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Welcome to our

Crystal Palace Motorcycle Training Branch


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SPECIAL OFFER : CBT’s £125 including safety equipment, waterproofs, bike and insurance (£10 supplement for weekends) Offer subject to availability

Welcome to our

Crystal Palace

Motorcycle Training Branch

Our Crystal Palace motorcycle training centre is based at the National Sport Centre stadium on Ledrington Road. Whether your a beginner or advanced rider, our excellent training facilities and trainers provide you with the perfect environment for learning to ride or enhancing your motorcycle skills.

We have a large motorcycle training area for students wishing to complete their CBT and module 1 test and because all DVSA tests are booked by us up to 10 weeks in advance, we can guarantee time slots. The centre is open 7 days a week and all course times are tailored to suit you. We have significant parking spaces available next to the training centre with great connections by bus and rail.

What to expect from our Crystal Palace branch

Short-notice Training

Should you need it, we offer short-notice Motorcycle Training.

CBT: Compulsory Basic Training

See below to find out what you can expect from our CBT training, Crystal Palace.

  • Clothing: What you need to wear
  • Maintenance & daily checks
  • Off road training
  • Classroom session
  • A minimum 2 hour ride to practice everything learnt

CBT Courses

Available 7 days a week and can be completed within a day.

Fast Track Training, Crystal Palace – 3 days

For riders with more experience, find out more below about our Fast Training Course.

  • 1st day: Getting used to the bigger bike & training for Module 1 test
  • 2nd day: Road riding ready for Module 2 test
  • 3rd day: Back-to-back tests of Modules 1 and 2

Full Licence Training

Our Full Licence Training available with direct and restricted access.

Full Licence Training

Fast track or spread out. See below what our Full Licence Course, Crystal Palace consists of.

  • CBT
  • Motorcycle Theory & Hazard Perception Test
  • Module 1: Off Road Training and Test
  • Module 2: On Road Training and Test

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you supply the bikes?

Yes, we have a fleet of new bikes for you to use on the day of your training.

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What clothing should I wear?

You will need a strong pair of shoes or boots (not trainers) and suitable clothing for the weather conditions.

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What do I need to bring for my training?

You will need to bring with you your UK or NI driving licence, which must be current.

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What is a CBT and what can I ride once I have completed it.

The courses normally start at 08:30 and the CBT consists of unlimited training until you reach a safe standard of on-road riding. and is usually completed in one day.

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Do I need a Motorcycle Theory and Hazard Perception Test before my CBT Course?

No your CBT just qualifies you as a learner for a two year period and as such you do NOT need to take a theory test

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Can I ride a motorcycle with clutch and gears if I took my CBT on an automatic?

First, check that your licence shows Category A provisional. If so, you can ride a 125cc machine for as long as your CBT certificate lasts.

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I took my CBT on an automatic scooter. Can I ride a motorcycle with clutch and gears?

Yes, provided you comply with the age and engine size/power restrictions mentioned above, the CBT is normally valid for either type of transmission.  

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    Thanks to Tony and the entire Phoenix Motorcycle Training team for helping me obtain my dream.


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Crystal Palace Branch

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre
Ledrington Road,
SE19 2BB

Call us on 020 3369 5356