Upcoming Riding Academy Events
OPEN THE DOOR TO A NEW WORLD OF ADVENTURE
We only go around once. Which means if you've been dreaming of doing it on a motorcycle, there's no time to wait. We can help you get up and running in the saddle in no time. Life is short. Why lose another weekend to "Someday"?
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.
>> 2023 CLASS REGISTRATION IS LIVE!
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Get in touch with our Riding Academy Program Manager, Julie Johnson!
When you take a New Rider Course at the Riding Academy you will:
H-D OF MADISON WAIVERS updated:11/23/20; Includes: General Release, Waiver, and Indemnification Agreement; Acknowledgment & Assumption of Risk; Ground Rules Acknowledgment; Photo & Release Waiver; and Refund Policy
PHOTO & VIDEO RELEASE updated:10/31/18
REFUND POLICY updated:11/23/20
WISCONSIN MOTORCYCLISTS’ HANDBOOK (September 2020)
"The MSF Basic eCourse is a highly interactive 3-hr. online program that provides riders of all skill levels with the basics of motorcycling. With integrated graphics, photos and video to illustrate the lessons, the...program allows you to control the pace of your learning."
You may print the completion certificate or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You’ll need a valid Wisconsin automobile driver’s license or must have passed an official WI-state driver’s education course, and have the ability to ride and balance a bicycle.
You do NOT need to hold a Wisconsin Motorcycle Temporary Permit before class because you are on private property. If you intend to ride on the road prior to class, it is strongly suggested you do earn the Temporary Permit to remain a legal motorcyclist.
After the course is completed and BRC card earned, you WILL need to complete the Motorcycle Temporary Permit test before the M endorsement will be given at the DMV.
A: You’ll need to bring the following:
During the COVID-19 pandemic, H-D of Madison will NOT be supplying any loaner gear for forgotten or incorrect gear. Purchases can be made at the Dealership for these items.
A: You’ll receive the following:
While other local programs may cost less, our Riding Academy program offers some benefits those other programs may not, including being specialized for Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
We want to provide a specialized experience that a Riding Academy student can only get with our program, so the cost for our New Rider Course reflects the dedication and effort our Team takes to give you - our student - the best training experience possible.