Nige has been riding for over 27 years and a Motorcycle Instructor since 2013. He is a fully qualified DAS instructor.
Graham has been a motorcycle instructor since 2017 and is also a fully qualified DAS instructor. G has been riding for over 30 years! He is a qualified motor-vehicle mechanic and handles the servicing of the motorcycles.
Matt has been riding for many many moons! He has been instructing for over 6 years and also has his own leather work company (see Matt for details).
Compulsory basic training (CBT) is a course you have to take before you ride a moped or motorcycle on the road. Students must have a basic knowledge and understanding of the highway code BEFORE attending courses.After you’ve completed CBT, you can ride a:
Upon completion of your CBT you must ride with L plates on and you must either pass your full moped or motorcycle test within 2 years, or you have to either take CBT again or stop riding.
For more information please visit gov.uk/motorcycle-cbt
All provisional licence holders training on a motorcycle over 125cc and 11kW power output can only be trained by a qualified DAS instructor.
The minimum age to take the full motorcycle licence, also called the catagory A, using the Direct Access scheme is 24. Restricted motorcycle licence for a 19 to 23 year old is 47 bhp. All students must supply their own safety equipment for DAS.
The test will be examined by the DVSA in a test centre. The test is located in a safe off-road training area which will take around 20 minutes to complete. You'll be asked to do the following:
You must have passed the module 1 test before you can take the module 2 test. The module 2 test normally takes about 40 minutes and includes:
Do you fear the thought of riding a motorbike? Think they are dangerous machines? Or just curious because you have never ridden one before? Whatever your reason, these are sessions that will help you make up your mind and the sessions are undertaken on our training area and do not include any riding on a public highway.
Whether you want to try a scooter, a geared bike or even both, its entirely up to you. It's just a fun taster session to help you get a feel of a bike.