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Here, we review training courses, and materials like books and videos. This is a new feature in Bikesafer.com and we plan to add new items very soon.


Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) and their affiliates are the largest training provider in the USA. Their Basic Rider Course has trained more than two million riders since 2002. ET reviews a presentation of the BRC at cyclesafety.net in Memphis, Sept 4th to 6th, 2009.

Lee Parks Total Control Advanced Rider Clinic at Dragon Safe, TN. This is their Advanced Level 1 course. Reviewed by ET, July 18th 2009.

MSF's intermediate training offering, the Experienced RiderCourse, is intended as a revision exercise for people who took the BRC six months or a year previously. ET took the course in June 2008 and reviews it here.

Book Reviews.

'Ride like a Pro, the Book', by Jerry "Motorman" Palladino. Reviewed by ET, July 22 2009.

'Total Control High Performance Street Riding Techniques' by Lee Parks. Reviewed by ET, July 29 2009.

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Guide to Motorcycling Excellence, reviewed by ET, November 18th 2009.

Roadcraft, the Police Rider's Handbook to Better Motorcycling by Philip Coyne. ET reviews the UK police rider's manual.

'Proficient Motorcycling, the Ultimate Guide to Riding Well', by David Hough. Reviewed by ET, January 19th 2010.

DVD and Video Reviews.

'Ride like a Pro, the DVD', by Jerry "Motorman" Palladino. Reviewed by ET, September 24 2009