About Us

Pacific Motorcycle Training

Pacific Motorcycle Training is a motorcycle riding school where students learn the basics and gain confidence to operate a motorcycle safely. We offer motorcycle and scooter training classes at four great locations: one in the heart of South San Francisco, downtown San Jose, Livermore at Las Positas College campus and Salinas. These locations are easy to find and parking is always hassle-free.

Our basic course is CMSP-approved. This means students who take and pass our course receive a DL389 certificate required to waive the DMV riding skill test. We teach the very latest techniques in safety, accident prevention, cornering, and how to use a clutch as well as proficient braking.

For New Riders

Learn the basics of riding safely in a controlled environment and receive the certificate required to waive the DMV riding skill test. Our friendly basic riding course was designed for people with zero experience on a motorcycle. We provide motorcycles and helmets for you to learn with.

For Experienced Riders

Become a better—and safer—rider using your own motorcycle with our Intermediate Riding Clinic. Or take your cornering and crash-avoidance skills to the highest level with our Advanced Riding Clinics, taught only by the best certified instructors in the Bay Area!


"Great class! Ray and Kyle were very knowledgeable and these guys went the extra mile to expedite my paperwork! Highly recommended!"
― VICTOR HAYES
"I took the most basic course Pacific Motorcycle Training offers (for simply getting your license). The instructors are very knowledgeable at teaching motorcycle riding, and made the whole experience stress-free, clear to understand, and fulfilling. It is worth the money, and I plan on coming back for more advanced classes after I get more advanced at riding."
― Santi Piva
"It was a great experience and got an opportunity to learn a lot. The more you grapple with the material taught the better off you will be. I also recommend the morning classes during the hot months."
― Jose Galvez Hernandez
"Amazing ! I got more than what I expected. Full of fun and excellent training. The best in Bay area. Chris and Issac are excellent."
― Krishnaraj Venkatesan
"No matter the years of riding experience you have, take this training which will teach you a lot of unknowns. Big thanks to Tim, Mike and Chris for being so passionate about what they do. The best trainers in and around Bay Area."
― Sainath S
"Recommend to anyone trying to get into riding. Instructors teach you skills that might just save your life, and the course is very informative. Great experience overall."
― Mkbrazy .
"Absolutely fantastic training for the newbie!! I was riding a motorcycle by the end of the day- it was fabulous! The teachers, both in the classroom and on the range, are all very experienced (10+years) riders. They stayed calm even when I didn't. The classroom instruction is thorough but not excessive; I would have loved a few more hours on the range since I was SO new. I will definitely be taking more classes with them!"
― Kristi Swensson Burdsall

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