What Licence do you need to ride a 125cc scooter?

Can I ride a 125cc scooter on a 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.

What license do I need for a 125 scooter?

‘A1’ Light Motorcycle Licence (max power 11kW)

Once you have passed your Practical Test, you will have a licence to ride any machine of up to 125cc, so long as it’s power is restricted to 11kW, without L-plates and you may carry a pillion passenger.

Is a 125cc A moped?

Let’s take a look at whether a 125cc bike is right for you… Mopeds and bike with engines up to 125cc are extremely popular because they are easy to ride, economical to run, and can often be affordable to insure. That makes them appealing to learners and more experienced riders too.

How fast is 125cc?

Both 125cc scooters and motorbikes max out at 60mph, which is double the top speed of a 50cc. This makes them a much more suitable choice if you plan to do longer journeys, or are travelling on A roads. Whereas a 50cc makes a good choice for city riding, 125cc scooters are better for suburban/country riding.

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What bike can I ride with a car licence?

You can ride a moped (up to 50cc) without L plates and without taking the moped test in some situations.

How much is a CBT course?

Compulsory Basic Training (CBT)

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 I ride a 250cc on a CBT?

You can ride up to 125cc with a valid CBT certificate. (or a full motorcycle licence category A) A 250cc motorcycle will required a full motorcycle licence. … In this case, you could only use it on the roads with a valid CBT certificate or full motorcycle licence.

Can 125cc go on dual carriageways?

Who can ride 125cc vehicles? … This will let you ride on the road with L-plates (D-plates in Wales) but you can’t carry a passenger or go on a motorway- a 125cc vehicle is usually perfectly adequate on dual carriageways.

Do 125cc mopeds have gears?

Motorcycles. Most 125cc motorcycles and scooters are able to be ridden once Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) has been completed. Like scooters, 125cc motorbikes tend to be light and nimble but have the added complication of learning gears and clutch control.

How much power does a 125cc have?

What is the power measurement for my walk/push mower engine?

Engine Series Gross HP
125cc 450 3.00
140cc 500 3.25
140cc 550 3.75
150cc 625 4.25