01/13/2024 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 January 13, 2024
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday January 11, 2024
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 day involves classroom discussion and active riding skills assessment by qualified BikeSafe Assessors. Our typical agenda includes:
  • Morning classroom session
  • Short Ride (Students are paired with assessors and ride a specified route for around 30-40 minutes)
  • Break for Lunch
  • Afternoon classroom session (Includes feedback from motor officers)
  • Long Ride (Students are paired with assessors and ride a specified route for around 45-60 minutes)
  • Final classroom session involving feedback from motor officers
Requirements:
  • Legal Motorcycle Endorsement or Motorcycle Learner's Permit
  • Students must bring a properly insured and registered motorcycle to ride for class
  • Legal Helmet (must meet the D.O.T. safety standard)
  • Over-the-ankle foot protection
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Long pants
  • Full fingered gloves
  • Eye Protection (if not wearing a full-faced helmet)
Date Host Agency Location Status Fee
June 15, 2024 06/15/24 Cabarrus Co SO Concord Closed $0 More Info
August 23, 2024 08/23/24 Cabarrus Co SO Concord Open $0 More Info Register
October 19, 2024 10/19/24 Cabarrus Co SO Concord Open $0 More Info Register
Rider Skills Day, 5/22/2021
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Cabarrus Co SO Assessors:

Sgt. Grady Christie
Regional Coordinator
Dep. Oliver Grimes
Site Coordinator
Lt. Dustin Grooms
Site Coordinator
Dep. Taylor Beverly
Assessor
Dep. Brian Joyner
Assessor
Dep. James Moreau
Assessor
Capt. AT Rankin
Assessor
Dep. Preston Shue
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are
carefully trained and certified.