My name is Omar Ali. I was born in Trinidad and raised in Staten Island where i currently reside. I have always enjoyed riding bicycles and wanted to experience the thrill and fun of riding motorcycles. I like being an instructor because it allows me to safely teach people how to ride and at the same time share my experience of the excitement I had when I first started riding.
My name is Tahir Ali and I live in Brooklyn NY. I have been riding for 22 years and got into motorcycling at a very young age. I love being an instructor because it gives me the opportunity to help people learn how to ride safely and hopefully save some lives.
My name is Fred Cohane. I live in Tarrytown NY and I have been riding for more than 30 years. I started riding at age 14 on back roads upstate NY and I knew from the beginning this was one of the best experiences there is and would never stop riding! It gives me great pleasure to help others learn and making sure they learn correctly and safely!
My name is Rich Derevensky. I live in Montgomery NY and I have been riding for 29 years. I started motorcycling when I realized it would be more fun to ride to work instead of driving. When I started out, I wished I had someone to help me learn. As an instructor, I now get to share my experience and meet new people while doing it.
Ray has been riding motorcycles since 1983 and received his license in 1987. He’s had various bikes throughout the years and currently has a 2008 CBR1000. He became a private lesson instructor in 2003 and became a MSF RiderCoach in April 2004.