September 18, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Concord - Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office 7th Floor Training Room (Google Map)
  • Address: 30 Corban Ave SE, Concord, NC 28025
  • Host Agency: Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office
  • Date: Saturday September 18, 2021
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Friday September 17, 2021
BikeSafe Rider Skills Days involve background information and training related to 5 areas:
  • Motorcycle Control (Covers Acceleration, Braking, Clutch Control, and Smoothness)
  • Hazard Management (Covers Observation, Planning, Approach Position, Safety Margin, Reaction to Signs, Perception of Danger, and Reaction to Danger)
  • Cornering (Covers Curve Assessment, Approach Position, Approach Speed, and Safety Margin)
  • Overtaking (Covers Planning and Following Position)
  • Roadcraft (Covers Mirrors / Rear Obstacles, Use of Signals, and Attitude)
The class involves classroom discussion and active riding skills assessment by qualified BikeSafe Assessors. The typical agenda includes:
  • Morning classroom session
  • Short Ride (Drivers are paired with assessors and drive a specified course for around 45 minutes)
  • Break for Lunch
  • Afternoon classroom session (Includes feedback from motor officers)
  • Long Ride (Drivers are paired with assessors and drive a specified course for around 75 minutes)
  • Final classroom session involving feedback from motor officers
  • Legal Motorcycle Endorsement
  • Proper Registration
  • Insurance
  • Legal Helmet
  • Over-the-ankle foot protection
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Long pants
  • Full fingered gloves
  • Eye Protection

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The Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office provides numerous services to the citizens of Cabarrus County. Out of 100 counties, Cabarrus ranks 25th in fastest growing counties in NC. We have experienced a population growth, with an average increase of 15% every
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Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office BikeSafe Assessors:

Lt. Aaron Rankin
Regional Coordinator
Sgt. Dustin Grooms
Site Coordinator
Dep. Grady Christie
Dep. Oliver Grimes
Dep. Josh Hughes
Dep. Brian Joyner
Dep. James Moreau
Dep. Ricardo Rodriguez
Dep. Preston Shue

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.