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youngest to have a full bike licence?

richard summers, 22 October 2010 17:37

I thought i would drop you this email, to let you know if interested that I was 17 on the 2nd october, where i pre booked my theory and passed then got a cancelation for mod 1 then passed, and took the gamble and pre booked my mod 2 hoping i would pass mod 1, on the same day 2 hours later ...

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New Rider passes DAS then Rides straight to Pitstop Diner MCN Top bike spot

David Connor, 19 October 2010 19:21

I am so proud, Suzanne McLean my partner passed her Direct Access Today, then rode straight to bike night at MCN Top bike spot the Pitstop diner, A dauting task infront of all those bikers, but she had dreamed of this moment for a long while. Thanks to MCN Campaign for a 1000 riders this year and Teessidebikers.co.uk web forum.

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Nerves and the bike test

Dave Neale, 16 October 2010 01:26

I have ridden bikes on and off since 1964. I took the old style test in 1967 and failed on 2 minor'ish points. I did not take it again regrettably. As I did not want to carry a pillion passenger and my 250 was quick enough at the time. Each decade since, I have gone back to bikes but unfortunately ...

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Getting into motorcycles, aged 43

John Finningham, 04 October 2010 19:45

My Biking experience is fairly new. At the tender age of 43 after just passing my DAS test I bought a 650 Bandit (new) and have at the time of writing this done just 211 miles. My previous biking history stems back to when I was around 14 upon joining a school motorcycle club. Trial sidecar. I learnt to ride ...

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Keep warm, protect against cold.

rcraven, 07 November 2009 11:44

If you're riding in poor weather conditions, getting colder, wetter etc. take a leaf out of the vintage motorcyclists book. Apart from slowing down, stop and have a break and a cup of tea etc. Buy a newspaper and put it under your jacket so it covers your chest, it will further insulate you against the cold weather. Also put ...

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Mod 1 test

Anonymous, 10 September 2009 22:42

I sat the Mod 1 test Sept 2009. Yes of course I was nervous, it was a test. However, all went well until the hazard avoidance exercise. I was too slow on the 1st attempt, 49kmph, so was sent around for another attempt. I was told by instruction and by other bikers not to look at the speedo as I would know ...

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Road surface in test areas

Anonymous, 01 September 2009 23:43

I am doing my test in a couple of weeks time so I went to my local centre to see what way it was set up and run. It had been a wet morning but the sun had come out and dried most of the test area but trees had prevented a spot from drying out. The candidate was carrying ...

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A1 or A2 machine

roadstar47, 29 August 2009 22:04

Here is the link to the DSA website showing the 125 rating catagories for different models of bikes. Strangely the YZF-R125 is not listed. http://www.dsa.gov.uk/Documents/practical_test/dt1/Motorcycle%20MTV%2001-07-2009.pdf

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Module 1 Test complaint

Julie Wood, 27 August 2009 16:14

I am a new rider! I recently passed my mod 1 test for the 5th time, so you can imagine how pleased I felt, only to be told that because my theory was expiring the next day my mod 1 certificate would only be valid til 12pm that night. So I would have to go and take my theory then come back again to ...

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What category licence is a Suzuki Intruder 125?

offen, 27 August 2009 11:50

I have a 10 year old Suzuki Intruder 125. I want to take my module 1 bike test but I have been ask to produce a certificate of comformity, as this bike is not on the examiners list. Otherwise the examiner will have to assume category A1 licence, and I want a standard licence What is this and how do I ...

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