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Offline blockheadxl650v

Bike License on a scooter.
« on: February 21, 2020, 11:38:37 am »
Does anyone know if you can pass your bike licence on a scooter? My daughter's learners is ending in April and my question is if she does her license on a 150cc scooter will she be able to ride a bigger bike with gears at a later stage?

 

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Re: Bike License on a scooter.
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2020, 11:53:34 am »
I'm talking under correction, but I think if she do her licence on a scooter she will only get a A1 licence or maybe a restriction on her licence (like a car where you get restricted to automatic only if you do your test in a automatic car).

Part of the motorbike test is to shift to 2nd gear and maintain a certain speed.
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Re: Bike License on a scooter.
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2020, 12:02:53 pm »
I'm talking under correction, but I think if she do her licence on a scooter she will only get a A1 licence or maybe a restriction on her licence (like a car where you get restricted to automatic only if you do your test in a automatic car).

Part of the motorbike test is to shift to 2nd gear and maintain a certain speed.

In order to get a "full bike license" = be able to ride any bike without sidecar, she would need to do the test on a manual bike 250cc or bigger.  If she does it on an automatic scooter, she would only get a license for riding automatic scooters.  When doing it on a bike less than 250cc, she would be restricted to bikes less than 250cc.
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Re: Bike License on a scooter.
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2020, 12:11:25 pm »
It gets recorded on her license (auto or manual)

Go to Billy de Beer and let her get her license through him.
He handles the booking at the testing station and you use his bikes (TW200 mostly - you also go for the test on the same bike that you practice on)

If Billie is happy to send you on your test you will pass.

A bit of effort/money now, but then she is set with a bike license for life


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Re: Bike License on a scooter.
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2020, 12:12:11 pm »
I'm talking under correction, but I think if she do her licence on a scooter she will only get a A1 licence or maybe a restriction on her licence (like a car where you get restricted to automatic only if you do your test in a automatic car).

Part of the motorbike test is to shift to 2nd gear and maintain a certain speed.

In order to get a "full bike license" = be able to ride any bike without sidecar, she would need to do the test on a manual bike 250cc or bigger.  If she does it on an automatic scooter, she would only get a license for riding automatic scooters.  When doing it on a bike less than 250cc, she would be restricted to bikes less than 250cc.

The cut-off is 125 nowadays

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Re: Bike License on a scooter.
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2020, 02:28:30 pm »
I'm talking under correction, but I think if she do her licence on a scooter she will only get a A1 licence or maybe a restriction on her licence (like a car where you get restricted to automatic only if you do your test in a automatic car).

Part of the motorbike test is to shift to 2nd gear and maintain a certain speed.

In order to get a "full bike license" = be able to ride any bike without sidecar, she would need to do the test on a manual bike 250cc or bigger.  If she does it on an automatic scooter, she would only get a license for riding automatic scooters.  When doing it on a bike less than 250cc, she would be restricted to bikes less than 250cc.

The cut-off is 125 nowadays

Thanks for all the info. I am a bit confused. I she does it on a 150cc manual bike will she get a full bike license or must it be over 250Cc ?
 

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Re: Bike License on a scooter.
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2020, 02:35:56 pm »
I'm talking under correction, but I think if she do her licence on a scooter she will only get a A1 licence or maybe a restriction on her licence (like a car where you get restricted to automatic only if you do your test in a automatic car).

Part of the motorbike test is to shift to 2nd gear and maintain a certain speed.

In order to get a "full bike license" = be able to ride any bike without sidecar, she would need to do the test on a manual bike 250cc or bigger.  If she does it on an automatic scooter, she would only get a license for riding automatic scooters.  When doing it on a bike less than 250cc, she would be restricted to bikes less than 250cc.

The cut-off is 125 nowadays

Thanks for all the info. I am a bit confused. I she does it on a 150cc manual bike will she get a full bike license or must it be over 250Cc ?
Only need to be over 125
But it needs to be a manual

(And of course she needs to be over 18)
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Re: Bike License on a scooter.
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2020, 06:29:46 pm »
Thanks. We qualify for the over 18 bit. So need to get a 150 manual big boy or something.

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Re: Bike License on a scooter.
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2020, 08:30:03 pm »
I would check out Billy de Beer as well
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Re: Bike License on a scooter.
« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2020, 08:28:58 am »
Has to be bigger than 125 cc and must have a Manuel gear box, best is she go for a few  lessons with a driving/riding school and then use their bike for the test,
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