Motorcycle Course - Ride to Live

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The Ride to Live motorcycle training program is a free class presented by the Coronado Police Department.  The program’s goal is to provide motorcycle operators with the skills to avoid or minimize collisions while enjoying their ride. Additionally, riders will be educated on some of the common equipment and riding violations encountered within the City of Coronado. The course, taught by certified motor officers, focuses on the same riding techniques used by police motor officers every day. The class is 7 hours of “hands-on” motorcycle training, presented in one day, with lunch provided. If you have a desire to challenge your riding skills and increase your safety on the road, please read further to learn about registering for our course.

Course Dates:

All classes will be held in the parking lot of Silver Strand State Beach, 5000 CA-75, Coronado, CA 92118

  • September 19, 2020  FULL
  • November 21, 2020   FULL
  • February 27, 2021  FULL
  • May 15, 2021 FULL
  • September 25, 2021
  • November 20, 2021


  1. Riders must have basic riding skills. This class is not recommended for those who have never ridden before
  2. Have a valid motorcycle license and proof of insurance
  3. Provide your own street-legal motorcycle and safety equipment (helmet, gloves, boots, etc.)
  4. Sign a liability waiver before participation (have parent/guardian sign if a minor)


What you will learn:

  1. Proper use of the clutch and throttle to operate within the “friction zone.”
  2. Proper head and eye placement during turning maneuvers
  3. Low-speed maneuvering, balance, and control
  4. Emergency braking
  5. Collision avoidance skills
  6. Counter steering and curve negotiation


Participants must register before attending the training. Class size is limited to 24 riders, and spots are filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. To register for a class, please submit the form below. The Coronado Police Department looks forward to your participation and helping you Ride to Live!

For questions or additional information, please contact Traffic Corporal Anthony Flores,

Ride to Live
First Name*
Last Name*
Drivers License Number*
Drivers License State*
Street Address*
Zip Code*
Make and Model of Motorcycle*
Desired Date*

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