05/19/2023 BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

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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
April 14, 2023 04/14/23 NCSHP Charlotte Open $0 More Info Register
April 21, 2023 04/21/23 NCSHP Cary Open $0 More Info Register
May 12, 2023 05/12/23 NCSHP Charlotte Open $0 More Info Register
May 19, 2023 05/19/23 NCSHP Cary Open $0 More Info Register
June 9, 2023 06/09/23 NCSHP Cary Open $0 More Info Register
June 9, 2023 06/09/23 NCSHP Charlotte Open $0 More Info Register
Rider Skills Day, 3/24/2023
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NCSHP Assessors:

Sgt. James Pickard
Statewide Coordinator
Sgt. William Henning
Site Coordinator
Trp. Michael Loukos
Site Coordinator
Trp. Brandon McRae
Site Coordinator
Trp. Ceon Cayco
Assessor
Trp. Blake Fisher
Assessor
Trp. Samuel Johnson
Assessor
Trp. Jacob Mann
Assessor
Trp. Daniel Sharpe
Assessor
Sgt. Jonathan Sherrill
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are
carefully trained and certified.