I just finished my first time through ChampU yesterday. I plan on going through it at least a few more times. Not sure I can even say I am a new rider as I don’t even have a motorcycle or my license yet. I plan on getting it in the next year or so.
My plan is to start with Too Cool Motorcycle School in nearby Calgary where the lead instructor is Trevor Dech who I believe is a graduate of your school. It is through TCMS that I learned about YCRS and I think you can expect to see me there in the next half dozen years at your Arizona site. I am stoked about meeting you and learning from you.
I am 54 y.o. with a wife and 4 kids between the ages of 10 and 16 so life is a little busy. Call it what you will, mid-life crisis or whatever, but I finally decided to become intentional about getting a motorcycle. So I’m saving up money and investing some time into researching and learning. Currently reading Proficient Motorcycling by David Hough.
My favourite motorcycles are Yamahas, Triumphs and Kawasakis, particularly the sporty end of things. I think my ideal first bike to learn on would be the MT-03.
Anyway, just thought I would introduce myself. I just stumbled upon the forum section of your site yesterday so it will become another valuable source of information moving forward.