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Autumn – the new Summer

Make the most of the good weather Owning a motorcycle means never missing a sunny day. And the good lord has seen to provide a few sunny days this Autumn. So now is a good time to check out what is happening near you. If you’re lucky enough to live in West Oxfordshire or Gloucestershire […]

Please don’t be late…

We really want to meet you, we really want to train you, – it’s what we do! However, there is a joint responsibility. We have a responsibility to provide you with what you paid for and to meet the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) regulations and any health and safety issues. Customers that pay […]

Motorbikes on the telly

Henry Cole’s “The Motorbike Show” on ITV4 There isn’t much about motorcycles on the TV, so helmets off to Henry Cole for all his efforts. Perhaps an acquired taste, but his presentation and the endless supply of interesting motorcycles, rides, personalities and memorabilia can’t help but grow on you. If nothing else it makes you […]

Summer ride outs and bike meets

Make the most of your motorcycle It’s that time of year when it’s really good to have a motorcycle, not least to meet all the other people that have a motorcycle! If you’ve not been to places like Cassington, Super Sausage, the Ace Cafe, Black Horse Lilley Lane or Loomies you’re missing out. Some of […]

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 […]