In order to pass this exercise with no rider faults you are being asked to ride around a bend and then accelerate down a course marked out by pairs of red cones, reaching a minimum speed of 50kph at the timing beam, before swerving between two blue cones and then braking to finally come to a stop inbetween two other blue cones (see diagram).  If you reach a speed of 48 or 49 kph you can pass but will be awarded a rider fault.

Entry into the bend is not nearly as important as the exit. In fact you can make it quite difficult by going too fast into it. Approach the bend in second gear at about 15 mph. Keep in the same gear and look through the bend.  The motorcycle may sound utterly hideous, however, if you stay in second gear you will go through the timing beam at about 32 - 33mph (52 - 54kph) which is ideal. Problems may lie in either accelerating far too hard and being unnerved by the prospect of having to swerve thus slowing down too much, or going a little too slowly in the first place. You will, however, be allowed two attempts so do not panic.    

As for the swerve itself, the key to success lies in looking where you want to go, and in particular not staring at the left hand blue cone.  Hitting this cone is one of the most common reasons that people fail the Module 1 test. Once you have cleared the timing beam between the final red cones and the pair of yellow cones, you should - in this order - throttle off, swerve and only then apply the brakes when you are upright in order to stop between the final pair of blue cones. Progressive use of both brakes makes this fairly straight forward. You can stop short of the final blue cones, but you must be in a position to pass cleanly between the cones if you were to continue riding in a straight line.  To remove any possibility of doubt - just stop between the cones.

The key learning objective of this exercise is to separate the steering from braking - you can't do both at the same time or it will end in tears.