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Category A licence

#1 Post by fifthwheel » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:00 pm

Hi all I hope it wont happen to me but in the event of me not passing my Cat1 test and my CBT and theory
are running out, If I pass my 125 test would that preserve my Cbt and theory.
If so could I take my Cat A test when it suits me.

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Re: Category A licence

#2 Post by dynax » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:13 pm

It's all the same test, an A1 will restrict you to 125's, an A2 will restrict you to 47 BHP, and an A licence is unrestricted, it just depends on the size of the bike at the time when you do the test :thumb:
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Re: Category A licence

#3 Post by TimR » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:28 pm

you can always retake cbt and theory has a validity period however passing a test will preserve a theory and make a cbt irrelevant
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But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
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Re: Category A licence

#4 Post by dynax » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:32 pm

TimR wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:28 pm
you can always retake cbt and theory has a validity period
you can also use your own bike to do the cbt, as long as your current one is still valid, and your bike is road legal, tax,mot, insurance etc,
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#5 Post by fifthwheel » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:42 pm

The reason for the question is I had a couple of hours training on a big bike this week, and if I dont sort myself out
I am not going to nail it.
I made a balls of the slalom and the figure of eight, I have improved a lot on my 125 this last few weeks
but If I dont get any better with the big bike I might go for my 125 licence then get my A licence later.
Edit my typo.
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#6 Post by dynax » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:48 pm

An A1 is for your 125 licence, what about going for your A2 as a compromise, will allow you to ride a more powerful bike, i think an A2 test requires a bike with a minimum of 35 bhp,
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Re: Category A licence

#7 Post by fifthwheel » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:51 pm

dynax wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:48 pm
An A1 is for your 125 licence, what about going for your A2 as a compromise, will allow you to ride a more powerful bike, i think an A2 test requires a bike with a minimum of 35 bhp,
My mistake I should have said get my A licence later, my typo.

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Re: Category A licence

#8 Post by RAYK47 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:54 pm

Why don't you just get some practice on the 125. The CBT and theory last two years so as long as you pass a test before they run out you will be fine.

Save wasting money passing on a 125 then having to do it all again on a 650.