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Learn to Ride – The basic Motorcyclist Training Course (MTC) is offered all year except on some holiday and special event weekends:

The Motorcyclist Training Course (MTC) teaches the necessary basic skills to ride a motorcycle.
Tuition for the MTC is $180 for students under 21, $258 for students 21 or older.*

  • The MTC takes 16 hours spread over 4 separate sessions, that must be completed in order: 
    • Classroom 1, Riding 1, Classroom 2, Riding 2
    • Classroom sessions are 3 hours each, Riding sessions are 5 hours each
  • A motorcycle and helmet is provided
  • See "Required", for student requirements
  • Passing the MTC waives the DMV riding test for a motorcycle license, but neither passing nor getting a license is guaranteed
  • Completion of this course is required, by the DMV, for all motorcycle license applicants under 21 years old before receiving a motorcycle instruction permit

The ALAMEDA location (view map/directions) courses take place over a one week period in a 3 day format – one weeknight + Saturday + Sunday, as follows:

***IF RIDING AM FORMAT***
Class 1: weekday eve 5:45pm-9:30pm,  
Riding 1: Saturday 6:30am-11:15am,
(BREAK from about 11:15am until 5:45pm)
Class 2: Saturday 5:45pm-9:30pm,
Riding 2: Sunday 6:30am-11:45am
***IF RIDING PM FORMAT***
Class 1: weekday eve 5:45pm-9:30pm,  
Riding 1: Saturday 12:00pm-4:30pm,
Class 2: Saturday 5:45pm-9:30pm,
Riding 2: Sunday 12:00pm-5:15pm
Register for MTC in Alameda

The SAN FRANCISCO location (view map/directions) courses take place over a one week period in either a 3 day format – one weeknight + Saturday + Sunday or a 2 day weekend-only format:
***IF RIDING 3 DAY FORMAT***
Class 1: weekday eve 5:55pm-10:00pm,  
Riding 1: Saturday 6:30am-11:45am,
Class 2: Saturday 1:00pm-4:00pm,
Riding 2: Sunday 6:30am-12:00am
***IF RIDING 2 DAY FORMAT***
Class 1: Saturday 6:55am-11:00am,
Riding 1: Saturday 12:15pm-6:00pm,
Class 2: Sunday 6:55am-11:00am,
Riding 2: Sunday 12:15pm-6:00pm

Register for MTC in San Francisco

The VALLEJO location (view map/directions) courses take place over a one week period in either a 3 day format – one weeknight + Saturday + Sunday or a 2 day weekend-only format:
***IF RIDING AM FORMAT***
Class 1: weekday eve 5:55pm-9:30pm,  
Riding 1: Saturday 6:30am-11:15am,
(BREAK from about 11:15am until 5:45pm)
Class 2: Saturday 5:55pm-9:30pm,
Riding 2: Sunday 6:30am-11:45am
***IF RIDING PM FORMAT***
Class 1: weekday eve 5:55pm-9:30pm,  
Riding 1: Saturday 12:00pm-4:30pm,
Class 2: Saturday 5:55pm-9:30pm,
Riding 2: Sunday 12:00pm-5:15pm

Register for MTC in Vallejo


View schedules for all locations


* MTC Tuition fees are set by the California Motorcyclist Safety Program. All tuition fees are not refundable or transferable for any reason.

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