After passing your A2 you will be able to ride any A2 legal bike (more on this below). What is this? You can also ride without L plates, ride on the motorway and take pillion passengers. After having held your A2 licence for 2 years you will be eligible to take your full unrestricted licence.
Do you need L plates on a A2 bike?
The A2 licence
An A2 licence allows riders aged 19 and over to: Ride a bike that produces no more than 35 kW or 47bhp (these are normally advertised as A2 bikes in dealer showrooms) Ride without L-plates.
Can I ride a 250cc bike on L plates?
Anyone wishing to ride a 250cc with L-plates must be at least 17. 16 year olds can still ride mopeds (49cc). Largely due to bikes like Yamaha’s FS1-E 50cc moped being able to do 60mph+ mopeds are restricted to 30mph, which is a serious come down for an entire generation.
What bike can I ride with L plates?
There are different types of motorcycle licenses with different restrictions. They range from a CBT certificate that only allows you to ride machines up to 125cc with L plates, no passengers and no riding on motorways, to a Full Motorcycle cat A license that has no restrictions.
What can I ride with an A2 licence?
The A2 motorbike licence is a full motorbike licence, which allows you to ride any sized motorcycle of your choice without ‘L’ Plates, carry pillion passengers and use motorways.
What bikes can be restricted to A2?
The best A2 motorcycles in 2021:
- Honda CBR500R.
- BMW G310R.
- Ducati Scrambler Sixty2.
- Honda CB500X.
- Honda CMX500 Rebel.
- Kawasaki Ninja 400.
- KTM 390 Duke.
- Royal Enfield Interceptor 650/Continental 650.
Do you have to do A1 before A2?
Unless you already have an A1 licence you need the CBT, theory test and the two-part practical test, which will give you an A2 licence. … If you already have an A1 licence and are 19 years old or more, you can take the practical test and upgrade to an A2 licence.
Can you go straight to A2 license?
Am I limited to an A2 licence bike? The A2 licence regulation was brought in some years ago, to stop inexperienced young riders jumping straight on to high powered machines. … Riders aged 24 and older can go straight to this ‘direct access’ and don’t need to be restricted to an A2 category bike.
Can you ride a 600cc on L plates?
No. You need to be accompanied by an instructor. DAS courses are quite intensive, it’s a millionty times harder to pass than the car driving test, are you certain you don’t need to do the course?
Can I ride a restricted 600cc bike on a CBT?
You start on a 125cc motorcycles for CBT then move to our new 600cc full power bikes. On passing – you can ride any motorcycle, any power, no restrictions.
How long can you ride a 125cc on L plates?
If you have a provisional motorcycle licence, you must satisfactorily complete a Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) course. You can then ride unaccompanied on the public road a motorcycle up to 125 cc with a power output not exceeding 11 kW, with L plates, for up to two years.
Can I ride a 125cc on a CBT?
A CBT licence allows you to ride up to a 125cc motorcycle or scooter on the road for 2 years. You must display L-Plates and cannot carry a pillion passenger or ride on motorways. At 17 years and above you can ride up to 125cc with a limit of 11Kw of power.
What happens if you ride a 125 without L plates?
Once you’ve passed your practical test, you will have a licence to ride any machine of up to 125cc, so long as it’s power is restricted to 11kW, without L-plates and you may carry a pillion passenger.
Can you ride a CBR650R on an A2 licence?
The CBR650F was assembled in Thailand and slotted into the busy budget A2-licence compliant market (meaning it couldn’t make more than 94bhp and still be allowed to be restricted to 47bhp for A2 licence holders).
Can you ride MT 09 on A2?
In its unrestricted form, the new and improved CP3 pumps out a hefty 119 horsepower. Luckily for A2 license holders, the MT-09 will soon be available in a restricted version pumping out 47.5 horsepower. The same goes for the more premium MT-09 SP.
Is the CBR650R A2 legal?
The CBR650R is a powerful motorcycle built for passionate riders. An easy conversion is available from Honda dealers to make the bike A2 licence friendly. The conversion back to full power is equally simple.