Can I ride a motorcycle without a CBT?

Can I ride a 125 without CBT?

No. You can ride a 125cc bike as soon as you’re of the minimum legal age (17) without having to do a fresh CBT. A CBT certificate covers all learner-categories of bike for two years, subject to age requirements.

Is a CBT a legal requirement?

You do not need to take a CBT course or take the full moped test. You must take CBT if you want to ride anything larger than a 50cc moped.

How much is a CBT 125 test?

However when you book the CBT ensure you book it through an official and regulated body. The usual price of a CBT is around £89-£150. This price should include a full day of training, your CBT certificate, hire of moped/motorcycle, hire of helmet, gloves and waterproofs.

Can you fail a CBT course?

Although you can’t fail a CBT test, you may be asked to come back for additional training until the instructor feels you are safe to ride on the road.

How much does a CBT course cost?

Book a Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) course as soon as possible. It will cost you between £159 and £189. It will take you all day. You need to either hold a UK driving license (provisional is fine) or a EU driving license that has been registered with DVLA(Form D9).

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What is the penalty for no CBT?

You must pass your full moped or motorcycle test within 2 years, or you have to either take CBT again or stop riding. You can be fined up to £1,000 and get up to 6 penalty points for riding if you do not have a valid CBT certificate.

Can I ride a 125cc with a full car licence?

I have a full car licence can I ride a 125cc? Yes, if you have a full car licence you can ride a 125cc scooter or motorbike. However, you must take and pass your compulsory basic training (CBT) before riding on the road. With a completed CBT, you can ride a 125cc motorcycle on the road with L plates.

How fast can a 125cc bike go?

The average 125cc bike will likely have a top speed of around 70mph, and should be able to cruise along at 50 to 60mph quite comfortably.

How hard is a CBT course?

How hard is the CBT to pass? To reiterate here, there is no pass or fail of the CBT; it’s practically impossible to fail because there is no test.

What is included in a CBT test?

The CBT course typically lasts a full day and consists of five elements: Element A – Introduction; aims; safety equipment and eyesight check. Element B – Practical on-site training – covering machine controls, maintenance, and use of stands.