The Only Training School in Bury St Edmunds
The Longest Established Training School in the Area.
ONE to One Training Tailored to suit you.
Because our site is being redeveloped
SMART RIDER CLOSED
Until further Notice
After almost 16 years helping motorcyclists achieve their dream.
We have left the Website up as there is lots of information that You may find helpful
SMART RIDER is an independent motorcycle training body,
Approved by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA).
We are located on the edge of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
8 minutes from the Road Ride Test Centre.
30 Minutes from the Mod 1 Test Centre.
All your training will be done on roads that you might use on your test.
Free Parking onsite.
There is a Cafe 100 Yards Away if you are hungry.
All in, We could not be in a better location!!!!
The SMART RIDER difference!
We are a Local Family Business, Not a franchise
All the pictures on our website are Genuine, but we are happy for you to come and meet us and inspect the bikes etc, before you book.
You will not arrive and discover that you are not getting what you thought you were going to get.
We are dedicated to giving you the highest quality motorcycle training available.
We specialise is one to one training . Because its better for you.
Although we train you one to one our prices compare favourably with others who take two out at a time.
If two Friends want to train together,
Second person is Half Price.( Not CBT)
We don't have any hidden costs, Our courses include bike hire with FULL insurance, There is No Insurance excess to pay and No optional CDW to pay.
Our CBT site is bigger than most,well surfaced & 5 times the size required by the DSA, We only ever have two people on a CBT course. One to One CBT can be arranged.
We only Buy New Bikes, and only from Major Manufacturers, currently we are using Aprilia Mopeds and Suzuki bikes.
The Aprilia Sport City Mopeds are a decent size & have big wheels for better stability.
New in 2012 Our Suzuki 125cc bikes are light, easy to ride, with gear position display.
New in late 2012, Our Suzuki SFV 650s we use for Direct Access ( restricted for A2 ), have gear position display, anti lock brakes and heated grips.
It would be hard to find Better Qualified or More experienced instructors,
We are a dedicated body of fully qualified, independent motorcycle instructors. Led By Tony Fuller who has over 45 years riding experience,Is a RoSPA Gold standard rider.Tony has been training people since 1972 and training motorcyclists at all levels since 1996. including as a Senior Observer for the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).
We do NOT use any down trained instructors.
All our instructors have qualified as senior observers for the Institute of Advanced Motorists.And are RoSPA Gold Standard riders. Amongst other qualifications, we have a RoSPA Diploma in Advanced Motorcycle Training.
At SMART RIDER we offer:
- Compulsory Basic Training (CBT)
- 125 cc
- Direct Access
- Post Test Training
- Refresher and Advanced Road craft
- DSA, BMF & IAM