HARLEY OWNERS GROUP
Hand signals should be simple, easy to learn and be kept to a bare
• Either the rider or passenger can relay the signal. As soon as you see
a signal, you should give the same signal so the rider behind you can
• These hand signals will not always be used by every group you ride
with. The signals assembled here are offered as suggestions only.
SINGLE FILE OR STAGGERED RIDING
The lead motorcycle should be in the left 1/3 of
lane, the second motorcycle should be in the right
1/3 of the lane, one second behind the first rider,
and so on.
• Leave enough room between each motorcycle so
that any rider can maneuver to the right or left
without hitting anyone else.
• Always stay in line with the bike in front of you.
Do not switch between the left and right side of the
SINGLE FILE RIDING
All motorcycles ride in a single line, two seconds
behind one another, in either the right or left third
of the lane. The lead rider determines on which
side of the lane the group will ride.
With your right
or left arm
finger in a
from the rear.