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

$385

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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

"I had some experience riding in the past but i wanted to do a license and training course to get my endorsement. The instructors Bob and Chadwick were amazing i saw other students in class who had never been on a motorcycle become competent riders. Total Control learning material was very informative and was easy to under stand..."
― Cornelio Casas
"I took the intermediate class hoping to better handle the new 800 plus pound motorcycle I recently purchased. Instructors ( Peter & Tana ) we re great ,not a job they really love teaching.The class is a little book and video but mostly hands on riding. The instructors will give you information about what you are not doing correctly as well as kudos as you improve..."
― Michael Westin
"Loved the pacing of the class. Instructors did an awesome job of calming nerves and presenting the material in a helpful way. I was surprised how comfortable I felt on a bike after taking this class. And how much road knowledge was presented to us. Thanks!"
― Gregory Burns
"Great time at Iron Buffalo, we got over 25 miles of practice in two days and a good class size for learning. Chadwick and Doug were a great Odd Couple pairing and provided concise feedback. My girlfriend and I decided after the class were more comfortable continuing our learning on dirt bikes before moving to the road, partially due to the instructors focus that the basic class is just an intro class and not THE motorcycle training course..."
― Adam Cansler
"Doug and Chadwick are the best instructors I ve ever had in any form of training let alone motorcycles they helped me along the way very patient and super helpful I would recommend this to anyone who wants to learn I bought a bike from sun honda and they highly recommended this place for good reason I can t wait to learn more from them in next level of training"
― Hammer Of Juan
"The beginner course was PHENOMENAL. I had no previous experience and left feeling ready to ride. Peter was such a great teacher fun and light when appropriate but also serious when called for. An A+ company."
― Kristen Baylis
"I took the trike training class. The classroom part was a 3 hour zoom class. This was great, because it made our on the bike training day shorter and more fun. The class was small which was great to have better attention from the instructor. Lot's of good information and training. I highly recommend taking this class if you are going to ride a trike of any brand."
― Marla Hawkins

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