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SATURDAY MAY 18th, 8:00 AM


SoCal Patriot Guard and PGR Riders are being offered FREE motorcycle safety training presented by the Upland Police Department! The course is appropriately titled “Ride to Live” and focuses on improving basic riding skills, specifically:

· Proper manipulations of clutch and throttle in order to work the “friction zone”
· Emergency Braking
· Proper use of head and eyes when turning a motorcycle
· Counter steering
· Negotiating curves
· Low speed precision maneuvering

To enroll click the following link and fill out the required information:

For more info, visit Upland Police Department's Ride to Live program:

This class is NOT for those who have never ridden before; you must have an M-1 endorsement and proof of insurance to attend. You will be asked to sign a release of liability waiver. Finally, you must bring your own motorcycle, D.O.T. helmet, gloves, eye protection and footwear that covers ankles.


Time 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Upland Police Department - Training Room

1499 W 13th St, Upland, CA 91786

Note: Coffee and donuts will be provided in the morning.

Space is limited on a first come, first served basis. If you are interested in this training opportunity, please follow this link and submit the information needed to attend. You will receive a confirmation email from the Ride Captain confirming your registration. Submissions over the class size will be placed on a wait list.

Finally, our friends at Upland PD have dedicated a large portion of the class to the PGR! Please only sign up if you absolutely can attend. We need to be respectful of their time and efforts by having a full class without no shows.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Scotty "Tailgate" Wiles at
ALR Post 112
PGR #108920

"Lest I keep my complacent way I must remember somewhere out there a person died for me today. As long as there must be war, I ask and I must answer was I worth dying for?" - Eleanor Roosevelt

I ride in honor of HN Daniel "Doc" Noble and his four Marine brothers, KIA 24 July, 2007 Diyala Province, Iraq:

Corporal James H. McRae
Corporal Matthew R. Zindars
Lance Corporal Robert A Lynch
Sgt Sam Nichols (2020)
John D. "Major" Gretzinger
MAJ, AVN, USA (Ret.)
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