Dallas Harley-Davidson®
1334 W Centerville Rd, Garland, TX 75041

972.270.3962

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Test Ride a Harley-Davidson® Motorcycle Near Dallas

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Stop by for a free test ride on a new Harley-Davidson® motorcycle in Garland, Mesquite, Rockwall, Heath or anywhere else in the DFW area. Whether you're considering new Harley-Davidson® motorcycles for sale or looking for the best selection of used Harley® motorcycles, we want you to feel good about your purchase.

What Dallas Motorcycles Can You Test Ride Free?

Pick out any of the new bikes at our motorcycle dealership for your test ride, including the following:

  • Harley-Davidson® Street - Street 500, Street 750, Street Rod
  • Harley® Sportster - Superlow, Iron 883, Iron 1200, Forty-Eight, Forty-Eight Special, 1200 Custom or Roadster
  • Harley-Davidson® Softail - Street Bob, Fat Bob, Fat Bob 114, Low Rider, Softail Slim, Fat Boy, Fat Boy 114, Heritage Classic, Heritage Classic 114, Deluxe, Breakout, Breakout 114, Sport Glide and FXDR 114
  • H-D® Touring - Electra Glide Standard, Road King, Road King Special, Street Glide, Street Glide Special, Road Glide, Road Glide Special, Road Glide Ultra, Ultra Limited, Ultra Limited Low, Electra Glide Ultra Classic
  • Harley-Davidson® Trike - Freewheeler or Tri Glide Ultra
  • Harley® CVO - CVO Street Glide, Road Glide and Limited

Can You Test Ride a Used Motorcycle for Sale?


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Of course! We encourage it! Test ride anything we have in stock.

The best rider is an informed one. Before you make a major purchase, you want to know if the power output is what you're looking for and if the seating position fits your frame. You also probably want to experience whether a cruiser, sport, touring or standard model is best for the type of riding you do the most of.

How to Get The Most Out of Your Dallas Harley Test Ride

If you've never test ridden a motorcycle before, you may be wondering what you're looking for. Harley® is about individuality, especially when it comes to buying a bike. You want to find the one that looks and feels like it was made for you. 

Before Your Test Ride

We see riders of all skill levels at Harley-Davidson® of Dallas in Allen Texas. If you just got your motorcycle license, we're excited for you. Plus, we're happy to answer questions you have about getting started. Don't worry about asking things a more seasoned rider wouldn't. Everyone feels a little nervous when they're first getting on a new bike. That's healthy.

Familiarize yourself with the bike's seat height, handlebar position, foot peg position, brakes and clutch before you start. If something doesn't feel or work right, ask questions. This could keep you from getting hurt or damaging the bike.

During Your Motorcycle Test Ride

This is where the exhiliration hits. You're probably going to know pretty quickly if you're falling in love with the bike. There are a few things professional motorcycle testers focus on to evaluate:

  • The engine - how does it idle, vibrate, sound and feel through the footpegs, seat and handlebars
  • Performance - Ride like you do every day. How does it respond to the throttle as you change gears? 
  • Starts and stops - Are the brakes what you're comfortable with? 
  • Handling - Navigate a pothole or two. Take a corner and see how it feels

After Your Test Ride

If you're test riding more than one, take a minute between to summarize for yourself what you liked and disliked about each bike. Talk to your associate, since sometimes we can make fixes on the spot like trying a different seat or making simple adjustments. If you're interested but not sure how it fits your budget, our finance department is the best in the area.

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Why Test Ride a Motorcycle at Dallas Harley-Davidson® in Garland?

We have a huge selection and the most helpful staff you'll find in the state. Check out what previous customers say:

"I had a great experience purchasing my new Deluxe. I'm sure there are more but Chris in sales, Jack in finance, Brent in service, and Steve in parts are all rockstars. I highly recommend paying them a visit. The atmosphere is laid back and professional. I never felt any pressure during the sales experience. Everything was above board and clearly presented. Support the American legend and ride Harley!"-Matt

"Best dealership hands down. Never felt pressured at all. I told them what I wanted and what my budget was and Lance, Bryan & Ray had me taken care of in the matter of minutes. They never pressured me and answered all my questions right away. Will always buy my bikes from them." - Randall Davidson

"I have always wanted a Trike and finally found the perfect one I wanted at Dallas Harley-Davidson. The guys and gals there were all very friendly and helpful from the sales people to the service people. I had a fantastic experience and would recommend them to anyone including family."-Vivian Brandenburg

What if You Don't Have a Motorcycle License?

No worries! Our JUMPSTART™ demo lets you sit on the bike to see if it's a good fit. One of our experts will help you start, shift and rev the bike so you can evaluate how comfortable you are in the seat, how easy controls are to access and how thrilling it is to harness the power of a Harley®.

New riders frequently ask, is a Harley-Davidson hard to ride? Our experts can connect you with a Harley-Davidson rider course that make it possible for anyone to learn to ride a motorcycle in Dallas.

Schedule Your Motorcycle Test Ride Now

Use our online scheduling option below or call our sales team at 972.270.3962 to schedule today!