You will need to hold either a provisional or a full UK driver's licence and a CBT (See "Do I need lessons to ride the scooter?"). You will have to pay for the license yourself and then we can get you started.
You will be required to take a CBT (Compulsory basic training) which is a one day training course that will train you up to a nationally recognised standard. If you don't have this then do not fear, we will provide you a date to take your CBT, with no extra charge!
No, the CBT is a DVLA test and requires the candidate to produce both parts of his or her license. Even if you have proved to us that you have it, if you forget it on the day then you will NOT be able to take your test.
As soon as you pass your CBT you could be riding away on your new bike the same day! It could take 1-2 weeks to get a CBT date, depending on how busy the CBT provider is.
We are can hire the bike out for up to 6 months. When your time on the scheme comes to an end if you still require the bike, then we can arrange to extend the period.
If you have got your own transport or are no longer working then you can end your time on the scheme early; you will only have to pay for the months that you used it for. All you will have to do is contact us and we will organise collection of the bike.
We offer a variety of Yamaha bikes;
The price to hire depends on which vehicle you hire from us.
Bicycle & Electric bicycle - £10/month
Electric Scooter - £30 per month
Hire charges for a 50cc or 125cc scooter - £90.00 month
Please add the below costs, ** where applicable
£15/month refundable deposit
£10/month for purchase of safety equipment (Helmet / Jacket / Gloves**)
Overall the cost is £115.00 per month and at the end of the hire period you are refunded £15 per month for each month of hire (£90 over a 6month hire period (if the bike is returned in a satisfactory condition)
Please note there is a student concession of £10.00 per month for those in full time education, these prices come into effect as of 01/10/2016.
We will provide you with everything you need to be safe on the roads; we will give you a helmet, jacket, pair of gloves this can be purchased from wheels to work for £10/month for 6 months, it will then be yours to keep. A lock and chain will be loaned to you for the duration of the hire at no cost.
No, all insurance, tax and servicing costs are covered by the scheme. If you are found responsible for vandalism or damage then you could be found liable to pay the insurance excess £250:00.
All new bikes will need their first service at 600miles, after this they will need one every 1500 miles e.g. 600mile service, 2100mile service, 3600mile service etc (assuming it is brought in on those mileages).
When the bike nears the mileage that will warrant a service you will be required to contact Len Manchester's in Melton Mowbray and book it in for a service at a time and date to suit you. If you desperately require a scooter whilst the service is being done, we will allow you to ride a pool bike for a short time but you will have to ask in advance. You can contact Len Manchester's 6 days a week (Closed on Mondays) on: 01664 562 302 more details can be found on their web page: Len Manchester
No, any modifications, repairs or services that are required must be done at Len Manchester's in Melton Mowbray. If you are found to have modified the bike you will be liable to pay for any repairs needed to return the bike to normal.