A2 test on an automatic

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A2 test on an automatic

#1 Post by Stubby » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:02 pm

Hi everyone, I am having difficulty in finding a training school that has an automatic scooter large enough to take an A2 test on. I currently ride an Xmax 125 and would love to move up to a Tmax 530. The reason why I ride an automatic is that I have only one finger and stumps on my left hand due to an accident years ago. I have no aspirations to move onto anything bigger than a Tmax, but I feel that I am stuck with the 125 because there is no where for me to go unless I take the test on a geared bike which unfortunately I am unable to do. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: A2 test on an automatic

#2 Post by rennie » Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:03 am

Hello and Welcome :D

I can't help with your question I'm afraid but good luck!
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Re: A2 test on an automatic

#3 Post by mikestrivens » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:02 am

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#4 Post by TimR » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:41 am

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And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
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Re: A2 test on an automatic

#5 Post by Richard1985 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:51 am

I was in the same situation as yourself as I had an operation on my left knee so had no power to change gears with my foot so like you I thought about the auto route and got intouch with the local who told me the only option was to buy a big scooter to use with them and I was able to insure it with bikesure who have a policy with a two month learner period but bewarned if you don't pass in that time the policy will be cancelled and when you pass you would have to email a copy of your mod 2 pass certificate

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Re: A2 test on an automatic

#6 Post by Richard1985 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:59 am

Also as part of the policy until you have your bike license you have to be in radio contact with your instructor and ask the school if they could store your bike between lessons. And have you considered the dct motorbikes as they can be rode fully automatic modes

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Re: A2 test on an automatic

#7 Post by Speedy23 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:46 pm

Yeah, hope you find what what you're looking for.....2 questions:

1. Does it have to be a scooter?
2. Have you thought about electric?

But good on you for following the dream. Come back and let us know how you get on.
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