Basic Riding Courses in Denver, CO

Total Control BRC®

2 day licensing course

Learning to ride a motorcycle properly on the public road is a complex thing. Small detailed changes to how you think, how you operate the bike and even where you put yourself on the road can make huge differences to the enjoyment of your riding, as well as your safety. Our most popular motorcycle course is our Total Control Beginner Riding Clinic®, certified by the Colorado State Patrol Motorcycle Safety Training. This course is aimed at individuals with little or no riding experience. We pride ourselves in the quality of our instructors and training methods. Knowing what to say to a new rider to help them progress isn't something you learn without experience, a commitment to doing it right and a solid work ethic. With over 150 years of combined experience, we offer the best motorcycle training in the state of Colorado. Most of our instructors have been riding for 30+ years and all take motorcycle safety to heart. Your training will include classroom and on-cycle instruction for a total of 15+ hours. At the end of each section, students will take both a written and skills test. The successful completion of this class (passing both written and skills test) enables riders to receive a Colorado Motorcycle Operator Safety Training Completion Card which is a waiver of further testing at the Colorado DOR when they go to add the 2-wheel motorcycle endorsement to their Colorado Driver's License.

All students MUST bring to the range:

  • DOT-compliant helmet (Iron Buffalo provides helmets at all its sites. However, students are encouraged to bring their own if they own a DOT-compliant helmet)
  • Eye protection (eyeglasses, sunglasses, face shield, or goggles)
  • Sturdy over-the-ankle footwear that provides ankle support and protection from heat and moving parts. Most work type boots and hiking boots work well, but canvas high-tops or slip-on-boots with elastic (only) ankle covering ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE
  • Full-fingered leather gloves with a sturdy palm of leather or leather like material
  • Long sleeve shirt or jacket recommended
  • Long STURDY denim pants or jeans with NO holes or tears that allow any skin to be exposed
  • Rain gear if necessary (class will continue during rain)
  • Sun block, as needed
  • Snacks and lunch, and non-alcoholic beverages

Course fee

$315*

* A minimum of 4 registered students are required to conduct a class.

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Terms and Conditions

Students must:

  • Provide proper riding gear
  • Be on time. Students arriving late to any portion of the class will not be allowed to participate and will not be refunded or rescheduled
  • Students (teens or out of state) who do not hold a Colorado driverís license or ID must obtain a Pre-Registration code (PR Code) from the Colorado DMV located here. For information on registration for a PR Code, please follow these steps. Once the student has registered for a PR Code, enter this code in the drivers license box on the registration form. Note: If a parent is registering a teen, they must use the teenís information, not the parent's.

Cancellation/Refunds/Transfers Policy

  • To cancel and receive a refund or transfer, students must notify Iron Buffalo at least 2 business days before the start of the class
  • If class is cancelled by Iron Buffalo, a full refund will be issued or the class will be rescheduled (classes are held rain or shine)

Refunds/Transfers are not allowed if a student

  • Cancels less than 2 business days prior to class
  • Fails to attend the scheduled class
  • Arrives late to any portion of the class or practice and is not allowed to participate
  • Is dismissed by the instructor

"Bob and Chadwick great instructors very funny and had a great safe learning environment. I Had a blast this weekend and learned so much thank you! "
― Dairrek Bucci
"Peter did a great job teaching the class. You can tell he has a passion for riding and wanting his students to be safe. I ve been riding almost every day since the class (after not riding for 30 years!!) and I find myself playing his teachings in my head all the time! I m so glad I took this training and feel my experience on my new bike has been a positive one because of it."
― Ron Redd
"Highly recommend! I learned a lot, had fun and definitely will be taking another class. The instructors are very knowledgeable and it is well worth the money!"
― Natalie Maraoui
"This place was wonderful. Accommodating, informative and they want to see you succeed. Thank you guys, the trainers were amazing and patient. I was a beginner and had never ridden and they gave me the guidance and help I needed. Bob, Chadwick, Peter and Cooper, a big thank you! - "S-P-E-E-D""
― Corey Davis
"Fantastic experience! The instructors made the entire class better than I ever expected. They were positive and always worked to build confidence in the riders. I've recommended this class to several people. Well worth the time and money!"
― Amanda Van Blaricom
"Loved the pacing of the class. Instructors did an awesome job of calming nerves and presenting the material in a helpful way. I was surprised how comfortable I felt on a bike after taking this class. And how much road knowledge was presented to us. Thanks!"
― Gregory Burns
"Great instructors, nice range, nice bikes to learn on. The instructors were so patient and encouraging. Overall a really great experience. 10/10"
― Kayti Hale

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