Learn to Ride


There has never been a better time to learn how to ride a motorcycle. The Harley-Davidson® Riding Academy New Rider Course gives you all you need to get your license and on the road in no time. 

Never ridden before? Don’t sweat it. The Harley-Davidson® Riding Academy New Rider Course is designed to get you comfortable on a bike and give you the skills you need to ride with confidence. At Classic Harley-Davidson, , the New Rider Course will provide you with expert guidance from H-D certified coaches.

In our classroom, you’ll get to know the motorcycle you’ll be riding and learn the basics of rider safety skills.

On the practice range, you’ll learn braking and turning, along with maneuvers like controlling skids and surmounting obstacles. When you’re finished you’ll get a completion card and your Pennsylvania Motorcycle License.

New Rider Course Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of successfully completing the course? You will receive a Pennsylvania Motorcycle Endorsement, $700 voucher towards a New Harley-Davidson motorcycle or $500 towards a Pre-owned motorcycle (voucher is valid only at Classic Harley-Davidson within 12 months and cannot be combined with any other offer), and exclusive H-D motorcycle financing rates through Harley-Davidson Financial Services.

How much does it cost? The Harley-Davidson® Riding Academy New Rider Course is $350 and conveniently held at Classic Harley-Davidson

What will I need to register? You’ll need a valid automobile driver’s license or learner’s permit, a valid Pennsylvania Motorcycle Permit, and have the ability to ride a bicycle.

Do I need any special gear? You’ll need to bring the following: helmet, eyewear, full-fingered gloves, jeans, (or chaps/leather Pants), over-the-ankle and sturdy footwear, a heavy, long-sleeve shirt or jacket, A government approved motorcycle helmet (in the U.S., a motorcycle helmet that meets D.O.T. standards). The items are available for purchase at Classic Harley-Davidson if you don’t currently own them.

What bike will I ride? For the riding portion, Classic Harley-Davidson will provide you with a Harley-Davidson® Street 500 motorcycle. 

When are courses available? They are offered as a 3 or 4 day course that run different days and times through the week/weekend, and will be offered from early Spring 2018 through the end of October 2018.

Where is the course held? The courses are conveniently held at Classic Harley-Davidson. The classroom portion is held within the dealership, and the riding practice is held on our range next to the dealership.

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