Northwest Motorcycle School
Ride Like A Cop
Portland, OR and Seattle, WA

Update as of Feb 18 2016 -- our schedule is up and running. Our new improved website is still coming. Thanks for your patience!

We so far only have classes listed in the Portland area. We will update you all as soon as we have something finalized regarding our Washington classes; we know they're popular and we haven't forgotten our crew up North!

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August 2007 BMW Owners News Article
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"An advanced rider course - Motor Officer training for civilians and law enforcement "

$200 - Reserves your place when you register at least 45 days prior to first date of the class.

Class registration is now open at the Portland campus.

Advanced Rider Clinics are now available in Oregon
** Receive a $99 discount on your registration fee when you take the Advanced Rider Course within a year after taking a Clinic **

  • Washington Training Center located near the I-405 and WA 167 interchange in Renton, WA, convenient to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

  • Oregon Training Center is located northwest of Portland along the shore of the Columbia River at

    Trojan Park, 71760 Columbia River Hwy, Rainier, OR 97048

Learn to "Ride Like a Cop"

You never see a motor officer paddling around, hesitant to make a U-turn... No, they ride with their head up and shoulders relaxed; a motor officer's feet are on the boards as soon as the bike is moving. Riding side by side, bad weather or good, in heavy traffic or in pursuit, motor officers exude an air of confidence and control that comes from being an expert in their craft.

The course:

The curriculum is taken directly from the first week of the King County, WA sheriff's department basic motor-officer curriculum
The course focuses on development of street survival skills. We teach both low and high speed skills for motorcycle control

The Class:

Is 40 hours on the the training range; Only 2 hours in the classroom for orientation and theory; you spend approximately 36 hours actually riding and learning.
The proficiency course builds exercise by exercise with new patterns employing skills learned previously.
You don't ride an exercise two or three times never to return, instead you have an opportunity to repeat patterns until mastered, improving and internalizing your skills.
Semi-private instruction; no more than 7 students with 2 instructors;
You spend your time practicing, with instructor feedback, what you've learned not waiting in line
You measure progress using the same benchmarks as Motor-Officers

You learn: Aggressive braking and escape techniques
Highly effective obstacle avoidance skills
To efficiently and effectively manage your bike at all speeds
How to confidently handle your motorcycle in tight spaces
You develop: Enhanced riding skills, confidence and composure  

Use our ex-police bikes and focus on learning, not on protecting your expensive ride

GIFT CERTIFICATES Call us about our special group rates for 4 or more riders, or to arrange a course just for you and your riding club.

INSURANCE DISCOUNTS are offered by the companies below, as well as many other motorcycle insurers. Check with your insurer or agent to determine if your current company offers a discount. A Certificate of Completion is usually sufficient to secure your discount.


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