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psycho100

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psycho100 says:

The great rip off Module One!

Today at 1:36 AM
To whom it may concern,
I failed the test because my mind was distracted by two things before I was about to perform the last manoeuvre, the hazard swerve. One was making sure that my speed was over 31 m.p.h., and two was having to negotiate an unfamiliar course, that is, for no practical reason, not allowed to be physically rode upon beforehand.
 Therefore, of course, drastically increasing the chances of failure. 
All three of us failed at Uxbridge at a cost of £700, and retests at about another £200 each. That is a lot of money to fail an eight minute test that cannot be ridden.
Why was not I given another go?Missing the swerve has cost me £250, and then forced me to redo the test at £200 again.
Why cannot riders warm up on the course, a good half hour, beforehand to get it right? It is totally ridiculous, and unnecessarily expensive, to keep coming back, just because there is no way of getting on the DSA's stupid coned course. 

Regards,Gary :wacko::lol::biggrin::unsure:

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tc330

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tc330 says:

Practice time

Dear Gary,

Sorry you failed your module 1, must have been very frustrating for you all. There is a way that you practice before your test using the DSA equipment. Don't know about where you are but in Kettering the centre is available on Friday and Saturdays and in Peterborough on Wednesday and Saturday. Riding schools must book spaces in advance and the general public are not allowed without an instructor to supervise. Ask your school, or find one that can help.:smile

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Meatbingo

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Meatbingo says:

Mod 1 course

Gary..

When my girlfriend was taking her test I got the course measurements from the DSA website and marked the important bits out in chalk on the roads of a local trading estate that was nice and quiet in the evenings. It did the job and she was pretty confident when it came to the test. Also, the costs quoted in your post seem extortionate. The test fee is only £15.50. Half a days bike hire and a mod 1 test is £90 at my local training center..Nowhere near you unfortunately. Better luck next time.

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psycho100

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psycho100 says:

No consolation

at all there then :mad:

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psycho100

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psycho100 says:

How very smug of you!!!!!!!

Oh how very smug of you to go to the trouble of explaining your wonderful luck so very clearly on the Mars surface.:dopeyhmmmm:


Cheers for that mate!

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philehidiot

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philehidiot says:

Seriously?

HOW MUCH??!!

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fogie

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fogie says:

seems

like a nice chap......  :wacko:

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roseyeric

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roseyeric says:

It's

a piece of piss anyway.......:wink:

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preunit

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preunit says:

To whom it may concern..


I failed the test because my mind was distracted by two things before I was about to perform the last manoeuvre, the hazard swerve. One was making sure that my speed was over 31 m.p.h., and two was having to negotiate an unfamiliar course,
:shock:

Answers 

1:- Yep the DSA use the same metre measurements as you and I, so "The DSA" course should be familiar, so why do you feel the need to ride it before the test?:wacko:

2:- I take it you're not deaf?, if not then after a couple of practice runs in the right gear you should be able to gauge the speed of the bike by the sound of the engine and not fannying about looking at the clocks.

"It is totally ridiculous, and unnecessarily expensive, to keep coming back, just because there is no way of getting on the DSA's stupid coned course"

Not really, it would be stupid and ridiculous to let you loose on the road if ya can't control ya bike :wink:

Best of luck with the retest btw, prolly the only thing ya need to change is ya attitude.

Best regards
unit.


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Meatbingo

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Meatbingo says:

PsychoGary

Smug? Luck? ...Mars?? 


So it was consolation you were after? Ah I see..
Out of luck again then I guess. I suggest you go on paying and failing :wacko:

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eatcs01

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eatcs01 says:

Posted at 02:10hrs

So maybe you were drunk when you posted this?

Or maybe you're a troll, or just an ignorant twunt.

If it's one of the latter, then may I suggest you just fuck off??

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