range.

The exercises cover correct steering inputs, effective use of vision and eye direction, cornering and braking techniques and exercises involving simulated road-riding .

SKILLS UPGRADE COURSE

This course is designed specifically for current holders of a motorcycle learner permit, but have not had the opportunity to further develop their practical riding skills since obtaining their permit.

The course is 3.5 hours duration and will include:

  • Basic Controls and their operation
  • Posture
  • Clutch and Throttle Control
  • Friction Point
  • Gear changing
  • Curves and Corners
  • Braking
  • Simulated Road Ride

Course Duration and Scheduling

  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Scheduled for Fridays only (a.m. and/or p.m.)
  • Max 5 persons

RETURNING RIDER COURSE (SEE CHECK RIDE NOTE)

Specifically for riders who hold a current licence but have not ridden for an extended period. The Returning Rider course is now covered by the 3.5 hour Check Ride course. The Check Ride includes activities on our training range and a group road ride. The Course will cover:
  • Correct Steering and Braking Inputs
  • Correct Lane Positioning
  • Establishing Crash Avoidance Space
  • Identifying Main Crash Hazards for Motorcyclists
  • Buffering in Traffic
  • Correct use of Mirrors and Headchecks
  • Correct use of all controls

Course Duration and Scheduling

  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Max 5 persons

REMEDIAL TRAINING

For applicants who have attempted an MPA course but have failed to grasp the concept of basic motorcycle control. The course is designed to get applicant skill level to the point where they could resit Day 2 of the MPA course.

The skills covered can include:

  • Basic Control Operation in 1st Gear
  • Changing to 2nd Gear
  • Throttle Control Circuit Riding
  • Basic Braking Technique

Course Duration and Scheduling

  • Duration: 1 hour to 3 hours
  • Scheduled for Weekdays Monday to Fridays, either Morning or Afternoon. Subject to numbers.
  • Max 5 persons

ONE-ON-ONE ROADCRAFT TRAINING

Designed to help current learner permit and/or licence holders to further develop their defensive skills in traffic. The roadcraft sessions are as hourly increments, one -on-one to suit student requirements.

The student must provide his/her own motorcycle for this training and they will be provided with a helmet incorporating two-way intercom communication with the instructor. With private instruction you receive the undivided attention of the instructor.

The sessions run in hourly increments and as this learning is intensive an hour or 2 may be sufficient. MAXIMUM period of three hours for any one session and will be conducted on weekends only.

Course Duration and Scheduling

  • Duration: Hourly Increments 1 Hour or 2 may be sufficient. – Maximum of 3 hours (Must have own bike)
  • Scheduled for weekends only
  • One-on-One

All training is held at our facility at Sandown Raceway, Princes HWY. Springvale

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Best Course Ever!! Patient & comprehensive instruction by clearly experienced trainers took me from having never ridden a motorbike to confidently passing my Learners in just 2days!!

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DAMIEN

Wow! The staff were really great. The facilities were great and the bikes and gear that we were provided with were excellent. This course is highly recommended.

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BRETT

This was a bucket list item. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would be happy to recommend anyone to Ridetek, wanting to ride a motorcycle.

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TIM

I originally did my learners with Ride-Tek and from that experience I booked in to do my full P’s purely due to the service.

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JENNY

Ride-Tek do a great job of training riders. They don’t just deliver a generic program, but assess where your skills and confidence are at and tweak the motorcycle training to your needs.

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