Learn to Ride

Private streetbike training and license package

"I signed up for the skills pack and couldn't be happier. I feel so much more comfortable on the bike, especially cornering. Callinig Brian was by far the best riding decision I ever made. Thanks for everything!!!"

Aaron, Mira Mesa

"Brian, I cannot thank you enough for working with Marisol this afternoon. Her confidence has skyrocketed after meeting with you."

Thomas, Coronado

Ride safe. Ride right. Get your license.

Proper bike control not only makes you a safer rider, it makes riding much more enjoyable! Our learn to ride program is a fun, step-by-step process to safely introduce new riders to motorcycling, and develop proper bike control as habit. We've helped thousands of riders learn to ride and get their license. The program is $279.99 total, and includes motorcycle lesson and use of the training bike to get your M1 license.

Schedule:

Day 1

Three hours private motorcycle instruction, including:

  • An introduction to the motorcycle
  • Slow speed bike control
  • Clutch, gas, brake and throttle use
  • Shifting
  • Proper braking
  • Corner setup and entry
  • Countersteering
  • Panic stops
  • Swerving and accident avoidence
  • Downshifting
  • DMV Test Circle practice

Day 2

Two hours which includes:

  • Additional practice
  • Take the DMV Test
  • Get your license!

Skillspak

$279.99

Learn how to ride safely and in total control with our Skillspak! Click "Buy Now" and get your licence!

Desired date/phone number:

The starter package does not bypass the DMV motorcycle test, however you are guaranteed to pass. Levels beginner to intermediate. MSF grads welcome.

Requirements

  • California motorcycle permit (info here). Absolute beginners welcome.
  • Riding gear: Boots with soft soles or sneakers, jeans, long sleeve shirt or jacket, DOT helmet (full face always recommended), eye protection (vision glasses or sunglasses OK), gloves. Bottled water recommended. I have a helmet you can borrow if you don't have one.

Disclaimer: We offer private motorcycle skills practice to individuals with their California Motorcycle Riding Permit. Socal Supermoto is not a California Driving School or Rider Education Program.

To book call 619-224-6686, email info@socalsupermoto.com or click "Buy Now".

More questions? Read the FAQ below!

Skillspak FAQ

How much does it cost?

The Skillspack is $279.99.

What is included?

On day 1 we spend three hours one on one private training on the bike, covering essential street bike control skills such as: proper clutch, gas, brake controls, cornering set up, accident avoidence, countersteering, panic stops, etc. Day 2 includes additional practice on the bike and taking the DMV test to get your M1 license. We supply the bike, insurance, and DMV test appointment.

What are the requirements?

No riding experience is required. You only need to have your California Motorcycle Permit.

How do I get my permit?

Head down to any DMV, read the Motorcycle Handbook, and take the written test. You do not need an appointment. Note if you have not recently taken the drivers written test, the DMV may ask you to take that test as well.

Motorcycle Handbook
Example CA Motorcycle Test #1
Example CA Motorcycle Test #2

Where?

All private training is done in central San Diego.

How do I sign up?

Use the form to the right, email info@socalsupermoto, or call 619-224-MOTO (6686)

What type of bikes do you use?

We use a small TW200 supermoto bike that has been setup specifically for training and licensing.

Do I still have to take the DMV test, or does this bypass the test?

You still take the test at the DMV, however it is very easy and we arrange the appointment for you. All riders taking the Skillspak are guaranteed to pass, or test again for free.

What type of payments do you accept?

Cash on site preferred, Visa, or Mastercard accepted.