UK Rules for driving a 125cc

Licence
CodeA1
Honda 125ccs are 8.5kw

Light motorcycle up to 11 kW (and a power-to-weight ratio not more than 0.1 kW per kg) and 125 cc

Qualifications required

CBT, theory test, practical test

Minimum
Age17

UK Rules for driving a 250cc

Licence
CodeA2 

A

Honda 125ccs are 8.5kw

Standard motorcycle up to 35 kW (and a power-to-weight ratio not more than 0.2 kWper kg), bike mustn’t be derived from vehicle more than twice its power

 

Unrestricted motorcycles in size/power, with or without a sidecar, and motor tricycles with power output over 15 kW

Qualifications required

Direct access route – theory and practical. Progressive access route – 2 years experience on A1 motorbike and a further practical test

 

 

Direct access route – CBTtheory and practical (you must be at least 24). Progressive access route – held an A2 licence for a minimum of 2 years – practical test (21 or over)

Minimum
Age1924 (direct) or 21 (progressive access)

 

UK License

This license allows the owner to to drive class A motorbikes, so they could drive a 250 on this tour, if the A1 category had a date next to it you would able to ride one of the 125cc bikes.