Ride Chicago: Motorcycle Riding and Driving School

Basic Motorcycle Licensing Class

Basic Motorcycle Licensing Class - $265-$329

Our most popular class! This course kicks off with a classroom and covers a wide array of motorcycling skills over two days of instruction. We have Chicago Motorcycle Riding , West Suburbs Motorcycle Riding Insurance Discounts: Many insurance companies offer discounts if you have completed our class!

No experience or motorcycle necessary! Motorcycle and Helmet are provided. Ride Chicago has the largest training site in the city and we have free street parking at all locations.
Helmet, Gloves, and Motorcycle Provided for all training sessions.

  • 14 to 16 hours of training
  • Class  size 6-12 students

You provide Permit, Long denim pants.  Long sleeve shirt/jacket. Over the ankle boots/shoes. Food and water!

What You Will Learn:

  • Controls
  • Shifting
  • Braking Techniques
  • Swerving and other Quick Maneuvers
  • Advanced Turning Techniques
  • Counter-steering
  • U-Turns
  • Lane Changes 
  • Avoiding Road Hazards
  • Handling Weather Conditions
  • Practicing for the State Test
  • And Much More
All students must obtain a Motorcycle Permit from the Secretary of State by passing a 15 question written test before taking a class.


Our City Motorcycle training serves all of Chicagoland and surrounding suburbs!
Our West Motorcycle training serves Bridgeview, Oak Lawn, Bolingbrook, Tinley Park, Naperville, Downers Grove, Joliet and many more!

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