Skill Level Definitions
Level 1 - BEGINNER
You have no riding experience and want to try riding a motorcycle.
You have not grasped the concept of using a clutch and shifter.
You want to start your child riding a motorcycle.
Level 2 - NOVICE
You have minimal riding experience.
You have been on a motorcycle a few times.
You know how to handle the clutch and shift gears.
You can handle some curves with minor leans and braking.
You have little or no experience riding un-surfaced roads like gravel or dirt.
Level 3 - INTERMEDIATE
You feel fairly confident riding on paved and hard packed roads.
You have experience riding all sorts of curves, ascents, and descents.
You are used to riding in some inclement weather conditions.
You have some experience with un-surfaced roads, but potentially less experience with more demanding off-road riding.
Level 4 - ADVANCED
You are a seasoned rider, comfortably riding on-road and off-road.
You can easily ride for long periods in all kind of weather conditions.
You have ridden a variety of motorcycles for many years, possibly actively participated on rallies, tours, etc.
Level 5 - EXPERT
You like to participate in motorcycle races.
You are able to ride any surface without difficulty in all weather conditions.
You can ride for extended periods of time at day or night (7-8 hours) without tiring.
You own motorcycles and actively ride almost every week.