Cirencester is a great place to book your CBT motorcycle test, the quiet local roads close to the training centres will give you the tools and experience needed to navigate the local and nearby roads with confidence once you complete the CBT test course. During the CBT you will learn how to safely operate a motorcycle or scooter up to 125cc and keep yourself safe while having fun beginning your journey to two wheels.
Cirencester has great local access and easy public transport links, the nearby Kemble railway station allows transport from Swindon and Gloucester and there are local bus routes. The local A417 and A419 main roads allow easy access to travel to and from Cirencester for your CBT test.
You will need the following:
A CBT test (short for Compulsory Basic Training and not actually a test but a course) will allow you to ride a motorcycle on the roads in the UK. For riders aged 16, this will allow you to ride a 50cc moped until you turn 17, at which point you will be allowed to ride a 125cc motorcycle or scooter. You will need to display L plates and you will not be able to take passengers or ride on motorways.
The CBT training course usually takes between 6-8 hours and is carried out by a qualified instructor, it is a mix of practical and theory learning, ending in a minimum 2 hour road ride.
Once you have completed your CBT training you will be given a certificate allowing you to ride on your own motorcycle as long as you have insurance and a helmet.
CBT training is priced in a varying way due to a number of factors, overhead costs such as rent for land and equipment costs. The range of costs in Cirencester for CBT training is £130 - £150. Prices do vary at weekends and bank holidays and CBT motorcycle test prices vary during peak and off peak seasons.