Welcome to Biketrain Wales
We will be resuming Direct Access/A2 training and testing from the start of August. If you have already contacted us by email, we will contact you as soon as we are in a position, to offer both training and testing dates. We hope to be back to normal as soon as possible and thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.
Biketrain Wales specialise in motorcycle training in South East Wales and Monmouthshire. We are here to help you ride a moped, a scooter or a motorbike on the road. We can offer a comprehensive service that is competitively priced and conveniently situated off Edlogan Way in Cwmbran, Torfaen and in Gilwern Abergavenny.
As a growing business we’ve continued to develop and expand with never losing sight that our first priority is to provide safe and effective training to meet individual customer requirements.
You will be trained by experienced and qualified motorcycle instructors who are enthusiastic about bikes all shapes and sizes.
The requirements for motorcycles used for test (minimum test vehicles or MTV) are:
Category A1: Motorcycle without side car, must be at least 120cc and no more than 125cc, power not to exceed 11kw (14.6bhp), Capable of at least 90km/h (55mph).
Category A2: A motorcycle without side car, of at least 395cc with a power output between 25 and 35 kW (33bhp and 46.6 bhp). No upper engine size limit, but the power to weight ratio must not exceed 0.2kW/kg and it must not be derived from a motorcycle of more than double its power. Since the beginning of 2013 the power requirement is between 20 and 35 kW.
Category A: Category A: Motorcycle without side car, must be at least 595cc with a power output of at least 40kw or (53.6bhp).
Different requirements may apply to disabled riders.
Licenses by age
- 16 + Moped (AM Licence)
- 17 + 125 cc (A1 Licence)
- 19 + Medium sized bike (A2 Licence)
- 21 + Any bike of choice (A2 Licence + 2 years experience + test)
- 24 + Any bike of choice (A Licence)