Beginner To Advanced Motorcycle Training

We are based at Ruapuna Raceway in Christchurch, however provide Motorcycle training throughout Canterbury, Otago and Southland. Get licensed and advance your skills with the South Island’s most experienced Motorcycle Training School.

Whatever the weather, we're here to help

Whatever the weather, we’re here to help

Whether you are a complete novice wanting to gain a learners’ motorcycle licence or a seasoned rider, we have a range of training options that will help you develop your riding skills and roadcraft – including the Basic Handling Skills Test, CBTA Restricted and Full Licence Assessments, Adventure rider training and Ride Forever subsidised on-road training.

With over 100 years of combined experience and knowledge within our team, we guarantee you a positive experience.

                     So call us now on (03) 980 8933.


Dan is a great instructor with an experienced eye to identify each individual’s areas for improvement and what adjustments are required. You can notice the difference in the performance quite quickly once the adjustment is implemented consistently.”

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Learn to ride at the South Island’s No.1 Motorcycle School

Learn to ride with an experienced instructor.

Sit your licence assessments with our experienced instructors.

The team at Dan Ornsby Motorcycle Training are certified instructors for the Basic Handling Skills Test (which you need to pass before applying for your Learner’s Licence), CBTA Assessors for both the CBTA Restricted and CBTA Full Licence Assessments, Ride Forever course providers (subsidised by ACC),

Together the team are some of New Zealand’s most experienced motorcycle riders and they are all passionate about sharing their love of riding – and particularly a commitment to safety on the road.

Dan has been providing motorcycle training for over 8 years; he and his team have helped thousands of riders of all ages to improve their riding and handling skills.


From beginner to advanced

We have something to suit everyone, from one on one training which can be tailor made to your needs, to adventure courses which are aimed at those riders seeking more than just the standard road ride and race training for all levels of racer.

If you want to get your lap times down Dan is the man to help.  Check out our race training testimonials from satisfied racers happy to share their great news!