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Advanced Riders Course (ARC)

The ARC is a one-day course that complements a rider's basic skills and helps with personal risk assessment. It includes a fast-paced classroom segment with several interactive activities to improve perception and hazard awareness. Range exercises enhance both basic skills and crash avoidance skills. Improving braking and cornering finesse is emphasized. The course is beneficial for riders on any type of street motorcycle.

ARC Requirements

The GMSP requires every student to:

  • Sign and date a course waiver form.
  • Bring a parent or legal guardian to the first session if you are under the age of 18.
  • Wear a DOT approved helmet
  • Wear eye protection (face shield, goggles, or glasses)
  • Wear full fingered gloves which allow good grip and control manipulation
  • Wear long sleeved shirt and/or jacket which covers the upper torso/arms
  • Wear sturdy pants which cover the entire leg in the seated position
  • Wear over the ankle foot wear (Please no high top sneakers)
  • Depending on forecasted temperatures riders are advised to bring cold weather gear, water or other non-alcohol beverages, lunch/snacks and sun screen.
  • Your street-legal motorcycle will be inspected by your Rider Coach using the TCLOCS inspection form. Please download the form, (Hyperlink here) inspect your motorcycle prior to the class then bring the filled out form with you.
  • Motorcycle Registration/proof of ownership and valid insurance.
    • Note: If using another person’s motorcycle, a notarized letter of permission is needed, with proof of insurance which covers the course participant.

Course fees

  • $100.00: Enrollment fee
  • $100.00: Out-of-state Fee

Register online or call 678-413-8400 (Metro Atlanta) or 1-866-754-3687 (Outside Atlanta).

* Class is conducted in optimal weather conditions (no precipitation) so that threshold braking and advanced turning can be explored with maximum traction available. A rain date will be pre-determined.

Note: There is no time or mileage requirement between courses. Each course can be completed right after a previous one. Contact the GMSP for course availability.