Motorbike Guides for Learners

Starting out on a motorbike can seem a bit daunting, which is why The Bike Insurer has created this useful selection of guides to answer the important questions. From how to pass your motorcycle test to general buying and insurance help, you’ll find it all here.

What happens on a motorcycle practical test?

What happens on a motorcycle practical test?

Whether you’re trying to pass the A1, A2, A or AM licence, your motorcycle practical test will consist o…

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The different types of motorcycle licence

The different types of motorcycle licence

There are five types of Motorbike Licence in the UK and they are: Full UK, Provisional UK, Moped, EU, Internat…

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The cost of getting your motorbike licence

The cost of getting your motorbike licence

Getting on the road at 16 or 17 can seem a long way off with the costs of getting a bike, getting insured, get…

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Why Ride a Bike or Scooter?

Why Ride a Bike or Scooter?

Fuel and transport costs have been rising at a sharp rate over the last few years and even during the worst of…

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Scooter Vs Moped – What’s the difference?

Scooter Vs Moped – What’s the difference?

If you’re 16 and interested in riding a motorbike on the road, without Learner plates and potentially wi…

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The Motorbike Licence timeline

The Motorbike Licence timeline

The revised motorbike licence system is difficult to get your head round but here we’ve tried to break i…

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Motorcycle Theory Test and what it involves

Motorcycle Theory Test and what it involves

The Motorcycle Theory Test is a legal requirement for anybody who wants to take a Practical Motorcycle Licence…

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What’s the point of the AM Moped and the A1 Motorcycle Licences?

What’s the point of the AM Moped and the A1 Motorcycle Licences?

Here at The Bike Insurer we’ve been wondering why anybody would take the AM Moped Licence, or the A1 Mot…

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When don't I need a CBT

When don't I need a CBT

There are a few occasions where you will not need to complete Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) to get on the ro…

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Steps to getting on the road at 16

Steps to getting on the road at 16

At the age of 16, getting out on the road becomes a real proposition for the first time in your life. While…

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Buying the safest motorbike Pt. 3

Buying the safest motorbike Pt. 3

In our final instalment on what to look for if you're looking to buy the safest motorbike we look at the posit…

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Buying the safest motorbike Pt. 2

Buying the safest motorbike Pt. 2

We've already looked through some of the key aspects of a motorbike in terms of safety and here we continue ou…

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Buying the safest motorbike Pt. 1

Buying the safest motorbike Pt. 1

One of the primary concerns for new riders is getting the safest motorbike. Unfortunately there is no safet…

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The most common mistakes for learner riders - Part 1

The most common mistakes for learner riders - Part 1

As is the case with anything in life, if it’s new to you, you’re going to make mistakes. Whethe…

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The most common mistakes for learner riders - Part 2

The most common mistakes for learner riders - Part 2

We've already unveiled three of the most common mistakes for learner riders and we round out the list here in …

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