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You Want To Learn To Ride a Bike CT

Posted By: Mike's Famous Harley-Davidson®
Post Date: 04/08/2022

If you have never felt the freedom of cruising down an open road on a reliable Harley-Davidson® motorcycle, then you are missing out. 
Many people choose to learn to ride a motorcycle in order to fit in with their bike-loving friends, some do it as a way to blow off steam, and some do it out of love and inspiration from the great Harley-Davidson® brand.
Whatever your reason may be for wanting to learn how to ride a motorcycle in CT, you are about to go down an exciting new chapter in your life, and we are here to help you!

Harley-Davidson® motorcycle

Why Do You Want To Learn To Ride a Bike CT?

Whether it's your first time or you're an experienced rider, hopping on a bike to get some fresh air and burn some calories is a no-brainer. But in case you need some more convincing, we've rounded up five reasons why you should start learning how to ride a Harley® today.

  1. You can do it with friends and family.
  2. You can go as hard (or easy) as you want.
  3. It's an all-around muscle workout.
  4. It builds confidence and independence.
  5. It makes you happier and healthier!

Motorcycle Riding Training Courses In CT

Although it is not a requirement in the state of Connecticut to complete a motorcycle safety course to obtain your license, it is highly recommended to learn to ride a motorcycle.
How to get started?
Mike's Famous® Riding Academy is an MSF (Motorcycle Safety Foundation) approved course. We use much of the same curriculum as well as certified Harley-Davidson® instruction. The course is structured to provide you with all the knowledge you’ll need to learn to ride a bike. 
First, you’ll complete an online e-course and an orientation at our dealership. Then, you’ll receive two days of training on the range at Mike’s Famous®. The motorcycle classes meet the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles requirements for obtaining an M endorsement. Our course is approved in Rhode Island as well.
Our courses also include a free orientation, Jumpstart™ training, safety gear evaluation, motorcycle fitting, sales Q+A, and more.

Requirements to Learn How to Ride a Bike in CT

We know how exciting it is to enter your first riding class. But before you do, make sure you keep these key requirements in mind:

  • Complete an MSF Online E-Course prior to class and bring your certificate of completion to the first day of class. A link will be provided to you once enrolled.
  • Complete an in dealer classroom session.
  • Pass a multiple choice test at the dealership.
  • Complete rider training at the dealership.
  • Pass a skills evaluation on the provided Harley-Davidson® Street® 500 motorcycle, designed specifically for the H-D® Riding Academy program.
  • You must obtain and wear proper safety gear as required by the state.


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