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Getting a CBT in Ashton

Finding a motorcycle training location near Ashton-under-Lyne could not be easier- just use the RideTo CBT training location finder on our website. We have motorcycle lessons in Audenshaw, Manchester, Belle Vue, Stockport, Rochdale and beyond.

How much does a CBT cost in Ashton-under Lyne?

CBT tests range in price depending on the motorcycle training centre you choose to complete your motorcycle lesson at. CBT training near Ashton will cost you between £125 and £150 for a one day motorcycle lesson where you will be in a small group of others also learning at the same time. Head over to the RideTo blog for more information about what the 5 parts of CBT training are.

What are the requirements to take a CBT test in Ashton?

In order to get your CBT licence in Ashton-under-Lyne you must hold a valid British passport or alternatively have been a resident of the United Kingdom for over 185 days.

If you are 16 years of age or older you can take a CBT test. However, you must ensure that you have a physical copy of a provisional driving licence on the day of your motorcycle training. The easiest way to apply for your provisional licence is online and you can do this as soon as you are 15 years and 9 months old.

To pass your CBT you will need to show the instructor you have good knowledge of the Highway code by driving safely and following road sign instructions correctly. You will also need to understand and speak English to an acceptable standard as your instructor will give you directions to follow during the day of your motorcycle training.

What motorbike can I ride on a CBT in Ashton-under-Lyne?

Age restrictions will limit the choice of motorcycle you can ride once you have passed your CBT test. If you are 16 you will be able to ride a moped or scooter up to 50cc upto a maximum speed of 45 km/h. Whereas if you are 17 or above when you pass your CBT, you will be able to ride a motorcycle of your choice upto 125 cc. As with all CBT qualifications, you will have to display L plates on your vehicle at all times, and you won’t be able to ride on motorways or give lifts to friends or family. To do this you will need to complete a Full Motorcycle Licence training course.

RideTo have compiled a list of our favourite recommendations for both 50cc and 125cc bikes if you’re still unsure which motorcycle you want to ride post completing your CBT.

Riding a motorcycle in Ashton-under-Lyne

As Ashton is just a short distance from the centre of Manchester, a motorcycle is a great form of transport to get you into the city for work or social purposes. It can even become a form of income if you decide to take on a delivery job - you can find local delivery jobs over on the RideTo jobs board - there are plenty of courier jobs available in the Greater Manchester area for you once you have completed your CBT training.

If you are looking to pass your Full motorbike licence and fancy going on some longer rides from Ashton-under-Lyne, then there are some great routes to take you into the beautiful countryside such as the rolling hills of the Peak District National Park and Yorkshire Dales National Park. You will love the freedom of having 2 wheels to go exploring on!

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