Motorcycle 3-Hour Refresher Class

Pacific Motorcycle Training

Note: If you are looking for a course to waive your DMV skills test, click here.

The Refresher Class is designed for improving the riding skills of any beginner rider who wants more practice on a motorcycle before riding on the street. Students should already be familiar with the friction zone, shifting and breaking before signing up for this class. This class is ideal for students who have already taken the basic licensing course but have not experienced a lot of seat time outside of a parking lot, or for students who are licensed but have not ridden in several years.

Cost: $265. Bike rental included.

IMPORTANT: This class will give you extra practice, but CANNOT be accepted for credit toward receiving a DMV DL389 waiver form.

This three hour course class is currently being held in Livermore and South San Francisco on select Saturdays from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.



For New Riders

Learn the basics of riding safely in a controlled environment and receive the certificate that may 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!

"I rode motorcycles more than 15 yrs, and used to be a track racer a while ago in my own country where I have a valid license. I signed up for the class to simply get a driver's license in CA, which I could not get without posessing an actual motorcycle. Recent inflation made me hesitant to purchase nice new one, and CMSP certificate also can offer some discounts for purchasing riding gears, so I just signed up utilizing my long vacation chance. Well, I knew the theoritical details well even before joining the class, but as one of pretty skilled motorcyclists, their course is absolutely professional and helpful no matter how much you are skilled or not. Terminologies, theories that instructors (Tex and Evie) taught and their applications to actual riding domain was amazingly well constructed. I was even able to find own my wrong habit during the course and got more confidence in my right side banking."
― Alex Cho
"As a beginner rider with about 6 months of novice experience under my belt, I anticipated not learning a whole lot. I couldn't have been more wrong. The class was absolutely invaluable and anyone who intends to ride motorcycles on or off the street should take at least the introductory/beginner class. Great experience!"
― Rory Parham
"Q, Patrick, and Kieran were outstanding! They made the class very engaging and super fun learning environment. The class consisted of 9 students and the instructors did very well managing the group. They showed us great patience and kindness in class whenever we made mistakes. The instructors made sure that you’re capable of doing the riding exercises as safely as possible and develop good habits from it and hoping you’ll be able to apply those habits when you start riding out in the real world. I left feeling more informed than before and boosted my confidence in riding. The Pacific Motorcycle Training facility provided the same motorcycle for all students so there were no complaints about having a heavier bike nor having a taller bike than someone else. It was nice that we all had the same motorcycles because it created equal learning opportunities for everyone. Overall, I had a great experience. Looking forward to taking intermediate and advanced classes in the future!"
― Anna Marie Alyzza Sotio
"This place is the real deal. My instructor even shared his Arby's with me."
― Dustin Armstrong
"I really had no clue as to what to expect, was pleasantly surprised at every turn, pun intended. I ve been riding for quite a few years, but was always able to avoid getting pulled over, I never had a license. I felt fairly confident going in, I feel much more confident going out. Both of our instructors were excellent, communication was clear and concise, and reinforced with their riding knowledge. I was a little surprised that they had Harleys to ride, and the surprise was pleasant, I ride a full sized Harley, I would ve never been able to do the course with it. A 500 Harley was a joy to ride, totally surprised. Next step take another course, you can never have too much knowledge. Would recommend this to anyone, regardless of skill level or age. I m 65, and I pretty much physical wreck, I ve had more surgeries than Frankenstein. My instructors made allowances for it and coach me at every turn again pun intended."
― Jefferson Hall
"Took this course with my dad no knowledge on riding a motorcycle. They are great !! I can say now I can ride a motorcycle I would 100% recommend to anyone interested in learning!!! Teachers are great they take there time with you make the learning process fun not stressful and they are patient patient with you."
― Alejandra Duran
"This is an excellent course to take for beginner riders and even riders that are still new to the sport of motorcycling. Everyone needs to know the basic fundamentals and this course provides it. I saw new riders that have never been on a motorcycle do all of the exercises by the end of each day. Safely too! I ll be recommending this course to anyone that asks me about motorcycling from now on. I can t wait to sign up for the next course in a couple months. Thank you!"
― Eric V

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