Stadium Rider Training

Stadium Rider Training, Army Reserve Centre, St Albans Road, Barnet, EN5 4JX

About Stadium Rider Training

Stadium Rider Training has been established for over 15 years and run by a passionate team of professional bikers. Stadium's motorcycle training site is located in the Barnet Army Reserve which offers riders an expansive training pad for CBT training. They are also able to simulate module 1 tests which is great practice for those looking to obtain their full motorcycle licence. Their training site is a short walk from High Barnet station, when you exit the station walk up the high street and take a left once you pass KFC onto St Albans Road and you will see the Army Reserve on your right. There are also multiple bus stops nearby as well as free parking along St Albans Road, Puller Road or a small NCP car park opposite or in Spires Shopping Centre. The training site has access to all amenities including a classroom for all theory work. There is a cafe across the road but we would always recommend taking snacks and plenty of water to keep you going throughout the day. Stadium Rider Training have been a popular choice for bikers looking to hone their skills in the North London area. The school has a modern fleet of Yamaha and Honda motorcycles and scooters, including the Yamaha YBR 125 for CBT training, and the Honda NC700s for DAS full motorcycle licence training. The instructors are highly qualified, the chief instructor Chris passed the RoSPA Advanced Motorcyclists test to a Gold standard which is the highest civilian award available as well as ERS and institute of advanced motorists awards, and even an award from motorcycle news magazine! All instructors are authorised Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) so If you're looking for complete professionalism on the day of your training look no further. Please book your CBT well in advance as this school is always in high demand!


Bike Hire: True

Helmet Hire: True

Gloves and jackets Included: True

On site Cafe: False

On Site cafe: False

Indoor Classroom: True


Stadium Rider Training, Army Reserve Centre, St Albans Road, Barnet, EN5 4JX


Gary Cummings
My time spent at Stadium rider training with Yvonne and Chris (instructor) was excellent. Chris is a great instructor. I took 2 CBT's 2 years apart with Chris. Then decided to take my big test. Again trained with Chris. He took me through transitioning from a scooter to a geared bike with one short lesson. I went on to do my Mod1 and Mod2 with Chris and passed both first time. Nice people well maintained bikes on a very good training ground. Highly recommended.
Aref Alipour
Just had my CBT with Chris and Yvonne! Already looking to book my A license trainings in October. Chris and Yvonne both are very friendly and professional. Patiently pointing out your mistakes and give you constructive feedback. The training venue is an army base which is big enough to do essential trainings outdoors. Helmets, jackets and gloves were available and Yvonne kindly lent them to me to complete my course. Honestly, can’t thank them enough and looking forward to get my full license 🙏
Laszlo Murics
Fantastic rider training. Had 3 CBT-s with them, than decided to get the full bike license. Passed both of my exam 1. time thanks for Criss's knowledge and teaching methods. The cost of training is the most reasonable that you can found in London. They have nice bikes to ride. Also you can have a taste of original British humor from Criss the trainer! :-P Thank you guys for the training and for the license!
Ondrej Bobalik
Recently I have completed Full Motorcycle Licence and I can say that picking Stadium Rider Training was great choice. Chris is amazing instructor with enormous amount of motorcycle knowledge combined with jokes and his style of humour is making learning process very enjoyable, smooth and memorable forever. Not to forget about Yvonne's great care of all the scheduling, she made everything easy including any change of dates which was very helpful in my case. Already looking forward to book Advanced training with them in the near future.
Ryan Lincoln
From riding a motorcycle for the first time in January to attaining my full A licence, it was only a journey a team like Chris and Yvonne could have seen a newbie like me through. Chris is a remarkable teacher who is able to discern each student's strengths and weaknesses. He is knowledgeable about every aspect of motorcycling and you can see his passion in his teaching. I must mention one occasion where I got really sick the day before my Mod 2 and Yvonne didn't stop until she found a replacement so that I didn't lose my deposit. I will be recommending this school to everyone.
I did my DAS course here, after trying almost every school in London I finally managed to find the perfect teaching technique and support to pass fully after many many attempts. I'm not naturally a good biker however Chris was very patient, encouraging and insightful when it came to my riding technique. Yvonne was very supportive and communicative throughout the whole process. The army barracks site they use has plenty of space for all slow and fast maneuvers. I wholeheartedly recommend this school to anyone that's been struggling to pass or wanting to become a safe but skilled rider. Thank you Chris and Yvonne!
Wonderfully!! The whole learning and passing my motorcycle A licence has been an amazing journey, thanks to Chris. Chris is great instructor and makes you feel comfortable. He is brilliant at explaining and very patient. Yvonne is very welcoming and her customer service is just excellent. I highly recommend Stadium Rider Training school for anyone who really wants to learn and pass their licence. Eddy Y
Robert Longair
Super! It was rainy, windy and 8C. Their helmets were in good shape, the loan of gloves and a jacket was above the standard of many CBT, who provide neither The jacket was a great bonus. Proper bikers and much warmer than the waterproof I thought would do. Pete and Chris v patient, but good teachers. Focus on safety, but also practical tips - where to look, how to brake. I believe my AM licence would have allowed me on the road with a small scooter. So very glad I took the course. Feel much better equipped for the road. And no up-sell, on-sell pressure. Highly recommended!
Ross McMonagle
Passed my mod 2 and have my full license thanks to Stadium Rider! Chris and Pete are excellent educators and I enjoyed ever minute. They went the extra mile with me having failed my mod 1 first time (Chris’s good looks distracted me while on test!!). Yvonne is brill and the whole team are wonderful people. Highly recommended!
ziyaad teemul
Did my CBT with Stadium Riders couple of years ago and from the get go they were very friendly and helpful. The booking process is so easy and they explain everything in details how it works. They make you feel comfortable and at ease. Decided to get my full bike licence and obviously wouldn't have gone anywhere else. Yvonne and Chris have supported and helped me all the way. They are very patient and their guidance is impeccable. 5* is not enough for the team at Stadium Riders. Recommended for any future bikers looking to get your CBT or Full licence
Kristian Redman
Excellent training. Ewan, the instructor, was clear concise and to the point. "It's pretty simple listen to what I say and learn and you will pass" and he was right. The weather took a turn for the worse during the examination and he made sure we riding safe. All in all a good day and a good test centre. I have been to worse trust me.
Josh Clarkson
Can't recommend enough. I did the 4 day Direct Access course from CBT to Module 2 Test and I couldn't have wished to book with a better company. Chris, Yvonne and the team were superb from start to finish. Chris is a brilliant trainer, teaching you exactly what is required to ride safely, to be a better rider and ensure you are adequately prepared to take each of your tests.
Miss Road Runner
For a first time rider of a manual motorbike I Had a great experience with my two Riding instructors. They took their time with me to teach me how to operate the bike. I would recommend this company to anyone who is looking to do their motorbike training. Thank you once again Mr Reed Big love ❤️🏍 Lacey x
Alexandros T
The best place to have your motorcycle training. I have completed my CBT on a geared motorcycle with Chris. Very knowledgeable and very patient instructor that make you relaxed even if your stressed or anxious.Very friendly and welcoming. I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to learn how to ride a motorcycle to get down to Stadium Rider Training. Be there on time and follow their instructions and you will not fail. I can't wait to have my full licence.Thank you Chris and Yvonne!
Kat D
Stadium Rider is the best! I passed my CBT, thanks to Chris and Tim advise and help! I was struggling with a couple of things, but both gentlemen have a great patience and helped me to overcome the issues. They are amazing instructors, having great real life experience. Their students safety always comes first! Training is fun, all you need to do, just pay attention what Chris and Tim are saying, and you are going to be fine. Easy to make the bookings with Yvonne's assist and she doesn't mind to go the extra mile to make sure date and time is suitable for students.
Attila S
The team is brilliant. Safety is paramount and the instructors making sure you understand the subject before you are moved to the next task. Chris and Tim give advice and workshop secrets to improve your riding. That kind of 'old school' instructors I like to learn from. The banter thoughout the course makes it stress free and enjoyable.
Ojay Rahman
Passed my DAS first time with no minors on my MOD 1 and 1 minor on my MOD 2. When it comes to training, I've always said its down to how you deliver any training. Despite the heavy showers, we pushed through it. Chris focused on the areas I struggled and has a way of making sure his training sinks in. Couldn't have asked for a better tutor. Thank You Stadium Rider Training and Chris🤗
Amir Akiva
Chris is a great instructor and helped me pass my DAS first time. He will improve your riding and give you the tools to pass. Very happy with everything and would recommend. will also have a laugh together as Chris is quite the character. Thank you Chris and Yvonne!
Charlie Rose
Completed my CBT yesterday with Chris and I could not have hoped for a better instructor. He made me feel well prepared for the roads and have a true insight into real riding. Will definitely be going back to do my big bike training 😁. The whole team is lovely and makes you feel at ease. Highly recommend to anyone!
R Kabir
Just completed my CBT here and I want to give a massive thank you to Yvonne, Chris and Tim! Really outstanding experience from start to finish. Yvonne booked me in and even managed to get me a date earlier than expected. She was very kind and provided me with a top class booking service. Onto the actual CBT - Chris and Tim provided a very warm welcoming atmosphere to both those who have had experience on bikes and those who have not. I found them to be very professional however with a calm, laid back approach and not to mention being patient with others in the session too. Excellent examples of what good instructors should be. Definitely will be recommending to everyone and should I look to complete my full licence then I will look no further. Thanks again for an outstanding experience team.
I would highly recommend taking all motorbike training and tests here. Excellent teaching by chris. Passed mod 1 and mod 2 first time, really enjoyable. Could not fault this place one bit. Thank you so much for teaching me.
Gabriel Wroczynski
The atmosphere is amazing. Chris makes sure you know every bit of needed knowledge. The booking was straight forward and a lot of knowledge has been passed to me which I needed when continuing my motorbike journey. I recommend Stadium to anyone who’s going to take CBT or Full A licence. He advised and explained any question I had. And amazing day of knowledge. FULLY RECOMMEND!!!
Baran Dogus
Absolutely great experience, highly recommended great people providing a great service and really making sure that your safe before they let you pass and get on the roads! Really appreciate it we need more people like these guys.
James S
Completed my CBT with Chris on the first attempt. Great tutoring from Chris and very enjoyable experience on the road. Will come back for the DAS for sure.
Ben Andac
I just completed my CBT here yesterday and had a wonderful day! Chris and the team are really easy to get on with and very clear about the entire process such as what you need before getting there (including proper distancing and cleanliness re: Covid-19) as well as what you'll be doing on the day. My only previous experience has been on automatic mopeds and I went for manual (on a lovely Honda CG125!) and let them know that I hoped to go for Direct Access, and even what kind of bike I had in mind to get, which was all taken into consideration. The team also took into consideration the fact that I have no sight in one eye and made sure that it was safe for me to ride. The morning section of training was great in terms of not being too overwhelming and allowing me to build confidence, as well as highlighting areas that needed focus. By the time we got to the road section I felt completely at ease both with my ability to ride and also in my instructor (Tim), who was a brilliant guide and had the perfect blend of humour with firmness. Ultimately the whole team made the day feel fun and safe, which for me were the two main priorities. I will definitely be going back to continue my training and can't recommend them enough to others thinking about getting on two wheels. :)
rasha alshami
Chris was an amazing instructor, very patient with me, I had an ice breaker training a day before my CBT and he built up my confidence in just few hours! I ended up passing my CBT smoothly and confidently and now planning on getting a full license. So I highly recommend him Thank you Chris and Yvonne
Martha Ward
Cannot recommend this place enough! My boyfriend and I did an icebreaker course with Chris and we loved it enough to do a CBT too! Chris and Tim are excellent teachers, with a perfect balance of making the learning fun while ensuring you understand the risks and responsibilities of motorbike riding. Perfect for all levels - we can't even drive a car!! 10/10!
Onur Yavuz
Chris thanks for passing me so quick first time,Very enjoyable and professional. I highly recommend anyone to train and book through these guys!
mark luggie
Chris thanks for everything you've been amazing, Passed first time with the expert advice and guidance, If you want a professional fun learning environment, then stadium rider training is the one. Highly Recommend.
Taylor Stevens
Booked my mod 2 through these guys after failing with another school around a year ago and couldn't have been any happier. Chris is a brilliant instructor who has a really good approach to teaching. You can tell these guys love what they do and they are the best at it.
Jerry Desmond
Excellent training from Chris and his team. Very knowledgeable and passionate about the training. Best place in London to learn how to ride a motorcycle. Very highly recommended. 👍
Jason Wright
Loved my training with Chris no one knows more about riding and staying alive on a motorcycle then Chris an absolute legend.
Duncan Hillman
I'd had a go at mod 1 a year previously, under prepared and not properly trained resulting in a nervous flunk. It made me wonder if I was too old to be learning new tricks but the second time round with Chris I passed both modules in quick succession. Job done!
Can't thank Chris and Tim enough for the experience. Going from having never sat on a motorcycle, through the CBT and DAS course, passing both mod 1 and mod 2 first time. All down to the high level of instruction I received. Will recommend to anyone I know who wants to get into motorcycling. Wishing Stadium Rider all the best :)
ZZ Maddogg
I will highly recommend Chris to anyone looking to pass their bike tests. Chris was extremely helpful and makes the training fun! If that wasn't enough he's also cheaper than a lot other instructors/trainers and has a genuine interest in helping you pass first time!
Ozzy Gull
Done My A2 to a full license With Chris at stadium riders. I would definetely recommend him as a instructor as I have previously done cbt and tests with other places . He is full of banter and makes you feel at home and you will definatly pick up very important tips and knowledge From him! Nice choice of bikes that are very well maintained and safe and a very nice ground to practice on . Ticks all the boxes you will need for preparing for tests 🙂
abdul kahar
chris is a excellent instructor I did my cbt there he’s observation skill is at a high standard I would recommend this to anyone taking there cbt or full motorbike licence thanks again all the best
david juhos
A HUGE thank you for Chris! I passed everything 1st time! I can only recommend him! Chris is a very patient and nice person, I think he is the best to choose. He helped a lot (not only in the license, he can give you really good advices about bikes, maintenance...) The whole training process was a great fun, I enjoyed every moment.
Mariane To
Chris is the best instructor ever! I can only recommend him!
Aziz Aksozlu
Past my A2 licence with them, great instructors. Looking forward to doing my A licence soon.
Marcus Harding
Passed my MOD 2 first time thanks to Chris. Fully enjoyed and learnt a lot. All the best Chris
Sevgi Deveci
Glad to have passed my CBT with Stadium Rider. Chris not only taught me how to ride with confidence but also to believe in myself. Without his knowledge and great sense of humour, I would not have been able to learn to ride - or take my feet off the ground for that matter. If you want to learn to ride and have a laugh, Stadium Rider is the place to be!
Farheen Owasil
These guy are the best and friendliest instructors ever. They are very helpful and I have done all of my tests from CBT to MOD 2 with them and them only. I have also recommended multiple family members and friends some of whom have also gone and passed - and also had nothing but good things to say. LOVE THESE GUYS!
Amir Arshad
My experience with stadium rider has been incredible from the quick and easy response to fantastic training from Mike himself who knows exactly what you need to do and where you need to improve would recommend to any family friends and whoever wants to do any sort of course regarding a motorbike this is the place to go. When I was searching to take on direct access I really couldn't find proper reviews to imagine some sort of insight to what I should expect. My experience started when I was told by a friend of mine about the law changing in January 19th I got scared as it was going to affect me as I am only 22. My mate passed restricted licence first time and recommended me to stadium riders. I spoke to Mike and he was very helpful to what I needed to do and was straight up with what to expect. For the price it was a bargain as everyone else out there was charging 700+ I got it for 580 that includes 3 sessions for training and in between module 1 and 2. Purely because of Mike's teaching skills I also passed first time and now I can't wait to get my first bike:) As for training I was dreading it as I have minimum experience on a bike but Mike's thorough training regimes where extraordinary and the way any student can pick up the skills needed was what every rider who wants to do their test needs. Mike can easily point out what needs to be done and work on weak points for best possible outcome. Advice for any student as long as you take on board what the trainer says and don't show no arrogance 'thinking you know everything you will pass'. Also I was so nervous for module 1 and 2 but Mike's helpful pet talks done the job and he tells you what to expect, also he go through every single obstacle that may pop up in the test.Thanks Mike for a great experience and teachings, appreciate your patience and skills and can't wait till we go Brighton for fish and chips :)
Imran ul Haque
Mike is an excellent instructor; he is supportive, patient and flexible. It was only with Mike's excellent support and guidance I passed my module 1 and 2 at first attempt. Thank you Mike!

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