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New Centres in Reading for 2023

After 22 years we have outgrown our site at Rivermead Leisure Centre in Reading To provide a better service for our customers we have invested in two new Reading sites. We have built a brand-new training area at Abbey Rugby Club on the Peppard Road. This is newly laid tarmac set-in idyllic countryside surroundings to […]

Make it an extra special Christmas with a Gift Voucher

Riding a motorcycle or scooter is not just fun and exciting – it’s a whole new world of opportunities And you can slip all that into a card or email by buying friends and loved ones a Gift Voucher for Christmas. We have a whole range of prices on offer. Gift Vouchers are valid for […]

Bad Weather December 2022

Snow and ice have disrupted our training sites With regret we have had to cancel some courses due to the bad weather. These decisions are not taken lightly, but we have to consider the safety and well being of our customers and staff. With the risk of ice down side roads we have to consider […]

DVSA Strike Action

The Public and Commercial Services union (on behalf of the DVSA) have announced strike action This will affect DVSA examiners (including motorcycle examiners) between December 2022 and January 2023. Currently London and the South East is scheduled for 4th – 10th January, and the Midlands (and parts of London) the 28th December to the 3rd […]

New Electric Mopeds

It’s Electric! We’re very pleased to announce that having purchased 10 electric scooters (equivalent to a 50cc moped – so suitable for anyone 16 years or older), we have them available at all of our sites. They are cheap, fun, practical and have no emissions. There is definitely a place for electric bikes in the world […]

Queen’s Funeral and Bank Holiday

Lightning Motorcycle Training sends its sincere condolences to the Royal Family, and thanks Queen Elizabeth for her dedicated service to the people of this country. We respect the traditions and understand the grief and loss the Queen’s passing represents. It is for this reason that we have given much thought to whether or not to […]

Honda’s new £500 Step Up Offer

Learn to Ride through Honda! As a Honda approved training school Lightning Motorcycle Training can help you take advantage of Honda’s Step Up Offer. Basically this Offer will take you as a novice, or post-CBT rider, through to getting a full or A2 Restricted Licence – and then give you £500 off a new bike. […]

Instructors wanted

We’re really pleased to announce that due to expansion and growth we need more instructors We are a PAYE employer with good rates of pay, holiday, pension and sick. We supply any training needed; and will consider both unqualified and qualified applicants. We are looking for staff to join the following sites: Oxford Wembley Birmingham […]

High Winds – Friday 18th February

We have cancelled all courses at all centres for Friday 18th February This is because of Storm Eunice and the risk it represents to people riding motorcycles. Please do not call us; we will contact you to rebook your course as quickly as we can. Stay safe!

Can’t find your training site?

Getting lost and being late is very frustrating… We have to start our courses on time, and particularly with CBT you can’t join in once the course has started. So, it is important that you are on time and at the right place. To help you with this we have updated our directions page and […]