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 […]
Just because the rain is here it doesn’t mean you need to leave the bike parked in the garage. Wet weather shouldn’t stop the fun and if you understand safe riding in the rain, there should be nothing to stop you from getting out there on the open road on your bike.
If you have passed your motorcycle licence you can complete the enhanced rider scheme, also known as ERS. This is a scheme that will look at your motorcycle safe riding skills before providing you with professional motorcycle training to help you improve your riding skills to better your safety on the road. There’s no test […]
How about riding safely your motorcycle and have a certificate that can give you discounts on motorcycle insurance? The DVSA Enhanced Rider Scheme (ERS) checks your motorcycle riding skills and provides training to help you improve. There is no test. Once you’ve successfully completed the scheme you will get a “DVSA Certificate of Competence” and […]
It is important to understand the need of wearing reflective clothing/equipment in order to stand out on the road, as this may ultimately lead to a better, safer riding. As part of the CBT syllabus, we stress the importance of wearing such garments whilst riding on the UK roads. While in Britain we have some […]
If there is anything truly essential about riding a motorcycle—especially in the UK—it’s the pre-ride safety check. There are several aspects to this check, and here are the most important when it comes to safe riding. Motorcycle: Essential Tips for a Safe Ride 1) Brakes. Make sure you test your brakes before heading out. Get […]
Do you want to ride a motorcycle in London but don’t know where to start? Here a quick guide of what you need to get your licence at Universal Motorcycle Training:
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 […]
If you’ve just obtained your certification but have yet to see a rainy day, don’t worry, one will come around, especially when living in the UK. Rainy days are inevitable, and while you might have protective gear on that keeps you safe on dry days, knowing how to ride your motorcycle in the rain is […]
There is something you definitely need to remember before getting out there on the London roads: your health and safety equipment.