Shari rides a 2009 Harley Davidson Electra Glide with over 50,000 miles on it
I have been coaching for 9 years and love every minute of my job. I did Route 66 in 2007, the Canadian Rockies in 2008, as well as 40 states that I have ridden to and through. I’ve even had laws changed in NJ to help make the process of getting your license easier and safer. Everyone knows me as a huge advocate of safety when it comes to motorcycles and from what I wear when I ride. Bright colors and lots of lights on the bike! I practice what I preach, and hope to meet you in a class in the near future!
Bobby is a MSP Certified Motorcycle Officer
I have been riding motorcycles for 40 years and have ridden and owned numerous makes and models. I am a Maryland State Police Certified Motorcycle Officer and rides year-round.
I have a strong passion for riding and rider safety which is the major reason why I instruct with and believe in Motorcycle Riding Centers.
Bobby loves seeing his students riding safely out on the road
I’ve been riding motorcycles since the age of 10 (riding and racing dirt bikes) and started riding on the road in 1996. I am a Maryland State Police Motorcycle instructor since 2005 and have been a MSF instructor for the past six years. The best feeling, for me, is when someone new to riding starts on the first day not knowing much if anything about riding a motorcycle. Then the second day they ride!!! The looks on my students faces makes teaching very fulfilling. I want my classes to be fun and interesting so my students get the most out of them. I hope to see you soon!
Joe is a MSP Certified Motorcycle Officer
I’ve owned and ridden several different motorcycles since I was 12. I got my motorcycle license back in 1980. I am currently certified to coach the Basic RiderCourse, Advanced RiderCourse, Military Sport Bike RiderCourse, and the AAA Driver Improvement Program. I drive school buses too! I became a RiderCoach because I want to pass on my knowledge of riding so that others may ride safely. Riding is fun! I get paid to do something I love.
Nothing makes Mike smile more than the open road on two wheels
Hi! my name is Mike DeProspo and I’ve been a RiderCoach here at the Motorcycle Riding Centers for the past 3 years. I am a retired Motorcycle Police Officer. I have been riding motorcycles for 40 years & I have probably ridden close to half a million miles. My goal as a RiderCoach is to help new riders operate their motorcycles safely. We live in the most densely congested area of the Country (NY/NJ Metro area) and with proper training I feel that riders will have a safe & successful ride.
Alex has two loves, riding his Police Motorcycle for work, and teaching people how to ride safely.
Hey, I’m Alex, and I’ve been riding for years. For those “I’ve never been on a bike before” rider, it’s great to get to see the person go through the learning stage. Once it clicks for them, the expression of pure enjoyment and accomplishment on their faces is priceless. It’s also pretty cool when they come back after some time and tell you of their journeys and experiences. That’s what it’s all about for me. Hopefully I’ll see you in class soon and you can tell me all about YOU.
Hi my name is Allen Nunez recently retired Police Motor Officer and Certified Maryland State Police Master Motorcycle Instructor. I have been a Ridercoach since 2011 with 25 years of riding experience I’ve owned Sport Bikes and Touring Bikes. I ultimately enjoy teaching and seeing others learn to ride safely and responsibly at Motorcycle Riding Centers.
Hi! My name is Jeff Goldstein. I LOVE motorcycles and my favorite type of riding is long distance. My greatest experience to date was my ride cross country to San Diego and back! What a great way to see the country!
I am a Flight Paramedic by profession with over 33 years of experience in Emergency Medicine.
Safety first! I promise to make your motorcycle class a safe, fun and memorable learning experience!
Hi! My name is Mike, and I’ve been riding for about 20 years. Like most kids from north-western New Jersey; I started out on dirt bikes, riding around the woods until I was old enough to ride a street legal motorcycle. One of the first things that occurred to me when I began riding on the road was although the concepts were similar; riding on pavement required a new set of skills and muscle memory. I took the Basic Riding Course in 2009 through Shari’s school and was humbled by the amount that I “didn’t know”. Four years and roughly 45,000 miles later I decided to become a rider coach which has given me the opportunity to help riders just like you learn new skills, or fine tune some existing ones!
Hi! My name is Bobby Adamo. I signed up for the Basic RiderCourse in 2009, started riding, and Shari was my RiderCoach. I quickly fell in love with the sport of riding and after two years of practicing everything I learned in the BRC I decided to go through the Ridercoach program. I became a Ridercoach in 2011 and I’ve been coaching ever since. I truly love and I have a deep passion for coaching new riders and old riders in safe proper motorcycling techniques. It’s an honor and a blessing to know that the skills I’ve coached have kept so many riders on the open road. To my students from the past and in the future, I look forward to riding with you and happy motorcycling!
Hi my name is Ed Robbins. I have been an instructor with the Motorcycle Riding Centers for six years. I have been riding since 1995 and I have logged hundreds of thousands of smiles (I mean miles). I and the whole family of RiderCoaches here are passionate about riding, and we stand in a parking lot every weekend to pass that passion on to you students to give you the knowledge and skills to enjoy the sport of motorcycling as much as we do. I look forward to meeting you and teaching you!
Hi my name is Peter Tiernan, I am a retired police motor officer with over 25 years of motorcycle riding experience. I wanted to pass my knowledge and experiences on to others and make motorcycling safer for everybody, so I spoke to Director Shari. Shari and all the instructors are very knowledgeable and proficient teachers and I am proud to be part of this school.
Hi I’m Mike Grasso! I’ve been riding motorcycles from dirt bikes up through metric and American cruisers for the last 40 years. I have been a RiderCoach with Motorcycle Riding Centers for the past 4 years. I am a Motor Officer and Instructor certified by the Maryland State Police since 1998. I am actively involved in the training of all Police Motor Officers in the State of New Jersey and additional States. My biggest goal is to assist new riders and experienced riders attending the Motorcycle Riding Centers MSF Training Program to learn the proper techniques, which will keep them safe and help them to enjoy their riding experience for decades to come.
I am a 39 year rider veteran with many miles, and more importantly, many incredible memories under my belt. My passion for riding is only exceeded by my passion as a Rider Coach. Knowing I am contributing to the safety of new riders and the enjoyment of their early riding experiences is very fulfilling. As a bonus, I get to coach at what I personally feel is the best riding school in the state! Shari is not just the founder of the school but a passionate rider and caring person as well.
So congratulations on taking the first step in joining the club. Ride smart and stay safe!
I’m Alex Pettiford, a retired police lieutenant with some police motor training. I have been riding motorcycles approximately forty years and I have owned and ridden several makes and models throughout that time. I enjoy riding short trips as well as long trips. To date my greatest and longest solo trip was to Oklahoma.
Since retiring and becoming a RiderCoach, I finally have the opportunity to share my riding experiences with new and returning riders. It is absolutely a great feeling to see trainees complete the course with confidence and pride in their accomplishment. Motorcycle Riding Centers will teach you to ride safely and give you an enjoyable riding experience.
“LIVE TO RIDE AND RIDE TO LIVE!”
Hi everyone, my name is Doug.I have been riding motorcycles for over 30 years with both onroad and offroad experience. I have pleasantly logged well over one hundred thousand miles, having visited an estimated 30 states in the U.S., and have visited Canada and Nova Scotia.
I am a MSF trained rider since 1995 and finally realized a dream of becoming an instructor in 2015. I am proud to say I am now part of the staff at Motorcycle Riding Centers, truly the best program in NJ. The staff here is incredibly capable of sharing and imparting their, love of and knowledge for, riding safely. Our reward is seeing our students succeed and enjoy riding as much as we do. I look forward to meeting you in our classes, and encourage you to take the best step towards your riding goals.
Training, it makes a difference.
I have been riding motorcycles for several years now. I am a police officer and currently assigned to the motorcycle unit. Being a rider coach will allow me to pass that knowledge on to others. Motorcycle Riding Centers is the best place for beginners looking to achieve that first step in their riding experience!
Classes are filling up quickly. Don’t miss your chance to hit the open road this season!