Higher Octane

Give your skills a boost with our Skilled Rider Course.



Take your riding to an all-new level with the Harley-Davidson® Riding Academy Skilled Rider Course. Created for experienced riders, it offers advanced tips and techniques that help you own the road.

The course runs 1-2 days and is built on the curriculum of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation® (MSF) Basic RiderCourse 2 Suite. It is taught by devoted MSF and H-D® Certified Instructors.

The course focuses on improving these skills:

  • Control at low speeds

  • Risk management

  • Limited space maneuvers

  • Cornering judgment

  • Swerving and stopping quickly on straights and in curves

  • Multiple curve maneuvers and surmounting objects

When you're done, you'll earn a MSF Basic RiderCourse 2 completion card that may qualify you for a discount on motorcycle insurance.

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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?

  • A street ready motorcycle (your own or a rental)
  • Motorcycle endorsement, permit or license (check with the H-D® dealer for details)
  • Proof of valid motorcycle insurance


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


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What bike will i ride ?

For the riding portion, you will provide a street-ready motorcycle.

Where can i find a course ?

Get in touch with your local dealer or Search for Classes.