Learn To Ride

LEARN TO CONQUER THE OPEN ROAD

If you’re ready to experience the unique thrill of riding your own motorcycle for the first time, there’s no better place to learn than the Harley-Davidson™ Riding Academy. Available only at Authorized H-D® Dealerships.
 

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NEW RIDER COURSE-WHAT TO EXPECT

When you take a New Rider Course at the Riding Academy you’ll:

  • Learn to ride on a genuine Harley-Davidson® motorcycle.
  • Get in-class and on-range instruction from Motorcycle Safety Foundation® (MSF) and H-D® Certified Coaches.
  • Learn to safely accelerate, shift, brake, and turn, along with maneuvers like controlling skids and surmounting obstacles.
  • Earn an MSF Basic RiderCourseSM Completion Card, which may (varies by state) exempt you from the riding portion of your license exam and score you a discount on motorcycle insurance.

 
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NEW RIDER COURSE FAQS

You’ll need a valid automobile driver’s license or learner’s permit, and have the ability to ride a bicycle.
You’ll need to bring the following:

  • A heavy, long-sleeve shirt or jacket
  • Jeans, chaps, or leather pants
  • Over-the-ankle, sturdy footwear
  • Full-fingered gloves
  • A helmet that meets DOT requirements
  • Eyewear
  • Computer with internet access
  • Email address
  • Course code that will be sent to you 30 days prior to class

SKILLED RIDER COURSE – PRACTICE SESSION-WHAT TO EXPECT

Take your riding to an all-new level with the Harley-Davidson® Riding Academy Skilled Rider Course. Created for experienced riders, it offers advanced tips and techniques that help you own the road.

The course runs 1 day and is built on the curriculum of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation® (MSF) Basic RiderCourse 2 Suite. It is taught by devoted MSF and H-D® Certified Instructors.

The course focuses on improving these skills:

  • Control at low speeds
  • Risk management
  • Limited-space maneuvers
  • Cornering judgment
  • Swerving and stopping quickly on straights and in curves
  • Multiple curve maneuvers and surmounting objects

When you’re done, you’ll earn a MSF Basic RiderCourse 2 completion card that may qualify you for a discount on motorcycle insurance.

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SKILLED RIDER COURSE FAQS

  • E-mail address and access
  • A Street-ready motorcycle
  • Motorcycle endorsement, permit or license
  • Proof of valid motorcycle insurance and registration
  • You will receive email from Riding Academy Manager explaining how to enroll for E-Course
  • Two and a half hours designated to take E-Course
  • Online course must be completed 30 days before your riding class.
  • You must print the Certificate of Completion and bring it to class with you.
  • A heavy, long-sleeve shirt or jacket
  • Jeans, chaps, or leather pants
  • Over-the-ankle, sturdy footwear
  • Full-fingered gloves
  • A helmet that meets DOT requirements
  • Eyewear
  • For the riding portion, you will provide a street-ready motorcycle (preferably your own motorcycle).

    3-WHEEL NEW RIDER COURSE-WHAT TO EXPECT

    New to 3-wheel motorcycle riding? No worries. The 3-wheel New Rider Course is your gateway to 3-wheeled freedom. It’s designed to give you the skills to ride with confidence, whether you’re a first-time rider or it’s your first time on three wheels.

    What is the 3-Wheel New Rider Course?

    The 3-Wheel New Rider Course is an entry-level, learn-to-ride 3-wheel motorcycle training and education course taught by MSF and Harley-Davidson Riding Academy Certified Coaches.
     
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    3-WHEEL NEW RIDER COURSE FAQS

    Total course time is approximately 18-20 hours, including classroom instruction, riding exercises on a practice track, and a knowledge and skill test.
    You must be of legal age to operate a 3-wheel motorcycle on public streets. Check with your local Department of Motor Vehicles for age requirements in your state.

    You will need a 3-wheeled motorcycle. In some instances, your dealer can provide you with a bike to train on. Contact your dealer to see if they can provide a bike for the range sessions.

    You’ll need to bring the following:

    • A heavy, long-sleeve shirt or jacket
    • Jeans, chaps, or leather pants
    • Over-the-ankle, sturdy footwear
    • Full-fingered gloves
    • A helmet that meets DOT requirements
    • Eyewear
    Course fees are determined by jurisdiction and at the site that conducts the training.

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