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 in Bowie 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 on Pasadena streets to the next level with the Skilled Rider Course. Available only at Authorized H-D® Dealerships, the Harley-Davidson® rider course can meet the requirement to pass a motorcycle safety course in MD to get a new motorcycle license.

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NEW RIDER COURSE

WHAT TO EXPECT

When you take a Harley-Davidson® 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

HARLEY-DAVIDSON® NEW RIDER COURSE FAQS

What will I need to register for Harley-Davidson® classes?

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

Do I need any special gear?

You’ll need to bring the following to your Harley riders course:

  • 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

How much do the motorcycle classes cost?

Harley-Davidson® Riding Academy courses start at $395 when you take them at our authorized dealership in Laurel, MD, but the cost may vary at other locations. Please contact us for more details.

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.

In the skilled Harley riders course, 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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