Trike & Sidecar Riding Course in Denver, CO

Iron Buffalo Motorcycle Training

Designed by Total Control Training, Inc, the 3-Wheel Riding ClinicSM is designed to provide the beginning 3-wheel rider with knowledge, confidence, and 3-wheel driving skills-practiced in a safe controlled environment. Schedules are set over a 2-day course. Classroom sessions present text and lecture coupled with hands-on activities. Each classroom session is followed by time spent on the riding range practicing the new skills presented in the classroom. Under the direction of skilled instructors, each student is coached through maneuvers until both student and instructor are satisfied with the progress. Students will be trained using their own trike or sidecar with proof of insurance. Students will take a written and skills test during the course, the successful completion of this course enables riders to receive their Colorado 3-wheel motorcycle endorsement with no further testing at the Colorado DOR.

Note: If providing your own trike or sidecar you need to complete the T-CLOC form and bring it with you to class.

You must have an endorsement or instructional permit to legally ride your motorcycle to class or a testing session.

Course fee

$279

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All students MUST bring to the range:

  • DOT-compliant helmet (Iron Buffalo provides helmets at all its sites. However, students are encouraged to bring their own if they own a DOT-compliant helmet)
  • Eye protection (eyeglasses, sunglasses, face shield, or goggles)
  • Sturdy over-the-ankle footwear that provides ankle support and protection from heat and moving parts. Most work type boots and hiking boots work well, but canvas high-tops or slip-on-boots with elastic (only) ankle covering ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE
  • Full-fingered leather gloves with a sturdy palm of leather or leather like material
  • Long sleeve shirt or jacket recommended
  • Long STURDY denim pants or jeans with NO holes or tears that allow any skin to be exposed
  • Rain gear if necessary (class will continue during rain)
  • Sun block, as needed
  • Snacks and lunch, and non-alcoholic beverages

Terms and Conditions

Students must:

  • Provide proper riding gear
  • Be on time. Students arriving late to any portion of the class will not be allowed to participate and will not be refunded or rescheduled

Cancellation/Refunds/Transfers Policy

  • To cancel and receive a refund or transfer, students must notify Iron Buffalo at least 2 business days before the start of the class
  • If class is cancelled by Iron Buffalo, a full refund will be issued or the class will be rescheduled (classes are held rain or shine)

Refunds/Transfers are not allowed if a student

  • Cancels less than 2 business days prior to class
  • Fails to attend the scheduled class
  • Arrives late to any portion of the class or practice and is not allowed to participate
  • Is dismissed by the instructor

"Fantastic experience! The instructors made the entire class better than I ever expected. They were positive and always worked to build confidence in the riders. I've recommended this class to several people. Well worth the time and money!"
― Amanda Van Blaricom
"Bob and Doug are great instructors. Very professionally run course with great content. I learned a lot and had a great time."
― John Box
"Great instructors, nice range, nice bikes to learn on. The instructors were so patient and encouraging. Overall a really great experience. 10/10"
― Kayti Hale
"Training was excellent! Both Chadwick and Doug presented the material in an accessible and informative way, and we had a lot of fun at the same time! I would strongly recommend the Beginner Riding Clinic to anyone that wants to learn about motorcycles and be safe on the road. We can't wait to come back for the Intermediate courses.Thanks for everything!"
― Ricardo DaSilva
"The instructor was very informed and helpful. The whole process was very easy and I am glad I signed up!"
― Warren Swartwout
"Very experienced instructors who shared important skills and knowledge that every new rider should have. I took this course with my 17-year-old daughter and we had a great time and feel much more confident about riding on our own now."
― Dan Lawless
"Peter did a great job teaching the class. You can tell he has a passion for riding and wanting his students to be safe. I ve been riding almost every day since the class (after not riding for 30 years!!) and I find myself playing his teachings in my head all the time! I m so glad I took this training and feel my experience on my new bike has been a positive one because of it."
― Ron Redd

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Iron Buffalo Motorcycle Training
E 60th Ave & Trenton St
Commerce City, Colorado 80022
www.ironbuff.org