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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 Harley-Davidson® Riding Academy. This motorcycle class is available only at Authorized H-D® Dealerships. Our exceptional team of rider coaches and dealership staff combine fun, expert instruction and a wealth of knowledge in a friendly environment to create an exceptional and memorable learning experience. So give us a phone call or, better yet, stop in to see us. We'd love to meet you! Our Harley-Davidson® Dealership and Riding Academy is located in Smyrna, DE near Dover, Middletown, & Milford, Delaware at Rommel Harley-Davidson®.


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.


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