3-Wheel Basic RiderCourse (3WBRC)

MSF 3-Wheel Basic RiderCourse – $199 Spring Special $99 until April 30


The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) 3-Wheel Basic RiderCourse (3WBRC) is designed to help beginning riders between ages 16 years and up learn how to be safe and confident on the road on a 3-Wheel motorcycle. Millions of riders throughout the United States have participated in these courses in the last 40 years as they prepared to get their motorcycle license. Big Apple Motorcycle School motorcycle rider training is a great way to learn how to ride a motorcycle because we remove a lot of the barriers prohibiting prospective riders from getting started.

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  • Anyone who has little to no motorcycling experience and wants a FUN, proven way to learn how to ride a 3-Wheel Motorcycle.
  • Riders wanting training and certification. Once you have passed the 3-Wheel Basic RiderCourse, NO FURTHER RIDING TESTS AT DMV will be required. You must already have an auto driver’s license!
  • This course will NOT license you to ride 2-Wheel motorcycles!

Spring special – $100 instant rebate from $199 to $99

  • Riding is done at our Heckscher State Park training location in East Islip.
  • An affordable and FUN way to learn the strategies to mentally and physically operate a 3-Wheel motorcycle successfully.
  • We provide the use of a 3-Wheel motorcycles provided by Can-Am (two wheels in the front and one wheel in the back).


  • State-of-the-art training for those entering 3-Wheel motorcycling using the UPDATED 3-Wheel Basic Rider Course Motorcycle Safety Foundation curriculum.
  • The low-stress way to gain key information and hands-on riding experience. On our 3-Wheel motorcycle, your Rider Coach will guide you through the basic skills of how to safely start and stop your 3-Wheel motorcycle.

We’ll gradually add skills, including:

  • Cornering at speed, low-speed maneuvering, quick stopping, swerving, and other hazard avoidance techniques.
  • In the classroom, your Rider Coach will provide interactive learning scenarios to help you learn key strategies for riding your motorcycle with confidence in the real world.

3WBRC Highlights:

Provides ROAD TEST waiver!
For New riders! Must have auto driver’s license!

  • You do NOT need a NY motorcycle permit for the class. You can get one after the class as you’ll have to go to DMV anyway afterwards!
  • 5-hour online learning component (eCourse) done before the course. (It will be sent to you after you register and pay.)
  • A short in-person classroom.
  • 8-hours of riding over 2 days concludes with a skills test.
  • We provide the 3-Wheel motorcycle.
  • Possess a valid New York State Driver License.
  • Cost $199 Spring special $99.

Register for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) 3-Wheel Basic RiderCourse (3WBRC) with License Waiver
This course provides the 3-Wheel ROAD TEST waiver!

Before you register for a class, please make sure that the dates and times that you register for are correct and that you can attend all sessions. Your class is NOT confirmed until we receive payment! Once registration and payment are made, no changes or cancellations are allowed and there are NO REFUNDS! This class is held rain or shine!

Registration for 2024 classes is now open!

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Your class is NOT confirmed until we receive payment! You must pay for your course within 2 business days of registration or your registration may be cancelled!
A 3-Wheel motorcycle is provided for the use of all riders. Because of COVID-19, each student must provide their own helmet and gloves. All classes run RAIN or SHINE!


All riders MUST provide and wear:

  • DOT-approved motorcycle helmet.
  • Eye protection (goggles or faceshield).
  • Long sleeve shirt or jacket.
  • Sturdy pants (denim, at a minimum).
  • Sturdy over-the-ankle footwear.
  • Full-finger gloves.

It is required that:

  • You are older than 16 years of age.
  • You hold a valid automobile driver’s license.
  • A waiver of liability and acceptance of risk must be signed and dated prior to the first on-motorcycle training session.
  • Anyone younger than 18 years-of-age must have this waiver signed by their parent or guardian (and notarized if the parent or guardian signs outside the presence of Big Apple Motorcycle School personnel).

The clothing list above is a requirement, not a suggestion. If you have even more substantial protection like motorcycle-specific riding gear, that’s even better.

Our schedule is now available. Please click on the link below for the schedule.

We have partnered with BRP – CanAm – to bring you a great discount on the 3Wheel Basic RiderCourse.
Click the BRP image below to register for this course.

Helpful instructions to register: You will be taken to the MSF RiderCourse Enrollment System. Choose a class with an open seat (you may have to scroll forward a page or two), fill out the student information on the on-line registration form and click the “enroll student” button on the bottom of the page. You may then enroll another student or simply click the “complete registration” button to continue. You should read and agree to the terms and conditions and then put in your confirmation email address and click “complete registration”. A “Reservation Complete” page will be displayed, however, you must scroll down to “Training Provider Links” and then click “Click to complete registration and payment process”. A Big Apple Motorcycle School page will be displayed with “Complete the Registration Process and Pay for your selected class” and then you should click “Complete and Pay Now”. Use our secure, payment gateway to pay for the course with your credit or debit card. You must pay for your course within 2 business days of registration or your registration may be cancelled! You can also use the Payment Link on any page to pay!