Harley-Davidson® of Tallahassee
1745 CAPITAL CIRCLE NW, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32303

888.547.2915
Learn To Ride

Learn To Ride

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.

NEW RIDER COURSE     SKILLED RIDER COURSE    

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.

Be at least 16 years old, and if under 18, hold a learner's license for one year with no traffic convictions.

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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 (BRC2)
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
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.

3-WHEEL BASIC RIDER COURSE (3WNRC) 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. 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. 

Total course time is approximately 18-20 hours, including classroom instruction, riding exercises on a practice track, and a knowledge and skill test.

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. 

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