A proven blend of classroom instruction and range riding, the Rider's Edge® New Rider Course in Louisiana delivers the basics of motorcycle operation in Harley-Davidson® style. You'll learn from devoted instructors certified by both the Motorcycle Safety Foundation® (MSF) and Harley-Davidson® to create a relaxed, supportive environment that fosters camaraderie and confidence. And after passing a written and riding skills evaluation, you'll receive an MSF Rider Course Completion Card, as well as possibly qualify you for discounts on insurance. But more than that, you'll begin a journey that lasts a lifetime.
Our new riders learn to ride in right here at the Renegade Harley Dealership.
Upcoming New Rider Course Classes
February 6th - February 9th
February 13th - February 16th
February 20th - February 23rd
February 27th - March 2nd
March 6th - March 9th
March 13th - March 16th
March 20th - March 23rd
March 27th - March 30th
Upcoming Skilled Rider Course Classes
Classes Coming Soon!
Get the feel for a Harley on our Jumpstart at Renegade H-D!
Offered at select H-D dealers, 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 safety skills.
- On the practice range, you'll learn braking and turning, along with maneuvers like controlling skids and surmounting obstacles.
GETTING YOUR LICENSE
When you finish the course, you'll get a MSF Basic RiderCourse Completion Card. Depending on your individual state this card may exempt you from having to take the riding portion of your motorcycle license test.
The card may also score you a discount on motorcycle insurance. Ask your H-D dealer and insurance provider for details.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
For the New Rider Course, you'll need a valid automobile driver's license or learner's permit, and have the ability to ride a bicycle.
For the riding portion, the H-D dealer will provide you with a motorcycle suited for the course. You'll have to bring:
- 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
About the Motorcycle
No Refunds Given if a Student:
A. Misses any portion of the required classroom or range time for any reason
B. Is dismissed from class for unruly / unsafe actions
C. Drops out
D. Is disrespectful or reckless and a dismissal is required
E. Arrives at the range without required safety gear
F. Fails riding test or written test
G. There will be a $100.00 re-schedule fee if you do not make your scheduled class date.
We are now taking student applications for our Basic Rider Classes Classes. For questions, Please Call 1-866-751-2720 or (318) 448-1509 and ask for our Rider's Edge Dept. You can also contact us via Email: RidersEdge@RenegadeHD.com.