RideTo has training sites in every direction from Battersea, all of which are easily accessible.Off the Kerb based in the heart of West London in Shepherds Bush is only a short walk from White City, Wood Lane and Latimer Road tube stations. South of Battersea there is Universal Motorcycling Training in Wimbledon or Phoenix Motorcycle Training in Crystal Palace. Phoenix is a great opinion if you want to learn to ride in order to get a delivery job. The streets nearby where you will do on-road training provide learners with a mix of roads types, so you can gain experience of busy London traffic, without being too overwhelmed while gaining confidence on a bike.Universal has one of the largest motorcycle training pads in London and they provide you with all the gear to wear while training. They have a gold standard award from the MCIA ( Motorcycle Industry Association) and are a great option for nervous riders.
Remember, you cannot turn up late to your CBT training if you do you will not be allowed to join in and you will need to pay for another course so it’s vital to leave plenty of time to get to your training. Look ahead of time at public transport service updates and always have a plan B!
On the day of your training, you will need to have a valid licence, whether that is a UK driving, UK provisional or EU licence with a UK counterpart licence number. Your instructor will need to see the physical licence and not a photocopy or photograph of it.Also take with you your national insurance number in case of a licence check.Different partner training schools provide different gear so be sure to check what’s provided at the CBT Training Site you choose to train at. This will also be listed on your confirmation email once your training has been booked in.Every rider is required to wear thick trousers such as jeans (with no rips in) and protective, sturdy boots that cover your ankle. You may also need to bring your own protective jacket and gloves. For more information on what types of clothing are acceptable to wear please read our helpful guide.