SIDECAR, TRIKE & CAN-AM EDUCATION PROGRAM

For Trike or SideCar students, contact the office @ 804.400.8597 to enroll in the course.
Class M3 Endorsement license is issued on-site

We try to keep the 3 wheel class registration to 6 riders or less. Occasionally we will register up to 12 riders. Seasonal demand, location, weather, promotional offerings, etc. dictates our class size.

Can-Am’s, Trikes, and Sidecars are provided

Can-Am’s, Trikes, and Sidecars are provided by MSTC – You may use your own three wheels if desired. Please read below to see if your three-wheel motorcycle meets the Programs requirements for use:

This program is designed to teach the novice or experienced sidecar or trike rider the skills necessary to safely operate a three-wheeled vehicle on the street, even if you have never ridden any kind of motorcycle. This 18+/- hour course takes the rider through the basics of motorcycle operation (controls are much the same as a two-wheeled motorcycle), effective braking, turning skills and obstacle avoidance, as well as safe riding strategies. The course consists of both classroom instruction and hands-on riding instruction. All riding is done on a closed course.

Evergreen Safety Council (ESC) Instructors

Instructors for MSTC are all experienced motorcyclists and are nationally certified by the Evergreen Safety Council. Successful completion of the course qualifies the rider for an M3 endorsement on their Virginia Drivers License and may entitle them to a discount from their motorcycle insurance company.

Types of 3 Wheel Motorcycles (Rigs)

The Sidecar/Trike Program provides training rigs for use in the Basic Rider Licensing Classes (trikes and/or sidecars rigs). Riders are encouraged to bring their own rig, provided the trike or sidecar meets our criteria. If a rider brings their own rig for use in the class, the following requirements must be met: Must be a motorcycle-based sidecar or trike (Can-Am Spyders are acceptable) 3 wheels must be in contact with the ground. No Voyager or similar add-on type trike kits allowed (These vehicles are technically a 4-wheel vehicle and handling dynamics are not suitable for the range exercises used during the class.) No automotive-based trikes are allowed. Riders must provide proof of ownership and insurance. Student-owned rigs must be structurally sound in the opinion of the instructor(s).

The instructor’s determination of the suitability of a riders rig for use on the range is final.

Note:

We ask you to inform MSTC, LLC. at the time of registration whether or not your plans are to ride your own rig or one of ours. If you plan to use ours, please advise if you prefer a trike or sidecar. We can’t guarantee your preference but are better able to plan which rigs to bring.) We provide small (250-400cc) trike and sidecar rigs for use in the class.

You may bring your own rig to use in the class provided: The rig must be a three-wheeled, motorcycle-based, trike or sidecar rig (the rider sits astride the rig over the engine) such as the Harley Davidson factory trike, Can-Am Spyder or a permanent conversion such as Motortrike, Lehman, California Sidecar, etc. We cannot allow add-on “trike” kits such as the “Voyager” as these vehicles actually have 4 wheels.

Your vehicle will be looked at by the instructors for a determination of whether or not the rig is appropriate for use on the range. The final say as to whether or not your rig may be used in the class is at the Instructors discretion.

If you choose to use your own rig, you must provide evidence of insurance and proof of ownership. If you do not own the rig, you must provide written permission from the owner.


OUR POLICIES


COVID-19 Policy - you will be required to wear a mask/facial covering during your indoor classroom sessions. Social Distancing is required when inside or outside any MSTC facility, event, or function.

Any person who says “Yes” he or she is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, nasal congestion, and/or nausea/vomiting/diarrhea) or who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past six (6) months or has been in contact with someone who has any of the above symptoms or has been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past six (6) months is prohibited from registering and or attending any MSTC Facility, MSTC Class, MSTC Event or MSTC Function.

Any person who says “Yes” above is required to contact our office at 804.400.8597 for a thorough review. You may be requested to provide evidence you are not contagious to MSTC before your registration or attendance can be authorized by MSTC. Everyone’s safety is in question, thank you for your understanding.


Inclement weather cancellations by MSTC, LLC., or cancellation due to circumstances beyond our control: Call us @ 804.400.8597. If canceled, you will have one year from the date of cancellation to reschedule your class. We do not issue refunds. We do not charge to reschedule due to each weather-related cancellation when canceled by MSTC.

A one time free reschedule will be offered for each weather-related event when canceled by MSTC.


If you need to reschedule your class, you must contact us in writing greater than 7 days prior to your class start date. Please send us an email using the link below, add your alternative date if known.

SEND EMAIL

Reschedule/Transfer Payment of $35.00: Money orders or credit cards only and must come with a request. Payable to MSTC, LLC., 11555 Fox Cross Rd, Ashland, Virginia 23005 (please do not send cash in the mail)

For example, If your original class was on a Friday evening, we must be notified no later than 5:00 P.M. EDT (close of business day) greater than 5 days before your Friday class start date.

Rescheduling notices received 5 days or less of your class start date, will not be permitted. Please plan on attending or your total payment(s) will be forfeited. No rescheduled, free seats, free class(s), credits, discounts, or refunds with 7 days or less notice.

Unless otherwise stated a minimum of 4 students is required to conduct all Basic Rider Licensing Courses, Skills Practice Courses, or Sidecar/Can-Am/Trike Courses. Less than 4 students may require rescheduling. Contact the office at 804-400-8597 for clarification when in question.


CLASSROOM AND DRIVING RANGE BEGINS PROMPTLY

Please arrive ahead of your scheduled class start time to ensure your acceptance in class. Registered students are requested to arrive early for day one classroom to complete all of their paperwork prior to the start of class. Classroom and Driving Range start times are firm. If you arrive after the start of instruction for your curriculum, you are subject to non-admittance with dismissal. You will not be entitled to a refund or a free reschedule. No exceptions.

WE CANNOT ACCEPT ANY EXCUSE OR REASON.

Our zero-tolerance policy is respectful and fair to all students, past, present, and future who will or have agreed to these terms. Thank you.

Please think twice before signing up and make every effort to attend, thank you.


If you find you need to cancel your scheduled class, we will refund 70% of your tuition, if you notify us in writing greater than 7 days prior to the first day of your class no later than the close of business at 5:00 P.M. EDT. Eligible refunds will be made by check or credit to your credit card

Example – If your original class was on a Friday evening, MSTC, LLC must be notified no later than 5:00 P.M., greater than 5 days prior to your Friday class start date. If your payment was $250.00, we subtract the 30% ($75.00) for cancellation processing fees, your refund would be $175.00. We will mail a check or credit your credit card depending on your method of payment upon registration. MSTC, LLC will process your request for a refund within five business days from receipt of notification if you qualified for a refund.

E-MAIL AND U. S. POSTAL SERVICE are PREFERED for cancellation notices.

SEND EMAIL

U. S. Postal
@ 11555 Fox Cross Rd
Ashland VA. 23005

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE. E-mail or USPS protects everyone with a time and date stamp.

ALL cancellation notices received 7 days or less before the first day of your class will NOT be processed and will result in non-refundable tuition, registration, and any other payments. We regret we cannot accommodate your request for any refund if received 7 days or less prior to the first day of your class. Many times throughout the year, it is difficult to re-sell your seat with less than 5 days’ notice or less.

If you purchased your seat (Class) within 7 days or less before the start of your class and decide to cancel, you will NOT be entitled to any refund, free class, discounted class, a free or paid to reschedule, or any compensation. You will forfeit your entire purchase price.
Please think twice before purchasing a class 5 days or less prior to the first day of your class.

WE CANNOT ACCEPT ANY EXCUSE OR REASON.

Our zero-tolerance policy is respectful and fair to all students, past, present, and future who will or have agreed to these terms. Thank you.

Please think twice before signing up and make every effort to attend, thank you.