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Bike license

Postby blondie » Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:17 pm

Hi all

can anyone tell me how you can do your bike license here but cutting out the expensive driving schools?

Someone told me somethinmg about going straight to Malaga nad cutting out the middleman - any ideas?

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Re: Bike license

Postby blondie » Mon Nov 16, 2009 5:56 pm

After no response to this thread, I am lucky enough to live 100 mts away from a new bike school that as opened and given me a special offer of 200 euros all in . Already passed the theory, practical next whoo hoo :D

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Re: Bike license

Postby Campo Steve » Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:50 pm

Sorry I wasn't able to help earlier. I already had my licence when I came to Spain.

Good luck with the practical.

Ride safe!
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Re: Bike license

Postby princess peach » Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:51 am

Oh im soooo jealous!!!
This is what i want to do,but cant because of the language barrier.
I have to wait until i go back to UK to do my test.
Great news you passed your theory,good luck with the practical. :wink: you lucky lucky lady.!

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Re: Bike license

Postby blondie » Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:39 am

Well I´ve got the dreaded track test next week - if all goes well I only then have to do the road test and I´m on my way to a new bike, pver 3 years with a 125 is way too long!Although I will have to be on the new license with a 47bhp bike now.

Wish me luck!

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Re: Bike license

Postby blondie » Thu Jan 21, 2010 4:23 pm

Passed the track test this morning first try! Only the road test to go 8)

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Re: Bike license

Postby Campo Steve » Thu Jan 21, 2010 4:46 pm

Good job!
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Re: Bike license

Postby blondie » Thu Jan 21, 2010 5:31 pm

Thanks Steve, keep you all posted on the road test.

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Re: Bike license

Postby princess peach » Thu Jan 21, 2010 6:14 pm

congrats Blondie,now im insanely jealous :cry:

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Re: Bike license

Postby blondie » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:16 am

Why don´t you try to do it too? Is it the language problem?

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Re: Bike license

Postby princess peach » Sat Jan 23, 2010 7:24 am

Yes it is the language. :thumbdown:

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Re: Bike license

Postby blondie » Sat Jan 23, 2010 11:21 am

Do you have any level of Spanish?

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Re: Bike license

Postby Retro P » Sat Jan 23, 2010 11:07 pm

I hope you will buy a decent bike and not a piece of Japanese ****!!
Ah! the full english!!

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Re: Bike license

Postby princess peach » Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:35 am

Do you have any level of Spanish?
I can get by,but i understand more than i dare to speak,i get a bit embarrassed. :oops:

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Re: Bike license

Postby blondie » Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:01 am

Well if you can understand Spanish - you could do the theory easily enough. You don´t need to speak to do that - and once you have done the questions a million times you already know the answer after reading half the sentence anyway!

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Re: Bike license

Postby princess peach » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:41 pm

oh Blondie i dunno if i could pass the theory test :?
How much was the theory test to do?
If its cheap enough i suppose i could give it a shot.

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Re: Bike license

Postby blondie » Wed Jan 27, 2010 11:56 am

It depends where you do it really - best off going and asking how much it would be local to you and see what they say. For me my inital payment was 200 euros including the taxes for the exams and 2 x 30 minute practical classes. To go do the practical exams it costs annother 50 euros per exam done. If you fail I think you would have to pay more taxes to do more exams but I am not clear on that point.

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Re: Bike license

Postby rubia » Wed Jan 27, 2010 3:31 pm

Hi Princess Peach :wave:
This is my first ever posting .... I've been hanging around for a while now and your posts always make me laugh :wtf:
Anyway, to keep on topic - I have just read in another thread that you have a Gib car licence - did you know that if you have this you are able to take your bike test in Gib? (very easy and very cheap too).
You don't need to provide proof of residency if you already hold a Gib car licence ... your licence will suffice - you just need to provide an address, but your licence is never posted out - you have to collect it and they tell you when you pass your test when it will be ready (i.e. pass your test on Tuesday and collect from licensing dept on Thursday)!
If you need further info just pm me :thumbup:

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Re: Bike license

Postby princess peach » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:40 pm

Hi Rubia, :wave:

I no longer have a Gib licence as i exchanged it for a UK one so i could drive my spanish plated vehicle. :(
So no options regarding a Gib motobike licence for me anymore im afraid,Thanks for the info anyway. :thumbup:

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Re: Bike license

Postby blondie » Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:33 pm

That´s some bad luck there princess!


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