Can you fit a restrictor kit yourself?
Can I fit the restrictor kit myself? We always recommend that the kit is fitted by a competent mechanic. The kit must be correctly fitted as per our instructions, and is only suitable for the one model type as detailed on the certificate.
Can you put a restrictor on any motorcycle?
It is possible to restrict just about any motorcycle power down to 35KW, however for A2 licence holders the EU directive adopted by the United Kingdom states that the original pre restricted power must not be anymore than double that of the restricted power.
Are 125cc bikes restricted?
Once you have passed your Practical Test, you will have a licence to ride any machine of up to 125cc, so long as it’s power is restricted to 11kW, without L-plates and you may carry a pillion passenger.
What does a restrictor kit do?
This is usually done on new bikes using the genuine manufacturers’ kit. The ECU which controls the engine management restricts the fuel injection to cut the power down to 35Kw.
What is A2 Licence UK?
The A2 licence An A2 licence allows riders aged 19 and over to: Ride a bike that produces no more than 35 kW or 47bhp (these are normally advertised as A2 bikes in dealer showrooms) Ride without L-plates. Carry a pillion passenger. Ride on motorways.
What bikes can I ride with an A2 license?
Top A2 licence-friendly bikes for 2021
- BMW G310R.
- Honda CRF250L.
- Royal Enfield Himalayan.
- 2019-on Honda CB500X.
- Honda CBR500R.
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- Kawasaki Ninja 400.
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Can I ride a 600cc on A2 licence?
On passing – you can ride any motorcycle up to 46Bhp There is no automatic upgrades of licence – if you wish to move up to a full (A) licence you will need to retake the module 1 and 2 tests on an unrestricted 600cc bike when you have reached 24 years of age or held the A2 licence for 2 years.