Riding academy group


Whether you’re just getting started or just brushing up, learn the skills you need to ride with confidence. We’ve helped hundreds of thousands of riders achieve their dreams, let us help you too. Learn more about our Harley-Davidson® Riding Academy motorcycle training courses and find a class today.

New Rider course

Never ridden before? Want to get your license? The New Rider Course will lead you throuh the steps to learn to ride a motorcycle and get you on the road. Successful completion earns the MSF BRC card and in most states a license waiver that gets you a motorcycle endorsement on your license at your state DMV.



  •  Learn to ride on a genuine Harley-Davidson® motorcycle
  • Classroom and range instruction from state & RidingAcademy certified coaches
  •   Learn to safely accelerate, shift, brake, and turn, along withmaneuvers like controlling skids and surmounting riding obstacles
  • Earn a Motorcycle Safety Course Completion Card,
    which may exempt you from the riding portion of your
    state license exam and score you a discount on motorcycle insurance


Riders who complete the Harley-Davidson® Riding Academy Course can take advantage of special financing options which include no down payment or rates as low as 3.49%* and flexible terms.


  • A heavy, long-sleeve shirt or jacket
  • Jeans, chaps, or leather pants
  • Over-the-ankle, sturdy footwear
  • Full-fingered gloves with leather palms and knuckles
  • A helmet that meets DOT requirements
  • Eyewear

Need help finding the right gear for you? Schedule a gear fitting today.

riding academy classroom


You’re on your way to becoming a fully licensed rider. The open road is calling, and we can’t wait to help you answer the call. Check out our additional opportunities to learn and gain confidence and hear from our students about their experiences.


$350 if you are 21 years in age and $295 if you're under 21.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call (661) 964-0506 or email learn2ride@h-dsc.com for more information.

A government-issued Photo ID (CA ID Card, Drivers License, Passport) and the ability to ride a bicycle.

You'll need to bring the following:

  • Eyewear
  • Full-fingered gloves
  • Jeans, chaps, or leather pants
  • Over-the-ankle, sturdy footwear
  • A heavy, long-sleeve shirt or jacket
  • A government-approved motorcycle helmet (in the U.S., a motorcycle helmet that meets D.O.T. standards)


Students will ride Harley-Davidson Street® 500 model motorcycles for this class. The motorcycles have been slightly modified for a better training experience.

The classroom address is 21130 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91350 and the Riding Range address is College of the Canyons 26388 Rockwell Canyon Rd Santa Clarita, CA 91355, on top of the Parking Garage.

If you need any help enrolling through the online process please contact us at learn2ride@h-dsc.com.

Yes, learn more about the exclusive offers available only to Riding Academy graduates.

Harley-Davidson® 101 Of Santa Clarita

Intro To Motorcycling

H-D® 101 is an introduction for anyone interested in riding. We know there are a ton of questions about how to get started, and we want to make it easy.

We'll start with the basics and go headlights to tailpipes, getting you up to speed on everything from learning to ride to gear that fits your style.



You may have heard people say that there's nothing like being on a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle. Now, you can find out for yourself - even if you have no previous experience with motorcycles.

The Harley-Davidson®  JUMPSTART™ Rider Experience combines a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle and a specially-designed, stationary support stand.

    • No knowledge or previous motorcycle experience necessary.
    • Motorcycle will not tip over.

You'll mount the bike, set your boots on the footpegs and fire up the engine under the watchful eye of trained personnel. Give the throttle a twist and hear that unforgettable Harley® sound. Sitting comfortably on the bike, you'll continue to shift through the gears - all safely and securely attached to the JUMPSTART™ platform.

Ready to try it out?


Yes! The bike you try is a 100% street-ready Harley® motorcycle.

No. It is an introduction to the experience of riding a Harley® motorcycle.

Yes. The bike is securely fastened to the JUMPSTART™ platform and there is no danger of tipping or damaging the bike.

A good solid pair of shoes is the only gear you should bring. Anything else can be provided at Harley-Davidson® of Santa Clarita.

To setup your JUMPSTART experience call 661-964-0506 or email learn2ride@h-dsc.com

*Financing Offer available only on new Harley Davidson® motorcycles financed through Eaglemark Savings Bank (ESB) and is subject to credit approval. Not all applicants will qualify. 3.49% APR offer is available only to high credit tier customers who have completed Riding Academy or other MSF accredited course within 180 days of application date and only for up to a 60 month term. The APR may vary based on the applicant’s past credit performance and the term of the loan. For example, a 2019 Iron 883™ model in Rugged Gold Denim with an MSRP of $8,999, 10% down payment and amount financed of $8,099.10, 60 month repayment term, and 3.49% APR results in monthly payments of $147.30. In this example, customer is responsible for applicable taxes, title, licensing fees and any other fees or charges at the time of sale. APR is calculated according to the simple interest method. Not valid in conjunction with other offers. Customer must take delivery by January 13, 2021. Other terms, conditions, and limitations may apply. Dealer participation may vary. Financing offer is subject to change or cancellation at any time. See your Harley Davidson® Dealership for details.