Learn to Ride

Ecourse – online course – must be completed on a laptop or desktop computer. It is a Prerequisite of the course.

The successful completion of the eCourse is a mandatory requirement of the curriculum. Students failing to fulfill this requirement will not be allowed to participate in range activities, ultimately resulting in their dismissal from the program and forfeiture of tuition.

GREAT RIDERS AREN’T BORN.THEY’RE MADE.

LEARN TO RIDE – OR RIDE BETTER – THE H-D® WAY.

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 New Rider Course at Harley-Davidson™ Riding Academy. Experienced riders, take your skills to the next level with the Skilled Rider Course. 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.

New Rider Course

NEW RIDER COURSE FAQS

What will I need to register?

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

Do I need any special gear?

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

SKILLED RIDER COURSE

WHAT TO EXPECT

Designed solely for experienced riders, this eight-hour 1- or 2-day course is taught by dedicated Motorcycle Safety Foundation® (MSF) and H-D® Certified Coaches.

You’ll learn advanced tips and techniques to help you own the road.

  • 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 not only ride with more confidence than ever, you’ll earn an MSF Basic RiderCourseSM 2 Completion Card that may qualify you for a discount on motorcycle insurance.

Skilled Rider Course – Skills Practice

Skilled Rider Course – License Waiver

SKILLED RIDER COURSE FAQS

What will I need to register?

  • A street-ready motorcycle
  • Motorcycle endorsement, permit or license
  • Proof of valid motorcycle insurance

Do I need any special gear?

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

What bike will I ride?

For the riding portion, you will provide a street-ready motorcycle.

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