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Motorcycle School in Salinas, CA

Pacific Motorcycle Training

Classroom & Practice Range
Northridge Mall – Community Room
472 Northridge Dr
Salinas, CA 93906

(Community Room, located between JC Penny and Hobby Lobby. Enter from parking lot.)


Learn to ride and get licensed!

Welcome to Pacific Motorcycle Training, the top school to learn how to ride a motorcycle safely in the Monterey area. With us you can learn everything you need to know to ride and control your motorcycle safely. Whether you are interested in learning the basics of riding a motorcycle—and getting your license endorsement—or simply improving your motorcycle skills to be safer on the road, come with us and we will provide you with the best teaching you can get in the Bay Area. We are part of the California Motorcyclist Safety Program and all of our instructors are certified to teach the Total Control Riding Clinics.


Basic riding course schedule – Weekends

GROUP A (Rides in the morning)

Classroom, Session 1
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Practice Range, Session 1
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:45 am

Classroom, Session 2
Saturday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Practice Range, Session 2
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:45 am

GROUP B (Rides in the afternoon)

Classroom, Session 1
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Practice Range, Session 1
Saturday 12:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Classroom, Session 2
Saturday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Practice Range, Session 2
Sunday 12:15 pm - 5:00 pm


For New Riders

Learn the basics of riding safely in a controlled environment and receive the certificate required to waive the DMV riding skill test. Our friendly basic riding course was designed for people with zero experience on a motorcycle. We provide motorcycles and helmets for you to learn with.

For Experienced Riders

Become a better—and safer—rider using your own motorcycle with our Intermediate Riding Clinic. Or take your cornering and crash-avoidance skills to the highest level with our Advanced Riding Clinics, taught only by the best certified instructors in the Bay Area!


"Amazing ! I got more than what I expected. Full of fun and excellent training. The best in Bay area. Chris and Issac are excellent."
― Krishnaraj Venkatesan
"They did a great job. Cool instructors and students. The only thing they can improve is their lot to make it more realistic to everyday riding conditions. But they did a great job with what they have and everything is practical, useful and safety oriented. Thank you guys"
― D Jones
"Great staff and experience. Was very comfortable and enjoyed the confidence, even when the rain started to fall. Had fun, learned a lot and enjoyed the knowledge that was shared."
― Paul Rousseau
"The instructors gave honest feedback in the moment. Giving me the best opportunity to really learn the skills needed for riding. I had a wonderful experience and plan on returning for the next two courses!"
― Jolene Jensen
"Fantastic course. Both Isaac and Craig were great instructors, very lively and engaging. Overall, the course was very informative, and the practical portion of the course left me with a much greater understanding of how to be a better, safer rider."
― Boris Boukhonine
"Instructors (Chris and Sheila) were awesome, knowledgeable but also used humor and personal stories to help us remember things better. Learning how to ride on the range was much more intense than I expected - went from learning what the clutch and throttle is on the bike to practicing weaving around cones, taking a quick turn, upshifting and then swerving past an ‘obstacle’ in the road. Great class overall!"
― Zohaib Khan
"The instructors Isaac and Chris were awesome. I would recommend taking the motorcycle course with them for absolute beginners or for riders with prior experience. I appreciate the way the whole course has been put together. Be it classroom sessions or the on the range. I have learnt a lot from these fantastic people over two days. Thank you guys!"
― Mukesh Shenoy

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