Five biggest mistakes people make in the bike test

Avoid the biggest pitfalls to a pass

By Alan Dowds

CHRIS Spinks runs the motorcycle rider training school at top central London bike shop Metropolis. Based in Vauxhall, Chris has been training the good people of ye olde London towne for years – and he's got more than his fair share of A-list celebrities through their test too.

Now though, he's slumming it by sharing all his juicy rider training secrets with us here at Visordown. Get set for Spinksy's tips!

Chris Spinks (pic credit: Alan Dowds).

Getting ready for your Mod 2 bike test? Well, here's a list of the top five things you'll want to get right, thanks to our man in the high-viz 'Instructor' vest…

1. Leaving an indicator on

Of course, none of the HIGHLY TRAINED riding ninjas at Visordown Towers would ever do this. Obviously. But to an instructor, it looks like you're not paying attention to everything going on around you. A miscreant winker may not be the most important error around, but it will be factored into your overall performance, and could tip you over into a 'fail'.



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