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18 October 2017

ART's 20th Birthday

Celebrating 20 years of continued service.

How did we start?
1996. Paul had a vision, he already achieved success with the largest mutli franchise motorcycle dealership in the South of England
(P&H Motorcycles), with new and used bike sales, clothing, service, parts & accessories. What was needed was a first class rider training school to match the levels of service provided by all of P&H Motorcycles other departments.

June 20 years ago, Advanced Riding Techniques Ltd was created to fulfil that role.

During that time we have helped over 12,000 people achieve their dream of riding a motorcycle. From riders with no experience to 40 year returners. All of the team gain huge satisfaction from seeing our customer’s progress on their journey with us. Steve M joined us as operations director in 2006 and continues working with Paul to move ART ever forward.

Our philosophy
To treat everyone as an equal but train you as an individual.
We have achieved MCIAC accreditation that guarantees all areas of our business meet a measurable and minimum standard.
We take care of everything for you to be able to ride a motorcycle and when we say everything we really do mean it!

How to book
-       You contact us and we discuss your requirement's. Or use our online booking service.
-       We book you on to the appropriate course.
-       You turn up for your training with your UK driving licence & we take care of the rest.

If you are worried about cost we offer zero percent finance options on full licence courses.
If you book with ART you will receive up to 20% discount in P&H clothing, parts & accessories. So If you are thinking of where to start we would suggest a helmet & a pair of gloves!

Our facilities
-       Full facilities 7 days a week.
-       Separate toilets
-       changing room
-       drying room for any kit
-       Computers for theory test practice
-       The all-important kitchen area. With kettle, toaster, fridge & microwave.

What would you make in 5 mins? Magic’s favourite is mackerel on toast, Dave has been rumoured to eat the occasional bowl of Coco pops, Steve always make a mess with Nachos & John & Steve W compete to see who can make the best cuppa.

The Staff
At the office inside P&H you will be greeted by Steve, Nina or Callie, who will guide you through the booking process or help with any enquiries.
Our instructors are Steve, Magic, Dave S, Dave G, John and Steve W.

The Facts
-       Over 12,000 people have learnt to ride with us in the last 20 years.
-       Our secure off road training area of 12,000sq and classroom at Copthorne is available all day every day.
-       CBT courses start at 08:45 until around 16:30 (No need to rush and pack up early because we have a van to load!!)
-       A CBT is 7-8 hours minimum, all other course days are 6 hours.
-       Since 2007 we have offered a 60 or 90 minute one to one training sessions ‘new rider courses’ or NRC, these are perfect for new riders with no or little experience learn at their own rate.
-       The bikes you ride will be new, main dealer serviced, Honda, Kawasaki & Yamaha machines.
-       We are an official Ducati UK approved rider training school (since 2012)
-       We soon to be an official Kawasaki UK approved rider training school. (June 2016)
-       After you have passed your full license, we offer the Enhanced Rider Scheme to take you to the next level. Existing ART customers get a £25 discount making the ERS day £125 total. 

Finally thank you to all of our customers for choosing us whether past, present or future, we hoped you enjoyed your experience with us, here’s to another 20 years. 

Paul, Steve M, Magic, Dave S, Dave G, Steve W, John, Nina & Callie.

 

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