Frequently Asked Questions
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Asked Questions, if your answer is not here please
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Q. What courses do you offer?
A. Scooter training course, Pre Learner course, Intermediate and Experienced riders Course & Refresher/ Training Courses.
Q. How long will it take for me to complete the course?
A. Everyone is an individual, so it depends on your previous riding experience and ability.
Q. What is the availability of your courses?
A. Courses are offered 7 days a week, and the waiting time is kept to a minimum.
Q. Do you provide motorbike and safety gear?
A. Yes, we provide a motorcycle, helmet, gloves & jacket. However, you are welcome to bring your own gear. All you need to do is show up wearing a t- shirt and pants in a thick, sturdy material and fully enclosed footwear. You must also carry the appropriate learners/licence with you at all times.
Q. Can I use my own bike.
A. Yes, but your bike must be roadworthy.
Q. What benefits does Q-Ride training give me
A. As we are a registered Q-Ride provider, we will train and assess you to the competency standards required, in on and off road skills and safety.
Q. How many people are in the course?
A. Hands on instruction is very important to us, so we limit class sizes to a maximum of 5 students to 1 instructor
Q. What if it is raining?
A. Yes, we pretty much ride rain or shine. In extreme weather conditions such as heavy rain, extreme winds, hail or lighting, Ride Smart reserves the right to reschedule training.
Q. Do you have a private training area?
A. Yes we do at Runcorn, Brookside Mitchelton, Ipswich see location page for address.
Q. What if I crash?
A. Of course we would prefer you not to crash. Our bikes are set up for training and we are covered by Comprehensive and Public Liability Insurance for your safety and piece of mind.
Q. What if I’ve never even ridden a pushbike?
A. Balance is a essential component in learning to ride a motorcycle, if you are unable to ride a push bike you must try to get some practise on one. This will help you considerably and save some money on learning to ride.
Q. I don’t have a bike but really want to see if I’m able to ride a motorbike.
A. At Ride Smart we have a Refresher/ Training Session. You can use our bikes to begin the process of learning to ride a motorcycle. See courses page for full details.