Motorbike Training in Wirral

Motorbike Training in Wirral

FAQ

Looking to book with Hotwheelz for your motorbike training Wirral? Please read our helpful FAQ below.

How long does a CBT take ?

We start at 9 am and usually finish around 4 pm.

Do I provide my own bike ?

No, we provide the motorcycles.

What clothing do I need to wear ?

Please wear jeans and a sturdy pair of shoes or boots. ( not trainers or tracksuit bottoms)

Do I need to provide my own helmet ?

No, helmets are provided, but if you have your own equipment please feel free to bring it.

Do I need to take a theory test before the CBT ?

No, but we advise you to read through the Highway Code for your own safety.

Do I need to do another CBT to move from an automatic to a geared bike ?

No, as long as the CBT is in force there is no need, but we would recommend further training before moving over from an automatic to a geared bike.

What is the ratio of instructor to student ?

On the road training there will be a maximum of two students to one instructor.

Is a CBT a test ?

No , it’s a training course , it’s not a pass or fail . You just need to reach the required standard of safety before the certificate is issued.

Do I need a licence ?

Yes , you need a licence with provisional entitlement for “P” moped, or “A” motorcycle, which you can apply for.

What size bike can I ride at 16 years ?

Up to 49cc with a design speed or not more than 31mph (50kph)

What size bike can I ride at 17 years ?

Up to a 125cc, as long as it’s not more than 14.6bhp

How long does a CBT certificate last ?

At present a CBT is valid for two years.

Can I use my own bike?

Yes, it needs to be road worthy and legal, and display full sized “L” plates front and back.

If I pass my practical test on a 125cc , what size bike can I ride ?

You can ride a bike of not more than 125cc.

Do I have to take my theory test before my practical test ?

Yes , but you may begin your training before taking your theory test.

Is there a quicker way to get to a ride a bigger bike ?

Yes, it’s called a ‘Direct Access Scheme’ and is available to  people of 24 years and over, and provides a fast track route to larger bikes.

How long does the training take ?

With everybody learning at a different rate it is difficult to give an exact time frame, but on average somebody with a little motorcycle experience and some road sense, 12-15 hours post CBT training is usually sufficient.

How long does the practical test take ?

A. It is approx 45 mins from start to finish, including briefings.

Motorbike Courses in Wirral

I loved doing my CBT with John.

I loved doing my CBT with John.

I’ve spent the day doing my CBT with John. Having not ridden for nearly 13 years, I was a little apprehensive. However, I have to say that John immediately put me at ease. He has a very calming, patient and helpful manner that is simply ideal for anyone learning to ride, even amidst wheelies and burnt rubber ;) If you’re in any doubt about who to go to for motorcycle training on the Wirral, then I’d most definitely recommend John. Thanks again John and I’m looking forward to doing the mod 1 and mod 2 with you. Matt Smith ...
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I enjoyed my day with John!!

I enjoyed my day with John!!

I had an enjoyable day with John on my CBT. he quickly gave me the confidence to handle my bike, despite me only ever riding geared scooters before the day. John remained calm when i was making errors which also helped me to maintain my cool when out on the road., which I feel is very important. I am looking forward to my Mod 1 & 2 tests with John ...
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Professional Reliable and fun !!

Professional Reliable and fun !!

Just passed my CBT with John at Hotwheelz. Highly Recommend. They are professional, reliable, clearly instructed  and fun! ...
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John made my day!!!

John made my day!!!

Just done my CBT with John today was fantastic made me feel really relaxed and comfortable I've done my bike tests before but nowhere near as good as this place John actually cares about making you enjoy yourself whilst also making you safe fantastic place highly recommended thanks John ...
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John was great

John was great

Thanks for a great day, John helped me all the way today and i thought i new it all but learnt a lot from him and his in-depth knowlage and driving skills helped me gain my CBT which I will now use to gain more riding skills and take to the the next tests ahead in the next few months... thanks john looking forward to mod 1 training and test. James ...
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Thanks again John

Thanks again John

Just finished a CBT with John. John was professional, knowledgeable and informative, clearly with a wealth of experience providing exceptional tuition. Would recommend John and hotwheelz tuition to anyone, will be revisiting to complete my full bike test. Thanks again, Matt A ...
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Brilliant from Hotwheelz!

Brilliant from Hotwheelz!

Had a brilliant day at hot wheelz. John was an amazing instructor instantly making you feel welcome, for someone who was nervous going in i was instantly made to feel completely at ease and safe! Even after falling off with Johns attitude to the situation I was able to get straight back up and back to it with no confidence knocks, amazing place will definitely be back to do my full bike license! Thanks again highly recommended x ...
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Great Work Chelsea !!!

Great Work Chelsea !!!

Massive congratulations from Hotwheelz Motorcycle Training to Chelsea on passing your mod 2 bike test today, well deserved, get rid of those L plates now ...
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Well done Francesca !!!

Well done Francesca !!!

Huge congratulations from Hotwheelz Motorcycle Training to Francesca Roberts on successfully completing her Cbt today, first step to getting that big bike. Well deserved ...
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Well done to Matt

Well done to Matt

Well done to Matt Davies from Hotwheelz Motorcycle Training on successfully completing your Cbt today, great ride mate and now on to the bigger bikes.🏍🏍🏍🏍🏍🏍🏍🏍🏍🏍 ...
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Great Work!

Great Work!

Very well done from Hotwheelz Motorcycle Training to Phil Harding on successfully completing you motorbike Cbt today, Loki forward to seeing you for the full licence training next week ...
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Thank you John!

Thank you John!

Thank you John for your patience and training today, Which enabled myself to pass my CBT with you. I look forward to completing my Theory and passing my mod1 and 2 with you very soon, I would highly recommend anyone who is going to want to pass there motorcycle test to give you a call. Best regards Jeff Georgeson ...
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Thank you Hotwheelz Motorcycle Training!

Thank you Hotwheelz Motorcycle Training!

Massive thanks to John Flynn at Hotwheelz Motorcycle Training for helping me pass both my Mod1 and Mod2 in the space of a week. John is a first class instructor and I would recommend him and the team at Hotwheelz thinking about motorcycle lessons or even lessons on the 4 wheeled things ;-) I am made up and enjoying my new toy, thanks again John ...
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Thank you John for all your help and support!

Thank you John for all your help and support!

Thank you John for all your help and support! 😃 And for your patience in answering the million questions I had to ask along the way! See you on the roads soon! ...
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Informative and fun, thanks John

Informative and fun, thanks John

Hi John, just want to say a huge thanks for everything mate, you make it very informative and fun at the same time, I would highly recommend you to anyone thinking of doing there motorbike tests. Steve Jones ...
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Thanks again!!

Thanks again!!

John at Hotwheelz has taken me through CBT and on to DAS to complete my Mod 1 and 2 to attain my full motorbike license. The lessons have been informative and in a relaxed manner. Progressing to make sure that nothing has been left out so you have all the skills and knowledge to pass each stage and gain your license. Can't recommend his tuition highly enough ...
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Brilliant Instructor

Brilliant Instructor

Thanks to John at HOTWHEELZ. I am now the proud holder of a CBT licence. I achieved this within a few hours of briefing and riding guided by John. I knew to ride a bike so all I required was to brush up my riding mistakes that is looked for by the examiners to pass or fail you. The training that I received, was professional and fun, with a focus on any weaknesses I had, which were quickly developed. The one to one training gives you the confidence to progress ...
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The perfect motorcycle instructor!

The perfect motorcycle instructor!

John Flynn, thank you for a very nice day, really enjoyed the bike ride and test. I am looking forward to training for the DAS with Hotwheelz Motorcycle Training very soon. Thanks again, Colin ...
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Thanks John from Hotwheelz

Thanks John from Hotwheelz

I would like to say thank you to John from the Hotwheelz Motorcycle Training team for helping me complete my CBT. I really enjoyed the day, John was very patient and made the whole day enjoyable, I would highly recommend him. Ray Duckers. Greasby ...
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