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Expert reviews of bikes suitable for AM, A1 and A2 licences.

Peugeot Speedfight 4 Scooter Review 2 years ago

Peugeot Speedfight 4 Scooter (2017 - ) review

The original Speedfight in 1997 set the template for the 16-er sports scooter. This latest version, complete with phone dock, USB socket and more is still the standard by which all others are judged.
Review 3 years ago

KTM 125 Duke Naked (2011 - ) review

There wasn’t much wrong with the old 125 Duke, but KTM has improved it anyway with new styling, frame, suspension, posh clocks, and an LED headlamp that keep it ahead of the pack.
Review 3 years ago

Lexmoto Echo Moped (2015 - ) review

At the introductory end of the A1 class, 50cc scooter market, the best bikes can sometimes be simply the most accessible or affordable ones, as long as they're still functional and desirable. The Lexmoto Echo 50 scores strongly on both counts, hence its huge popularity.
KTM Duke 125 Best Of 4 years ago

Top 5 A1 bikes for new riders

Just because you’re a learner on a provisional A1 licence doesn’t mean the choice of machines available to you is either limited or dull.
BMW F650GS Best Of 4 years ago

Top 5 Direct Access bikes for new riders

If you’re going to buy your own Direct Access compliant bike which do you go for? You want something that's affordable, so we're looking at the best used options.
Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 Best Of 4 years ago

5 best A2 bikes for new riders

If you’re 19-24 you qualify for the A2-licence category – which means bigger and better A2 category-compliant motorcycles. To help out, here’s our pick of the best.

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