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Learning to ride Advice on learning to ride a motorcycle

Motorcycle Training is a life skill

Motorcycle Training is a life skill and it is extremely important that you start off with the best training on offer. When you begin this process, it is difficult to know which Approved Training Body (ATB) you should use as you have no benchmark against which to measure.

There are a couple of things that you should expect – firstly, you should meet at the training school’s offices to commence your training and not at a residential address or in a car park. And secondly, your safety equipment and clothing should be provided for you.

Aged 16 (Moped licence)

After you have successfully completed your Compulsory Basic Training (CBT), you will be able to ride a moped (up to 50cc) unaccompanied on the road with L Plates, no pillion passengers and not on a motorway.

Light motorcycle licence for 16-17 year olds

Aged 17-18 (Light motorcycle licence)

After you have successfully completed your Compulsory Basic Training (CBT), you will be able to ride a motorbike up to 125cc with L Plates. If you wish to gain an ‘A1′ Light Motorcycle Licence, you must undergo training and take the relevant motorcycle tests on a 125cc machine.

Medium motorcycle licence for 19-23 year olds

Aged 19-23 (Medium motorcycle licence)

After you have successfully completed your Compulsory Basic Training (CBT), you will be able to ride a motorbike up to 125cc with L Plates. If you wish to gain an ‘A2′ Medium Motorcycle Licence, you must complete the training on a relevant powered motorcycle (25-35kW). After which you can ride a larger motorbike but it must be restricted to 35kW (conditions apply).

Aged 24+ (Full motorcycle licence)

After you have successfully completed your Compulsory Basic Training (CBT), you will be able to ride a motorbike up to 125cc with L Plates. If you wish to gain a category ‘A’ Full Motorcycle Licence, you must complete the DAS (Direct Access Scheme) training on a 600cc machine or bigger (at least 40kW) which allows you to ride any size motorcycle once you have passed your tests.

Why you should take responsibility

Developed through many years of experience

The motorcycle training programmes that we employ have been developed through many years of experience in the training industry. Our approach is methodical, structured and presented in such a manner that you will improve in a very short time frame.

Feel free to contact us or read what our advocates say, they were happy to tell you about their experience of training with RMT Motorcycle Training. We have taught thousands of happy customers over the years, giving us the fantastic reputation we have today.

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