With 1st Class facilities and 1st Class bikes, 1st Gear gives you the confidence to get riding safely.

C.B.T. (Compulsory Basic Training)

This course is designed to teach you how to ride a motorcycle or scooter to a basic level.

It can be completed on an automatic scooter or a manual motorcycle; You MUST supply your own Helmet, Motorcycle Gloves, Sturdy Jacket, Waterproofs and Driving Licence. Your safety is our priority, this is why we are no longer loaning any equipment due to the coronavirus.

The course covers a wide range of topics over five elements. You MUST have read and understood the Highway Code before attending your C.B.T.

  1. Introduction
  2. Practical on site training
  3. Practical on site riding
  4. Practical on-road training
  5. Practical on-road riding

The C.B.T. is initially conducted at our safe off-road Training Centre, before finally taking the training onto the road

There is no pass or fail with a C.B.T as this is a training course. On successful completion of the above elements, you will receive a CBT Certificate, which expires after 2 years. You may now ride up to a 125cc motorcycle if you are aged 17 and above, and at 16 years of age you may only ride up to 50cc motorcycle or scooter. YOU MUST DISPLAY L PLATES TO THE FRONT AND REAR OF YOUR MOTORCYCLE/SCOOTER.

You can re-take your CBT every 2 years – You do not have to take a test.

1st Gear conduct C.B.T's 7 days a week. Registration is at 7.45am; the finishing time varies.

If you do not complete your CBT on the same day, you will have to re-book additional training for an additional charge.

Rule 92 of the Highway Code

Vision. You MUST be able to read a vehicle number plate, in good daylight, from a distance of 20 metres (or 20.5 metres where the old style number plate is used).

If you need to wear glasses (or contact lenses) to do this, you MUST wear them at all times while driving.

The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone.

For some FREE, friendly advice or
to find out more, please call us on:

01252 376900

email: info@1stgearmtc.co.uk

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If you would like to practice your riding skills after your CBT and you want to rent a motorbike in Surrey, why not contact RoadTrip Motorcycle Rental in Woking! They have well maintained Yamaha YBR 125 cc bikes, and once you have passed your test they have Yamaha MT-07’s ABS (with standard height or lowered suspension) available for hire, as well as ladies’ and gents' riding gear and helmets in a selection of sizes. Get in Contact: ride@RoadTrip.uk or 01483 662 135