3-Wheel BasicRider<sup>SM</sup> Course

3-Wheel New Rider Course

3-Wheeled Freedom Starts Here

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.

Need To Know

What is the 3-Wheel New Rider Course?

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. 


How much time does it take?

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

Do I need any special gear?

Yes. You’ll need to bring the following:

  • A helmet that meets D.O.T. standards
  • Eye protection
  • Full-fingered gloves
  • Over-the-ankle, sturdy footwear
  • Long pants
  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket

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What else do I need to register?

You must be of legal age to operate a 3-wheel motorcycle on public streets. Check with your local Department of Motor Vehicles for age requirements in your state.

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. 

How much does it cost?

Course fees are determined by jurisdiction and at the site that conducts the training.

Where can I find a course?

Courses are offered at select Riding Academy locations. Get in touch with your local Harley-Davidson dealer for more information. Or Search for Classes.

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