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How to Pass Your Motorcycle Test

Learn how to pass your motorcycle test in this Howcast motorcycle video with expert Kenyon Kluge.


"My name is Kenyon Kluge. I'm from Santa Cruz, California. I'm a team owner and rider for K Squared Racing. I'm also the team manager and rider for Zero Motorcycle Racing. If you want to find out more information about me you can look at my website, or for more information on Zero Motorcycles go to And now I'm going to talk to you about motorcycles.

Passing your motorcycle test is really a two part process; the first part is getting your learner's permit, which is done by passing a written part of your test. Just like any other test in school, or talking your driver's license test, just get the booklet, study the material, know it and go in and take the written part of the test. Once you've done that you've got your learners permit, then you can set yourself up for the riding portion of the test. One way to go is to enroll in a CHP course which will both teach you the skills you need to ride a motorcycle through a interactive learning thing where they provide the motorcycles and you can ride them and you automatically pass the test at the end assuming you pass the course. If you decide to just go the, go and do the riding part of the test at the DMV, they set up where you have to weave through some cones and then complete a circle in both directions, in which case you can go to the DMV and practice in the parking lot when they're closed. So I would advise going and doing that, going in and putting in some practice time and making sure you it, and then you should select a motorcycle that's small if you can borrow one from your friend. On a small motorcycle it'll be easier, their circle is pretty tight. So, you know, borrow a motorcycle, become comfortable with it and then go there knowing that you've practiced it and that you can do it. "

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