Lake Superior College is a designated Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Center site. Courses run from April to October. We offer the Basic Rider Course, the Intermediate Rider Course and Road Guard Certification. Course descriptions are listed below.
Learn how to ride and earn your motorcycle license endorsement in this 14.5-hour course featuring 10 hours of on-cycle training and 4.5 hours of hands-on classroom training. Supportive and friendly instructors will teach you how to operate a motorcycle and the basic skills you need to safely ride on the street. Training motorcycles are provided for riders of all sizes. If you are an automatic scooter rider, bring your scooter with proof of insurance if it is 500 cc or less, 400 pounds or less, in good working order and registered as a motorcycle. Course prerequisite: Motorcycle Safety Foundation eCourse. A link to this online pre-course will be provided upon registration.
Comfortable on your own motorcycle or scooter? The 5-hour Intermediate Rider Course will build upon your existing skills and knowledge. Newer, returning and experienced motorcyclists can all benefit from this course that covers control, finesse, counter steering, corning, swerving and braking. All courses are guaranteed to run.
We can also create an Intermediate Rider course for your riding club or group. Please contact us at 218-733-5924 or email@example.com
Motorcycle Road Guard Certification
The Minnesota Motorcycle Road Guard law was enacted in 2012. It authorizes motorcycle road guard certificate holders to stop and control traffic for motorcycle group riders. Drivers of vehicles stopped by a flagger may only proceed if instructed by a flagger or police officer.
The Road Guard Certification course is three hours and includes practical training at a live intersection near the training site.
- In order to participate in this training, a Motorcycle Road Guard Certificate applicationmust be completed and sent to Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS). This application must be received three weeks before the training session. Applicants must bring their approval letter to training.
- Participants are required to bring a completed waiver form to participate in this course.