Learn to Ride

GREAT RIDERS ARENT 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 Dillon Brothers Harley-Davidson Riding Academy. Experienced riders, take your skills to the next level with the Intermediate Rider Course.

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New Rider Course

NEW RIDER COURSE

WHAT TO EXPECT

This is a 21-hour class designed for someone who has never ridden before or someone who hasn’t ridden in a long time.

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

  • Learn to ride on a genuine Harley-Davidson® motorcycle, the new Street 500.
  • Get in-class and on-range instruction from 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

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
  • Protective eyewear

New Rider Course

 

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