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Introduction Ride 2024

Get an introduction to riding an off-highway motorcycle (dirt bike)

May 4, 2024
Appleton, MN

Event Sponsors

Thank you for your support!


Dirtbike Tech


Larson's Cycle


Federal Highway Administration

Who is this ride for:

  • This ride is intended for YOUTH that are new to dirt bike riding.

  • For youth that are curious to learn more about dirt bike riding.

Who is this ride NOT for:

  • NOT for riders with experience.

  • NOT for racers of any skill level - A, B or C

Introduction Ride Information

Here are the details for the event:


Appleton OHV Park

We are using a portion of the Appleton Off-Highway Vehicle park in Appleton, MN for this event.

The park is located at:

2162 US-59

Appleton, MN 56208

Link to a Google Maps for directions.

Intro Opportunities:

Event is for NEW RIDERS

This event is an opportunity to get an introduction to dirt bike riding from Motorcycle Safety Foundation rider coaches.  This event is an 1.5 hour introduction session of the full DirtBike School curriculum.  There will be a maximum of 6 students in each session.

Youth size motorcycles will be available for use at no extra charge. Be sure to enter in the participant's size information on the registration form.

There will be 4 introduction to riding a dirt bike sessions available at this event.  Select your desired session on the registration form. Session times are:

  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Participants need to be at least 6 years old and no older than 17.  There is a size limit on the bikes available.


A parent or guardian must be in attendance.


Low cost entry

Youth (6-17 years old) - $25

Maximum cost of $75 per family.


Saturday, May 4th, 2024 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Event times


What is needed

  • Participants need to be at least 6 years old and no older than 17.  There is a size limit on the bikes available.

  • A desire to learn how to ride a dirtbike at an introductory level

  • A motorcycle helmet (limited number of helmets available for use - see registration form)

  • Eye protection

  • Long sleeve shirt/jersey

  • Long pants

  • Gloves

  • Over the ankle boots

  • ARMCA/District 23 membership; non-competition ($10/person or $25/family) or competition card is encouraged

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