CBT

  • Changes to CBT

    Changes to CBT

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    A group of the UK’s biggest bike organisations are calling for the Government to change Compulsory Basic Training. Here’s what we know. If you’ve learnt to ride a bike in recent years, you’ll know all about Compulsory Basic Training. The one-day course is the first step riders take when working to get their hands on…

  • CBT training & motorcycle lessons will resume on March 29

    CBT training & motorcycle lessons will resume on March 29

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    The MCIA has announced that motorcycle lessons and CBT training will resume on March 29 ahead of motorcycle testing, which will resume on April 12.

  • Win a free CBT with Bennetts’ Ride Free campaign

    Win a free CBT with Bennetts’ Ride Free campaign

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    Motorcyclists could win one of 90 free Compulsory Basic Training courses (CBT) as part of Bennetts’ ‘Ride Free’ campaign before the January 31, 2021 deadline.

  • The MCIA needs YOU. Help promote bikes and scooters as an alternative to public transport.

    The MCIA needs YOU. Help promote bikes and scooters as an alternative to public transport.

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    The MCIA is asking bikers and scooterists to write to their MPs and ask why the government isn’t promoting two wheelers as an alternative to public transport. With social distancing still in place to help limit the spread of the coronavirus, you’d think the government would be shouting about the advantages of motorcycles and scooters.…

  • GET ON 2 WHEELS: Part Four. Module Two Test.

    GET ON 2 WHEELS: Part Four. Module Two Test.

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    Thinking about getting on two wheels? The final part of the process is the Module Two test. WHAT’S INVOLVED? During your Module Two test you’ll be judged on your ability to ride safely on the road, in accordance with the Highway Code – and it’ll take around an hour to complete. The test is broken…

  • GET ON 2 WHEELS: Part Three. Module One Test.

    GET ON 2 WHEELS: Part Three. Module One Test.

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    Thinking about getting on two wheels? Now it’s time to tackle the Module One test. MODULE ONE Ok, so you’ve decided you’d like to ride a motorcycle – and you’ve got your hands on your Compulsory Basic Training certficate. The next step to get your hands on your full motorcycle licence is Module One. For…

  • GET ON 2 WHEELS: Part Two. Motorcycle Theory Test.

    GET ON 2 WHEELS: Part Two. Motorcycle Theory Test.

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    Thinking about getting on two wheels? This time we breakdown what it takes to pass the theory test. MOTORCYCLE THEORY TEST There are two parts to a motorcycle theory test – a straightforward (multiple choice) question and answer section, and a hazard perception test. With the right approach and preparation, you can easily pass your…

  • GET ON 2 WHEELS: Part One. Compulsory Basic Training.

    GET ON 2 WHEELS: Part One. Compulsory Basic Training.

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    Thinking about getting on two wheels? The first step is to get booked in for a CBT and gain some experience on a small bike. THE FIRST STEP – CBT Ok, so you’ve decided you’d like to ride a motorcycle. The first step is to complete your Compulsory Basic Training. Don’t think of it as…

  • DVSA confirms motorcycle training and testing is STILL happening. Sort of. Here’s what YOU need to know.

    DVSA confirms motorcycle training and testing is STILL happening. Sort of. Here’s what YOU need to know.

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    The DVSA’s Chief Executive has penned an open letter to motorcycle schools to help clear up some confusion around training and testing during the lockdown. They key message, is that if you need to pass your test to allow you to carry out essential work. It’s still possible. DVSA Chief Executive Gareth Llewellyn said: “As…

  • EVENTS: Classic Bike Trackdays heads to CASTLE COMBE next week. And YOU can get INVOLVED.

    EVENTS: Classic Bike Trackdays heads to CASTLE COMBE next week. And YOU can get INVOLVED.

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    There’s just over a week to go before the second Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Magazine trackday organised by Classic Bike Trackdays in 2019 – and this time it’s at Castle Combe Circuit on Friday 19th July. But it’s not just a one day event. The VJMC (Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club) trackday follows on Saturday 20th July…

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