You belong on a Harley® motorcycle.
Our New Rider Course will put you there.


New Rider Course Video

You belong on a Harley®. Our Harley-Davidson™ Riding Academy New Rider Course will help put you there.

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Find a New Rider Course

Riding a motorcycle is a skill — you have to learn it. And solid training is the best way to start. With Harley-Davidson™

Riding Academy, you'll learn the proper techniques and skills you need to eventually master the open road.


  • How much does it cost?

    The H-D® dealer where you sign up for the course will determine the exact cost.

  • What will I need to register?

    You'll need a valid automobile driver's license or learner's permit.

  • 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, like sunglasses


  • What bike will I ride?

    For the riding portion, your H-D® dealer will provide an H-D® 

    motorcycle suited for the course.

My Time to Ride

Watch the story of four women who share the dream of breaking free and hitting the road on their own Harley-Davidson® motorcycle.

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There's a Harley® motorcycle just for you. See how easy it is to find one that fits you and your style.

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Rider Stories

Read about the journeys other women have taken to become Harley® riders and share your own. Get inspired.

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