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About Cherokee Riders, INC.

Cherokee Riders was established in 2002, by Thomas R. McGhee to provide Fairbanks, and the surrounding communities with quality driver's training and motorcycle safety courses. Thomas, the owner and main instructor for Cherokee Riders, has been SHARING his passion and teaching Driver's Education for 16 years. as well as teaching people the Safety of motorcycle riding for over 17 years. 

We also welcomed Allen Griswold to our team of instructors.  Allen has over 40 years of instructor experience.

at Cherokee riders, INC. our very first concern is safety, and teaching our students Effective, safe habits and skills to use every day. WE PRIDE OURSELVES IN THE DIVERSITY OF OUR STUDENTS. We've taught ages 14-72 years of age, to include high school students -public and home school- people with minimal English from all over the world, special-needs teens and adults. we even proudly serve our military with not only the motorcycle training, but driver's training as well.

Thomas' qualifications and certifications include:
Certified by AAA
Certified by the National Safety Council 
Certified by Motorcycle Safety Foundation
Certified Driver's Instructor (State and National)
Certified Defensive Driving Instructor (State) 
50 years of experience riding motorcycles


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