Courses & Pricing – Vancouver, Burnaby

SMALL GROUP COURSES

LEARN TO RIDE: $760 or $1190

We are with you every step of the way. Get your full license and learn safe riding strategies.

ROAD TEST

2 Lessons + Bike $355

2 lessons, plus the motorcycle provided for your road test. Video of your first lesson included.

MST Training

$295 – MST Training + Bike Rental

Train for your ICBC Motorcycle Skills Test . Includes bike delivered to ICBC. Gear Provided.

Small Group “Learn To Ride” Courses

2 Options: With or without street training

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$760

  • Classroom / Strategies for Safe Riding
  • 2 Days Motorcycle Training
  • MST Training + Support
  • Bike delivered to ICBC for MST
  • Helmet, Gloves, Bike supplied
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Small Groups Simply Work Better!



CLASSES TYPICALLY RUN WED/THURS EVENING, AND SATURDAY/SUNDAY DAYTIME.

Classroom: Classroom runs once monthly over two weekday evenings or one Saturday at Boundary and Hastings, Burnaby.
Motorcycle Training: Sat/Sun from 11am to 5pm at SFU Burnaby
  
Flexible scheduling of traffic classes and road test training including weekdays, evenings and weekends.
All traffic classes and road test training is 1 to 1 instruction.

 Motorcycles and safety gear provided.

Smaller groups means increased safety and no waiting in line for your turn to practice!    
– Motorcycles and Safety gear provided (helmets and gloves)
– ICBC Road Test Booking Support (earlier test dates available) 

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Register for the Urban Rider “Learn to Ride” Course

50% of course fee is due at time of booking and the balance due 30 days prior to your course start date. Free cancellation up to 30 days before your course. For cancellation policies, please read: https://urbanridermoto.ca/cancellation-rescheduling-policy/

Payment is accepted by e-transfer, credit card or paypal.
                          

Standard and Complete course includes delivery of a motorcycle to ICBC for the MST through July.  The test is a free test that takes 15 minutes to complete and is available on Wednesday’s and Friday’s at 3880 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby. We will book your test and deliver the motorcycle and gear. Most of our students pass this test on the first try, but if you don’t, we supply additional training at no cost.

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8 HOURS CLASSROOM/ Learn the theory of Safe Riding for Life

Start in the classroom, learning the strategies of safe riding from an instructor with over 700,000 kms of riding experience.

Learn the psychology and habits of safe riding as well as the dynamics of riding, strategies for safe riding on city streets and what you need to know to prepare for and pass your road test. 

Classroom sessions are offered on various dates and in various locations. See the class schedule for specific options for the course of your choosing.

For students who plan to take the MST at an ICBC location, or have already completed the MST and are preparing for the road test, the first classroom session is optional. For students enrolling the pilot course or courses with the MSA included, both classroom sessions must be completed prior to starting the parking lot training.

2

12 HOURS OF MOTORCYCLE SKILLS TRAINING

Skills training takes place in the parking lot at SFU Burnaby on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 5:30pm.

3

STREET TRAINING

The COMPLETE Course includes 3 road lessons:

A 90 minute traffic class (guided introduction to riding on the street)

A 1 hour private road test lesson to ensure that you are demonstrating good habits as you practice for your final test.

A 1 hour Mock Road Test during the week prior to the road test.

This course also includes early road test booking dates. The road test  can be scheduled at your convenience.

Discounted Bike Rentals Available for Graduates

Smaller Class Sizes Simply Work Better.

Safe. Effective. Skill Building at Your Own Pace.

Our training lot at SFU on Burnaby Mountain…

… is comparable in size to those used by motorcycle schools that are teaching 15 riders at the same time. Small group classes guarantee more personal attention from your coaches and minimal wait times for the motorcycle drills, whereas larger classes may mean longer lineups and less actual practice.

Once the parking lot training is complete, schools typically take riders out on the road in groups of 5. Private instruction for traffic classes means you are unikely to get separated from the instructor at yellow/red lights, making for a safer environment and more effective coaching.

And for the final lesson, just before your road test, we have developed an extremely effective system to prepare you for the road test. 

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Urban Rider SFU Training Lot

Prerequisites and Notes Regarding ICBC Tests

There are 3 tests that ICBC requires on the road to obtaining a full class 6 motorcycle license. You must obtain your motorcycle learners license at ICBC before taking this, or any motorcycle course. This is done by taking the motorcycle knowledge test at any ICBC licensing office.

Step 2 is the MST (Motorcycle Skills Test). The MST is not conducted by the school. After the course, we will deliver the training bike to ICBC for your test. The MST is a FREE test that takes 15 minutes in the ICBC parking lot and is available on Wednesdays and Fridays between 8:30 and 3:30. Appointment is required, we will book on your behalf. A school motorcycle is provided for the test and for all training.

Step 3 is the road test. This course will teach you the secrets (skills and habits!) of the road test and will provide a motorcycle for the test . We will also help book you an early road test, as soon as you are ready.

A 41 Second Glimpse into the weekend training at SFU

Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5:30pm, the practical training happens at SFU on top of Burnaby Mountain.

ROAD TEST SUCCESS PACKAGES

Pass your ICBC Motorcycle Road Test

Choose from our Road Test packages in the section below or read more about why professional road test lessons will make the difference on your test day.

ICBC Motorcycle Road Test Prep Packages

Passing your ICBC Road Test on the first try requires good riding habits.  Learn what the examiners are looking for, and get important feedback on how your riding habits can affect the outcome of your road test.

All Road Test Packages are Private Lessons – 1 on 1 with an Instructor.

All road test lessons are taught in Burnaby.

5% GST will be added to prices at checkout

“I booked a lesson with John before taking my class 6 test in Burnaby and am so glad that I did. The lesson was such good value for what he provided in instruction and the video with commentary. Watching the video was really helpful for preparing for the test in the days leading up to it. I took the test today and can say that his lesson was a huge part in me getting a pass. Thanks John!!” ~ Neil B.

2 LESSONS
+  SCHOOL MOTORCYCLE for road test

$355

*plus gst

2 Lessons + Road Test Bike

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  • 75 Minute Lesson
  • 60 Minute Mock Test
  • Road Test Bike Rental

Road test bike rentals are typically only available for tests at the Burnaby ICBC. If your test is in a different location, please call us to discuss options.

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2 LESSONs
on your own MOTORbike

$275

*plus gst

1 x 75 Minute lesson + 1 x 60 Minute Lesson

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  • 75 Minute Lesson
  • 60 Minute Mock Test



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“Hi John, your session was extremely valuable and insightful, with your instructor skills surpassing those I have experienced before.”  
~David E. (April 9, 2021)

1 lesson
on your own MOTORbike

$155

*plus gst

75 Minutes

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  • 75 Minute Lesson

 
   

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“I had my road test today and passed!  ‘Good observation over all’ was the note.  Thank you for your session. I don’t think I would have passed without it.”

MST Training

This class is designed specifically to help you pass your ICBC motorcycle skills test and is run by a qualified ICBC Certified Motorcycle Skills Assessment Officer.
If you have never ridden a motorcycle before, please consider signing up for a Learn-to-Ride course.

MST Training

ICBC Motorcycle Skills Test Training.

This course is for riders with previous riding experience. 
Prior to taking this course you must possess a motorcycle learners license and be able to ride a motorcycle at low speeds, including use a clutch and balance with both feet on the pegs. This class is intended to teach you the MST, you must alreadty know how to ride a motorcycle.

This is a small group class with maximum of 3 students. Each rider gets their own bike and gear is provided.

MST tRaining

motorcycle included

$295

+ GST

  • School Bike for Practice
  • School Bike Delivered to MST
  • 2 Hour Practice
  • Mock MST
  • Helmets and Gloves Provided

**Bike is available for delivery to Burnaby location for testing.

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Testimonials

I went from never been on a motorcycle to fully licensed in barely over two months. John started with the right steps, avoiding bad habits, and working the extra mile to build my confidence on the bike. From MST practice to road driving, John had the patience to slow my impatience. The video and accurate comments on the road test practices are definitely worth it. His knowledge, skills and dedication to motivate and to have you to fall in love for riding. If you are looking to get your motorcycle license, Urban Rider Motorcycle School definitely worth your first call. Thanks John for making this dream come true to me.

Raul S.

Booked John for a Road Test Prep a week before my exam date. At our meeting spot, he took time to talk me through the test categories in great detail and asked what my weak spots were (shoulder checks). We then did the mock test ride and John was providing directions and feedback as we rode. He pointed out several actions I needed to be focused on. He later emailed me a summary of the session. The next week – I passed! My weak spots were my strong points! I don’t think I would have passed without his session. I highly recommend John and his School services.

David E.

John is a fantastic teacher! I attended another motorcycle school beforehand and didn’t have the best learning experience there. The private lessons with John were a completely different story – he helped me gain confidence on the bike, and empowered me to not be afraid of riding and to enjoy it. His attention to detail and practical step-by-step tips were very helpful – I never felt overwhelmed and really appreciated his approach of gradually working on different things. He also provided videos after our lessons so I could review and analyze my riding. Would definitely recommend John to anyone who is looking to get a solid riding foundation!

Private Motorcycle Lessons - Student Reviews - Christie
Christie W.

I used to have a license back in my country, but I had very little experience riding, and hadn’t been on a motorcycle for almost 6 years. I felt like I had to start from zero because I was not confident in my skills. I also used to get very nervous every time I was riding.
I had 3 classes with John and passed on my first try!!! It was great to have one-on-one training, it made me save time and money to focus exactly on the things I needed to learn.
I couldn’t recommend him more.

priscila passes the icbc motorcycle road test
Priscila

Join the Urban Rider Skills Academy

Skills Clinic – 2024 Dates TBA

11am to 3pm – 4 hours of drills and coaching on your own bike $99 at SFU Burnaby.

– All licensed riders welcome
– Low risk – no hard outer boundaries or time limits
– Low speed drills and medium speed drills
– Emergency maneuvers
– Obstacle avoidance
– Braking

*No excessively loud bikes please (stock exhaust ok, but no bikes with baffles removed)

Rental bikes available (for Urban Rider graduates only – $50 rental fee)

Skills Clinic

Motorcycle Skills Test FAQ
 
What is the MST/MSA?

There are 3 parts to getting a motorcycle license in BC. The first is the KNOWLEDGE TEST, the second is the MST/MSA and the third is the ROAD TEST.

MST is short for Motorcycle Skills Test. MSA is short for Motorcycle Skills Assessment.

They are the same test. The only difference is where you take it. The MST is a free, 10 minute test offered at ICBC in the parking lot. The MSA is the same test, but administered by certified motorcycle schools at the end of the parking lot training session. 

Taking the MSA at a motorcycle school is convenient. There is no need to make a separate trip to ICBC for the test, but either way, it is the same test, held to the same standard.  We will book your free MST test at ICBC on the Monday immediately following the weekend skills training, or if you can’t make that date, then we will book a convenient date/time and give you an additional hour of MST specific training 1 or 2 days before your test and deliver a motorcycle to ICBC for your test.

The MST/MSA has two parts. The first part can be seen by clicking the video link below.

Testimonials

I signed up for Urban rider’s course having never even rode a moped. John was a fantastic instructor and got me up and running in no time. I felt ready and confident (albeit a bit nervous) for both my MST and road test. His years of riding and extensive knowledge of both tests helps you know how to quickly refine your habits and skills. If you’re on the fence about learning to ride, I highly recommend it and John is the man who can help you get there and feel safe and confident doing it.

jason training for motorcycle skills test
Jason L.

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John is an excellent teacher, and if you’re searching for a private motorcycle school you should absolutely send him a message. He helped me build confidence in the specific areas I was having trouble with, and was always very patient and kind. I had a lot of fun learning and I’m confident with the skills he taught me I have a solid, safe foundation to begin riding on now that I have my license. If you don’t have a bike of your own, he will let you borrow his teaching bikes all the way through as well. I went from zero experience to fully licensed, highly recommended.

Garrett fully licensed class 6 motorcycle
Garret R.

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*Calm, knowledgeable and professional*
Step 1 completed – passed the skills test (1st try…. never ridden bike with clutch before)
There was no way I would have passed this without the guidance and advice given by John. His tone of voice keeps you calm even though there’s tons of things running through your head.
Next goal….. ROAD TEST. and I’ll continue to use John until we accomplish that goal.

ej - passed my motorcycle skills test - next step road test
EJ

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Returning Riders

Tune up classes for those with a license, returning to riding.

We start with an overview of the habits of safe riding and then head to the parking lot to practice handling the motorcycle with skill. 

This class is suitable for riders of any level. 

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ADVANCED RIDER TRAINING

Train with us & 
find your limits

Skills Upgrade Classes Starting in April.

Skills degrade over the winter. Get rid of your rust before the riding season starts!