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Andy Harris Custom CyclesMy name is Andy Harris and with my wife Karen, we run the AH Custom Cycles. If you have been to any of the major motorcycle events, most likely you met either myself or my Wife Cassandra.

Andy has been with his GXR stateside in various rallies over the last few years so there is a good choice that we’ve already met.

If not, I’d like to take just a moment to tell you a little about our store, our commitment to you – the motorcyclist – and acquaint you with the many fine lines of motorcycle accessories that we carry in stock or can order and have shipped to you usually within 24 hours.

Also we are not just a husband wife duo who fell into motorcycling. We are super hardcore into this stuff. In fact, Andy just finished taking advanced math courses from a famous tutor to take his CNC game to the next level. Yes we make our own custom parts as well.

We have a full research and development centre where graduates from MIT have apprentices who have studied in one of the best math universities in the world help us develop the best cycles.

In fact our research and development department has been supported by NASA, Boston and many other places. We have math engineers who have even taken part in creating complex music algorithms for Bose and Sony.

So I guess it’s fair to say, our engineers are smart and creative.

Whether you live in the United States or are a Goldwinger from Europe, Asia or Australia – we can get you the parts or accessories you need at a price you can afford.

We also offer courses on riding, engineering (Calculus 2 is a prerequisite here) your own bike and more.

Motorcycle Rider Training

There are three different Motorcycle Training Courses listed on this page. The Harley-Davidson/Buell of Reno’s Rider’s Edge Course, the Motorcycle Riders Courses offered by Western Nevada Community College and Truckee Meadows Community College.

You may also contact the Nevada Rider Motorcycle Safety Program at 1.800.889.8779 for more information.

Harley-Davidson/Buell of Reno offers new Rider’s Edge Courses

Beginning in May Harley-Davidson/Buell of Reno will offer “Rider’s Edge-The Harley Davidson Academy of Motorcycling” courses for beginning cyclists. This new rider course will follow the curriculum of the Motorcycle Rider Course with all instructors certified by the MSF and Harley Davidson.

Approved by the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, Rider’s Edge graduates can receive their motorcycle license through the DMV without further testing.

Most insurance companies give customers a 10% discount on policy premiums if the insured is a Rider’s Edge graduate.

The course includes interactive classroom exercises, plenty of riding practice, contact with different types of motorcycles, accessories and riding gear, and a behind the scenes look at the dealership. The training motorcycles used in the classes will be the new Buell Blasts furnished by Harley-Davidson of Reno. These bikes have a low center of gravity for easy maneuvering and two adjustable seat heights.

Ongoing through the Fall, the course will be held at HD-Reno, 2295 Market Street with the local range site to be announced. The cost is $245 per rider, which includes a $50 Hd-Reno discount/rebate.

Interested, first-time riders should call Harley-Davidson/Buell of Reno at (775) 342-4523 for more information.

Motorcycle Safety Courses Offered

These following courses are subsidized by funds from the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. Any previous student wishing to volunteer their time to assist the instructors and learn more about the program should contact Kurt Davis through the Community Services Office at (775)-342-4523

Motorcycle Safety Rider Course

Learn about operating a motorcycles, basic riding skills, and street strategies. Statistics show that graduates have 80% fewer motorcycle accidents and may be entitled to significant insurance rate deductions. Students must wear gloves, long pants, long sleeved shirts and ankle high padded boots. Motorcycles and helmets will be provided. Students must have a valid driver’s license and be able to correctly operate a bicycle.

Each class is three days, times are as follows: Friday from 6pm to 10 pm, Saturday & Sunday from 7am to 5pm. Class costs are $99, out of state residents will need to pay an additional $30. Classes are scheduled for the following dates:

March 23, 24 & 25, 2017
April 6, 7 & 8, 2017
April 13, 14 & 15, 2017
May 4, 5 & 6, 2017
May 18, 19 and 20th, 2017

Experienced Rider Course

Gain more knowledge about the safe operation of your own motorcycle. Students need a motorcycle operators license, gloves, long pants, long sleeved shirts, ankle-high shoes and helmets. Students need to bring their own motorcycle and have 3,000 miles and six months riding experience. Successful completion of this course may allow students a discount on insurance (contact your carrier). Students may also be eligible for a manufacturers rebate on new and recent motorcycle purchases. Class is scheduled for May 25, 2017. Cost is $50, out of state residents will need to pay an additional $20.

Motorcycle Safety Courses offered by AHC Cycles

NCPE 106- Motorcycle Ridercourse

Call (775)-342-4523 for information and to sign-up.

This course covers an introduction to motorcycling, motorcycle controls, riding the motorcycle, basic maneuvers, street riding and traffic skills.

Motorcycles are provided. Successful completion entitles you to obtain motorcycle endorsement from Nevada DMV with no additional testing.

Requirements: you must be at least 15 years and 10 months of age, be a licensed driver or have completed a driver education class, and you must be able to ride a bicycle. Skill progression is imperative. Should your skill not be satisfactory for your safety and the safety of others, you may be dismissed. No refund will be given.