Learning to ride a motorcycle is an exhilarating experience. You may have visions of flying down the carriageway, let alone across town, looking smart in your riding leathers and helmet, and showing off an equally smart-looking motorcycle. But before those visions can become a reality, you have to take the CBT course and pass the […]
A Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) is a course that of professional motorcycle training and teaching of safe riding that needs to be completed by all new riders wanting to ride a moped or geared motorcycle. The Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) is the first legal thing you need to do before you ride a moped or […]
In this article we felt we would answer something our professional motorcycle training experts are often asked by those looking to pass their motorcycle course and gain a motorcycle licence through safe riding. We are going to talk about the DVSA Certificate of Competence, what it is and how you can get one.
When it comes to full motorcycle licences there are a few differences in the categories, and the professional motorcycle training offered for each of them. In this article we have tried to put the differences of the different motorcycle licence categories into simple terms, so we can all understand which motorcycle licence category is best […]
With summer just around the corner and those warmer days and lighter evenings it’s understandable you want to get out on your motorcycle and enjoy the better weather that the summer months have to offer– after all it’s the perfect weather for a motorcycle ride but there can be dangers. If you have only just […]
We work with many riders that have completed their CBT course on an automatic bike and are keen to try out a manual bike—also known as a geared bike. We also help riders that found that learning to ride a manual bike was too much for them, and therefore settled on trying out an automatic […]
Are you 19 years old or over and want to get you motorcycle riding licence? The A1 is a estricted full bike licence entitling you to ride a motorcycle or a scooter up to 125cc (up to 11 BHP). After completing your CBT, your training continues and once you are proficient enough, you progress onto […]
If you are reading this, you’re probably either thinking about going through CBT, (aka compulsory basic training), or have made the decision to do so, but are a bit confused as to how scooters and manual bikes are each defined. You might even be debating between simply getting certification for riding a scooter, or getting […]
In order to ride a motorcycle in the UK, completing the CBT, or compulsory basic training is absolutely necessary to get your full motorcycle licence. But choosing a professional motorcycle training company can be a bit daunting as there are close to 500 companies that offer such training.