Learn to Ride
Purchase a new Harley-Davidson motorcycle at Doc's within 60 days of completing a 2020 season Riding Academy Course at Doc's & we will cover or reimburse your Riding Academy tuition. See dealer for details.
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yoU WILL STILL CONTACT US 715-758-9080 TO CONFIRM YOUR COURSE WITH a downpayment. A $100 downpayment is required to schedule.
The remaining balance of $225 is due within 2 weeks of the course start date.
New Rider Course
You will need to provide your own riding gear (above the ankle leather boots, DOT helmet, long pants, long-sleeved shirt or jacket, full-fingered gloves, & eye protection). You also need to know how to ride a bicycle & have a valid license to drive a car. Participants under the age of 18 must have parents permission to take the course.
The Doc's course is 25 hours long. View our schedule online via the link above.
The course normally consists of 6-12 students and 1-2 instructors.
The course cost is $325. You may also be eligible for a $50 reimbursement if you are a member of H.O.G.®.
No, all skill levels are welcome to participate. The New Rider Course is designed for the beginner rider.
No, we provide Harley-Davidson® Street™ 500 motorcycles for the course.
Wisconsin residents: As long as you are present for all portions of the class & pass riding test & the on-line E-Course, you will get a waiver that you can take to the Department of Motor Vehicles that will waive you from having to take a riding test. You still have to take the written temps test at the DMV before you can get your license.
No, you don't need to have your temps prior to taking our course. You will still need to take the written test at the DMV, but you can do so after you complete the course. Click here to print a copy of the Wisconsin Motorcyclists Handbook.
Yes, in order to pass the course, you MUST be present for all portions of the course & you must pass both of the skills tests.
The course takes place on-site at Doc's Harley-Davidson in the West parking lot & attached building. We are located 18 miles West of Green Bay on Highway 29.
The course does not cancel due to cold, heat, or rain. Students should dress accordingly. We encourage you to dress in layers on range days. We will not run range exercises in snow, ice, or lightning.
Within less than 30 days of your course start date, you will receive an email from Doc's H-D. The email will contain a link that you can use to complete the MSF E-Course. You can also access the MSF E-Course at http://www.msf-usa.org/eCourse.aspx. The online course take approximately 3 hours to complete. Once completed, you will need to print the E-Course Completion Certificate & bring it with you to your course. (E-Course Completion Certificates are only good for 30 days. Expired certificates can't be accepted.) The E-Course needs to be finished before your coach can issue you a Wisconsin Waiver to get your motorcycle license.
Skilled Rider Course
The Harley-Davidson Riding Academy Skilled Rider Course is a motorcycle safety course that uses the proven curriculum of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation® (MSF) Experienced Rider Course, with some enhancements developed by Harley-Davidson enthusiasts. Participants use their own motorcycles to enhance the following skills; control at low speeds, risk management, limited space maneuvers, cornering judgment, stopping quickly in a curve, swerving and stopping quickly, multiple curve maneuvers, and surmounting objects.
The skilled rider course is designed to help you to improve and build on your motorcycle riding skills in a closed environment. The lack of distractions and road hazards allows the rider to concentrate on fine tuning certain maneuvers that they may not otherwise on public roadways. It is a perfect way to take your riding skills to the next level, while having fun with other riding enthusiasts. Upon completion of the course, a completion card from the MSF that may assist you in getting possible discounts on your insurance. You don't need to have your motorcycle license to take this course. Upon successful completion, non-licensed riders are issued a waiver that can be used at the DMV to obtain a motorcycle endorsement.
All portions of the course are held on the range at Doc's Harley-Davidson of Shawano County. (18 miles west of Green Bay on Highway 29)
The course cost is $195. If you are a national H.O.G.® member, you are eligible for a $50 reimbursement certificate. The certificate can be used in any Harley-Davidson® dealership for Harley-Davidson® merchandise, or is redeemable for H.O.G.® merchandise or membership dues. All H.O.G.® members are encouraged to participate in a riding course annually, and members are eligible for the $50 reimbursement on an annual basis.
|You can register for the course by contacting us at 715-758-9080 or stop by during|
regular business hours. You will need to have the following:
* Valid motorcycle license or learner's permit
* Registered, street-ready motorcycle and proof of motorcycle insurance
* Proper riding gear (DOT approved helmet, full-fingered gloves, long-sleeved shirt or jacket, eye protection, above the ankle boots, and long pants)
3-Wheel Beginner Rider Course
Course Schedule: Friday 5:30pm-8:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am-5pm
Course Fee: $375
Students must bring their own street-ready 3-wheeled motorcycle to participate in the training. Students need to provide proof of insurance & registration on the first day of class. Upon successful completion of the course, student will be issued a Wisconsin waiver with a trike restriction listed on it. Once waiver is presented & processed at the DMV, student will receive their Wisconsin "trike only" motorcycle endorsement. Proper riding gear (DOT approved helmet, full-fingered gloves, long-sleeved shirt or jacket, eye protection, above the ankle boots, and long pants) is required.
Cancellation information: Any student cancellation within 14 days of the start date of class is nonrefundable. It is the students responsibility to contact the program manager to cancel. If ample notice is given & a substitute can be found to fill the open spot on our schedule before class begins, a partial or full refund may be given at the program manager's discretion. No refund will be given to any student that does not complete the course, fails the course, does not show up for the course, or cannot attend the course for any reason. Course is held rain or shine.
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Course Cancellation information: Any student cancellation within 14 days of the start date of class is nonrefundable. It is the students responsibility to contact the program manager to cancel. If ample notice is given & a substitute can be found to fill the open spot on our schedule before class begins, a partial or full refund may be given at the program manager's discretion. No refund will be given to any student that does not complete the course, fails the course, does not show up for the course, or cannot attend the course for any reason. Courses are held rain or shine.
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