When you're first interested in motorcycles and learning to ride, it can be overwhelming. The legal requirements of getting an endorsement, learning the skills needed to ride, and selecting the right bike for you are all important.
Once you have completed the Basic Rider Course, and have your endorsement it's time to start thinking about what motorcycle you're going to want. New or used, cruiser or sportbike, we would be honored to help. Our sales staff can help you find out what bike might be the right one for you.
Gear Matters. It's important that you select riding apparel that will help keep you safe and, when possible, visible. Our parts counter crew are all experienced riders and can help you find what works for you. That means gear that fits your budget and style but gives you the safety you're looking for.
Before you need to worry about motorcycles or gear, you need to learn to ride. Here are some links that should help you:
Honda Learn to Ride Program - Street, Off Road, or ATV step by step.
Honda's Learn to Ride Program is one of the best resources available to new riders. Honda's program will walk you through the entire process. Learning the requirements, scheduling a Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Class, and selecting the right motorcycle for you.
Florida Depart of Motor Vehicles - Motorcycle Rider Education & Endorsements
Florida's DMV is a great source for information on how to get your motorcycle endorsement and the requirements.
Withlacoochee Technical College - Local MSF Basic Rider's Course
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Basic Rider Course taught at local WTC campus in Inverness is a great way to learn to ride, and fulfills the state training course requirement. Motorcycles are provided, so you can learn to ride before choosing your first bike!
Motorcycle Safety Foundation - Motorcycle Training Courses and Information
Since March 1973, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation® (MSF) has set internationally recognized standards of excellence in motorcycle rider education and training. The MSF works with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), state governments, the military and other organizations to improve motorcyclist education, training and operator licensing.
The MSF Dirtbike School - Dirtbike Training Courses and Information
The Closed Range Exercises (CRE) course was created by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) to provide hands-on rider training with an emphasis on safety and skill development. New riders, or others who want to improve their riding skills, will benefit from the CRE course taught by certified MSF DirtBike School Coaches
ATV Safety Institute - ATV Training Courses and Information
The All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute® (ASI®), a not-for-profit division of the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America® (SVIA®), was formed in 1988 to implement an expanded national program of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety education and awareness.