With advanced training ultimately you will get more out of your riding while helping you to stay safe on the roads. There are various options available if you are looking to take your riding further and below are some of the key options available to riders in Thames Valley.

Be A Better Biker

An advanced motorcycle training scheme operated within the Thames Valley Region and supported by local authorities.

One day workshops on Saturdays and Sundays are run throughout the year with riders being given a mixture of theory in a classroom (2hrs) and time on the road with an instructor (3 Hours)

Check out the Be A Better Biker website for more information and to book yourself on a training course.


A riding assessment scheme which is a nationwide police-led motorcyclist casualty reduction initiative. While BikeSafe is not a training solution the assessment and classroom tuition is intended to make riders aware of safety issues when riding and to ‘bridge the gap’ into accredited further training on offer from third parties.

See the BikeSafe website for more information and to book yourself onto one of their assessments.


Thames Vale Advanced Motorcyclists

Organisation providing advanced training by putting members through the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) Advanced Motorcycle test. Other training is on offer through TVAM and there is also ample opportunity to engage socially with other riders with regular monthly meets and ride-outs. For more information on joining Thames Vale Advanced Motorcyclists and completing training with them visit the TVAM website.







RideStart is a young rider training scheme that is carried out in West Berkshire. For more information on the scheme or to book a place on the course you can check out the RideStart page here




Did You See The ‘Crashproof Bike‘?

You may have come here as a result of our viral campaign ‘Crashproof Motorbike’ which has been encouraging more riders to get additional motorcycle training.


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