The New Rider Course provides you with 25 hours of expert guidance from Motorcycle Safety Foundation® (MSF) and H-D® Certified Instructors
In the classroom, you'll get to know the motorcycle you'll be riding and learn the basics of rider
On the practice range, you'll learn braking and turning, along with maneuvers like controlling skids
and surmounting obstacles.
When you finish the course, you'll get a MSF Basic RiderCourseSM Completion Card. Depending on your individual state this card may exempt you from having to take the riding portion of your motorcycle license test. This card may qualify you for a discount on motorcycle insurance.
Planning on Riding a 650 cc+ Motorcycle?
Our New Rider Course is the only course in the state of Utah that allows students to use a larger motorcycle over 650 cc’s (this bike is provided by our dealership) in order to earn the larger 650cc + endorsement by the Utah Drivers License division. You can earn this larger endorsement in our program without any additional training days or extra training fees.
For more of an explanation: http://publicsafety.utah.gov/dld/motorcycle.html
In preparation for the range please keep in mind that the following gear is required:
A DOT approved helmet
Eye protection (sunglasses, riding goggles, etc…)
Long sleeved t-shirt or jacket
Full fingered gloves
Long pants made from an abrasion-resistant material like leather or denim
Over-the-ankle footwear (Any type of over the ankle boot will work, hiking boots are fine.
You do not need motorcycle specific boots.)
Harley-Davidson of Salt Lake City provides all the motorcycles and text books required to complete the Riding Academy New Riders Course.
Tuition is $300 per student.