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Andy Smith is a former Police Motorcyclist with years of experience in motorcycle training at all levels. He offers training through 1stClassRider.co.uk, and ride outs through his newsletter blog right here. To contact Andy click here.

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Next Advanced Course Starts……..

Start Date Saturday the 23rd & Sunday 24th of February.

This is a four day course, spread over a number of weeks to suit you.

The theory sessions are done as a group over the opening weekend and the following road rides are arranged over the coming weeks and carried out on an Instructor/Trainee ratio of 2:1.

The cost of the course is £350 and can lead to a test for the RoSPA advanced motorcycle test. (An additional fee of £50 is payable for candidates wishing to take the RoSPA test; this includes your test fee and membership to RoSPA.

The course is based on the Police System of Motorcycle Control (Roadcraft) and all the instructors are Police Class 1 riders themselves, and also Examiners for the RoSPA test.

This course will benefit all qualified riders and is aimed at making you a safer and smoother rider.

So no matter what bike you ride or how long you have been riding this course has something for you.

The theory sessions will be based in Cardiff and you will cover approximately 150 – 200 miles during the practical road rides on some of Wales’ most challenging mountain roads.

To book your place on this course please contact me. A deposit will be required with the final balance of the course fee payable at the start of the course.

If there is anyone who is doubtful about the benefits of such a course then I can put you in touch with riders who have already done the course and they can tell you exactly what they got out of it.

The best improvement you can make to the performance of any bike is to get the rider trained!!

Thinking you are good is one thing…but knowing you are good is even better!

Don’t miss out.

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  1. To anyone debating this … just DO it!

    I did this last year with Andy (and Tyrone), fantastic investment of time/money … loved the approach, delivery and some fantastic riding. The course was relaxed but packed with info, tips and certainly helped my riding.

    RoSPA prep and examination is a bonus to be honest – as for less than the price of some dodgy exhaust bodge job you get the insight, experience and skills of some seriously skilled riders, which if just 10% rubs off will be value for money enough … but it’ll probably save your life … it’ll certainly improve and enhance your riding.


  2. Craig,

    Thanks for your comments. It’s much appreciated.

  3. Please note that the blog states £400 ‘PLUS’ £50 for the RoSPA test but it is in fact an error. The costs are £400 ‘INCLUDING’ the £50 for RoSPA making the course alone £350.

    £400 for course and test.

    £350 for the course without the test.

    or £50 for the test without the course. Or…..well you get the idea. Give me £400 and you can have it all.


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