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Monday, June 12th, 2017

To all our valued customers. Please be advised; there is no Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) at Northfields, Ealing. For the time being; all CBT is carried out at the rear of Richmond Magistrates Court. This will be made clear at the time of booking. For the full address and directions, please click on   http://www.getbike.net/how-to-find-getbike-richmond Reference […]

Don’t underestimate your Theory Test; what to expect and how to prepare yourself for the test

Monday, January 12th, 2015

The Theory test is often dismissed the easiest section of the vehicle licensing examination. Try not to dismiss it out of hand; the Theory test is often failed, and you will need to invest a significant amount of time and effort if you want to make sure that you pass it first time around.

Worried about the practical? What to expect from your Motorcyclist’s Practical and how to prepare yourself for the test

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Taking a test is always nerve-wracking; and taking your motorcycling Practical test is certainly no exception. This article is designed to explain what you can expect from your Practical test, how to prepare, and how to make sure that you pass first time around. First of all, it’s important to note that in April 2009 […]

Getting my Motorcyclist’s License; what do I need?

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Getting your motorcyclist’s license is easy. You don’t have to pay for hours of expensive driving lessons, high insurance costs, or expensive fuel re-fills as you would if you were learning to drive a car. There are different types of license available to new and prospective (‘Learner’) riders at different stages during their driving history. […]

Popularity of Motorcycles and Scooters soars as road-users recognise the most cost-effective way to travel in style

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

The figures are in, and it looks as if 2011 may well be the year of the motorcyclist. Statistics compiled by the Motor Cycle Industry Association (MCI) have shown that sales of motorcycles and scooters have been steadily rising over the past year, most likely as a result of the fact that an increasing number […]

Think you can skip insurance costs? GetBike investigates the financial risks faced by insurance-dodgers

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

It’s tempting, isn’t it; not renewing your insurance? Owning and running a vehicle is one thing, but keeping it roadworthy and ensuring your administrative duties as the owner are up-to-date is another matter entirely. Simply getting from ‘A’ to ‘B’ shouldn’t feel like a drain on your finances, but owning a motorcycle is expensive and […]

The Car v Motorbike debate continues; is motorcycling the most recession-proof way to get around?

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

The good news? Owning a motorcycle is officially cheaper than running a car; 50% cheaper, in fact. According to research conducted by MotorcycleNews.com, it costs half as much to run a motorcycle as it does to run a car. Fact. The team at Motorcycle News looked at the costs involved with new drivers; their figures […]

The Module 1 motorcycling test: how the May 2011 changes will affect you

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Change you can believe in; the Module 1 motorcycling test is currently under review by the Department for Transport (DFT) and you can expect to see modifications in just a couple of months. The new test model is the result of a movement by the Government, working alongside the motor industry, to improve testing procedure […]