scoot · er · craft [skoo-ter-kraft, -krahft]
1. the art of practices of scooter riding.
2. the collection of physical and road-craft skills, attitude and knowledge, which, when fully understood and consistently practiced, make scooter riding as safe as it is enjoyable.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
Thinking about it but want to have a go in a safe, fun environment under the guidance of professional instructors.
Interested in riding a 50cc scooter on a car license?
Get the machine control and roadcraft skills to start your scootering life safely.
Honestly! This course should be compulsory before anyone gets on a scoot!
Travelling overseas and want to hire scooters?
Lots of Australians hire scooters and would like to hire scooters at their destinations. This course will give you the confidence you need to safely take advantage of this cheap, fun transport whilst travelling.
I wish I’d done this BEFORE I went Bali!!
Interested in obtaining a scooter (RN, REA or RA) license?
You’ll get a great head start to acquiring the skills and knowledge you will need to pass your practical riding test.
Ride already but want to be more skilled and confident?
Professional tuition will make your riding experience safer and more enjoyable.
WHAT WILL BE COVERED?
Scooter anatomy – introduction to the machine, essential controls and set up, handling the scooter properly and safely, daily safety checks.
Riding equipment, posture, mirror and machine set up and blind spot checking.
Moving off and stopping smoothly, safely and positively.
Slow control of the scooter and low speed manoeuvring.
Correct safe cornering technique – from gentle bends to tight intersections.
Correct safe braking technique – from general to emergency braking.
Roadcraft – how to stay safe in a traffic system designed for larger faster vehicles and understand road law as it applies specifically to scooters (and motorcycles).
WHO ARE WE?
We have been providing scooter specific pre-licence and safety training for more than a decade for Government and commercial organisations such as The Botanical Parks and Gardens Authority (King’s Park) and Australia Post as well as for private students.
We ride and enjoy scooters daily in our work. We have a fleet of six 50cc (RN) and five scooters for RE (up to 250cc) for student use so we have a scooter that will suit your particular needs.
The course will run from our premises in Bayswater. See our contact page for more information.
9:30 on Saturday or Sunday mornings for approx. 3.5 to 4 hours.
$175 for 4hrs tuition (incl. scooter normally $240!).
WHAT DO I WEAR?
Long sleeved shirt or jacket, long trousers, covered shoes or boots. We can provide helmets and wet weather gear if needed.
HOW DO I BOOK?
Visit our contact page to make a booking or if you have any futher enquiries.