Welcome to Empowered Journeys! Based in Tauranga, NZ, we offer one-to-one training and assessment for road motorcycling at every level from Learner licence (Basic Handling Skills) through Restricted and Full licence to Advanced (Roadcraft), and the ACC Ride Forever range of group training courses (Bronze/Silver/Gold). We specialise in small groups and highly-personalised service.

We also offer an Introduction to Adventure Riding course for those riders who would like to feel confident on unsealed roads.

The Events List shows our upcoming Basic Handling Skills, Ride Forever and Adventure Riding courses. We offer one-to-one, road-based training and licence assessments (CBTA) on weekdays by arrangement. We have premium quality loan bikes available for some of our courses. If you need more information, contact us by phone/text (021 211 5395).

Sat Jul 31, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE.

Sun Aug 1, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Aug 1, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Aug 1, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Aug 8, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

Classic Flyers Avgas Cafe & Bar, 9 Jean Batten Dr, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in April/May/June are now FREE. This full-day course is ideal for riders on a Learner licence or those on a Class 6 Restricted licence riding LAMS-approved machines.

Sat Aug 14, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE. Ideal for assisting riders on a Restricted licence reach their full licence or as a skills refresher for returning riders.

Sun Aug 15, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Aug 15, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Aug 15, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sat Aug 21, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE. Ideal for assisting riders on a Restricted licence reach their full licence or as a skills refresher for returning riders.

Sun Aug 22, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

Classic Flyers Avgas Cafe & Bar, 9 Jean Batten Dr, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE. This full-day course is ideal for riders on a Learner licence or those on a Class 6 Restricted licence riding LAMS-approved machines.

Sat Aug 28, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE.

Sun Aug 29, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Aug 29, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE. This full-day course is ideal for riders on a Learner licence or those on a Class 6 Restricted licence riding LAMS-approved machines.

Sun Aug 29, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Aug 29, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Sep 5, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Sep 5, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Sep 5, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Fri Sep 10, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE. Ideal for assisting riders on a Restricted licence reach their full licence or as a skills refresher for returning riders.

Sat Sep 11, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE.

Sat Sep 18, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE. Ideal for assisting riders on a Restricted licence reach their full licence or as a skills refresher for returning riders.

Sun Sep 19, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Sep 19, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Sep 19, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (NZST)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sat Sep 25, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZST)

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE. This full-day course is ideal for riders on a Learner licence or those on a Class 6 Restricted licence riding LAMS-approved machines.

Sun Sep 26, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Classic Flyers Avgas Cafe & Bar, 9 Jean Batten Dr, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Seasonal promotion: Normal booking fees (Bronze $20 and Silver/Gold $50) have been reduced to zero, so new bookings for courses in July/August/September are now FREE. This full-day course is ideal for riders on a Learner licence or those on a Class 6 Restricted licence riding LAMS-approved machines.

Sun Oct 3, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Ideal for assisting riders on a Restricted licence reach their full licence or as a skills refresher for returning riders. If you have a Full licence and have not had any prior experience with Motorcycle Roadcraft (as taught in the Ride Forever programme), we strongly recommend beginning with a Silver course before taking the Gold.

Sat Oct 9, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ideal for experienced riders looking to hone specific technical aspects of riding and riding styles. Groups can determine their own course content for the day. If you have not had any prior experience with Motorcycle Roadcraft (as taught in the Ride Forever programme), we strongly recommend that you take a Silver course before taking the Gold.

Sat Oct 16, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
This full-day course is ideal for riders on a Learner licence or those on a Class 6 Restricted licence riding LAMS-approved machines.

Sun Oct 17, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Oct 17, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Oct 17, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Oct 17, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sat Oct 23, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ideal for assisting riders on a Restricted licence reach their full licence or as a skills refresher for returning riders. If you have a Full licence and have not had any prior experience with Motorcycle Roadcraft (as taught in the Ride Forever programme), we strongly recommend beginning with a Silver course before taking the Gold.

Sun Oct 24, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Oct 24, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Oct 24, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Oct 24, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Fri Oct 29, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
This full-day course is ideal for riders on a Learner licence or those on a Class 6 Restricted licence riding LAMS-approved machines.

Sat Oct 30, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ideal for experienced riders looking to hone specific technical aspects of riding and riding styles. Groups can determine their own course content for the day. If you have not had any prior experience with Motorcycle Roadcraft (as taught in the Ride Forever programme), we strongly recommend that you take a Silver course before taking the Gold.

Sun Oct 31, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Oct 31, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Oct 31, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Oct 31, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Nov 7, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Nov 7, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Nov 7, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Nov 7, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Fri Nov 19, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ideal for assisting riders on a Restricted licence reach their full licence or as a skills refresher for returning riders. If you have a Full licence and have not had any prior experience with Motorcycle Roadcraft (as taught in the Ride Forever programme), we strongly recommend beginning with a Silver course before taking the Gold.

Sat Nov 20, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Ideal for assisting riders on a Restricted licence reach their full licence or as a skills refresher for returning riders. If you have a Full licence and have not had any prior experience with Motorcycle Roadcraft (as taught in the Ride Forever programme), we strongly recommend beginning with a Silver course before taking the Gold.

Sun Nov 21, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Nov 21, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Nov 21, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Nov 21, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Fri Nov 26, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
This full-day course is ideal for riders on a Learner licence or those on a Class 6 Restricted licence riding LAMS-approved machines.

Sat Nov 27, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ideal for experienced riders looking to hone specific technical aspects of riding and riding styles. Groups can determine their own course content for the day. If you have not had any prior experience with Motorcycle Roadcraft (as taught in the Ride Forever programme), we strongly recommend that you take a Silver course before taking the Gold.

Sun Nov 28, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Nov 28, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Nov 28, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Nov 28, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Dec 5, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Dec 5, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Dec 5, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Dec 5, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Fri Dec 10, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ideal for assisting riders on a Restricted licence reach their full licence or as a skills refresher for returning riders. If you have a Full licence and have not had any prior experience with Motorcycle Roadcraft (as taught in the Ride Forever programme), we strongly recommend beginning with a Silver course before taking the Gold.

Sat Dec 11, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
This full-day course is ideal for riders on a Learner licence or those on a Class 6 Restricted licence riding LAMS-approved machines.

Fri Dec 17, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
This full-day course is ideal for riders on a Learner licence or those on a Class 6 Restricted licence riding LAMS-approved machines.

Sat Dec 18, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (NZDT)

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ideal for experienced riders looking to hone specific technical aspects of riding and riding styles. Groups can determine their own course content for the day. If you have not had any prior experience with Motorcycle Roadcraft (as taught in the Ride Forever programme), we strongly recommend that you take a Silver course before taking the Gold.

Sun Dec 19, 9:00 - 11:30 AM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Dec 19, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Dec 19, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
1 hour training, 30 minute assessment.

Sun Dec 19, 2:00 - 4:30 PM (NZDT)

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
2 hours training, 30 minute assessment.