What To Wear

Come prepared to class! This is a list of Idaho STAR required gear for riding during our courses.

You must provide all of your own gear, we no longer provide loaner helmets. 

If you come to class without gear or wearing inappropriate gear, you will be dismissed from class and your tuition will be forfeited. No exceptions.

Still unsure of what to bring to class? This video is for you!


YES: A three-quarter, full face, or modular helmet that is DOT-compliant **

NO: A half-helmet or anything not DOT-compliant

Eye Protection

YES: Helmet visor, goggles or sunglasses


YES: Over-the-ankle shoes and boots

NO: Anything that does not protect your ankle bones or provide ankle support (no Converse or similar canvas)


YES: Sturdy full-finger gloves, preferably leather or motorcycle specific gloves

NO: Any open-finger gloves

Long-Sleeve Shirt/Jacket

YES: Long sleeve t-shirt, hoodie or jacket, motorcycle jacket preferred (jacket required for Enhanced Control Skills and MSC)

NO: Short sleeve t-shirt or tank-tops


YES: Long pants of sturdy fabric, such as jeans, chaps, or preferably riding pants

NO: Shorts

Additional Information

  • If you are not allowed to continue because you do not have the appropriate riding gear as defined above, your seat and full tuition will be forfeited.
  • We ride during wet weather! Rain gear is highly recommended if applicable to the time of the year, but it is not a requirement.

If you need help, please give us a call; we'll be happy to clarify any questions you may have: 208-639-4540.


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