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Josh commented on 15-Sep-2019 07:10 PM5 out of 5 stars

Learning to ride a motorbike had always been an itch I’d wanted to scratch. Teresa who took my initial cool and booked me onto ‘The Works’ was very informative and answered all of my questions. Throughout all of my training (CBT, Mod1 & Mod2), Tom, Ian and both Dan’s were all very encouraging and supportive and I couldn’t recommend Shires enough.

All are very friendly and have made learning to ride thoroughly enjoyable. Passing both my Mod1 & Mod2 with 0 riding errors would not have not been possible without the excellent tuition received. I am already planning to return in the near future for the enhanced rider programme.

A huge thankyou to all at Shires!
Jake Munton commented on 09-Sep-2019 10:14 PM5 out of 5 stars
My experience with Shires was perfect. Progressed from a CBT, A2, and finally to an unrestricted license. All the instructors are patient and a good laugh. The way I got taught was really thorough and passed all the tests first time. Can’t rate them highly enough. Would recommend to anyone.
Nikki Mellor commented on 09-Aug-2019 08:39 PM5 out of 5 stars
I did a CBT plus a few weeks ago. I was very nervous to start with even though I have my own bike I ride. My instructor was Danny. LOVELY bloke. Very funny and very professional. If you are a lady wanting to do this, cannot recommend enough. Now to book my direct access with you Danny. Sorry lol
Debbie White commented on 09-Jul-2019 09:20 AM5 out of 5 stars
I don’t normally write reviews however due to the excellent training I have received from Shires to get me through my CBT, CBT+, MOD1, MOD2 and ERS, they deserve the highest recommendation possible. It has not been an easy journey for me, the “hit and run” incident whilst practicing for my MOD2 which left me requiring a bit of surgery and a quite a few stitches, definitely took my confidence away. It was seven months before I was able to get back on a bike. Everyone at Shires has been phenomenal, Tom, Teresa, Ian, Andy, Dan, big Dan, a big thank you. You bolstered my confidence, picked me up (literally at times), and repeatedly told me that I could do it. Ian, I will take note of all your pointers from the ERS. Thank you. Now, what bike to choose ………….
Ian Helm commented on 04-Jul-2019 02:02 PM5 out of 5 stars
I had an enhancement day with Ian after an absence of 18 months.
I had a great day and learnt that although a safe rider there is room for improvement.
Thanks to Ian I know what to do and have a greater understanding of and counter balance. It makes corners and roundabouts so much easier.
Thank you once again Ian and I'll see you next year for another assessment.
Chris Randle commented on 02-Jul-2019 08:50 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just completed the Enhanced Rider Scheme course with Ian (and a DVSA assessor in tow as well!). This is a well designed course that gave me professional feedback on how to improve my riding and which areas I need to work on. I've been riding for 17 years and wish I had done this course sooner. Being able to talk through the different situations that occurred and to view Ian's video evidence was really helpful. I came away encouraged by the things that went well and determined to improve the areas that need attention. Altogether a brilliant day. Thanks Ian.
Mark commented on 09-Jun-2019 12:54 PM5 out of 5 stars
Had a great day of riding with Ian doing the ERS training. I highly recommend every rider to do this course, regardless of age or experience. I received some great advice and areas to work on etc. Even though it was heavy rain all day, i still thoroughly enjoyed it.
I am sure I will be back a year or so to do it again.
Dafydd commented on 21-May-2019 11:44 AM5 out of 5 stars
I was hugely impressed with the training I received, in particular the measured approach that was needed on the DAS course to take a complete novice like myself through the whole process. The whole team demonstrated endless patience and care to ensure each stage was taught properly and nothing was rushed. Thank you all very much!
Darius McClean commented on 09-Apr-2019 03:32 PM5 out of 5 stars
A huge thank you to Ian for working me through my ERS yesterday, I can't recommend both course and instructor enough. A really good day and an eye opener for me even after 28 years of road riding. I finished the course with renewed confidence in my riding and points to work on.
Tony Marriott commented on 04-Apr-2019 12:17 AM5 out of 5 stars
Just back from a day spent on the enhanced rider scheme run by the Leicester branch of Shires Motorcycle Training at Beaumont Leys. The training I received was excellent in all respects and suited my requirements perfectly as a "mature" person returning to motorcycling.. I must thank Ian, Teresa and "big" Dan for putting me at ease whilst on the premises. The one to one pursuit and comprehensive recap, carried out by Ian, was extremely thorough and highlighted both the good and bad aspects of my riding abilities but more importantly, the areas which need attention. The day spent with Ian also provided an invaluable Q and A session to clear up any "grey areas" you may have. The whole experience was very well organised and professionally executed but never intimidating. I found all the staff and instructors friendly, supportive and extremely helpful. Thank you once again and I look forward to another refresher session in due course. Best regards, Tony M.

Dill commented on 26-Mar-2019 05:41 PM5 out of 5 stars
Completed my CBT today with Dan @ Shires Leicester. Had a great time, Dan was patient, informative and seemed very passionate about what he does. Made me feel at ease during the entire course.

Many thanks to Dan and the team at Shires. Will definitely be recommending to others!
Ian Birnie commented on 20-Mar-2019 08:58 PM5 out of 5 stars
Myself and my Brother in Law (Pete) did an Advanced Training Day (ERS) with Shires.

Our Instructor was 'Ian Rollins' the day was full of information and truly picked up on both mine and Pete's "Bad Habits"

Ian's Instruction was clear and concise through the Head Set, even on a day as windy as it was, (Friday15th March 2019)

the day started with a laid back Lesson in a Classroom, with Diagrams on a White-board again this was informative.....
after some slow riding skills between the Cones (Memories of years ago taking my test) we set out on the roads of Leicestershire, after a couple of hours, we headed for a spot of lunch and a Debrief of our riding skills...…

Lunch and debrief digested, back on the bikes and a few more hours training.

All in all, a great day and I would suggest to any rider, this is a day to brush up on your riding skills £60, for two, although this was a BOGOF Offer, so I'm not sure how long this will last!

From booking the course with Theresa, and meeting Ian, and other instructors on the day (sorry, I didn't get your names, but one had great hair) everything went smoothly, and we both passed, which made the day even better.

I for one, will certainly go back for more training, after all, you can never learn enough!

Many thanks to Ian/Theresa and the Team for a great day.
Ian B & Pete G.
colin woolnough commented on 20-Mar-2019 02:03 PM5 out of 5 stars
just passed cbt many thanks to dan and ian what a great team
Magda commented on 14-Feb-2019 07:24 PM5 out of 5 stars
I couldn’t have better instructors. They are amazing. They are great teachers and great psychologists too. They make, that even the people who don’t believe they may pass, will pass the egzam. Will strongly recommend them.
Tim Webster commented on 13-Feb-2019 07:56 PM5 out of 5 stars
Huge thanks to Dan, Ian and everyone at Shires for getting me through Mod 1&2. The training has been brilliant and a lot of fun. As well as getting though the tests, I have learned loads of real-life road skills. Highly recommended.
Courtney commented on 21-Jan-2019 10:30 PM5 out of 5 stars
Thankyou so much to Ian and all of the staff at the shires for passing me on my CBT today, this is my 2nd time going to these and I would 110% recommend them to anyone! You have such a good laugh with them whilst your learning, they make you feel very welcome and they push you to do better! So thankyou for helping me getting my pass again!
Graham commented on 21-Jan-2019 02:13 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed from CBT to full licence first time with the help and guidance from all involved.
Friendly and helpful staff giving good advice but making it fun along the way which was very helpful on the way to both the mod 1 and 2.
Would highly recommend anyone wishing to do any level of riding to give these guys a call.
Will be back soon to do my advanced.
Thanks again to all involved in getting me my full licence.
James Garner commented on 18-Jan-2019 09:47 PM5 out of 5 stars
I learnt to ride with Shires back in 2017, I really enjoyed the training and went back to do the enhanced training in early 2018. I've got so much out of riding, it's opened doors at work and I've been on two riding holidays so far. I wish I'd learnt to ride sooner!
Ainsley Peters commented on 09-Jan-2019 04:06 PM5 out of 5 stars
Many thanks to Dan and the team. A fantastic instructor with patience and excellent technical knowledge!.

Kind regards,

Ainsley Peters
Chris Smith commented on 25-Nov-2018 02:21 AM5 out of 5 stars
From the initial call with Teresa and booking my CBT, Modules 1 and 2 (Via Direct Access) the staff and services were brilliant. The teaching style was fantastic. The instructors were all excellent and always gave great advice and tuition throughout the courses. Andy, Gareth and Dan Thank you for your patience and expertise, meaning I passed first time (Thanks to you guys, I really appreciate your help). I would not hesitate in recommending Shires to anyone in the future. I shall definitely be attending the Enhanced Rider Scheme in the new year. All the best and thanks again
Aaron Cole commented on 09-Nov-2018 01:54 PM5 out of 5 stars
I thought the enhanced rider course at Shires motorcycle training was excellent. I had some areas which I wanted to improve on and Ian listened to me and worked out how to help me improve my riding. The day was not only very imformative but fun, Ian has a wealth of knowledge about riding and really has helped me improved my riding. My new daily commute is a hour away and I can feel my road sense has increased and I’m much more confident and consistent and safer rider. I would recommend the enhanced rider scheme to all riders. With the subsidised price I think people should take full advantage of it.
Hazel commented on 25-Oct-2018 08:48 PM5 out of 5 stars
Thanks so much for all the training over the years - for cbt renewals, cbt plus and then mod1&2. I've thoroughly enjoyed it. It was not the easiest thing I've done in my life but I've been much encouraged by Dan, Ian, Andy, Pritesh, Roger and of course Teresa. You have all provided different ways of looking at things when I've struggled. I'll miss having those voices of wisdom ringing in my ears! I'll have to start talking to myself!! All the best, Hazel.
Adam Withers commented on 09-Oct-2018 05:23 PM5 out of 5 stars
Honestly I could not recommend shires training enough. I went from my cbt to passing my module 2 test today, shires took me through every step of the way. Each and every instructor I rode with was fantastic. Great team of people all with there own unique methods creating a perfect blend. Special thanks to Ian and Pete! Love letter over see you all soon for advanced riding.
Dave Proud commented on 31-Aug-2018 09:53 AM
Shires motorcycle training, got me through to legally owning/riding my own bike now, full motorbike training, tips and experience all booked through themselves, big thanks to Tom, Graham, and Dan, remember your never to old, from CBT, MOD1, MOD2' remember if you fail not only do fail yourself you fail them also,, big thanks to all
Dave commented on 28-Aug-2018 11:42 AM5 out of 5 stars
Did our enhanced rider scheme on Monday both the wife and I loved it can’t recommend it enough thanks to Ian a true professional, made us both feel at ease throughout , kept us very well informed.
Thank you.
Angela Brown commented on 21-Aug-2018 10:01 PM5 out of 5 stars
Fantastic! Huge thanks to Teresa, Dan, and Ian. I was a bag of nerves for my mod 2 today but Dan was extremely patient and talked me through everything. Thanks to his amazing training I am now the proud possessor of a full motorcycle licence. Whether you are going for a CBT or, like me, a full licence, Shires Motorcycle Training will get you there - and you'll have shed loads of fun on the way.
Thank you all for everything!
Jordan Shaw commented on 13-Aug-2018 09:50 AM5 out of 5 stars
Was top, enjoyed it. Would recommend.
Matt Lewis commented on 29-Jul-2018 04:47 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just completed my CBT with Prit, excellent instructor, did everything I could’ve asked for. He made me feel very welcome and built my confidence greatly as the day went on. Despite being in the rain it was an incredible experience and I had such a great time. I’ll be back soon for the rest of the full works! THANK YOU PRIT!
Mark Holland commented on 09-Jul-2018 07:28 PM5 out of 5 stars
Brilliant training from CBT to full A licence
Thanks to Polly and Ian and the other chap (1 hand Fella) who took me through from knowing nothing about riding to the full pass.
Zain commented on 09-Jul-2018 03:30 PM5 out of 5 stars
Dan, really good instructor, warm welcome knowledgeable and very friendly. This guy could teach an insect how to ride a motorbike. Don't think anybody else would have taught me better. Keep it up and all the best Dan.
Paul Jones commented on 04-Jul-2018 07:24 PM5 out of 5 stars
Excellent day with Ian, doing the Enhanced Rider Scheme training. Learned loads, all at a casual pace and great value too. Highly recommended.
Mark Wilson commented on 17-Jun-2018 08:15 PM5 out of 5 stars
I had an excellent day’s CBT with Shires! My tutors, Dan and Pritesh, were both extremely knowledgeable and professional and have given me great confidence to get out on the road. A huge thanks to the team; I’ll definitely be back for more traning in the future.
Alpesh pancholi commented on 16-Jun-2018 08:11 PM5 out of 5 stars
I have never rode a motor bike. Prit was fantastic. He believed in me, gave me coaching, encouragement and made it such an enjoyable experience. I got stronger every time.
Jason musson commented on 10-Jun-2018 11:09 AM5 out of 5 stars
First class training and instructors. Would recommend to anyone wanting to take there bike test.
Carl Chaplin commented on 08-Jun-2018 09:05 AM5 out of 5 stars
Big thanks to everyone at The Shires,
I would highly recommend them for your motorcycle training. I'm still buzzing that I completed the DAS course so quickly and with ease. Thanks to Ian for all my MOD1 training and Dan preparing me on the day of my MOD2 test. Top guys, I'll be back soon for the enhanced riders course.
Victoria Ost commented on 06-May-2018 11:01 PM5 out of 5 stars
Instructor was incredible. Fabulous instruction, made to fell completely at ease.

Thank you
Gary commented on 25-Apr-2018 05:45 PM5 out of 5 stars
After not riding for 30+ years, I decided it was time to get back in the saddle again, and started from scratch as things have changed a lot over the years!
I bought the Works package so all I needed was a Theory pass. CBT was completed the day after the course was booked, and it was an excellent refresher after a long time not riding. Thanks Ian for the hour+ of roundabouts and right-hand turns on top of the normal road ride!!
MOD1 training was interrupted by a surprise snowfall but passed after a re-schedule and passed MOD2 a couple of weeks later. Thanks Dan for the continuous improvement of technique which ironed out many years of car-driver bad habits. Top man!
If you are new to motorcycling, these guys will get you on your way properly - well prepared and confident. Will be back soon for ERS!
Emma commented on 06-Mar-2018 09:45 PM5 out of 5 stars
Having never even sat on a bike, I called these guys. I had a taster session and the following week took my CBT! I cannot recommend Shires highly enough. Everyone was so patient and friendly from my first call to Theresa. Many thanks to Dan, Ian and the rest of the team...You are the best!
Anonymous commented on 02-Mar-2018 09:12 AM5 out of 5 stars
All the people working at the shires are great and each and everybody is there to help. Thank you to Ian too for helping me pass my full bike license.
Sean Delaney commented on 18-Feb-2018 06:06 PM5 out of 5 stars
I had my CBT course today with Ian, I was pleased with how he showed me all the basics, and how to ride safely on the road.
Many thanks,
damon thomas commented on 08-Feb-2018 07:56 AM5 out of 5 stars
I have wanted to do my DAS for years but thought I wouldn't be able to do it. I phoned shires because I remembered doing my CBT for a moped with them in 2003/4. Teresa was really helpful, getting things moving in such a short space of time. CBT was done just before Christmas and mod 1 was booked early January. Mod 1 training was brilliant I was not sure what to expect, Ian was really methodical. it did not feel like I was on lessons it was like going out for a ride with your mates. really relaxed. passed mod 1 first go. we booked mod 2, I did have to move it again Teresa was brilliant in finding dates and times to suit me. beginning of February took my mod 2. we went for a little ride before it Danny took me out for this one and again gave me a few pointers for the test (massive confidence boost for me.) took my test that afternoon and passed.
cant recommend these guys enough, Brilliant and thanks guys.
Adrian Abraham commented on 19-Jan-2018 04:23 PM5 out of 5 stars
Ian is a great instructor great refresher course. Will use again and recommend them
Amina commented on 11-Nov-2017 01:21 PM
An incredible experience! Came with no knowledge about the roads or bikes, but with one-to-one training I managed to complete my CBT. Massive thanks to Tom and Dan for all the support. Would highly recommend to anyone who's a novice to the biking world.
Scott P commented on 08-Nov-2017 10:02 PM5 out of 5 stars
Thanks to all at Shires I managed to pass everything from CBT to Mod 2 first try and with no faff. They were really helpful in fitting in tests and training around my work and all the guys know their stuff inside out. The bikes are all brand new and easy to get to grips with.
John Wood commented on 06-Nov-2017 03:05 PM5 out of 5 stars
I found the instructors at shires very friendly and very good I was an experienced rider but had a long break from riding
I would recommend them to any one wanting to ride motor cycles
I will be going back soon to do the advanced traning
Elise commented on 15-Oct-2017 08:11 PM5 out of 5 stars
Absolute legends. I came with zero confidence and these guys changed that instantly. Would recommend highly to anyone. Absolute amazing.
Mark Purvey commented on 15-Oct-2017 07:01 PM5 out of 5 stars
I would just like thank all the team at shires.. dan in particular for training me and helping me pass my mod 2 first time.. a top guy thank you.. this is a fantastic riding school I highly recommend it! Thanks again and see you for my advanced riding lessons
Claire Simpson commented on 14-Oct-2017 04:15 PM5 out of 5 stars
I was very nervous but everyone here made me feel confident, would 100% recommend shires motor school, thanks to Tom and Dan for the day.
Bruce Godfrey commented on 12-Oct-2017 06:59 PM5 out of 5 stars
Having just completed an Enhanced Rider Training day, I can thoroughly recommend it to anyone.Ian my Instructer was quick to put me at ease and within 15 mins on the road had me changing my positioning for better views of the road ahead.Any problems or bad habits were pointed out to me in a friendly manner and I am sure I am now a much safer rider.Thanks to Ian and everyone at Shires Motorcyle Training.
Mathew Leeson commented on 02-Oct-2017 12:17 PM5 out of 5 stars
Having never ridden a motorcycle previously, I have now completed my CBT with Shires. The whole experience was great and the tuition was first rate. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone else.
Marie Jobling commented on 25-Aug-2017 06:06 AM5 out of 5 stars
Would well recommend Shires, fantastic instructors and staff, took me through my cbt, mod 1 & 2. Thanks for giving me the confidence to pass.
Krunalkumar H Patel commented on 23-Aug-2017 01:33 AM5 out of 5 stars
It was superb and memorable experience with shires-motercycle-training company. They have every good and experienced trainers who train you from first point to the last point of the motorcycle learning. They are teaching you all the theoritical as well as practical knowledge of riding and also guide you the ruls of the UK road. I was done my CBT under the Mr. Pritesh he was a very good knowledge and experience about the riding and he was guide me fromall angle and they all has very good and friendly nature..
Thanks to be a part of my life's First Motorcycle teacher..😃
andrew wright commented on 22-Aug-2017 12:20 PM5 out of 5 stars
The whole team at Shires are incredible! Thanks to Dan, Tom, Ian, Gary and Teresa for all your help and patience. :)
John Wood commented on 21-Aug-2017 08:59 PM5 out of 5 stars
I completed my CBT with the help of the instructor Andy he was very help full as it had been 20 years since I last time i was on a bike as soon as i have done my theory test on sept 5th i will be back to complete my bike test i would like to thank Andy for his patients with me
lee harvey commented on 16-Aug-2017 09:27 PM5 out of 5 stars
Had all tests from CBT to mod 2, which i passed today. All the staff at Shires were extremely friendly and very helpful, Cracking sense of humour aswell. thank you to everyone at shires and to my instructors for my mod 1 and mod 2, Andy and Dan..........
Kpatrick commented on 11-Aug-2017 10:08 PM5 out of 5 stars
A huge thank you to Dan for my CBT today. An excellent instructor- down to earth and gives very clear instructions. I like his style of teaching. As a shorter lady he gave me confidence to ride my bike unaided. Right so I better get back to the kitchen where I belong haha.... Highly recommend Dan as an instructor. Cheers
Steve Picker commented on 05-Aug-2017 01:43 PM5 out of 5 stars
I can't recommend this enough! Having not rode a bike for some time, I thought it would be a good idea to get some one-on-one tuition, and I couldn't of been more right!

Ian my instructor was great! I learnt subtle yet critical things that have made me a safer and smoother rider. Ian made me totally rethink my rode positioning and as a result I have a more increased presence on the road, allowing me to obtain more information about the conditions around me and therefore make the correct decisions!

Being subsidised by the council also means this is fantastic value for money!

If you are considering it, I highly recommend it!
Sally Hurst commented on 26-Jul-2017 05:48 PM5 out of 5 stars
Had a great few hours renewing my CBT with Ian. Lots of great advice to make me a better and more confident rider.
Paul Gundry commented on 25-Jul-2017 11:37 PM5 out of 5 stars
Thank you to everyone at Shires for the excellent training from CBT to the mod 2 test, I learnt so much and passed first time a very big thank you to all of you for making it so an enjoyable and educational experience
Reece Porter commented on 19-Jul-2017 08:11 PM5 out of 5 stars
Recently completed the 1 day Enhanced training with Ian. It was completed 6 weeks after passing my Mod 2 test. After riding 1k miles on my own bike I was lacking confidence in the corners and found myself hesitating. After the enhanced training and with all the pointers and advice from Ian I feel much more confident on the bike which in turn has led to enjoying my bike even more.

Ian is a great instructor, and as always the team at the Shires are brilliant. Once again, thanks Ian.

I cannot recommend Shires highly enough for all your motorcycle training needs.
Dayna Riley commented on 16-Jul-2017 06:48 PM5 out of 5 stars
So chuffed to finally be on two wheels! Thank you to the incredible patience and humour of Prit our instructor who made it a funny and really well rounded day, and Teresa who is so well organised, polite and friendly, helping you with all the information you need. Can't wait to do my DAS!
Joe Higham commented on 11-Jul-2017 04:09 PM5 out of 5 stars
Would like to say a huge thankyou to the whole team! Espically Dan for getting me through my mod 1/ mod 2 first time! Couldn't fault the shires one bit! Enjoyed every bit of riding I did with Dan! And made me very confident on a bike! Thankyou!
Lee green commented on 05-Jul-2017 05:43 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed my cbt today on a geared 125cc I'd never rode a geared bike before so didn't know what to expect.i must say andy was a absolute brilliant instructor made me feel at ease all the way threw it I can't thank him enough after 22 years of not being on a motorbike I must say he made the day an absolute pleasure I highly recommend shires and andy great banter aswell I really enjoyed my day today can't thank him enough if your looking to do your cbt or full bike test this is definitely the place I would recommend I'll be back to complete my full bike test very soon cheers guys
Simon commented on 20-Jun-2017 06:57 PM5 out of 5 stars
Completed my enhance/back to biking course yesterday and what a fantastic day. I haven't ridden in about five years and wondered if it was maybe too late but after a day with Ian he has restored my confidence, giving me tips and knowledge to make me a safer, better rider.
Ian is an amazing instructor, patient, experienced and so knowledgeable I can't thank you & your colleagues enough. I fully recommend this course to everyone , thank you once again !
Simon commented on 20-Jun-2017 06:41 PM5 out of 5 stars
Completed my enhance / back to biking course yesterday after a five year break from biking. What a fantastic day, I've come away with so much more knowledge , tips and most importantly confidence. Ian is a great guy, so knowledgeable, experienced and a fantastic instructor, I recommend this course 100% to everyone , thank you so much !
Garry ramp commented on 16-Jun-2017 06:09 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just complete an advanced riding day with Ian, want sure what to expect but it was worth every penny. I found the there are things I've been doing wrong for years, and I've learnt so many better techniques and valuable lessons today. I did this primarily because I'm scared of corners, I take bends and roundabouts at a snales pace. Note u feel so much better, by the end of the day I was cornering much more confidently, and even Suprised myself hour much better and smoother my riding was after only 6 hours. I'd recommend this to EVERYONE with a bike, it was the best £60 I've spent, so much so im going back next year to do it all again and brush up on even more. It can only make you a better and safer rider. So.. So reading this and go book a session! My only regret about today is that I didn't do it hard ago... Thanks to all the guys at the Shires, and especially Ian for giving me back my joy of biking..
Ian and Sam Robinson commented on 07-Jun-2017 12:44 PM5 out of 5 stars
The other half of the duo passed today
Many thanks to shires for their patience
Dan is the man again
Magic commented on 30-May-2017 04:09 PM5 out of 5 stars
Took my cbt here and I tell you what an awesome experience it was. Grate bunch of instructors making it all fun. Definitely recomend.
Reece Porter commented on 24-May-2017 08:25 PM5 out of 5 stars
Over the last two months I have completed my DAS with the Shires Team. My CBT, CBT+ Mod 1 and Mod 2 training has been with Ian who is a great instructor and clearly explains everything and tells you how it is.
I cannot recommend the whole team at Shires highly enough. If you're thinking of any training then give the team a call.
Simon Waite commented on 20-May-2017 04:34 PM5 out of 5 stars
Yes I passed all my tests and could ride a motorcycle ,but until I completed the enhanced rider scheme with Ian,I hadn't realised how little I actually knew. Extremely worth while and informative course ,riding technique tips were invaluable as was the additional safety information.Thank you to all at the Shires and especially Ian
Jordan Houldsworth commented on 11-May-2017 07:09 AM5 out of 5 stars
Absolutely Outstanding Staff and equipment at shires motorcycle training, i would highly reccomend to anybody wanting to start riding a motorbike. Driving lessons are a pain in the a**e but i enjoyed every minute of the bike training. Special shout out to Colin Ainsworth, thankyou for getting me through my mod 1 and 2. Wish the team all the best and thanks again
Charlie Tranter commented on 06-May-2017 09:52 AM5 out of 5 stars
Had a great time with shires on the DAS course passed flying colours yesterday 5th May 2017 everybody at shires are there to help you through the hole course , I can honestly say I really enjoyed myself and i got what I came for along the way a big thumbs up from me many thanks to the hole team it's been a pleasure.
Mark Gray commented on 01-May-2017 10:20 PM5 out of 5 stars
Myself Mark and my friend Barry had the great pleasure in doing our crash course CBT on Sunday 16th April. Our instructor for the day was Ian, he was a true professional and a credit to your company! His knowledge and experience that he shared with us was fantastic! Looking forward to meeting all your team again, we had a great day! Thanks a lot!
Azpal commented on 28-Apr-2017 06:48 AM5 out of 5 stars
I would recommend shires motorcycles training centre they have the best group of instructors that are patient and help you learn at your pace. Whether you have experience or not they will help you reach the license you are aiming for. Great customer service everyone has a great sense of humour; would always recommend them.
Boris commented on 26-Apr-2017 05:46 PM5 out of 5 stars
Had my CBT with Gary and Prit yesterday and learned alot in 1 day! Highly recommended trainers and i will do my full licence with Shires soon.
Greg commented on 25-Apr-2017 08:39 PM5 out of 5 stars
A big thank you to Shires Team Ian,Tom,Pete,Teresa. Really professional but with a great sense of humour. I would recommend them every time.
Aisling commented on 22-Apr-2017 06:25 PM5 out of 5 stars
I've just done my CBT renewal and found everyone at Shires extremely friendly. After Ian rebuilt (lol!) part of my bike to make it roadworthy, all went smoothly! I felt completely confident and relaxed under his guidance, worked through some things I'd been struggling with, and felt a much more able rider on my way home!
Garry Smart commented on 18-Apr-2017 12:31 PM5 out of 5 stars
Came back to bikes after 28 years, much changed. From CBT through to Mod 1 & 2 The team were great. Fast tracked through MOD 1 on Tuesday Mod 2 on Friday with intensive tuition before Mod2 on Friday morning. Always encouraging and although all the serious stuff is covered all the training was enjoyable and you look forward to the next bit after finishing the last. Would I recommend the Shires team? with out a doubt first class. Thanks Guys rocking a 1200cc Sporster some 16 months later.
Alex commented on 30-Mar-2017 10:40 AM4 out of 5 stars
Had a day out with Ian on the enhanced rider training. Took us to some nice country roads and taught us a thing or two. Great day
Tom Bryce commented on 29-Mar-2017 09:31 PM5 out of 5 stars
I would just like to start by saying a huge Thank you to the Shires team, they have been brilliant throughout my Direct Access Scheme and I can happily say I passed Mod 1 and Mod 2 first time.
The tuition I received was fantastic and informative and I was made to feel relaxed, which helped me build my confidence out on the roads on the bike!
The team themselves are very welcoming, easy going individuals, who are professional and want the best possible out come for each rider.
I couldn't recommended Shires any higher they have been absolutely brilliant!
I would just like to say a final thank you to Tom, Dan, Pete, Ian, Andy and Teresa. Il see you all soon for my Enhanced Rider Scheme.

Ian and Sam Robinson commented on 29-Mar-2017 03:40 PM5 out of 5 stars
passed mod 2 on the Yamaha xj6 yesterday
Dan is the man as far as I am concerned
looking forward to a bike purchase then some enhanced riding lessons
James Deacon commented on 29-Mar-2017 01:52 PM5 out of 5 stars
Really knowledgeable and patient instructors. I was very anxious at the start of the day but Prit soon had me on the road and completing my CBT. Thanks very Much. James
Curtis Chapple commented on 21-Mar-2017 08:22 PM5 out of 5 stars
What a day i've had. Passed my CBT last year and booked my Mod 1 and Mod 2 after a month or two. Passed my Mod 1 and Mod 2 first time!
A huge thanks to EVERYONE that helped me. Dan, Pete, Ian and Roger you're all top lads and made me feel very welcome through the whole experience.
Cant recommend you guys enough!
I will be back next year for my final test when i'm 24! Thanks again!
Kimbo commented on 19-Mar-2017 03:40 PM5 out of 5 stars
Had a great day at the Shires test centre today. Great and friendly instructors " Ion" top man 👌��👌��👌�� Passed and legal whoop whoop
Reece Porter commented on 19-Mar-2017 08:13 AM5 out of 5 stars
I passed my CBT yesterday. Ian led the training and you couldn't of asked for a better instructor. The whole team at Shires are brilliant.

I have booked in for the CBT+ course next week to have a 3 hour taster on a 600cc bike. Once my Theory test is done I shall be booking my Mod 1 & 2 with Shires asap.

I cannot recommend Shires highly enough!!!
lee anews commented on 11-Mar-2017 04:09 PM5 out of 5 stars
Pritesh absolute legend the 500cc Honda was amazing and can not wait till I get money together and get my for lisence (if I get to go on one of them beautiful machines again lol) you are all by far the greatest training team out there I recommend you guys to every new biker I meet thank you for my ride today and my R&R and hope to see you all sooner rather then later
Harry commented on 28-Feb-2017 05:31 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed my MOD 1 & 2 first time. Thanks to the team especially Dan, I couldn't of asked for better tuition. I look forward to the advanced riding course this summer.

I will always recommend Shires Motorcycle Training.
Ian and Sam Robinson commented on 28-Feb-2017 04:34 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed mod 1 today hooray
Can't say enough good things about the team at Shires
Excellent training excellent value
Roll on the mod 2
mark holyland commented on 18-Feb-2017 09:13 PM5 out of 5 stars
After passing my bike test and spending time riding, I decided to take my enhanced riding test. something that every new rider should do after getting use to your machine this allows you to iron out any problems you have, but also shows how to be more competent rider. Thanks to ian for a great day.......
dean commented on 11-Feb-2017 08:58 AM5 out of 5 stars
absolutely fantastic experience all round. great instruction and a real team of professionals!
The direct access approach was great and I had passed my part 1&2 in no time..
Thanks guys..can't stop off for a ride!!!
Best Wishes
Tanya King commented on 21-Jan-2017 08:50 PM5 out of 5 stars
I could not recommend Shires enough, i have recently taken my CBT with them and I would like to mention Ian, Dan and Pritesh in particular for being so patient and reassuring with me!
I now feel confident and happy on a moped and will be recommending Shires to more people.
Thomas Sherwood commented on 04-Jan-2017 09:46 AM5 out of 5 stars
I have had a great experience with Shires. In September I decided I wanted to do my CBT. The course was very informative and gave me the skills I needed to ride a 125 safely on my own. A few months later I decided I wanted to do my A2 licence. The training for Mod 1 and 2 was fantastic and I now have a full Licence! I will be back again to do my A licence with them in 2 years’ time.
Ian and Sam Robinson commented on 21-Dec-2016 04:33 PM5 out of 5 stars
Absolutely fantastic did the cbt plus today with my son
The staff are superb especially Dan and Theresa
Will definitely be doing full licence 2017
Many thanks again
Shane commented on 20-Dec-2016 12:55 PM5 out of 5 stars
This is my second time doing a CBT with Shires, both times I received excellent tuition, useful advice. Interesting issues to consider / be aware of and it has made getting back on two wheels a great experience. I'm not easily impressed but the tuition really was good!
Simon levett commented on 12-Dec-2016 03:46 PM5 out of 5 stars
Brilliant instructor's Ian was ace calmed my nerves and also passes by the end many thanks to the lads there top class
Lee Sursham commented on 10-Dec-2016 10:46 AM5 out of 5 stars
Shires took me from motorcycle novice to full licence holder in a really short time frame. They provide a really friendly, professional service that I would recommend to anyone. Special thanks to Dan & Andy for their mentoring through MOD 1 & 2. It's been a great way to start my motorcycling career.
Jonathan Hight-Warburton commented on 07-Dec-2016 05:25 PM5 out of 5 stars
CBT to Mod 2 in just a few weeks. Excellent, patient, well presented and most importantly, fun training. Thank you, Theresa, Dan, Andy and all the rest of the guys at Shires, I'd recommend you to anyone. I'm off to eBay now to start bike shopping!
Jack Graham commented on 26-Nov-2016 03:41 PM5 out of 5 stars
Fantastic first time riding a bike took my CBT friendly bunch of staff, excellent instructor with lots of feedback during the road element and very friendly instructor on the first part.

highly recommend
Mark Palmer commented on 26-Nov-2016 12:36 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just passed my mod 2 first time with Shires. Great company and great guys to learn with. Professional and supportive all the way. Thanks to Dan, Ian, Andy and the rest of the team. Regards Mark
Danny Bowles commented on 24-Nov-2016 09:39 AM5 out of 5 stars
What a great team at Shires!! Thanks so much for the tips and for the patience! It's a great feeling to now have a full motorcycle licence :)
Omair Ali commented on 22-Nov-2016 10:08 PM5 out of 5 stars
Took me a bit longer than normal, but all the instructors were brilliant, very patient and helpful. Cant thank them enough, the CBT may just be a small course, but its been huge for me.
Anthony Brewin commented on 07-Nov-2016 09:17 PM5 out of 5 stars
CBT, Theory, Mod 1 and Mod 2 all done first time between August and September. I was very nervous about doing this bike malarky and wasn't sure it was for me. Now I'm all done waiting for the delivery of my first Yamaha MT09 Tracer. All thanks to the expert and patient teachers at Shires MCT. Cheers and see you for the advanced course soon.
Anthony Brewin commented on 07-Nov-2016 09:15 PM5 out of 5 stars
CBT, Theory, Mod 1 and Mod 2 all done first time between August and September. I was very nervous about doing this bike malarky and wasn't sure it was for me. Now I'm all done waiting for the delivery of my first Yamaha MT09 Tracer. All thanks to the expert and patient teachers at Shires MCT. Cheers and see you for the advanced course soon.
S.Patterson commented on 31-Oct-2016 04:14 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just completed my Direct Access Course today, very happy with Shires as instruction was 100% and training was easy to understand through-out.
Recommend anyone wanting to do there Bike Course to go for the Full Training Course.
S.Patterson commented on 21-Oct-2016 05:20 PM5 out of 5 stars
Took my Mod 1 this week with a pass, very happy with the instruction I have received and now looking forward to Mod 2 in a few weeks.
Gaz Cooke commented on 20-Oct-2016 01:04 PM5 out of 5 stars
I have just completed my Mod 2 test after undertaking the direct access course with Shires. From my CBT, though my Mod 1 & Mod 2 training, and finally to my motorbike tests Shires were absolutely brilliant. All the staff and instructors were very professional and knowledgable, but they also made the whole experience feel personal as well and not like you were just there as a paying candidate. Special thanks to Pritesh, Andy, Gary, and Dan for all the training and instruction but all the people there were brilliant. I really enjoyed completing my course with Shires and would thoroughly recommend them.
S.Patterson commented on 08-Oct-2016 11:39 AM5 out of 5 stars
I have just done the CBT PLUS, anyone that is doing there Bike Course - then its well worth the small fee to do this as an extra.
Had a great instructor who gave good advise ( where needed ) and I am now looking forward to the next part of my course.
Tej commented on 05-Oct-2016 11:11 AM5 out of 5 stars
Completed my CBT earlier this year with Pritesh, it was a great learning experience and I have been happily riding my little 125 for the past few months. Will definitely be doing my Mod 1 & 2 training with Shires. Also want to say thanks to Ian for all the advice and for answering my endless amount of questions.
roger williams commented on 26-Sep-2016 12:38 PM5 out of 5 stars
Needing to update my ERS for Leicestershire and Rutland Blood Bikes, I had a day's training/ assessment with Ian. His professional approach meant that initial 'nerves' were soon overcome. Throughout the day he offered a variety of tips about improving my riding, whilst his final feedback was delivered objectively and constructively. A really valuable day, and one I'd wholeheartedly recommend to any motorcyclist. Many thanks.
S.Patterson commented on 24-Sep-2016 04:05 PM5 out of 5 stars
CBT completed today as part of Direct Access Course, great fun and easy to understand instructors.
Now the course can begin as the 1st step is completed.
Kirk Clarke commented on 21-Sep-2016 04:46 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed CBT with Shires. Fantastic experience. First time on a motorbike and the Staff are excellent. very patient and fill you with confidence. Gave me the option to change to an auto as i was struggling on a geared motorbike. Would definitely recommend and will be back for lessons on a geared motorbike. Thank you very much.
Morgan Spencer commented on 21-Sep-2016 04:26 PM5 out of 5 stars
Instructors are very friendly. They get the job done but can have a laugh at the same time. Highly recommend
Ed commented on 17-Sep-2016 09:17 AM5 out of 5 stars
I have recently completed my CBT here and the standard of tuition here was nothing short of excellent. The instructors work with you in small groups at your pace giving you really encouraging advice and guidance. They also provided very useful advice on what to do next following my CBT. I would recommend their services 100% and shall be utilising this service for the next stages in gaining my license.
Richard wykes commented on 14-Sep-2016 06:56 AM5 out of 5 stars
Took the enhanced scheme with Ian. Had a great day, a few things pointed out to me that I have took on board to improve my riding experience,got an A pass, I took this scheme after passing my test 20 years ago,we can all believe that we don't need any training but we can all learn something from doing this scheme. Ian is great
Louis Tomlinson commented on 07-Sep-2016 05:18 PM5 out of 5 stars
Fantastic service, great advice and there's always a laugh to be had. Renewing my CBT with Shires was a pleasure, can't wait to so my Mod 1 and 2 with them in September.
Anthony Brewin commented on 27-Aug-2016 10:40 PM5 out of 5 stars
CBT completed. I was apprehensive about getting on a bike for the first time but Tom (the boss) made me feel comfortable and had the patience of a saint
charlotte cooper commented on 24-Aug-2016 02:11 PM5 out of 5 stars
Before Sunday (21/08/16) i had never been on a bike, i was ridiculously nervous on the morning of my CBT. When i arrived i found the staff to be very helpful and calming, i had Dan as my trainer and was absolutely excellent with me. He could see how nervous i was and soon set me at ease. After a few struggles, after about an hour i was riding around great! He built my confidence up which is what i needed and was very complimentary.
I now want to take my full bike test!
Not sure why i was so nervous as it was a breeze, thanks to these guys. Defiantly recommend.
Ian and Sam Robinson commented on 18-Aug-2016 09:28 AM5 out of 5 stars
What a day
Superb training Gary the instructor was excellent very patient easy to talk to and his training style was right up our street
Very honest and down to earth
Will definitely be returning for more
Louise Hammond commented on 22-Jul-2016 11:13 AM5 out of 5 stars
What can I say, this training centre is truly amazing, I now have my full bike licence. Everyone is so helpful and supportive, especially Dan!, I cant thank him and all the guys enough, I would recommend the Shires to anyone wanting to do their bike licence all day long.... Thanks again!
Les Hastings commented on 13-Jul-2016 02:31 PM5 out of 5 stars
As a complete novice, i was looking for a safe, professional and effective training school locally in the East Midlands.
After my son and I completed our CBT, Mod1 and Mod2 all 1st time, and with a permanent smile on our face.. we knew we'd gone to the right place.. good luck Tom and the fellas :-)
Carol commented on 06-Jul-2016 02:02 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just passed by CBT, Mod 1 and Mod 2 in under a month, first time with the Shires. Dan is a fab instructor – funny, patient and supportive. I’d only rode a scooter on holiday before this so Dan brought me from a nervous, wobbly rider to a confident independent rider. It was an excellent experience and all instructors and staff are friendly and supportive. The Shires give five star service and training.

Well done guys.
Shane Randall commented on 01-Jul-2016 11:31 PM5 out of 5 stars
Amazing truely amazing tom was the best person ever such a smart dude when it comes to bike safety and so understanding helped me from not ever eveeerrr going on a geared bike or a bike it self to becoming a confident rider thanks so much guys your all an amazing bunch of lads
Craig commented on 24-Jun-2016 01:47 PM5 out of 5 stars
A big thank you to shires team. A professionally ran outfit who will go that bit extra to ensure you're ready for the open. Instructor approachable, clear and supportive. They are backed up with professional admin staff who will Bauer the package they provide is right for you.
Caroline Riley commented on 15-Jun-2016 08:16 PM5 out of 5 stars
I want to say thanks to all at the Shires for your support, patience and belief in me, especially Dan, Ian Tom and Teresa. Dan - thanks for believing in me, even when I didn’t believe in myself. You got me through the whole process - CBT, Mod 1 and 2 – really can’t thank you enough, even for the jokes. Ian – thanks for your time when my confidence was low. Tom – thanks for your calm presence on the way over for my Mod 2, it helped keep my nerves at bay. Teresa – thanks for your kind words and support throughout the whole process. Thanks also to Ian and Tom for finding test dates that worked for me. Wouldn’t have done it without you. If anyone out there is thinking about returning to riding after a break (it has been a while for me) then don’t hesitate, do it and do it with the Shires. I should have done it ages ago!
Tina commented on 12-Jun-2016 07:23 AM5 out of 5 stars
Passed my CBT yesterday and still walking round with a grin on my face. Done half hour with Dan last week and it did not look like I was ever gunna ride without taking my feet off the floor but Dan believed in me and gave me the confidence I needed. Dan is the most funniest and patient guy I know. Ian was my instructor for the CBT and his knowledge, professionalism, patience and humour made it a really enjoyable day. I would recommend Shires every time and I cant wait to go back to do the Mod 1 and Mod 2. Thanks guys for making me believe I could do it.
Pri commented on 11-Jun-2016 09:15 AM5 out of 5 stars
The best company to learn with. The best characters to learn from. They were able to cater to my lifestyle and got me from zero to hero in just over two months! I'll most definitely be going back for the advanced rider course. Anybody considering getting training/license, you are at the right place! Thanks guys :)
Tina commented on 05-Jun-2016 10:38 AM5 out of 5 stars
Just completed a half hour taster at the age of 47 and I loved it!! Dan gave me tons of confidence (fab bloke with a wicked sense of humour and the patience of a saint) Booked in for my CBT next weekend. Thanks Dan
Jake Spence commented on 04-Jun-2016 08:05 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just passed my CBT. What a great bunch of guys. Really professional but with a great sense of humour and really friendly. I would recommend them every time. My mum is gunna do her CBT now! Thanks guys
Anna Palijcuka commented on 24-May-2016 03:32 PM5 out of 5 stars
Did my cbt and pass on Sunday! Thanks for all team! Great instructors! Was have a good time!
I recommend the Shires Motorcycle Training!
Dene Walker commented on 10-May-2016 03:00 PM5 out of 5 stars
Did the Enhanced Rider Scheme today. Fun day out and learned a lot. Shame about the weather, but still passed with an 'A' grade. As always: I can highly recommend Shires.
Hannah commented on 10-May-2016 02:50 PM5 out of 5 stars
Did a one to one driving course yesterday, Really informative, learnt loads and enjoyed my day. I have always done my training with Shires over the years and would recommend them to anyone. Great experience every time.
Danial Griffiths commented on 05-May-2016 07:18 AM5 out of 5 stars
Did my cbt yesterday and passed, thanks to the fab team . Very good instructors. Would come back there every time. Jim was a brill instructor on the car park. Keep up your good work guys and girls. Fantastic
Russell Warren commented on 01-May-2016 04:17 PM5 out of 5 stars
I'm looking to return to biking, mostly for commuting and took the 6 hour course with Ian. The instruction was provided at a pace to suit me and by the end i was confident that i'd be safe returning to 2 wheels. Ian was very patient and encouraging at all times. Recommended.
Tracey Dale commented on 30-Apr-2016 10:14 AM5 out of 5 stars
I now have a full bike licence thanks to the training and support from Shires. I passed my Mod 1 and 2 first time. Being 4ft 10 and a bit this has been a challenge. Shires went out of their way to ensure that I had the opportunity to go for a full licence. Special thanks to Danny, Tom and Teresa
Warren pritchard commented on 29-Apr-2016 07:45 AM5 out of 5 stars
The staff are superb they will teach you all you need to know, follow what your told and you will pass.

Had an awesome time yesterday on my mod 2 (until the test and my brain decided to migrate although I still passed)

Dan my instructor helped inspire confidence and did everything above and beyond to help me pass , even rode past a couple of rock pubs with live gigs (I'm not from around here so getting to know new places is awesome)

The guys will make you feel like a person not a customer which is a rare thing these days.

I'll be back for the advanced course
Richard Stanley commented on 28-Apr-2016 11:04 PM5 out of 5 stars
Many thanks to Tom and his fabulous team for getting me through my Direct Access Training. U-turns have no fear for me now! A big thank you to Andy and Ian thanks for your patients, and special thanks to Dan. Your advise was always useful, criticism always constructive. "A couple of years more practice and I'll be giving your Granny a run for her money!" Please keep up the good work, you are all amazing people
keith chambers commented on 26-Apr-2016 08:24 PM5 out of 5 stars
I took my CBT to full bike licence with shires and would recommend them to anyone
Andrew Cook commented on 24-Apr-2016 10:09 AM5 out of 5 stars
I had never ridden a motorbike before and took CBT to full bike test over two weeks last summer with Shires. They were fantastic.

The instructors were friendly and knowkedgable, giving good insight and instruction. The courses were perfectly laid out and I did not feel rushed pressured at any stage yet felt fully prepared for all tests.

I have been safely riding ever since. Thank you for all your help, I cannot recommend you guys enough!
Mark Cooper commented on 04-Apr-2016 07:49 AM5 out of 5 stars
Thanks to all the team in helping me through my route to a full licence and for providing an excellent and thoroughly professional training experience in the process.
Toni commented on 26-Mar-2016 02:29 PM
Recommend these guys 100% iv done my cbt with them a couple of times and now looking at my A2 license, such a supportive group!
Jonathan harrison commented on 21-Mar-2016 03:44 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed mod1 and mod2 first time thanks to these, brilliant bunch of blokes couldnt ask for more, worth every penny, will be back to do the advanced riding course. Spot on cheers lads
Russell Thorpe commented on 14-Mar-2016 06:02 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just to say thanks. The Enhanced Riders Scheme course I attended on Sunday was a great way to learn further riding skills. Top marks for Ian, who gave me one-to-one professional instruction and guidance. I would highly recommend this course to others who have passed their full tests and want to improve their riding. You can get insurance discounts too.
Nicolas Jackson commented on 03-Mar-2016 06:06 PM4 out of 5 stars
Many Thanks to all especially Dan and Andy for getting me through everything from scratch. Nic
Kane commented on 21-Feb-2016 05:28 PM5 out of 5 stars
Sat my CBT today .. So impressed with the training we were given...very professional..very thorough...friendly instructors... Had a great day..would highly recommend
Dave commented on 15-Feb-2016 02:36 PM5 out of 5 stars
had to renew my CBT and as usual great friendly down to earth yet professional service at Shires. Thank You
Ed commented on 03-Feb-2016 02:46 PM5 out of 5 stars
Being 50+ years of age I got a full motorbike licence in the days before the CBT. I am Pretty much self taught.

Unable to afford a second car I purchased a motorcycle for the daily commute. As it had been over 15 years since I was on a motorcycle I decided some refresher training was in order.

My instructor was Ian, who in his own words “speaks his mind”.
I found his instruction refreshing, dealing with even the smallest detail and his feed back was informative.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Shires Training.

It is my intention to go back in a few months to do my advanced rider training.
Helen Abrams commented on 18-Jan-2016 03:04 PM5 out of 5 stars
Had such an amazing day! I'd like to thank Dan and Ian for getting me past my fear of turning! And an extra special thanks to Steph for having me on the road and helping me complete the CBT 1 to 1! It was bitterly cold but got through it just fine! Thanks so much!
Rex Towle commented on 02-Jan-2016 11:24 AM5 out of 5 stars
I did the full course from cbt to full leicence passed on 23 /12/15 excellent instructors who really know there stuff and make sure you ride safely
Matthew Snodin commented on 22-Dec-2015 06:14 PM5 out of 5 stars
CBT MOD1 & MOD2 passed first time thanks to shires. All top blokes, very professional and a very enjoyable weekend, couldnt of asked for anymore and highly recommend this training centre to anybody wishing to learn.
Martyn commented on 15-Dec-2015 04:10 AM5 out of 5 stars
Done the Enhanced rider scheme on Saturday. Would highly recommend this. Came away feeling a lot more confident. Passed with an A. Top marks to Ian
Mark Moss commented on 01-Dec-2015 07:31 PM5 out of 5 stars
It was a fantastic experience the best day ever big thanks to IAN and Tom highly reccomend
jake pick commented on 29-Nov-2015 12:15 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed my CBT here again with these guys Ian and Gareth, absolute credit to the company and now booked in for my full bike test. Thanks again everyone
mo commented on 28-Nov-2015 10:35 PM5 out of 5 stars
Thanks to all of you at shires.Had a fantastic experience doing my CBT and Ian and Mr Welsh were brilliant! They trained me and gave me the confidence to full throttle that yamaha. Thanks again guys really appreciate it and will be back hopefully for the full licence.
David Thomas commented on 18-Nov-2015 03:25 PM5 out of 5 stars
I recently participated in the enhanced rider course. It was very usefull and was also good fun depsite the weather conditions. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who has just passed their direct access. I enjoyed the course so much I'd like to do it again when the weather is better and when I have my own big bike
Matthew Snodin commented on 31-Oct-2015 06:03 PM5 out of 5 stars
Trained today with pritesh and Ian. Was very professional and an enjoyable day. Cannot recommend highly enough
David Thomas commented on 28-Oct-2015 05:32 PM5 out of 5 stars
Very helpful and friendly instructors who are down to earth and can have a laugh but yet remain professional at all times. Well worth every penny and pretty much guaranteed to pass whatever course you choose
jackie lovett commented on 25-Oct-2015 12:31 PM5 out of 5 stars
Hi. I would recommend the shires to anyone who is thinking of training on a motorcycle. This team is very friendly and helpful. Easy to talk too. Just done my CBT for 5 time they don't rush you. You will really enjoy urself. Please book with the shires. Thanx again team. :-)
Florine Forster commented on 18-Oct-2015 05:21 PM5 out of 5 stars
Really helpful and friendly instructors, thanks for such a fantastic day!
Mark Adams commented on 11-Oct-2015 03:56 PM5 out of 5 stars
Done CBT today loved every minute of it first time on a bike, training was clear and detailed found instructors really easy going and patient! (IAN, PRITESH) could of stayed out on the road all day!
Nick cook commented on 06-Oct-2015 11:11 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed mod 2 today thats mod 1and2 first time thanks to shires. Passed theory easily after 1 hr excellent training from Theresa that I would have failed and then had the total pleasure of being trained by the magnificent Dan totally brilliant and great fun.. Really enjoyed it. Top class teacher
mo commented on 02-Oct-2015 04:11 AM5 out of 5 stars
Very good teaching skills make it easy. They never give pressure and all the staff are friendly.
Nick cook commented on 30-Sep-2015 12:11 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just passed mod 1 excellent company great instructer many thanks Dan.
Ben Abadie commented on 28-Sep-2015 09:44 PM5 out of 5 stars
Did my Advanced with Tom Yesterday, Brilliant day thoroughly enjoyed it and feel 100% more confident. Would recommend to anyone willing to learn as did everything with them, starting from CBT. Staff are all friendly and patient and fill you with confidence.
Thom Purell commented on 27-Sep-2015 07:16 PM
I found the CBT test day to be a thoroughly enjoyable experience that boosted my confidence no end. My trainer was Dan and I would highly him as his teaching style is incredibly effective and allowed me to pass with ease.
All in all, a fantastic company for motorcycle/scooter training!
Amr Elsissi commented on 18-Sep-2015 09:47 PM5 out of 5 stars
great team, friendly atmosphere, I passed my CBT, MOD1 of my DAS first attempt with Shires. Many thanks for the whole experience which was rich and full of nice memories.
Daniel Staniforth commented on 13-Sep-2015 09:25 AM5 out of 5 stars
Took my CBT yesterday and had Dan as my instructor.... All I can say is that it was amazing! Dan is a great instructor, knowledgeable, patient, understanding and very funny.

I would 100% recommend the Shires motorcycle Training to anyone thinking of life on two wheels.

Btw I passed my CBT, thank you so much guys :)
john fryer commented on 06-Sep-2015 12:53 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just done my cbt rr the instructor Was great would recommend to anyone Great people
Sally Hurst commented on 19-Aug-2015 11:04 AM5 out of 5 stars
Having never ridden a bike before, I started with a try ride session, the support and encouragement gave me the confidence to go for, and pass my CBT. The relaxed atmosphere made the whole experience very enjoyable, thanks to the whole team.
Martin cross commented on 18-Aug-2015 06:20 PM5 out of 5 stars
A special thanks to Ian (cbt) Andy (mod 1+2) and Dan (comedy)i found the whole thing very smooth and easy with their guidance and knowledge.... Thanks again
Lyndon commented on 14-Aug-2015 04:19 PM5 out of 5 stars
I wanna thank tom and Teresa for getting me in cbt and mod 1 and 2 all within the space of a week with a days short notice.
And I wanna thank steph pritesh but last but not least Dan the man couldn't of asked for a better teacher/trainer you listen to him you will pass.cheers lyndon
Paulette Cornelius-Stagg commented on 12-Aug-2015 05:52 PM5 out of 5 stars
Thanks to Tom and the team at Shires Motorcycle Training. As a first timer who had never ridden before your instruction, guidance, patience and reassurance enabled me to pass my CBT. I would definitely recommend Shires for motorcycle training. I will be coming back to take full test in the future.
Ahmed Patel commented on 12-Aug-2015 01:08 PM5 out of 5 stars
Couple of months ago i could not ride a motorbike to save my life and had to do the CBT twice as I was so bad. BUT with the amazing instructors support, patience, guidance, positivity even I was able to pass the Mod 1 and Mod 2 first time round. The team genuinely love what they do with a passion and it is very clear when working with them. Massive thanks to Tom and the team especially Pritesh for CBT, Andy, Steph and Gareth for Mod 1 and Dan for Mod 2. Loof forward to the advance course. cheers. Ahmed
Jonathan commented on 11-Aug-2015 03:57 PM5 out of 5 stars
Completed my cbt today, great blokes very patient spot on!
Elly Lillepa commented on 05-Aug-2015 02:55 AM5 out of 5 stars
I was so nervous when I got there but the friendly staff calm you down by having a laugh and THEY GIVE YOU TEA!!! The course itself is great, great instructor for Cbt (high five to pritesh) so down to earth would definitely recommend. The very best, very cheap, very friendly, I'm one very happy passed student (:
Jake Morris commented on 28-Jul-2015 07:52 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed Mod 1 and Mod 2 first time thanks to Shires motorcycle training! The practice sessions are a lot of fun and you learn everything you need to know for your test! Great bunch of people work their and I want to thank them all for a great experience!
Sara Tyler commented on 20-Jul-2015 09:48 AM5 out of 5 stars
Absolutely brilliant! Dan is a great instructor and filled an ex non-biker with confidence! Thank you so much
Damian commented on 16-Jul-2015 02:24 PM5 out of 5 stars
Very nice people, very good atmosphere and what is the most important instructors know what they are doing. Passed Mod 1 and Mod 2 at first time.
Thanks Dan for good teaching all the best to everyone.
Daniel Ward commented on 08-Jul-2015 06:16 PM5 out of 5 stars
I can't praise Tom and the team highly enough. From having no motorcycle experience at all, I made contact in April and the team have coached me all the way through to get my full license, passing both my mod1 and mod2 first time.
I'll be back to see the team once I've got a bike and I'll look to improve my knowledge on their advanced course.

Thanks again all,

Dan W
Marcus commented on 06-Jul-2015 05:57 PM5 out of 5 stars
I had my CBT today and my instructor was Dan. I come in today to be honest quite nervous and walked away very confident. Thank you very much will definitely recommend you to everyone else.06/07/15
Bob Holland commented on 28-Jun-2015 09:55 PM5 out of 5 stars
Excellent Saturday morning rr CBT yesterday with Pritesh instructing and another pleasant chap on a Vespa. Thank you very much for an informative, enjoyable, & professional rr CBT course.
Covered everything in the 'repeat' CBT in as short a time as is necessary.
Ride round Charnwood was delightful.
See you in 2 years time.
Ross commented on 23-Jun-2015 09:42 PM5 out of 5 stars
I have just done my mod 1&2 with shires.Would just like to say a massive thank you to everyone at shires. All the staff there made it nice and easy with clear instructions I would highly recommend these to anyone that is thinking about doing there bike test
Joe Postlethwaite commented on 23-Jun-2015 06:28 PM5 out of 5 stars
Simply brilliant. Completed CBT through to MOD 2. Cheerful and friendly trainers with a relaxed but professional learning environment. The instructors put you at ease and ensure you learn by enjoying your riding experience. From start to finish the service I got was thorough and professional.

If you are serious about wanting to learn how to ride a a motorcycle, go to Shires. You will not regret it.
Alison Good commented on 21-Jun-2015 05:51 AM5 out of 5 stars
I was a complete novice on a motorbike and Pritesh managed to get me through my CBT. He made the training fun as well as giving me the confidence to get through the day. I am now looking forward to returning to take my full licence - not sure if Pritesh is though....
Rob Payne commented on 08-Jun-2015 10:38 AM5 out of 5 stars
Both myself and my partner were complete beginners at riding bikes and the team at Shires were very understanding and patient. We successfully completed our CBT on the first attempt thanks to the expert tuition of the instructors. Bring on module 1!!!
Natan Chauhan commented on 03-Jun-2015 08:29 PM5 out of 5 stars
I did my CBT Training today with the nice folks at Shires. It was a really friendly place to learn, especially for newbies like myself. The staff were friendly and helped me through everything. It was very professional and I will certainly recommend to friends and family. The tutor was excellent and was very professional.

All in all...a bug thumbs up!!

ashley jones commented on 03-Jun-2015 01:13 PM5 out of 5 stars
amazing experience glad I came here would defiantly recommend it to everyone who would like to get a bike
Paul commented on 27-May-2015 10:14 AM5 out of 5 stars
Sailed through a DAS course.
Amazing instructors, I can't recommend them enough.
There are cheaper Shires are worth every penny of it and you really do get what you pay for.
Chris commented on 18-May-2015 07:19 PM5 out of 5 stars
Completed my Mod1 and 2 training with Shires about a month ago. I had a really great experience and all the staff are so friendly. Passed both tests first time- that says it all really. Highly recommend!
Nathan Mawhinney commented on 11-May-2015 03:01 PM5 out of 5 stars
This was my third time renewing my CBT training and every time, Shires have maintained an excellent level of professionalism and support assisting me to pass. I would especially like to thank Pritesh for his time and support during training!
Sam (irish) commented on 08-May-2015 08:41 PM5 out of 5 stars
Best £150 speant in my life loved it great instructors well recommended
Ross Calpin commented on 06-May-2015 09:35 PM5 out of 5 stars
Did my A1 license with these guys and they were awesome. I'd had my CBT and been riding a Ped for a year and decided when I turned 17 that I'd like to do my A1 license. They taught me how to ride a heard bike (because I'd been on a Ped for a year) Passed my Mod 1 test first time with 1 minor and passed my mod 2 first time with 2 minors. Got to say that they taught me a lot in a small space of time and managed to get me to a level where I could sit my test. Very nice people and very friendly! Can't wait to do my A2 with these guys soon! Thanks a lot😁
Eugene Skoberla commented on 06-May-2015 04:57 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just completed my DAS with Shires and I can highly recommend these guys. They are a Knowledgeable bunch and made the course fun. Thanks again.
Jake Sanders commented on 01-May-2015 03:45 PM5 out of 5 stars
Amazing staff and let you go at your own pace wouldnt choose anyone else
Andrew Scott commented on 26-Apr-2015 05:13 PM5 out of 5 stars
if you wish to pass a cbt @ shires I would highly recommend them, friendly staff and very helpful
5 star service to you guys!! Thank you :)
Ben Abadie commented on 26-Apr-2015 02:08 PM5 out of 5 stars
Did my CBT yesterday, brilliant instructors, never rode a bike before yesterday, very patient and very friendly, had an amazing day, went to fast. Would highly recommend for anybody wanting to learn. Thanks Pritesh & Tom, Will see you soon for Mod 1 and 2 after theory test.
Anonymous commented on 25-Apr-2015 02:01 PM5 out of 5 stars
did a cbt training course at was not my first cbt but it was by far the most informative, practical,and surprisingly enjoyable instead of a chore that has to be done . I was disappointed when it finished . a big thank you to dan and tommy . keep up the good work and thanks for your help and a great day
Helen Warren commented on 25-Apr-2015 06:49 AM5 out of 5 stars
Both my son and I recently did our CBT at the shires with Tom and Dan .I must say went we went in we were both nervous but that soon disappeared. They were fantastic and soon made us relax. Thanks to them both we passed our CBT and especially to Dan as he suffered a lot of pain that day. Dan your feedback was brilliant and the ride out in the country was needed . Will be back to do mod 1 as soon as we can . Definetly a brilliant team at shires .
Tariq Quareshy commented on 20-Apr-2015 06:17 PM5 out of 5 stars
The second time I've done my CBT with Shires Leicester. Very helpful bunch of guys. First time was with Steph

And the second time was with Dan who made me feel at ease when learning how to ride a geared bike. He was full of tips and guided the team well throughout the session, it was more fun than it was a test.

Thank you

Jas Sodhi commented on 20-Apr-2015 12:57 PM5 out of 5 stars
Took my Test in August 2013 and from CBT to Full license in one time. Great team of instructors Alan, Dan, Iain, Steph, Tom and Pritesh. They have helped me to pass the test by explaining how to and why not. I recommend them to anyone looking for a motorcycle license. Many thanks to all.
Alex Pashley commented on 17-Apr-2015 08:44 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just want to say a massive thank you to everyone involved in my passing my MOD2 Today(17/04/2015). Starting with Pritesh training me on a 125cc back in March,then another thank you to the comedy duo Andy & Steph who have got the patients of saints putting up with our mistakes on the training weekend. Thanks to Ian on the MOD2 training. And to Dan for the great advice on the assessment day and also when observing us when on the way to the test center. Really would recommend to any one who wanted to take their direct access. From start to finish the atmosphere was really relaxed felt like I had known them forever. The advice given is constructive but never make you feel stupid when you get it wrong. Also a big thank you to Teresa too. Thank you all very much you lot deserve the pat on the back as you did all the hard work.
Jim gough commented on 17-Apr-2015 02:50 PM5 out of 5 stars
Tom, Dan and Team offer a fantastic and safe environment where you not only learn the basics but also gain from their wealth of experience. Every stage of the process from CBT through to MOD2 was enjoyable and after the thorough training the tests went smoothly. Thanks Guys!
Mark Gannon commented on 11-Apr-2015 12:00 PM5 out of 5 stars
Recently did one day of training and my Mod 2 test with Shires. Fantastic! Great, friendly and very knowledgeable staff and good value for money. Thanks guys! I will definitely be back to do the advanced rider course!
Highly recommended
Marc reeve commented on 10-Apr-2015 07:59 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just want to thank Tom and Dan and Stef and everyone at shires motorcycle training for everything. I passed first time and would recommend you to anyone great value for money take care
Graham Chambers commented on 10-Apr-2015 06:06 PM5 out of 5 stars
From the first minute to the last of my CBT I was made to feel very welcome and that my experience was all that mattered. Both Tom & Pritesh were Fantastic instructors. I will definitely be returning for my full licence (just as soon as I can afford it)
dominic greve commented on 05-Apr-2015 08:50 PM5 out of 5 stars
Completed my CBT today. Something I was not sure on doing or not but glad I did.
My instructor Ian knows what he is doing and a great teacher. Thanks Again!
Joanne Allwood commented on 03-Apr-2015 06:53 PM5 out of 5 stars
I did my cbt on 17th march, I had never ridden a motorcycle before or driven a car! So was very nervous especially going on the road but the instructors were brilliant and after coming back again for more training I got my certificate :) I got my own bike a few days later and have been practicing around my local area and enjoying it, thankyou everyone for the great training :D
Scott Dobson commented on 01-Apr-2015 01:54 AM5 out of 5 stars
Did my CBT here a few days ago and really enjoyed my self. The instructors are really helpful with a good sense of humour. When I was making mistakes on the road they really helped me, told me what I was doing wrong and gave me clear instructions on how to fix it! they also give you a lot of confidence on riding a bike on the road. Would recommend to anyone!
Mark Cluer commented on 26-Mar-2015 08:50 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just gained my full licence after taking the Full Works package with Shires. The training was extremely thorough and prepped me well for all the tests which I passed on first attempt. Massive thanks to the whole team, especially Theresa, Andy and Dan for all their support and words of wisdom. I'll definitely be back in a month or two for further training and cannot rate them highly enough.
Many thanks!!
Andy McLeod commented on 24-Mar-2015 10:38 PM5 out of 5 stars
I'd always wanted to ride a bike but never had time to. Now in my forties I thought it was about time I did. Did my CBT and DAS with the guys and passed everything within a couple of weeks. Dan and Andy really were great and patient. The guys really explained everything well, clearly and used their experience to give tips and tricks when on the bike (but...Dan, the jokes are bad mate!). Can not recommend them enough. Cheers guys 😀
Alex Pashley commented on 23-Mar-2015 01:30 PM5 out of 5 stars
I have never ridden a motorcycle before, until yesterday (22/03/15). I had the best experience. Pritesh our instructor was brilliant, very patient(emphasis on the word patient), at one stage I'm sure he wanted to bang his head against a brick wall! lol. Right from the beginning back to basics,step by step well explained from handling the bike off its stand to the controlled stop/emergency stop. Felt really comfortable, no pressure a really relaxed environment . Would really recommend these guys if your thinking about doing your CBT (STOP THINKING BOOK IT!). I Just need to remember to cancel my indicators eh Pritesh! lol
Nick Godfrey commented on 21-Mar-2015 10:47 PM5 out of 5 stars
When you've read the feed back pick up the phone or call in and book your training as it's all true. A delight to work with you all thanks guys
Stu Glithero commented on 18-Mar-2015 06:19 PM5 out of 5 stars
Thanks to Tom and crew,especially Dan for all the help and training resulting in my full licence. Don't hesitate to use shires great team
Daniel Tebbutt commented on 18-Mar-2015 09:13 AM5 out of 5 stars
Completed my das in just over a month, great training from a good bunch of instructors
Arshad Bhoyroo commented on 17-Mar-2015 08:58 PM5 out of 5 stars
Brilliant CBT tutoring. Very patient instructors who are more than willing to explain whenever help is needed. Correct technique is well taught and explained. Very friendly reception and everyone has a really good sense of humour which helps a lot. Recommended to everyone.
Wendy Walker commented on 15-Mar-2015 09:49 AM5 out of 5 stars
I completed my CBT refresher course with Ian today. And he was great. he taught me a lot. And i had a great time. Thank you Ian and all the crew XX
Eleanor boulton commented on 04-Mar-2015 10:22 PM5 out of 5 stars
Brilliant ...Dan was an easy going professional instructor .....made me feel I had achieved lots elated with my pass ...thankyou dan the man xxx
Eleanor boulton commented on 04-Mar-2015 10:19 PM5 out of 5 stars
Brilliant ...Dan was an easy going professional instructor .....made me feel I had achieved lots elated with my pass ...thankyou dan the man xxx
Daniel Tebbutt commented on 03-Mar-2015 10:56 AM5 out of 5 stars
Had great fun doing my Cbt and Das with Shires, great team and great training from Tom,Andy,Ian,Dan And Steph, got me from nothing to my full licence in a month 1st time, would recommend them to anyone :)
Stephen Watson commented on 02-Mar-2015 05:10 PM5 out of 5 stars
Done all my training here passed without any problems (due to the skills of the instructors) very friendly team with great knowledge base! Thanks for all your work!!
simon laird commented on 22-Feb-2015 09:37 AM5 out of 5 stars
What a great enjoyable day i had doing my cbt.great welcome as i got there.even thou i was late it wasnt a problem.tom danny&ian & girls made me very welcome.& thay put a lot in it to what thay teech thay want you to learn you as much as possible.very easy& friendly environment. Thank you
David John Jones commented on 20-Feb-2015 02:09 PM5 out of 5 stars
Took my CBT today, started off nervous but Dan and Ian made me feel very relaxed. Helped me understand the course and feel very confident and safe really quick. Dan is a very funny and helpful tutor same with Ian. I passed and am very proud of myself. I will be going for a full licence with 12 weeks.
5☆ service
5☆ tutors
5☆ company.
I recomend everyone to choose Shires.
Joseph Thrower commented on 15-Feb-2015 12:28 PM5 out of 5 stars
I Done my CBT on the 14th February, the experience was truly excellent and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to any friends or family. I will certainly be doing further training with shires as I progress to getting a full licence
Stewart Mears commented on 07-Feb-2015 04:35 PM5 out of 5 stars
After 15 years of holding a full UK Motorcycle license I decided to enrol on the Enhanced Course. Instructor Ian Rollins took me out for the day, and it was fantastic!!! I feel more confident, polishing up old skills and learning some new ones. Fully recommend booking up.
Les Hastings commented on 03-Feb-2015 09:35 PM5 out of 5 stars
Did my CBT with Shires. Highly professional establishment with some great quality motorcycles and facilities etc. Dan was our instructor and like all of the team working there were extremely patient and good humoured with us novices. I would not hesitate to recommend this training company to all levels of student..
Andy Collins commented on 18-Jan-2015 04:37 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just finished my CBT training and it was excellent. I'd never even been in a bike before but it didn't feel like it. You go as fast or as slow as you need too which suited me. Can't imagine you could get a better experience anywhere else.
Kofi clarke commented on 06-Jan-2015 07:09 PM5 out of 5 stars
A big thank you to everybody that works at Leicester shires. Got my full licence first attempt!!! First class training.
Kofi clarke commented on 05-Jan-2015 09:15 PM5 out of 5 stars
A big thank u to everybody who works @ shires Leicester. I got my full licence on my first attempt witch means first class training!!!
Daniel Harris commented on 04-Jan-2015 12:36 AM5 out of 5 stars
Completing my 3rd CBT with Shires was a brilliant experience. Doing the CBT RR course with Ian made it a lot easier to ensure I'm a competent rider while letting me brush up on my skills that have slipped over the years without having to sit through hours of the same old lesson. Everyone was as friendly and helpful as ever, and I would thoroughly recommend the Shires to anyone who wants to learn properly. Can't wait to come back and do my full test.
Antony Mitchell commented on 23-Dec-2014 11:22 PM5 out of 5 stars
Did CBT last saturday with no road experience and I was a bag of nerves. It all went great up until going to the roads, the cold and being that nervous were making me shake like crazy, but it was the most fun ive had in a long time. Pritesh was an absolute diamond. He didnt lose his cool when I was taking wrong lanes around roundabouts and he jus kept positive and kept my chin up. Had me do it til I got it right. Top bloke. See you in 2 years!
Scott Covill commented on 15-Dec-2014 11:45 AM5 out of 5 stars
Whilst still fresh in my mind I wanted to thank you and your team, especially, Alan, Danny and Steph who put up with me from CBT to my Mod 2. At the age 46 and not ridden in 25 years.
Not much makes me nervous these days but both mod 1 and 2 certainly did, but with these guys the time, patients, and knowledge they put into me helped and reassured me on test days.
Most of all however I have thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience, great fun and lots of banter with people that clearly enjoy what they do. I’d recommend it to anyone and should have done it years ago.
This was all achieved in less than 2 weeks with the help from Tessa and Tom who arranged all the training and test days to fit in with my work schedule.
A big thanks also to someone that doesn't seem to get mentioned in any of the other comments and that is Sue in the Accessories shop who is always on hand for advice and makes a lovely coffee when you take a break while doing your training.

Big thanks again Scott Covill, one very happy man
Dan Bolger commented on 14-Dec-2014 11:49 AM5 out of 5 stars
I did my cbt with shires last week and had a great day, both Ian and Danny were very good instructors and were really friendly I will definatly be back when I want to go for my full licence
connor chester commented on 12-Dec-2014 08:14 PM5 out of 5 stars
I passed my cbt test with the shires,, I had a great fun day with Ian & Dan thankyou very much I will be recommending you to all my friends ,,, Connor
Beverley commented on 01-Dec-2014 04:40 PM5 out of 5 stars
Absolutely brilliant! Tom and Dan made the day so enjoyable, and we learnt so much. I can still hear Tom's voice in my helmet telling me to slow down!
Kofi clarke commented on 29-Nov-2014 06:13 PM4 out of 5 stars
Really,enjoyed doing my CBT @ shires. A very helpfull group of people 10/10. They know their stuff!!!
Sue Allen commented on 27-Nov-2014 09:01 AM5 out of 5 stars
What a fabulous bunch of people!!
My own criticism of myself, meant I held myself back, they gave me a good talking to, and now look at me....passed my MOD1 eventually, and just passed MOD2!!!! I couldn't be prouder of myself or of the organisation I chose to help me create my dream! Thank you everyone, for the coffees, the jokes, the new foot rests, the bruises, but your time and patience, your understanding and commitment, and you too Teresa, there is no amount of thanks that can cover my gratitude. Andy Marshall, the examiner, he's a top guy too!!
Luke Allen commented on 24-Nov-2014 07:40 AM5 out of 5 stars
Having just passed my DAS I had never riden on the road before but the instructors took it at my pace. I passed my CBT and both mod 1 & 2 first time and in little over a week. Good value for money and what a great bunch of staff. I couldn't be happier with the service.
Sarah Collins commented on 18-Nov-2014 05:58 PM5 out of 5 stars
After passing my test 10 years ago with Shires, I headed back to complete the Enhanced Rider Scheme. With Ian as my instructor, I have gained so much more confidence and trust in my bike than the previous 1,700 miles I've clocked up this summer. A great day with very helpful, knowledgable and friendly instruction. Top job again Shires.
Ash Gohil commented on 17-Nov-2014 01:50 PM5 out of 5 stars
I just Passed my Mod 2 and got my full license today. The group is absolutely fantastic! and I would recommend Shires Motorcycle Training to everyone who wants to get on the road! A big thank you to every member of the shires team, they are the best bunch of people you'll meet! HIGHLY Recommended!!
Jake missen commented on 16-Nov-2014 01:41 PM5 out of 5 stars
Many many thanks to Tom, dan, Teresa & Ian. Took my theory cert to them & six days later I'm fully licensed.
Day 1 cbt, day 2&3 training for mod1,day 4 mod1 test, day 5 training for mod2 & last day mod2 test. Pass :) :) great people who make you feel at ease. Thanks again Ian, nice to see you coming through thurcaston today :)
Carl Bennett commented on 16-Nov-2014 08:45 AM5 out of 5 stars
A huge thank you to Tom,Danny and all of the team at shires leicester. I passed CBT, MOD1 and MOD2 all in one week and now have a full license thanks to yo guys. The training and equiptment was excellent and really easy going. I Would most definitly reccomend these guys if you are looking to do ANY training.

Thanks again...
Richard Nelson commented on 13-Nov-2014 08:31 PM5 out of 5 stars
Very helpful very friendly staff. Got me through very quickly. Great at building confidence. Only fault is some of Danny's jokes
Jonathan Read commented on 04-Nov-2014 09:02 PM5 out of 5 stars
I went from having ridden a trials bike once in a field (and falling off spectacularly) to passing my CBT, Mod 1, and Mod 2 within the space of two months. I wouldn't have had the confidence and skills to do it without the support of the Shires. Big thanks to your friendly, encouraging, and patient instructors and staff...I look forward to visiting soon on the Bonneville.
janys tardy commented on 03-Nov-2014 06:57 PM5 out of 5 stars
the trainers at shires are a straight talking bunch ......i recommend them in particular to any 'older ladies' like myself returning to 2 wheels after a long absence. very patient professional encouraging and clear instructors.
a big thankyou from the bottom of my heart guys . wasn't retro nostalgia -scooter hunting & now feel competant to enjoy it all over again .thanks to you. New women riders note - The Shires team are not judgemental they are dead serious about their training but the atmosphere is welcoming and they are genuinely friendly. wicked banter free (dont give dan a choc brownie cookie!).

pete howie commented on 01-Nov-2014 05:40 AM5 out of 5 stars
The staff at shires are both professional and friendly, the instruction I received whilst completing my CBT was effective and helped to build my confidence on the road. I would happily recommend shires to anyone looking at learning to ride.
Martin Tierney commented on 28-Oct-2014 09:43 PM5 out of 5 stars
I have just completed a DAS course with Shires and Mod 2 passed today. Like others have said in their comments this team are second to none in the way they apply themselves to getting the best out of everyone they train. From CBT to full license every step is guided, supported and delivered with humour (oh the banter is also second to none, Dan!) expertise and professionalism. Thanks to Ian and Dan for their guidance, to Stef for his company and encouragement on test day today and everyone else I have come into contact within the Team. Thanks!
Damian Burman commented on 27-Oct-2014 04:40 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just taken my CBT with Steph and want. Fantastic experience it was, you are put at ease from the moment you walk though the door. Everything is explained as in depth as you need and you only progress when you are comfortable with the previous task. Looking forward to coming back for my Mod 1&2. Will defiantly recommended 5*
Mark Hurst commented on 26-Oct-2014 03:43 PM5 out of 5 stars
I have just passed my CBT with Dan and have to say how much I enjoyed it. All the team make you feel relaxed and at ease, they don't rush you, give constant reassurance with expert advice and teaching. My confidence grown as the day progressed from Dan's knowledge, hints and tips.. I'm definitely going to book my DAS mod 1 and 2 with the shires as these guys will get me through and mould me into a safer and better rider.. Thanks again Dan!
Neha Patel commented on 19-Oct-2014 07:06 PM5 out of 5 stars
I did my CBT today with Tom and Dan and would just like to say what a fantastic course it was! I have had no previous riding experience at all but I felt so much more confident after the course especially with the extra help from Tom when it came those roundabouts! I would definitely recommend Shires to anyone wanting to have a go! No matter if you're a complete novice or just renenwing a CBT etc you're guaranteed a quality course and quality support!
Lew commented on 18-Oct-2014 08:09 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed my CBT test with these guys. Great teachers, would recommend to any one. Helpful answers when you have a question.
Nilesh commented on 15-Oct-2014 10:47 PM5 out of 5 stars
Excellent training , all staff are friendly and hepful. Good instructors. Got me through my DAS. Thanks
Michael Richmond commented on 14-Oct-2014 02:14 PM5 out of 5 stars
took my cbt yesterday and was very impressed and happy with the service. Great guys, great day, and above all very helpful. Would recommend to anyone.
Mike r
craig carter commented on 11-Oct-2014 09:24 PM4 out of 5 stars
i done my mod 1 and mod 2 course then went back for advanced bike riding. i found the instructors that i had were really good and helped me with my confidence. the three instructors i had was steph ian and alan the two best instructors that i had were steph and ian , you could have a laugh but still was professional doing their job. when i took my advanced with ian i thought i rode pretty well but having a break and a chat to ian, he pointed out where i could improove.
Chris commented on 10-Oct-2014 02:03 PM5 out of 5 stars
I went through the whole thing and did my DAS with this company. The instructors are world class. You will receive honest feedback and there is no beating around the bush. They'll teach you how to be safe and confident on the road. Strongly recommended.
myles ward commented on 05-Oct-2014 02:58 PM5 out of 5 stars
Fantastic bunch of lads and top instructors tought me everything I needed and gave me the confidence to pass my mod 1+2 I could not begin to thank them all enough cheers boys :)
Paul commented on 29-Sep-2014 05:16 PM5 out of 5 stars
Had a great day alongside protest (the Italian stallion) made me feel confident and safe at all times and I'd recommend him to anyone, all the staff I met were lovely people and had a great sense of humour, thanks again guys
James Darricott commented on 28-Sep-2014 08:55 PM5 out of 5 stars
I just started my CBT course and had no experience on a Motorcycle previously but that didn't matter. They were constantly advising me and helping me get familiar and competent with the bike and i thoroughly enjoyed the course. Many thanks to Dan and everyone, i definitely wish to continue with these guy's. :)
Mo commented on 26-Sep-2014 04:47 PM5 out of 5 stars
Thanks to Shires I had a very pleasant journey towards getting my motorcycle licence... The new regulations affected me due to my age but Shires got me passed straight away before I turned 24 and then 1st time round again after I turned 24... Was a very smooth process and all credit goes to all the staff at Shires. Special thanks to my Instructors for getting me passed 1st time round even though I was fairly new to 2 wheels; Gareth, Stuart, & Specially Dan & Ian, phenomenal advice and teaching even though I only had them for a short ride I learnt a lot from Ian & Dan.

Many thanks again to the whole team at Shires
Tracy Dixon commented on 25-Sep-2014 10:33 AM5 out of 5 stars
With special thanks to Pritesh and especially Dan, who having patience of a saint, I passed my CBT last Sunday. I originally booked a try on a bike as not ridden before, ever! Their knowledge and expertise was exceptional and I would recommend these guys to anyone who wishes to start a bike life! :)
I enjoyed every minute and now wanting to do theory and then Mod 1 and 2.
Watch out, I'll be back for more training for the bigger bike haha
Cheers guys, brilliant day :)
Will commented on 22-Sep-2014 08:53 PM5 out of 5 stars
I passed mod one today with no minors thanks to the fantastic instruction at Shires. Special thank you to Andy for the training over the weekend - had an absolute blast and developed the skills to feel confident heading into the test. Roll on mod 2!
peter commented on 20-Sep-2014 04:35 PM5 out of 5 stars
i did my cut today with dan and tom and would like to leave very good feedback as i felt that they made me feel so safe on the road as i was abit worried about going out on the road as was struggling to use the gears but dan spoke me through and made me feel more comfortable and safe about going out on the road and in the end i passed my cbt but only because dan and tom had spoke to me one to one and made me feel more comfy thanks ever so much lads!
scott jolland commented on 18-Sep-2014 04:09 AM5 out of 5 stars
cbt. quality training and atmosphere.very welcoming and had a laugh when not training. excellent teaching. no expectations/demands, just spot on guidance to ensure course completion. i would 100% recommend shires to anyone and everyone. all trainers are sound and up beat with no pressure and great support. had a wicked day and will be returning to shires to do full bike licence.thanks to all staff at shires, nicest people about.cheers ian,dan and pritesh
Matt commented on 13-Sep-2014 09:30 PM5 out of 5 stars
Booked my CBT with Shires and found their training course fantastic. Very welcoming and will be going back for more training to achieve full bike licence.
steve commented on 10-Sep-2014 08:16 AM5 out of 5 stars
very good day good atmouphere recemend to anyone . No one liked the lifan lol
Peter Taylor commented on 05-Sep-2014 10:36 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just passed mod one and two great team can't do enough to encourage a very nervous pupil give them a try I am 62 it's never to late to start biking.
Chris Marshall commented on 02-Sep-2014 06:05 PM5 out of 5 stars
I have just passed my Mod 2 after doing the DAS course with Shires. The staff were excellent, patient, friendly, informative, offered lots of encouragement and boosted my confidence. I would highly recommend Shires to anyone, in fact my eldest son will be doing his CBT there after his 17th birthday.
Chris Marshall Ratby.
Luke commented on 01-Sep-2014 02:05 PM5 out of 5 stars
Came in yesterday for a CBT renewal. Had fun and had a laugh as well. :) Thanks again Pritesh.
Miles commented on 31-Aug-2014 08:00 PM5 out of 5 stars
Had my cbt test on Saturday the service was fantastic it was worth every penny and would recommend shires to anyone thinking on take their cbt thanks to my instructor tom!
Julia commented on 30-Aug-2014 04:23 PM5 out of 5 stars
Had my training today and what a fantastic course it was. Having had no previous riding experience I was nervous however Tom my instructor was great at building confidence and I was riding on the Leicester main roads in no time. I would recommend Shires to all thinking about taking the CBT. Thanks for a great day well worth every penny!!!!!
Ollie Brotherton commented on 29-Aug-2014 06:37 PM5 out of 5 stars
I thoroughly enjoyed my training with all of you guys. Very welcoming and professional service and good to have a laugh whilst you learn. Thanks for helping me get my full bike license in just 1 week! 👍
... Il be swinging by for a coffee soon. Cheers lads..
Debora de Souza Correa commented on 24-Aug-2014 06:50 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just to say THANK YOU PRITESH you are an amazing INSTRUCTOR! From the first minute to the last you were very supportive and without your dedication I could not get my CBT.
Debora de Souza Correa commented on 24-Aug-2014 06:45 PM5 out of 5 stars
This weekend I had a wonderful time: learning how to ride a moped in England! I am so happy with the results. So this is just to say a BIG THANK YOU TO ALL TEAM from Shires! YOU ARE AMAZING GUYS! I enjoyed everything from learn in the classroom to ride on the streets SPECIALLY THE FAMOUS AND SCARING ENGLISH ROUNDABOUT! I cannot described in words how grateful and enjoyable experience I had.
Bev Taylor commented on 22-Aug-2014 12:04 PM5 out of 5 stars
Hi just want to say a huge thank you for the support you have given andy we cant wipe the smile off of his face. Thank you from his grateful and relieved wife bev taylor x

Joseph Ojari commented on 19-Aug-2014 08:06 PM5 out of 5 stars
I would like to thank all of the instructors at Shires for helping me with my CBT course. I really did enjoy everything and would definately recommend Shires to others.
Jane Fell commented on 18-Aug-2014 10:14 PM5 out of 5 stars
Wow....... what fantastic service I have had from start to finish!
I did my CBT today with Pritesh, hes an amazing guy, he made us all feel at ease straight away. And he is a fantastic instructor, Thank you to you all I cant wait to do my part 1 and 2 for bigger bikes :)
Bob Cosgrove commented on 18-Aug-2014 08:33 PM5 out of 5 stars
would like to thank everyone at shires for helping me get my full licence especially dan and andy cheers lads
Tim Knight commented on 18-Aug-2014 10:24 AM5 out of 5 stars
I would like to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to all those at shires motircycle traing . Having never rode a bike before and at the age of 50 they managed to get me to pass my full test within three and a half weeks .. From the moment I made contact , Tom instilled me with confidence . An extra shout to Dan who made me laugh and gave me all the skills and wise words to succeed . I've now just returned back from a 850 mile tour of Southern England .. I owe you one dan !! Cheers all ... Tim
Jonathan Read commented on 14-Aug-2014 12:52 PM
A year since I passed my test and thought I should finally get round to leaving feedback. Great programme that saw me through test, friendly helpful instructors. Have since done the advanced test as well, a great day that really helped improve my enjoyment of riding.
Gopidas Unnithan commented on 13-Aug-2014 11:52 PM5 out of 5 stars
Did my CBT with Shires....they were great.....especially Pritesh, Dan and Tom. Pritesh was my instructor and he was fantastic. Keep up the good work. I hope to do the Modules after I pass my theory test. Thank you gentlemen.
Kirsty commented on 11-Aug-2014 02:41 PM5 out of 5 stars
My special thanks to all the Leicester Shire staff team for the past few enjoyable weeks of putting me through training for the CBT and both modules. A great little team with a lot of dedication and support.
A big thanks to Stephan for putting me through the CBT and Mod 1,
And big thanks to Dan for putting me through Mod 2, and thank you everyone else for sorting out timings and making it an enjoyable experience...
I highly recommend this training centre to anyone!!
Many thanks again guys and hopefully see you soon for the rider enhanced course...
Xander-Jay Ambrose commented on 10-Aug-2014 05:38 PM5 out of 5 stars
Passed CBT today thanks to the help of the guys they were brilliant very patient with people excellent intructors :D
William Darrall commented on 08-Aug-2014 04:49 PM5 out of 5 stars
Just passed my CBT 09/08/2014 - Many thanks to Steph and Pritesh for getting me through it not forgetting the boss man who took us out on the road, had a great day. If you need a CBT Shires is definitely the place to go!
Sathit Suwannakul commented on 08-Aug-2014 07:18 AM5 out of 5 stars
Passed my mod 2 test on August 1st. The training here is excellent with the contrasting styles of each instructor combining to make for a very enjoyable and knowledgeable experience. Special thanks to Alan and Dan who were my main trainers. Alan had to put up with me where I had no clue what I was doing and Dan help polish up all the little chinks in my armor, without these two I would not have passed and be the confident rider I am today. On a side note, I would like to thank Teresa for her best efforts to cover up my wound pre-test day and the course was able to be molded around my University studies =]. Many thanks again to all the staff for all your support and words of encouragement and I will look forward to seeing you guys again for my ERS in the near future.
sophie hall commented on 07-Aug-2014 03:37 PM5 out of 5 stars
I went for my CBT Tuesday (5/8/14) and I can't lie I was nervous but the guys from shires made me feel at ease and was fantastic thanks to Ian and pritesh I got my CBT and never felt so confident riding on the road
Andy Merry commented on 03-Aug-2014 10:20 PM5 out of 5 stars
Hadn't ridden a bike for 20 years. Took a Direct Access course. Did the CBT Mod 1 & Mod 2 in 5 days. Passed thanks to the great training at Shires. Thanks to Dan & Andy for getting me through it all. The training was really enjoyable. Shires has excellent facilities, equipment & staff. Thanks to all at Shires. I would recommend them to anyone.
Craig Walker commented on 03-Aug-2014 07:16 PM5 out of 5 stars
The whole setup is professional and friendly, I've posted on here for my cbt and now i'm back after doing the mod1 and mod2 (last Friday 01-08-14) as I feel that another round of credits are more than due! Tell ya, the team here is awesome, big shout out to Dan who I did the cbt and mod1 with (you can't put a price on the banging guidance you provided man, nice one!), Steph who took me on the mod2 (thanks for hanging in there with me chap, you did a wicked job!) and Tom for giving me a call for the mod2 and finding me a slot to cram it in! So all, many thanks! I'll be back at some point for the Advanced! take care.
Kieran Jackson commented on 02-Aug-2014 04:18 PM5 out of 5 stars
Website clean and crisp!
very friendly staff to work with,
thanks to Pritesh and Tom for guidance to complete CBT!!
Les Milner commented on 27-Jul-2014 03:30 PM5 out of 5 stars
These guys can perform miracles - I am living proof! I hadn't ridden a bike for over 20 years and they got me through my CBT, Mod 1 and Mod 2 in 5 days! Many many thanks, especially to Stefan, Andy and Dan. They made the whole experience a lot of fun and so, although I was nervous their friendly, reassuring approach soon settled me down. These guys are extremely professional and knowledgeable. Their attention to every detail ensures that you learn to ride safely and know exactly what is required to pass all the elements of the test.
Excellent stuff guys - congratulations!
Anonymous commented on 27-Jul-2014 01:38 PM5 out of 5 stars
Absolutely brilliant service and people! Cannot thank you enough. Everyone's so friendly and patient.
Ashley flint commented on 25-Jul-2014 09:01 PM5 out of 5 stars
I decided to take the DSA course and what a experience! The guys there are brilliant, they are patient, hard working but most of all they know what they are talking about.
I've had experience on bikes before but even I thought 1 month of training would be a push but I got there passed CBT MOD 1&2 first time.
They are serious about the job in hand and will teach you at your own pace, it's very relaxed and the banter is wicked. Look no further guys.. I've spent my money wisely. I wanna personally thank Ian, Alan, dan and tom who have helped me on my way all giving me their own personal advise. Cheers guys !!
Melissa commented on 25-Jul-2014 03:18 PM5 out of 5 stars
I was very nervous about taking my bike test, being a 5ft 2" lady who had never riden before but the staff were brilliant and never made me feel like it couldn't be done. Two months later and i passed! The training was great fun and enjoyed every minute of it! Thanks to everyone who got me through Mod One and Mod Two and special thanks to Dan who sorted out that bloomin' tight cornering for me!
Stuart James commented on 19-Jul-2014 01:14 PM5 out of 5 stars
I completed my CBT,Mod 1&2 with shires motorcycle training! A great experience ,from day one! They helped build up my confidence on the road, and taught me how to ride safe ! I would recommend them to anyone wishing to get on a motorbike. Thank you to everyone at the shires for the help and advice and giving me this chance achieve my full bike license.
Daniel Giannotta commented on 19-Jul-2014 01:12 PM5 out of 5 stars
Would like to say thanks to everyone at Shires for helping me get my full licence. Passed both Mod1 and 2 first time so they must be doing something right. Really good team and look forward to popping back and saying thanks when I get my new ride. Cheers Boys



  - Andy Merry Said:

Hadn't ridden a bike for 20 years. Took a Direct Access course. Did the CBT Mod 1 & Mod 2 in 5 days. Passed thanks to the great training at Shires. Thanks to Dan & Andy for getting me through it all. The training was really enjoyable. Shires has excellent facilities, equipment & staff. Thanks to all at Shires. I would recommend them to anyone.

  - Anthony Read Said:

Whilst still fresh in my mind I wanted to thank you and your team, especially, Alan, Danny and Steph who put up with me from CBT to my Mod 2. At the age 49 not much makes me nervous but both mod 1 and 2 certainly did Most of all however I have thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience, great fun and lots of banter with people that clearly enjoy what they do. I’d recommend it to anyone and should have done it years ago. I now need to decide what bike to get, what a decision!

  - Ben Said:

Did my cbt today great teAm thanks to dan for getting me through it would recommend to anybody thanks once again ben

  - Chris Wiseman Said:

The proof is in the test results and with Mod 1 and Mod 2 passed today with no minors, it is safe to say that Shires (and Dan in particular) did a great job! Did my training including a CBT refresher and both modules over the space of a few weeks and it was all really well delivered. From Tom helping to make the CBT more challenging through to Dan tailoring three days of off and on road training, they really managed to deliver a package that was right for me. Big thank you for the training and I’ll see you back for an Enhanced Course once the new bike is in the garage :)

  - Craig Walker Said:

Completed cbt yesterday with Dan. The course was packed with crucial information and delivered so well that for someone like myself (who has never been on the road before on a bike, or been on a bike…. ever!) boosted confidence enough to just get up and go! it has even got me considering buying another copy of the highway code just to get up to scratch (and i’ve been a car driver for 15+years!) The Team are faultless professionals in what they do with regard to service & safety, at all levels. I’ll be back sometime soon for the mod1 & 2! Anyone thinking of doing bike training, just phone in and book, its pretty awesome! Again, thanks for yesterday chief, bang on!

  - Daniel Wilkinson Said:

Absolutely 2nd to none training! Ian,Alan,Dan & Tom I can’t thank you all enough, having my full licence is a dream to me and it was made easy & fun by you guys with fantastic days out with you all! Very professional would recommend to anybody!

  - Darren Clayton Said:

Really enjoyed my days training for my CBT. Very friendly and informative, many thanks.

  - Georgia White Said:

Taking my cbt was a brilliant day,really friendly instructors who made me feel at ease when I messed up.. Made me feel confident to go out on the road and after their great banter and professional help I passed. Would recommend shires to anyone looking to get on a bike. Thanks for a brilliant day!

  - Madeleine Welland Said:

I followed in my brother’s footsteps in choosing Shires to complete my CBT and Direct Access course. I started in November and finished my Mod 2 at the end of January. I found the great teaching and high quality of on-road learning (with Danny in my ear via headset) led to a relaxed and confident approach to riding in my everyday life. I’m now sitting pretty on a Kawasaki ER6F, I’m looking forward to taking my refresher tests with Shires in two years time. I would highly recommend this company, the staff are friendly and efficient; they even wave when we cross paths!

  - Natalie Stanger Said:

Passed my CBT test yesterday .. yahh!! i throughly enjoyed it all. The team makes it a fun day and you certainly learn alot to. Want to say a massive thank you to Dan :-) great instructor/Teacher.

  - Rich Said:

Completed Cbt Mod 1 and Mod 2 about three year ago passed first time on all. Today did my enhanced rider scheme .Enjoyed the entire experience people are friendly and proffesional. I would deinitley recommend them

  - Robert Said:

Many thanks to Ian today for his professional attidutes to safe riding both on & off the road. I completed CBT today for the 2nd time, just need to do MOD 1 & 2 at some point. I would certanly recommend the Shires for their friendly & pro attitudes to safe riding, maintenence & handling. Cheers guys!!

  - Shyam Said:

Took my CBT with them a couple of years ago and then this month did my DAS training and passed first time on both Mod 1 and Mod 2. Great team of instructors and thanks a lot to Alan, Steph and Dan and Pritesh. And thanks to Tom for helping with adjustments to my schedule. A really great Training school and will be reccomending to others in the future!

  - Simon Said:

My friend Steve and I completed our CBT on the Yamaha 600s last Tuesday. We had a brilliant day – thanks Dan for the entertaining circuits of the site! On the road, we had a brilliant time with Ian – his patience (and honesty!!) made our day completely beneficial. I think Steve will never forget to turn his indicator off from now on (and I can still hear it)! We will both be back soon to complete our DAS training!

  - Andy Shirley Said:

Great bikers who really know their stuff – they also tell you ‘it’ straight – I did my CBT, Mod1 & 2 and passed all three first time thanks to these guys and their no nonsense approach – Thanks Steffan, Alan and Dan.

  - Simon Said:

Hi guys, just wanted to say a huge thank you to all of you at Shires for guiding me through from CBT to my full licence. It has been a great laugh and I have learnt loads. Tom, Ian, Alan, Dan and Andy, you all gave such great advice, and for helping me pass my Mod 1 and 2 first time!

  - Kelvin Brearley Said:

I would like to say thank you to Ian, completed my CBT today really enjoyed it, :) next time will ride with visor down so don’t get face covered in flies. See you in a few months for my mod 1+2. Thanks again great team

  - Carl Said:

Really enjoyed my week training with shires, completed CBT and passed mod 1 & 2 with the fantastic support and advice from everyone there, great team, many thanks

  - Dene Said:

CBT & Mod1 completed through Shires. Very nice bunch of people very focussed on helping you ride safe and well.

  - Jeremy Said:

Full bike licence completed…I do not believe there could possibly be a nicer more friendly bunch of people. Just wow !! passed first time for each part of Mod 1 and 2. A big thanks to Dan and and the whole team at Shires :)

  - Kelsey Lear Said:

Yesterday i completed my full bike test :), I managed to pass all of the tests first time round and cannot thank the shires enough, without the help, advice and lovely people that work there i would have never got on a bike and now i will never look back!

  - Helen Mather Said:

Did my CBT yesterday and everyone there is fantastic. Put me at ease and really boosted my confidence. Went out for my 2hour road ride with Dan and he was brilliant and very funny and despite the problems I was having with my bike, he remained patient and kept me calm (even though I did loose him at one point!).He was constantly talking us through our journey and telling us what to look out for and keeping us safe from the crazy Sunday drivers that were out to kill us! I am now thinking about doing the mod 1 and 2 to get my full licence and will def go back to these guys, they made what I expected to be a really stressful day relaxed and fun which is what riding a motorcycle should be. Thanks so much guys for all your tips and help getting me on the road. If you are looking for motorcycle training then look no further…..brilliant.

  - Peter Underhill Said:

Did my Mod 1 & Mod 2 with these guys and WOW what a team!.


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