Trike & Sidecar Riding Course in Denver, CO

Iron Buffalo Motorcycle Training

Designed by Evergreen Motorcycle Safety Training, the 16-hour Basic Sidecar/Trike Education Program (S/TEP) 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

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
"Great class, very informative. Class was very small in a very convenient location away from city traffic. Bryan is a great laid back teacher, he was always ready to answer all our questions and concerns. Thanks guys. Highly recommended!!!! Jaro, Granby Colorado"
― Jsmolira
"Wonderful experience. I had zero motorcycle experience going in. They covered all the basics and got me proficient in two days. The classroom exercises were straight forward and prepared me for the test. The practical exercises on the bike were a challenge for me at first but became second nature by the end of day two. I would recommend this class to both new and experienced riders looking to get a Colorado endorsement."
― Ryan Coryell
"The instructors were extremely knowledgeable, very nice and put us all at ease about getting on the bikes and performing the required exercises to obtain our licenses. Everything was well organized and well run."
― Armando Vasquez
"Our instructors wee amazing. They are very knowledgeable, patient, kind, and have great teaching methods. They are a good team. If I had reason enough we would take the class again just for fun. We haven't purchased our Spyder yet but their teachings helped me to be a better driver in general - more thoughtful when it comes to two- and three-wheelers on the road."
― AandM Wilkerson
"Wonderful experience. I had zero motorcycle experience going in. They covered all the basics and got me proficient in two days. The classroom exercises were straight forward and prepared me for the test. The practical exercises on the bike were a challenge for me at first but became second nature by the end of day two. I would recommend this class to both new and experienced riders looking to get a Colorado endorsement."
― Ryan Coryell
"The instructor was very informed and helpful. The whole process was very easy and I am glad I signed up!"
― Warren Swartwout

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