Total Control Intermediate Riding Clinic
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Victoria College is now offering the Total Control Intermediate Riding Clinic, which will give experienced motorcyclists the option to attend a one-day intermediate course to obtain a Texas Class M license instead of the 2½-day basic course. Topics covered include: Throttle control, brake control, vision, line selection, low speed turning, evasive maneuvers and road speed turning. 

Admission requirements

  • Total Control Intermediate Riding Clinics (TCIRC) are open to any person who is 18 years old or older.
  • Students must present their valid Texas Class C, or higher, driver license to enroll into a TCIRC.
  • Each student must provide their own motorcycle/scooter and riding gear that meet the requirements below.
  • Students must be able to pass the entry exercise conducted at the beginning of class.

Upcoming Total Control Intermediate Riding Clinics:  

  • June 3
  • July 22

Student equipment requirements

Two-wheel motorcycle or scooter: Good condition, street-legal motorcycle/scooter that is registered, licensed, and insured.  Student must bring license, registration and insurance to class. Motorcycle must pass an inspection by the instructor.

Helmet: DOT approved helmet

Eye Protection: Ordinary prescription glasses or sunglasses may be worn. A helmet face shield is acceptable.

Clothing: Full length, sturdy pants (jeans or motorcycle specific pants; no leggings or sweat pants), and a long sleeve shirt (long sleeve jacket is recommended).

Gloves: Full finger, street motorcycle specific or all leather gloves. (No mechanics or dirt bike gloves)

Footwear: Sturdy, over-the-ankle footwear is required. The ankle bone must be covered with sturdy footwear.  Canvas high tops or Chuck Taylor Converse shoes are NOT acceptable.

FAQs

How much does the course cost? The Total Control Intermediate Riding Clinic (TCIRC) is $250.

When is payment due? Payments can be made up until the last business day before the class, but please note that registration is neither complete nor secure until payment has been made.

What time is the course held? The course is held 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

What will I need to bring to the course? Students will need their own 2-wheel motorcycle or scooter and riding gear for safety.  Review the admission and equipment requirements above to learn more. 

Do I need proof of insurance? Yes. Prerequisite: Good condition-street legal motorcycle that is registered, licensed, and insured.

Where does the course take place? The course is held at the Emerging Technology Complex, Industrial Training Center room 221, 7403 Lone Tree Road.

Does this course waive the written and driving portion of the DPS motorcycle test? Successful completion of the Total Control Intermediate Riding Clinic should waive both the written and driving portions of the Texas DPS test.

I have been riding motorcycles for years but never took a training course and never got my license. Is the Total Control Intermediate Riding Clinic right for me? The Total Control Intermediate Riding Clinic is the perfect next step for newer riders who are looking to improve their skills on their own bike as well as riders that have recently gotten back into riding after years off. The price of this course is cheaper than the cost of a ticket for no motorcycle license. Students learn new skills that will make them more proficient riders as well. 

Can I take the Total Control Intermediate Riding Clinic to get a license to ride a 3-wheel motorcycle? No. The TCIRC is designed for 2-wheel motorcycles only.

What is the refund guideline? Refunds are issued due to course cancellation or student withdrawal before the first class day. If a course is canceled by the College or the student drops the course before the first class day, a 100% tuition refund is automatically issued to the enrolled student. Students who must drop a course before the first class day are responsible for giving advance notice of the withdrawal to the appropriate College office during office hours. Refunds are not issued for students who fail to show up for class or arrive late.

What happens if it rains during the course? The course is held rain or shine. The instructor may stop or postpone the class if he or she deems it necessary in the event of dangerous weather conditions.

Is there a guarantee that I will pass the course? No. To complete the course riders must pass a knowledge and skills test. Tuition will be charged for repeating the course.

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