• Using the clutch when riding by George Tranos New riders sometimes don’t understand when the use of the clutch is required and when it’s not. Let’s try and clear that up here and realize when and where it is essential. The proper use of the clutch is important to get the motorcycle moving. Beginners have …[Read More]

  • Secure your bike with a disc lock

    Never Say Goodbye By Diane P. Ortiz There is no spot in the world emptier than the space where your motorcycle used to be. Motorcycles and scooters are an easy target for thieves if they are not secured because they can be wheeled away or bundled into a van or truck in seconds. “Motorcycles are …[Read More]

  • Double checking battery connections

    Battery Care Over the Winter By Diane P. Ortiz If temps have been below freezing you’ve probably taken in your plants and winterized your house/apartment weeks ago. Many people ride all year round, but they are the exception. Most of us put away our bikes once the weather goes below freezing. The thought of black …[Read More]

  • AmeriDeck Motorcycle Lift System

    AmeriDeck Motorcycle Lift System Review by George Tranos While we would all rather be riding, there are times that you need to transport your motorcycle instead. Motorcycle transport is a good option if you want to take your motorcycle to a track day, bring it in for service when it’s needed or simply travel to …[Read More]

  • Struggles and Success

    Struggles and success by George Tranos Sometimes things don’t go as planned. Hands and feet don’t move as desired, coordination is lacking and movements become abrupt. This is a sure sign that someone is struggling. Learning to ride a motorcycle can be challenging! Struggles can lead to success if you can overcome your mistakes. Some …[Read More]

  • Full Face Helmets offer the most protection

    How to choose a motorcycle helmet By George Tranos Choosing a motorcycle helmet can be a daunting task for the new rider. There is a huge selection of helmets available and they come in many types, shapes and sizes. We get questions all the time from our students asking for their assistance in selecting the …[Read More]

  • Graduates from our August 20 to 22, 2010, BRC

    Safely restarting from the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic by George Tranos Prospective riders have been justifiably frustrated by the lack of motorcycle training available during the Coronavirus pandemic. In early March 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo closed all nonessential businesses and issued a stay-home order. This order remains in effect as of this writing (May …[Read More]

  • New on Two Wheels

    New on two wheels? The “Discover the Ride” introduction to the motorcycling experience. By George Tranos People attend motorcycle shows for many reasons. Sure, the shiny new models attract riders from around the region but there are many other reasons to attend a show. You can see the newest bikes, apparel, accessories and supplies. You …[Read More]

  • Three points of light make you more visible!

    Lights, camera, action!? By George Tranos Lights are a bright idea! Really – motorcycle lights can help you see and help others see you better. There was a time not too long ago (in my lifetime anyway) when the operator had a switch that turned their lights on and off on their motorcycle. Today, all …[Read More]

  • Diane from the Big Apple Motorcycle School on the track

    Which brake should I use? By George Tranos Most motorcycles in use today have two sets of brakes that are operated independently. One of the nice things about riding a motorcycle is that you can decide which brake to use at any given time. A proficient rider utilizes the brakes in specific ways for different …[Read More]