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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.

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    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 judgement
    • Swerving and stopping quickly on strights 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.

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    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.

    Grand Teton Harley-Davidson is located at: 848 Houston St • Idaho Falls, ID 83402-3218
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