November 15, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Greensboro - Alamance Fire Dept (Google Map)
  • Address: 4108 Presbyterian Rd , Greensboro, NC 27406
  • Host Agency: Guilford County Sheriffs Office
  • Date: Friday November 15, 2019
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Friday November 08, 2019
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
Requirements:
  • Legal Motorcycle Endorsement
  • Proper Registration
  • Insurance
  • Legal Helmet
  • Over-the-ankle foot protection
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Long pants
  • Full fingered gloves
  • Eye Protection

Upcoming Classes

Date Host Agency Location Status Fee Options
December 16, 2019 Guilford Co. Sheriffs office Greensboro Closed $0 More Info

The Guilford County Sheriff's Office has been a part of the Governor's Highway Safety Program for several years and part of the Bikesafe Program since March 2012.
more info...

Guilford County Sheriffs Office BikeSafe Assessors:

Cpl. Nicholas Southern
Regional Coordinator
Dep. Kirk Whittle
Site Coordinator
Sgt. Craig Apple
Assessor
Capt. Randy Shepherd
Assessor
Sgt. Kevin Wallace
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.