Qride Mackay -
Become a Pro Rider, a Top Rider or a Learner Rider Qride with
The Qride road riding component is where you will apply almost all the skills that were learned earlier in the course along with the implementation of motorcycle control skills, road craft skills, defensive riding skills and managing hazards and general road riding situations. Many different situations will be presented to you include : traffic lights, roundabouts, stop and give way signs, single lane suburban and highway roads etc etc
On successful completion of the course you will be issued with your Qride Certificate of Competency which you can present to Queensland transport and be issued with your motorcycle license.
Our standard QRide license Training and Assessment day is broken up into three components:
We begin with a road safety DVD, made specifically for motorcyclists, followed by a theory session. This is an open discussion and assessment on all aspects of road riding and covers several topics with particular relevance to motorcyclists e.g., safety, attitude, protective clothing, road statistics ,road positioning, hazard perception, forward planning, appropriate speed, road and weather conditions, following distances, the need to be clearly visible to other road users and why motorcyclists are more vulnerable than other road users are but to name a few.
Motorcycle maintenance and preparing the motorcycle for operation is also addressed at this stage of the Qride course.
Throughout your Q-
You will be expected to demonstrate safe use of gears, throttle, brakes, steering
and balance. Specific exercises such as emergency stops, controlled braking using
both brakes to a halt, figures of eight, u-
You will develop riding skills you cannot learn from family members or friends.
These base skills will lay the foundation for you to become a safer and confident motorcyclist.
The Learn 2 Ride Q ride motorcycle riding instructors l come from various backgrounds, but they all have three things in common: They are professionally trained. They have been riding for years. And, they want to see others ride to survive and enjoy the sport.