Motorcycle training in Diss
Camrider, Building 5, Eye Airfield, A140 Ipswich Road, Brome, Eye, IP23 8AW
Why train at Camrider Diss?
We provide motorcycle training for the Diss area. This includes Compulsory Basic Training CBT, Direct Access courses, Standard licence, Advanced and all aspects of learning to ride a motorcycle or moped.
A centre of excellence, the Camrider Diss CBT site based at Diss Airfield and is the very best choice you can find for motorcycle rider training. Our local directors and staff are all passionate motorcyclists with many years of experience, all fully qualified to DVSA standards.
The work ethos is to ensure our customers have a great time, feel safe and welcomed, and then have the very best rider training there is so as to install skills for life. You will find that every instructor is willing to go the extra mile to ensure your pass and that they all love working for Camrider Diss!
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Located at a huge off road training area, more than large enough to practice Module 1 tests at full scale, you will find a high-quality training area along with classrooms, rest facilities and all the services you would hope for with a professionally run training company. There is plenty of free secure parking and bus routes run outside.
We make the CBT and full test courses a really enjoyable experience, and you will find we have a large range of bikes for you to learn on. Additionally, we provide loan helmets, gloves, jackets and waterproofs. Our office staff will book you to tests we have reserved in advance and make sure you have details of exactly what’s needed. If you need any information or have any questions we are just a phone call away.
Customer service is everything to us. Alan, Camrider Diss’s co director is always available to help you through questions about the tests, is able to book you to courses you need, and is able to make amendments or special provisions as you need them. Alan is also a fantastic instructor with a patient and kind nature to put you at your ease.
Jim, also a co director, is another very calm and patient instructor with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the training industry. His warmth and good character shows in the many letters of recommendation he receives. If you need the very best instruction there is, Jim, Alan, Jan and the whole team are the perfect choice.
The Diss training site is well located so you can have all the benefits of a local training site without the need to travel out to Norwich or Ipswich for each of your lessons.
- Loan motorcycles: 50cc, 125cc and 600cc
- Loan helmets, jackets, gloves and waterproofs
- DVSA tests are booked in advance – we have 100’s of available tests reserved.
- Specifically designed safety equipment and bikes with lowered or raised seat heights and suspension available to help riders of all heights and sizes.
- We specialise in helping the nervous, new or very inexperienced get up to speed, not just with caring instruction but with equipment and systems to aid the process. We believe anyone can ride with the right attitude and patience to learn.
- Large private training area for CBT and Mod 1 practice
- Classrooms, bathroom, rest areas and training pad all on one site
Our Instructors & Staff
Jo is the Office Manager and another one of our friendly booking staff. Jo started off learning to ride by taking a CBT with Camrider, and a couple of years later she jumped at a chance to come and join the Camrider office team. Jo is a very efficient administrator who never lets a test date slip by. You will be very impressed by how she takes care of all the test details and makes sure the DSA are informed every step of the way. Jo has a great knowledge of motorcycle training. Combine this with her degree in public relations and we know you will find her a great friend when it comes to booking you in for a course.
Dan has been with Camrider for over 14 years and knows the booking process inside out. We all look to Dan to resolve complex law issues and on how best to schedule courses so they work perfectly for our customers. A key skill you will find with Dan is his attention to detail in making sure every aspect of your training package flows smoothly and connects at the right time. Definitely a very safe pair of hands. Dan also manages all the administration for our London Branch.
As well as working with Camrider Dan has become quite skilled in the art of fencing and you can find him battling down an opponent at the end of a foil on the evenings.
Jan is know as one of the most dedicated and friendly instructors inside of Camrider. She has a real passion for teaching and will always go the extra mile to help a customer get through a CBT or practical test. Her calm and patient manner will put you at ease and with over 15 years experience as a DVSA Qualified Instructor backed by 26 years of riding experience, you can’t go wrong with having her assist you through your training
Alan is co director director of the Norwich Franchise. He has a vast amount of riding experience, is very personable, and highly efficient in his management of the site. Alan also co-owns the Diss and Ipswich Franchises, and takes care of the day-to-day smooth running of all these branches with the help of the his fabulous team of instructors.
Jim is co-director of the Norwich, Ipswich and Diss Franchises. He is a very patient and skilled instructor. His attention to detail makes him very good at ironing out any little niggles customers have with their riding, to help make them safer on the road. With decades of experience Jim is perfectly placed to help you through your test – he gets an endless stream of positive reviews and letters of thanks, that makes us know he is very much on top of his game
We believe that learner motorcyclists deserve the best possible environment to train in and that high-quality machinery and equipment are not just an advantage, but are essential.
In particular, we are the only local company to be an approved Kawasaki Riding School and we utilise their Z650 motorcycles that are compliant with the European Third directive and also have specially manufactured rider protection bars. We also use new fuel injected Honda CB125f motorcycles and range of high quality mopeds.
We are proud that we are the only regional company to utilise new machinery that has specifically designed rider safety equipment to help you through your test.
Some of our Bikes
Striking Sugomi styling, easy control and accessible power invoke the
Kawasaki Z spirit. LED lights and a TFT display deliver the
newest tech. The Z650 has full rider protection bars and a switchable power system.
The CB125F is a full-sized feel, for a full-sized experience. There’s wind protection from the angular nose fairing and fly screen. Perfect for learners with a low seat height and the legendary Honda reliability and performance.
Classes & Courses
Camrider is an Approved Training Body licenced by the DVSA
Compulsory Basic Training (CBT)
CBT is a course of instruction and assessment for new riders wanting to ride a moped or geared motorcycle. It must be taken by any rider wanting to use a 50cc moped, or 125cc motorcycle before they get on the road using “L” plates.
a) UK provisional licence photocard
b) Minimum age: 16
What is included
- CBT certificate (DL196)
- Loan 50cc Moped or 125cc Motorcycle
- Petrol and insurance
- Loan helmet, gloves, jackets and waterproofs
- Expert instruction from DVSA qualified instructors
Full motorcycle test
Pass your full motorcycle test and ride a large cc motorcycle. Training is provided by our expert, DVSA qualified instructors and we provide a fully managed service including CBT, online theory practice, full DVSA training & the final practical tests.
a) UK provisional licence photocard
b) Minimum ages:
24 years for “A” licence = Any cc any power
19 years for “A2” licence = Any cc max 47bhp power
c) A motorcycle theory test pass. You can start the course without this but will need a pass at least 10 days before your final tests
What is included
- CBT & certificate (DL196)
- DVSA Test Fees – we pre-book hundreds in advance
- Loan 125cc / 600cc bikes
- Petrol and insurance
- Helmet, gloves, jackets and waterproofs
- Our online and App theory and hazard perception training tools
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Very friendly and very informative. I would highly recommend.
2 months ago • simon hooker
Excellent friendly staff to do bike training with
2 years ago • Graeme Boreham
9 months ago • Craig Little