Motorcycle Rider Training Courses

New Rider Course

Learn to ride a motorcycle – no experience required! If you’re ready for motorcycle riding lessons, there’s no better place to learn than Hellbender Harley-Davidson. We provide the bike, you provide the gear. You can receive a motorcycle license after successfully completing the class. Click on the 'MORE INFORMATION' box before proceeding to REGISTER ONLINE. 

The course schedule consists of 3 days of instructional education; one full day of classroom at Hellbender in Marietta, and two days of riding on the Range at Southern Devil Harley Davidson in Cartersville. 

Ages 16 and Up.

Note: A Harley-Davidson Street 500 Motorcycle will be furnished for your use during the course by Southern Devil Harley-Davidson

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Skilled Rider Course

Designed for individuals with a few thousand miles or more of riding experience who hold a valid Motorcycle Permit or License. Experience the thrill of riding your own motorcycle during this course. Click on the 'MORE INFORMATION'.


License Waiver Class: Must have a Motorcycle Permit to register. A Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Street Strategies online eCourse is to be completed before the first day of class in order to qualify for licensing. The class is usually scheduled over 1.5 days; an evening classroom session (no bike required – cannot ride after dark on a Permit) and one full day of range-riding time (bike required). Must attend both classroom and riding sessions - cannot arrive late or leave early because State minimum requirements must be met. Students who successfully pass the course will receive a license waiver which means no additional testing at the DDS.

Skills Practice Class: Must have a class "M" License to register. No testing; A one-day class of range-riding usually scheduled in partnership with the License Waiver Class range time. OPTIONAL but RECOMMENDED: The MSF Street Strategies online eCourse and attending the evening classroom session with the License Waiver class are optional for licensed riders. Participation in both are highly recommended to increase the value of a refreshed knowledge in ridership.

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3-Wheel New Rider Course

No experience required. The best place for a rider to start once they've made the decision to ride a 3-wheel motorcycle.

A 3-wheel motorcycle does not have to be balanced and does not lean. This course is designed for those with any experience level of riding. This course includes a few hours of classroom activities and several hours over two-days of on-cycle riding exercises. The course is usually scheduled over a two-day period and concentrates on controls operation, slow speed finesse, cornering, braking, swerving, and emergency avoidance skills. Successful completion may lead to an insurance discount. A person must pass a knowledge and skill test for successful completion. This course qualifies for a GA 90-day license waiver allowing an individual to obtain an "M" license.

Note: Individuals need an "MP" motorcycle permit before attending class. 

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Private Training Options

We believe in the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of riding so we're on a mission to make it easier than ever for you to get on a bike, build your skills, and gain the confidence needed to ride solo. Learn to ride and progress at your own pace in a relaxed atmosphere with skilled riding coaches and modern training programs. There are three private class options: Experience The Ride; Learn To Ride; Skills Refresher. Click the MORE INFORMATION tab below for details on these classes.

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