New rider training and assessment
PLEASE NOTE: AA MOTORCYCLE TRAINING IS CURRENTLY ONLY AVAILABLE IN SELECTED AREAS OF THE BAY OF PLENTY AND WAIKATO REGIONS. WE PLAN TO ROLL OUT MOTORCYCLE TRAINING AND TESTING NATIONWIDE AT A LATER DATE.
If you have not ridden a motorcycle with manual gears before, this is the training option for you. With a full two hours of comprehensive training before taking the basic handling skills test straight after, you're setting yourself up to pass.
This session will introduce you to the controls of a motorcycle, how to move off, ride slowly in a straight line and stop safely. Also covered is riding through a curve, changing gears, use of indicators, when and how to do a “lifesaver” check, riding alternating curves (figure of eight), parking and stopping in an emergency. At the conclusion of the training, you will attempt the Basic Handling Skills Assessment. Use of a motorcycle, helmet and gloves are included in the cost. You are welcome to bring and use your own bike and equipment, but the motorcycle must be roadworthy, Learner Approved and of course you must have a trailer or a licensed rider to bring it to the testing location.