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What Are The Differences Between DAS, A1 and A2 Motorcycle Licences?

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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 […]


Gear Conversion – From Automatic to Manual Bike

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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 […]


Introduction To Motorcycling

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If you have never ridden a motorbike previously or are a complete novice to motorcycling then our Introduction to Motorcycling could be just for you if, especially if you are hoping to complete your (CBT) Compulsory Basic Training on Motorcycles in 1 day.


A1 Licence

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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 […]


Enhanced Rider Scheme (ERS)

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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 […]


Motorcycle Training Courses – Highlights

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Get to know a bit of our featured Motorcycle Training courses for spring and summer seasons! You can check our prices and book your course through our online bookin system by clicking here or here. DAS (FULL MOTORCYCLE LICENCE) If you are aged 24 or over or held an A2 licence for two years you […]


Motorcycle Riding in the UK: Reflective Clothing

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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 […]


Motorcycle: Essential Tips for a Safe Ride

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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 […]


Motorcycle Safe Riding: Carrying a Child

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When you picture carrying around a child on a motorcycle as a pillion rider, you might either cringe in horror, or delight in the idea of sharing your love of riding with him or her as you ride around London or other areas of the UK.


Motorcycle training for beginners, CBT

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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: