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Post by mthinesy » Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:01 pm

Afternoon everyone,

Just signed up. Doing my CBT in a couple of weeks and the theory booked for November. Aiming for a full A licence and a bike in the spring next year! Had taken lessons way back in my early 20s but never got my test in the end and have been meaning to get back on it for years. Hopefully will find lots of useful info on here.

Cheers,

Col

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Post by rennie » Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:39 pm

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Post by Six30 » Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:43 pm

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Post by XTreme » Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:48 pm

mthinesy wrote: โ†‘
Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:01 pm

Hopefully will find lots of useful info on here.
You will! On Toyota Aygo's and wristwatches! :lol:

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Post by goat » Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:15 pm

Ahoy Hoy. Good luck on the CBT!
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Post by dynax » Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:58 am

Hello and welcome :thumb:
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Post by onesea » Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:23 am

mthinesy wrote: โ†‘
Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:01 pm
Afternoon everyone,

Just signed up. Doing my CBT in a couple of weeks and the theory booked for November. Aiming for a full A licence and a bike in the spring next year! Had taken lessons way back in my early 20s but never got my test in the end and have been meaning to get back on it for years. Hopefully will find lots of useful info on here.

Cheers,

Col
Hello and welcome... I like your plan but can I suggest, do your CBT and then:
Get a 125cc - Japanese if one crops up at right price.
Ride it until spring and DAS achieved. In Spring if you buy wise you will get your money back on the 125 and have some experience.
As soon as you have your theory get on with Mod1, with Mod 1 in hand get on with Mod 2.
Enjoy a larger cc bike.

Time roles on and spring will be here in a minute not everyone passes Mod 1 first time, plus of a winter schools are often less in demand and more accommodating....

I went from your plan at this time of year to having DAS and big bike by Christmas... I promised my misses I would not get big bike till spring :twisted:
Then she said she would never go Pillion and she now has several 1000 miles as Pillion :P
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Post by skyrider » Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:27 pm

Hi and welcome :)
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Post by mthinesy » Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:10 pm


Hello and welcome... I like your plan but can I suggest, do your CBT and then:
Get a 125cc - Japanese if one crops up at right price.
Ride it until spring and DAS achieved. In Spring if you buy wise you will get your money back on the 125 and have some experience.
I'm in no rush. Perhaps I'll take lessons over winter if timing is kind. I don't really want to take the risk of buying a cheap 125 then struggle to sell it come the spring time. I have 125 experience, so hopefully I can build on that now.

Theory is booked for November too.

Thanks everyone for the replies :)

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Post by gymwitch » Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:28 pm

Hello !!! Doing my theory in Nov too ๐Ÿ˜
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Post by Swagman » Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:47 pm

Hi welcome. :thumb:

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Post by mthinesy » Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:16 pm

CBT passed today. Really enjoyed, so much fun being back on a motorbike.

Now I need to decide the best way to get my full A licence.

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Post by onesea » Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:00 pm

mthinesy wrote: โ†‘
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:16 pm
Now I need to decide the best way to get my full A licence.
Do theory then mod 1, then mod 2.

Ok not helpfull.


I would not book mod 2 till you have passed mod 1.
Do full licence if your old enough no point sitting same tests twice on different bike
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Post by Bender » Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:10 pm

Welcome ๐Ÿ‘

Take no notice of @XTreme he left a 3rd world country and ended up in a Spanish dictatorship that is by his own posts almost completely abandoned or falling down, except for the odd drunken dago on his door step....


Good luck with the journey
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Post by XTreme » Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:15 pm

Bender wrote: โ†‘
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:10 pm
Welcome ๐Ÿ‘

Take no notice of @XTreme he left a 3rd world country and ended up in a Spanish dictatorship that is by his own posts almost completely abandoned or falling down, except for the odd drunken dago on his door step....


Good luck with the journey
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