Motorcycle 3-Hour Discovery Course

Pacific Motorcycle Training

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

The Discovery Course is ideal for any beginner rider who wants to learn the basics of how to operate a motorcycle, but feels that they would benefit from a slower paced, more thorough approach. This class gives the student more time to absorb the controls of the motorcycle and allows for the opportunity to be more successful when they take the basic licensing course. While the basic licensing course is designed for new riders, the Discovery Course is a great choice for people who are unfamiliar with and/or who may have never ridden a motorcycle and would like to take a stair-stepped approach to building their knowledge in the operation of a motorcycle.

Cost: $265. Bike rental included.

IMPORTANT: This class CANNOT be accepted for credit toward receiving a DMV DL389 waiver form and is NOT a prerequisite to taking the basic licensing course.

The 3-Hour Discovery Course is currently being held in Livermore on select Saturdays or Sundays from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.

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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!


"5 stars for the program! I ve learned a lot just by attending this short 2 day course. Both Chris and Isaac are great instructors. They bring lots of real life experience and humor when they teach. They make the classes fun both inside the class room and on the range. Highly recommend them!!"
― D C
"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
"This place embodies people 1st mentality! Nothing except top tier instruction and training. This is the only place I would recommend that teaches the confidence, competence and skills you can use for a lifetime."
― Matt Yockey
"Had a good experience. Craig and the other instructors were more than patient with there teaching. Had an awesome time and learned a lot from this motorcycle school. Highly recommend it to anyone. Shout out To the class of August 29-30 2019. Ride safe everyone."
― Carlos Ahumada
"This is the only place you need to go! The staff here is what its all about!"
― Matt Yockey
"Well-organized riding courses with skilled instructors. Motorcycles in excellent condition. I took the MSF course at the Livermore Location - Las Positas College. This location has 500cc Harley Davidson Street motorcycles. The South SF and Salinas locations probably have lighter motorcycles(I could be wrong though). Most people in my batch had some prior experience. However, there's something to learn for everyone regardless of past riding experience."
― Umang Mathur
"Great, knowledgeable group of guys that make the whole experience of learning how to ride enjoyable. Would recommend to anyone wanting to learn how to ride safely or improve on their skills to better their rider knowledge."
― Zach Davenport

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