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Getting your licence (or at least your CBT) is the first step into the world of motorcycling. It's more complicated than it used to be but with our easy to understand guides, you'll quickly be able to figure out the licence you need and get on two wheels as quickly as possible.

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Provisional Motorcycle Licence

Published: 27 March, 2019

Your Provisional Driving Licence – Everything You Need To Know If you are thinking of starting your journey as a motorcyclist here in the UK, you will need to apply for a provisional driving licence before you can hit the…

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How much does it cost to get a motorcycle licence?

Published: 27 March, 2019

Motorcycle test fees Motorcycle test fees are charged separately, meaning that you will usually have a new fee to pay every time you move from one test to another.  As of 2018, the following costs apply:   Cost Of Theory…

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Motorcycle Theory Test Guide

Published: 27 March, 2019

What Is The Motorcycle Theory Test?   Your motorcycle theory test is a computer based test, devised by the government, and offered at various locations throughout the UK.  Anyone wanting a full bike licence must have a motorcycle theory test…

Show Me, Tell Me motorcycle test questions

Show Me, Tell Me motorcycle test questions

Published: 27 March, 2019

Show And Tell Questions   The ‘show me, tell me’ questions are vehicle safety questions that driving examiners can ask in category A (motorcycle) riding tests.   Some examples of the same could be:   Identify where you would check the…

Get Your Motorcycle Licence – An easy guide

Get Your Motorcycle Licence – An easy guide

Published: 27 March, 2019

Pass your motorcycle test Starting out as a novice rider can seem like a scary business.  Where do you learn to ride, who teaches you, how much will it cost and what type of bike is best are all commonly…

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Motorcycle CBT: everything you need to know

Published: 27 March, 2019

Ready To Ride On The Roads?  The Motorcycle CBT Explained If you are just starting out as a new rider, you will need to undertake a CBT – Compulsory Basic Training.  This training course is, as the name suggests, imperative…

Module 1 Motorcycle Test

Module 1 Motorcycle Test

Published: 27 March, 2019

What’s involved in the Module 1 motorcycle test? There are two modules in the practical motorcycle test and you’ll have to pass Module 1 before you can take Module 2 Module 1 is an off-road test. Don’t be fooled into thinking…

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I have a full car licence, can I ride a 125cc motorcycle?

Published: 27 March, 2019

Historically, a full car licence permitted drivers to ride a motorcycle up to 125cc without having to take any other tests or entitlements. However, the current rules state that even if you have a full licence for a car, you…

Motorcycle licence categories: what can you ride?

Motorcycle licence categories: what can you ride?

Published: 27 March, 2019

Motorcycle licence categories are more numerous than those of cars, and getting a motorcycle licence is not as simple as just taking a theory test and one-size fits all practical test and riding off into the sunset! There are several…

Category AM motorcycle licence guide

Category AM motorcycle licence guide

Published: 27 March, 2019

What bike can you ride aged 16? You can ride: up to 50cc scooter (known as a moped) You’ll need: A CBT, which lasts for 2 years It’ll cost you: £34 for a provisional driving licence. Around £90 for the CBT…

What motorcycle can I take the A2 test on?

What motorcycle can I take the A2 test on?

Published: 27 March, 2019

Which Motorcycles Are Eligible For The A2 Test?   If you are planning on undertaking your A2 test, your motorcycle must meet certain criteria  in order for it to be used for your motorcycle test. These include having:   A…

Category A2 motorcycle licence guide

Category A2 motorcycle licence guide

Published: 27 March, 2019

The A2 motorcycle licence What bike can you ride aged 19 to 23? You can ride: up to a 125cc motorcycle or scooter with just a CBT or take your A2 licence which will limit you to a motorcycle or…

Category A1 motorcycle licence guide

Category A1 motorcycle licence guide

Published: 27 March, 2019

What bike can you ride aged 17-19? You can ride: up to a 125cc motorcycle or scooter You’ll need: A CBT, which lasts for 2 years It’ll cost you: Around £90 for the CBT test You can opt for a:…

Category A motorcycle licence guide

Category A motorcycle licence guide

Published: 27 March, 2019

What bike can you ride from 24 years old You can ride: up to a 125cc motorcycle or scooter with just a CBT or take your A licence (also known as Full or Unrestricted) which will mean you can ride…