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ProRider Advanced Motorcycle Skills

Postby jcabiles » Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:50 pm

Looking for at least two more attendees for the ProRider Advanced Motorcycle Skills course for this Saturday, 8-4.

Course will be held next to BWI.

Contact me if interested.
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Re: ProRider Advanced Motorcycle Skills

Postby jcabiles » Sat Feb 04, 2017 3:27 pm

The Advanced Skills Course I signed up for in 2016, was cancelled due to weather and will be rescheduled for 2017.

If anyone is interested in joining me, a group discount will be offered depending on the size of the group.

See the Pro Riders web site for course info. http://www.proridermc.com/Courses.php The course will be be conducted near BWI airport.
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Re: ProRider Advanced Motorcycle Skills

Postby jcabiles » Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:18 pm

ProRider is offering a $25 discount for their upcoming courses for 2017.

Contact Tom Chervek at 240-832-0343, ProRider Baltimore.
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Re: ProRider Advanced Motorcycle Skills

Postby kaner » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:25 pm

Did anyone end up attending this class? Was it worthwhile?
Strongly considering signing up for the May 13,2017 class.
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Re: ProRider Advanced Motorcycle Skills

Postby jcabiles » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:31 pm

I attended and found it worthwhile. There were only three of us. One other average Joe on a Road King, and a Balt. Co Moto Cop on a Heritage Softail. I had high expectations for my performance but found it very challenging and will need more follow up practice to master speed, rear brake, clutch and counter balancing, and the all important TURN YOUR HEAD AND LOOK WHERE YOU WANT TO GO (don't look at the F#### cones).

We had ample time to conduct the exercises and breaks in between to let our clutches cool down.

The following are the exercises we practiced, each one building on the previous.

1. Full L/R turn from parking
2. 180 degree turn in a 24 ' box, L/R entry
3. Alternating weave, cones 18' - 15''
4. Lane change
5. 360 degree 24' circle, L/R
6. Right turn in confined lane
7. Narrow right curve
8. Offset weave, progressively getting narrower
9. Iron Cross, 4 sets of 180 degree turns. (This was the most difficult for me)
10. Rear end collision avoidance
11. Emergency Braking (straight line, front brake only, rear breake only, both brakes) (you could hear the ABS chattering)
12. Emergency Braking on a curve (L/R curve)

In addition to the riding exercises, during the breaks the instructor covered various motorcycle safety topics.
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Re: ProRider Advanced Motorcycle Skills

Postby kaner » Mon May 15, 2017 3:13 pm

Thanks for the recap. It sounds worthwhile. I wasn't able to free up my schedule for the May class but hoping to catch the June 10 class.
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