FREE Delivery in the UK.
Only 8 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Pass the Bike Test (and b... has been added to your Basket
+ £2.80 delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Expedited shipping available on this book. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Pass the Bike Test (and be a great rider too!): Your Real-World Survival Guide to a Great First Year in Biking Paperback – Illustrated, 8 Sep 2011

4.6 out of 5 stars 51 customer reviews

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Paperback, Illustrated
£12.99
£10.21 £4.15
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
click to open popover


Frequently bought together

  • Pass the Bike Test (and be a great rider too!): Your Real-World Survival Guide to a Great First Year in Biking
  • +
  • Haynes Highway Code for Motorcyclists
  • +
  • The Official DVSA Theory Test for Motorcyclists Book
Total price: £27.20
Buy the selected items together

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Paperback: 207 pages
  • Publisher: UIT Cambridge; 1st edition (8 Sept. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1906860122
  • ISBN-13: 978-1906860127
  • Product Dimensions: 15 x 1.3 x 21 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 51 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 153,850 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Review

I think it's a fantastic book. It's just what biking needs. --Maria Costello MBE, TT racer

At last - an intelligent and non-patronising approach to rider training. The perfect introduction for a novice, and 31 years after passing my test I learnt stuff too. --Hugo Wilson, Editor, Classic Bike

I wish this book had existed when I was starting out. It's packed full of information that will make motorcycling more enjoyable and safer for everyone. Every motorcyclist, not just learners, should own a copy. --Peter Baker, Deputy Editor, Motor Cycle News

About the Author

Sean Hayes learned to ride in 1991 - only to learn that a fellow student lost a left in a dreadful on-road training accident. When Sean asked his instructor how this could happen, the reply was: 'Well, she obviously couldn't ride, could she?'. Flabbergasted, Sean began talking to new riders to find out how training could be improved. The conclusions were obvious: treat customers with respect, and offer a syllabus which produced a safe, properly-skilled rider. He launched Circuit Based Training at Donington Park in 1997, with the idea of letting people learn in a safe environment before venturing onto public roads. The school has now taught thousands of new and established riders. In 2001 CBT moved to Mallory Park in Leicestershire, where it continues to attract clients from all over the UK and abroad. Rupert Paul started riding in 1978, and immediately developed an unhealthy addiction to unreliable Italian motorcycles. He qualified as a mechanic in 1983, and joined Performance Bikes as a road tester/dogsbody in 1985. In the intervening years he has edited Performance Bikes, Bike, What Bike? and the award-winning MCN Sport, and ridden everything from 1920s flat-tankers to MotoGP bikes. Rupert has long been fascinated by the art of riding a bike well. In 1988 he organised the first public track day, and in the early 1990s grew the concept to a three-day course for 100 PB readers at the fearsome Nurburgring circuit in Germany. He has written many articles on motorcycle control, rider psychology and riding technique. He regularly writes for MCN, Bike, PB and Classic Bike.


Customer reviews

Read reviews that mention

Top customer reviews

21 September 2015
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
15 May 2012
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
5 August 2012
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
19 February 2014
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse

Most recent customer reviews

Pages with related products. See and discover other items: motorcycle maintenance, the highway code, bike maintenance, car driving book

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?