About us, Motorcycle Training / CBT Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds areas at Stowmarket
Motorcycle Training/ CBT Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds & Sudbury areas at Stowmarket Suffolk. Dedicated to provide The Best Motorcycle Training possible 7 days a week.
We are just Off the A14 at Junction 49, 13 Minutes from Bury St Edmunds and just 14 Minutes from Ipswich, if traveling from outside of Ipswich its probably quicker and easier to get to us than struggling to get into Ipswich.
About us, the Academy Of Motorcycling has provided students with top quality Motorcycle Training for over 18 years. The School now has 3 Instructors, 18 bikes and The Best Training Facilities in the area. Although we have expanded we are still very customer orientated, when you call you will be speaking to an Instructors & not a Salesman for a large Franchise. We care about our reputation & work hard to maintain it.
We are the Only Motorcycle Training School in the Ipswich/Bury St Edmunds areas that publish our Motorcycle Test Average Pass Rates, this is the best indication of the standard of training given. Why don’t all Training Schools do this? We provide Expert Motorcycle Training that produce Results, so you have the best chance of passing your tests 1st Time.
Genuine Pass Rates = Every Single Test is Recorded as of 17 Feb 2020
Module 1 Pass Rate = 88.4% Module 2 Pass Rate = 84.8%
Other Schools involved in Motorcycle Training / CBT Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds areas claim to be “Absolutely the Best”, “UKs Leading CBT experts” ect ect, we won’t make such bold claims. What we will say is we have great team of professional Instructors who are really friendly, fully trained and qualified, in fact on the last inspection the DVSA examiner scored one instructor 50 out of 51 (Demo of Fig 8 to tight!). All the Photos shown are of Our Training Facilities, & not of another location within the Franchise.
All our prices are honest and up front with no hidden charges, we provide free hot & cold drinks, toilets, changing rooms, hire of quality motorcycle equipment & clothing.
Our free hire bikes are all good quality Japanese bikes, Yamaha MT07, Kawasaki ER6 with ABS, Yamaha 125 YBR , Honda 125 CG125 and Piaggio Zip & Liberty mopeds.
Based with Mototechniks, Bury Road, Tothill, Stowmarket, less than 1 Mins drive from Junction 49 A14, it’s about a 15/20 mins walk from the Train Station or Town Centre along a safe path, we may even be able to pick you up from Town if organised beforehand . We are perfectly positioned to provide Motorcycle Training / CBT Ipswich Bury St Edmunds and Colchester areas at our main site at Stowmarket.
The Chief Instructor at the Academy of Motorcycling is Mr Dave Bowen. Dave is one of the highest qualified and most respected Motorcycle Instructor in Suffolk, on a recent DVSA Assesment he was awarded 50 out of 51, he is one of the few in Suffolk to be DVSA registered as a “Post Test Trainer” he holds a RoSPA Diploma in Advanced Motorcycle Instruction, is a RoSPA Gold Standard Advanced Rider as well as being a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists IAM (Motorcycle Section). Dave has over 40 years of instructional and motorcycle experience behind him and has completed over 200,000 Motorcycle Training miles .
Other Instructors at the Academy are: Stuart Burton who is both CBT and DAS qualified and Jim Kidd who a DVSA approved CBT Instructor.
In addition we have & Geoff Scott who takes the Advanced Training, Geoff is a Senior Observer for the IAM.
Stuart or Dave will be in charge of your DAS/A2 or A1 motorcycle training, and the CBTs will normally be done any two of Instructors (We always try and have a 2 Student to 1 Instructor Ratio)
Stowmarket is the ideal location to undergo motorcycle training as it offers a vast array of different roads & junction types, all within close proximity to the Academy. In addition its within easy reach of the two test centres. At the Academy the theory sections of motorcycle training are done in a fully equipt classroom with all the facilities on hand and our main off road site is the best in the area (ALL the photos displayed are of our facilities & not another Franchise!)
The office is open for telephone calls from 8.00am to 8.00pm 7 days a week and there will always be some one to take your call. For more details please see the “Contact” page.
Academy Of Motorcycling
Co-located with Mototechniks
At Academy Of Motorcycling the bikes & equipment are supplied free of charge (but if you have your own please bring it with you).