On Road Training

On Road Training

BUMPY has a team of dedicated, experienced on-road Instructors who aim to give you the best, safest and most comprehensive training to get you riding on the road, or increase existing experience.

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Educational Courses

Educational Courses

We offer alternative school provision, at different levels, for the ABC Motorcycle Maintenance over 1 or 2 years; full or half days, which will enable your progression into further education or apprentice positions.

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Off Road Training

Off Road Training

On our 9 acre purpose built park we can provide training from the ages of 7 upwards on both Track and Trials bikes. Membership is also available for those who wish to ride their own bikes on the park.

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Featured News

  • February off road sessions for those with disabilities/additional needs

    February 2019 off road sessions for those with disabilities/additional needs

    We will be running another off road buggy session day for those with disabilities and/or additional needs.

    Tuesday 19th February 2019.

    Please see the attached poster for more details.

  • Give as you Live - Raise FREE funds for us when you shop

    Want to help us raise more - just by shopping online? Well now you can with Give as you Live!

    When you shop at over 4,000 top stores including eBay, Amazon, Asda, Tesco, Sainsburys, Argos, Boots, Next, Debenhams, John Lewis via Give as you Live, they'll turn a percentage of your spend into free funds for our charity!

    Simply sign up, search for the retailer and start shopping. It's that simple.

    Get started today! https://www.giveasyoulive.com/join/bumpy

  • Specialist Low Cost Insurance, Including New Riders

    Looking for low cost insurance for your Moped, Scooter, 125cc, category A2, A motorcycle or even quad bike?

    Try Lexham Insurance who provide specialist insurance, including New Riders.

    Click on the image for details or follow this web link: Lexham Insurance Quote

  • October off road sessions for those with disabilities/additional needs

    October 2018 off road sessions for those with disabilities/additional needs

    We will be running another off road buggy session day for those with disabilities and/or additional needs.

    Tuesday 30th October 2018.

    Please see the attached poster for more details.

  • Pass your full licence on an automatic motorcycle

    Pass your full licence on a Honda NC750 automatic motorcycle

    We now have a brand new Honda NC750 automatic motorcycle for those that wish to pass their full category 'A' automatic licence.

    Please call reception on 01924 470432 to book your training!

  • We are a Honda Approved School of Motorcycling

    BUMPY Ltd are a Honda Approved School of Motorcycling

    Bumpy Limited are thrilled to announce that they have paired with Padgett’s Motorcycles to become a Honda Approved School of Motorcycling.

    For further information, bike deals, training deals and a £500 contribution towards your test when purchasing a new Honda motorcycle (over 126cc) from Padgett’s please contact 01924 437700 or 01924 478491 or visit www.padgettsmotorcycles.com

  • 20/06/18 Round 2 Trials Results & Photos

    06/06/18 Trials Results

    Results are now available from Round 2 of our Wednesday evening trials.

    Click here to view the results.

    A few selected photos can also be found via the link below to view.

    Round 2 Trials Competition 20/06/18 Photos

    Thanks again to all those who rode, observed and spectated.

    We hope to see you all at Round 3 on 18/07/18, start time 6:30pm.

    If anyone notices that their scores are incorrect (as mistakes can sometimes happen when creating the final scores sheet from the Observers sheets) then please let us know so we can amend them. However, scores can not be changed from those that are on the Observers sheets.

  • Bumpy Summer Club

    Bumpy Summer Club 2018
  • 06/06/18 Round 1 Trials Results & Photos

    06/06/18 Trials Results

    Results are now available from Round 1 of our Wednesday evening trials.

    Click here to view the results.

    A few selected photos can also be found via the link below to view.

    Round 1 Trials Competition 06/06/18 Photos

    Thanks to all those who rode, observed and spectated.

    We hope to see you all at Round 2 on 20/06/18

  • ** Support an WIN **

    new waterproof, UV resistant and tear resistant vinyl BUMPY vehicle stickers

    We have some new waterproof, UV resistant and tear resistant vinyl BUMPY vehicle stickers available from Reception - Only £1 for 2 stickers!

    These stick nicely to your bikes, cars, vans, windows etc without damaging them, whilst helping promote our charity!

    Each month, we will award a random prize to one person who sends a photo of their sticker on their bike, car etc.

    Send your photos to chris@bumpy.org.uk and we'll pick and announce a winner at the end of each month.

  • Off road sessions for those with additional needs

    Off Road buggy session for those with additional needs

    We will be running another off road buggy session day for those with disabilities and/or additional needs.

    Tuesday 29th May 2018.

    Please see the attached poster for more details.

  • Limited Edition BUMPY Mugs!

    Limited Edition BUMPY Mugs!

    Limited edition BUMPY mugs are now available from Reception.

    They are only £5, with a box box and would make an ideal gift or just treat yourself to a new drinking vessel...whilst helping support our charity!

    We only have a limited supply of these, so it's first come first served.

  • Support BUMPY through JustGiving

  • Gift Vouchers Available

    BUMPY Gift VoucherGift Vouchers are available all year round, but also make a great Birthday present for somebody.

    They can be used for on road or off road training and also towards new clothing in our shop.

    You can order in person, or you can order over the post and get them posted for free.

    We take all major credit and debit cards.

    Call us on 01924 470432 to order via phone.

  • BUMPY on eBay

    Donate some of your sales with eBay for Charity

    Selling something on eBay?

    When you create your listing, you can select to choose a percentage of your sales to benefit our charity.

    When your listing sells, eBay credits back a portion of your seller fees!

    Follow this eBay link, add us as you favourite charity and then select the percentage you'd like to donate when creating your item listing.

  • New Daily Trials Park Admission For Non Members

    Daily Off Road Site Fee Available

    The Trials park is also open now to non members @ £15 per rider per day session.

    The usual BUMPY membership is still ongoing.
    Please ensure you bring membership cards and that they are up to date.

  • Trials Clothing Shop

    New Trials clothing for sale in our shop, located within our Reception.

    We have most sizes available in stock. If not, we can order you them in.

    Don't wait for the postman to deliver an online order...come and try it on and take away with you the same day!

    We accept cash, debit and credit cards.

    Please follow this link to view photos and prices: https://goo.gl/TPKDqv

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Make a Donation

Want to help us raise more - just by shopping online? Well now you can with Give as you Live!

When you shop at over 4,000 top stores including Amazon, Expedia and John Lewis via Give as you Live, they'll turn a percentage of your spend into free funds for our charity! 

Simply sign up, search for the retailer and start shopping. It's that simple.

I recently went on a three hour one to one training session for my 62nd birthday and I've got to say I felt like a kid in a candy store . It was brilliant and that's due to the expert training I received from Dan my friendly true full instructor thanks again Dan.
P.S. I'll be back .
Yours Rob.

Rob Dyson   

After a personal recommendation, I had a pre-CBT lesson with Martin and then took my full CBT course the following week. Martin is a brilliant instructor, very patient and thorough and also full of praise and encouragement. I am very impressed with Bumpy, all the staff are welcoming and helpful and I am really looking forward to taking my full licence tuition with you.

James Miller   

first visit to Bumpy at the weekend had a fantastic day staff brilliant we will be back and paying our membership many thanks guys

Phil Grimshaw   

Hello. I had my CBT today with Jo and she was great. Exactly the right person to teach you. She teaches you to ride properly not just pass a test.


I would like to say that both Alan and Andy, my instructors, got me though my motorcycle test, these guys are very knowledgeable and took me from being a complete novice to passing my mod1 & 2. I can recommend Bumpy I enjoyed every minute of my lessons, highly professional. Thank you to all the staff at Bumpy.

Andy Claridge   

Attended at Bumpy for an hours trials experience with coach Roger and had a ball.

I've been riding moto cross and endure for years and fancied a go at trials.

All the kit and bike supplied, Roger quickly assessed my ability and put me to work.
I never knew riding slowly could be so tough and at the same time so much fun.
Roger worked on the basics then put me into some basic sections where I could practice.
A great time, learned new skills and now looking for my own trials bike.
A well organised event, great staff in a very friendly environment , highly recommended.

David Steas   

After a fall 4 years ago I decided to give it another go. Kev got me past my fear of emergency stops and swerving straight away and I passed mod 1 and mod 2 first time. After driving for 20 years I learnt a fair bit about the highway code from kev and Andy with their advanced knowledge. Professional, calm and able to have a laugh, Really enjoyed it guys. Thankyou.


Ian Davies   

I would like to extend my gratitude to bumpy for getting me through my DAS, Jo and her husband did a fantastic job of giving clear and concise tuition. Many Thanks.


I'd like to express my thanks to the organisers and observers at the Julian Ford Memorial Trial at Bumpy's on the 21st November. An excellent event to make a comeback at and have already made lots of new friends!

John Wood   

I received trials tuition at Bumpys and it improved my skills significantly. They are a great bunch of people and I always enjoy my visits there.

John Wood   

Thank you so much for all your patience, care and understanding with my son as he did his CBT. his mild learning difficulties mean he often needs extra time and your instructors provided this in bucket loads. He's one happy fledgling biker tonight and I'm a very proud mum x

suzanne gould   

Great few months training for my Direct Access. Andy, Allan and Mark the instructors were all excellent right the way through. Concise in their direction and not afraid to tell you when you'd made a b*!#s up. I'll be back in the summer to Join in any organised rides. Thanks again. Excellent set up.

Matt Ellis   

After passing my bike test in July 2013, I would just like to thank Caroline, Allen, Andy and Mark. These guys will definitely get you your bike license as long as you are willing to listen and follow instructions.

The instructors are all very friendly and down to earth, they are very approachable and always happy to help.

If you are wanting to take your CBT or mod 1 & 2 this is defiantly the place to take it with the added benefit of contributing to a worth while charity!

Having passed my test last year I am now the proud owner of a Suzuki GSXR 1100, Suzuki GSX 1300 R Hayabusa and a Honda XR650R supermoto not to mention me new friends at Bumpys.

Highly Recommended! Ride Safe!!!


I did my CBT at Bumpy along with some pre-CBT sessions. Everything about the experience was outstanding including the trainer, Andy Clayton. Exactly the right mix of show and do, ask and tell, fun and work. I've come to motorcycling relatively late (I'm 54). Andy recognised this and somehow has managed to get me from miles outside my comfort zone to somewhere near it! Theory test booked for 23rd October. Next stop after that - back to Bumpy for conversion to a bigger bike. Thanks.

Chris Chilton   

Thank you to all for getting me through my DAS from managment to instructors a big thank you to you all, an extra thank you to mark and carol dont think i could have done it without you two at the back stage of training

Ben Hartley   

After a one hour lesson with instructor Chris, my six year old son is now itching to go again. And now has a level of confidence on a bike that completely surprised me.
Excellent venue and excellent staff big thank you to all staff at bumpy

Rob Jenkinson   

Had a brilliant time today!
My wife brought me a trials experience lesson for Christmas and being as I am heading towards my 50th birthday and never ridden off road before I was a bit apprehensive.
I needn't have worried, Dan was an excellent teacher and I had 2 hours of fun!
Thanks Bumpy!
Look forward to seeing you at the NEC later in the year!

Graham Miles   

I passed my Direct Access on the first attempt last year, thanks mostly to the enthusiasm, patience, expertise & good humour displayed by all 3 of my trainers & office staff at Bumpy. I cannot recommend them highly enough.

Keith Matthews   

I had an unexpected day spare and Bumpy was the only DSA Approved School able to fit me in for a CBT at such short notice. Great school and very capable instructor. I'd not ridden a motorcycle for more years than I care to remember but Bumpy soon had me back on track. Instructor Mark was a knowledgeable and experienced teacher with what I thought was a very good understanding of what it takes to become a competant motorcyclist on today's busy roads. Many thanks to Mark and Bumpy for getting me through the CBT and I look forward to further training after completion of the theory test.

Jon Douglas   

Just wanted to say a big thank you to Julian who was my instructor for my recent 1/2 day trials training day. He was very patient with me and as my confidence grew we progressed onto more difficult sections. I would recommend this training to anyone who wants to finds out what trialling is all about.


Andy Taylor   

Enjoyed today's beginners trial, very good sections for those inexperienced riders like me, well organised, very friendly and when my weekend commitments allow, I'd like to return.

Well done, Larry Carter, British Superbike Championship Series Presenter

Larry Carter   

Until Wednesday I had never ridden a motorbike and went on the Pre-CBT I loved it that much and the instructor who showed total patience that I booked for my CBT on the Thursday.

I would just like to thank everyone at Bumpy from the man on reception who took his time and showed patience and explained every thing over the phone to the instructors professionalism a 110% around service.

Richard Towse   

Absolutely fantastic!

Passed both Mod1 and Mod2 first time thanks to Andy and Mark.

I had a great time, riding on really good bikes with a really friendly instructor, the tests were actually quite enjoyable too! Mod1 in the thick fog, and Mod2 - a nice sunny day's ride!

Thanks again Andy, All the best, Ben

Ben Moorhouse   

Passed my DAS part two test today, despite being nervous as anything.

Thanks to the instructors for their excellent training, hints, tips and ideas along the way. Their patience is outstanding and I think I shall miss having them talking to me when I'm out riding! Andy was my first instructor helping me through the conversion to a bigger bike, a lovely guy who helped to start my confidence building and was the epitome of calm when I dropped the bike!!

A nice finish to my time with Bumpy by having him take me for my part two test today, thanks Andy for getting me through it. Another of my instructors was Mark, who took me for a lesson on the part one test area, I certainly would have failed my part one had it not been for him showing me what to do. He is very good at making you feel calm on the bike and gives some great advice. Thanks a lot Mark! I only had one lesson with Paula, but she really knows her stuff. Some of the questions I had that I thought were probably a bit stupid, she answered and also helped to once again build my confidence. Thanks Paula.

So, thank you Bumpy. Appreciate your help in getting me there! See you in a couple of years when my son decides to start riding.


Belinda Knott   

I would just like to thank Bumpy for helping me to achieve my CBT :)

The advice which I got given was invaluable and the way in which you approached different parts of the CBT and presented it to me was great!

Thanks for helping me achieve a pass....now for the road part hahaha :)

Jonathon Maguire   

I first learnt to ride at Bumpy over 15 years ago, now i've just bought a new bike and have been there twice now with plenty more visits planned, still great friendly staff and great fun.

Daryl Thornton   

Hi Julian and Dan

Thanks for a great Trials day at Bumpy.

Thanks for your help and advice, you have a great set up for the novice & beginner and I will recommend you to all.

I will be back for more !

Peter Andrews   

I would just like to say a big thank you to all the team at Bumpy and most of all the Instructor who put me through my CBT yesterday.

I had one of the best day's I've ever had for a long time it was fun and most enjoyable, Thanks

His dedication and experience as an Instructor he made me feel like I could do anything.

I hope to see you all again.

Karl A Griffiths   

Thank you to everyone for getting me through my bike test in such a quick time.

I was really suprised how quick i did it with all me being blonde and all, lol.

Thanks again.

Donna Stephenson   

Just recovering from my first time back on a trials bike for 30+ years, I have had the best hour of fun I have had for years, many thanks to Julian, looking forward to lesson 2 next week!!

David Milner   

I wasn't convinced I could do it ... but Mark was adament!

Massive thanks to him for a fabulously enjoyable CBT! Fantastic instructor.

Will be back for DAS as soon as I can get through the theory test!

Claire Wheeler   

Thanks for a great day.

When i turned up to BUMPY's for trials training i wasn't quite sure what to expect as i had never done any off road motor biking before.

I found the staff very friendly and helpful. My instructor was brilliant and the facilities are very good.

Everyone should try trials riding as its such good fun.


Wow, what a day... Did my CBT on Sat... If someone had said I would be riding a bike at 60mph a month ago I'd have told them they were barking... but thats what I did and its all thanks to the hard work and dedication of the guys at BUMPY.

Thank you soooo much... I'll be back...(and not just because you said I didnt look 40!!!! You know who you are..)

Thanks again


Had a great day of trials tuition with Dan Thorpe on wednesday and would highly recomend it to all !

David Lowis   

I'd like to thank Mark who recently helped me through my CBT!</p

Mark made the course very relaxed and enjoyable and has given me more confidence to continue with my full test!</p

Thanks for the top advice and excellent tuition!</p

Shaun Howdill   

I'd just like to thank Mark for making my day's CBT informative and enjoyable and for giving me the knowledge to stay safe on the road.

Looking forward to progressing to my Full bike test now.

Thanks Again

Darren Barclay   

Thanks to all instructors at BUMPY for getting me through my test, it's a brilliant feeling to have passed and I couldn't have done it without you.

I would recommend BUMPY to anyone.

Thanks for everything.

Alan Fisher   

Cheers guys (n girl!)

Passed everything 1st time with ease!

All your instructors are sound, with great advice and there friendly too. Made whole experience really enjoyable.

Really big THANK YOU :-)

Mark Ledger   

Really enjoyed myself on Saturday,it had been raining hard, so wet and muddy this time, great!

Can't wait to come again. There is nowhere like this near where I live in Luton so can only come when visiting nan and grandad, so can't wait till next time.

Tanis Yeomans   

Massive thanks to Dan Thorpe and Bumpy's staff for the trials training day last week.

Results tell us Dan is a great rider but he is also an excellent teacher/coach.

A brilliant and well run day covering all aspects of trials riding for all skill levels of the riders attending.

If you are a novice or an experienced rider book a days training at Bumpy's, it will improve your riding and boost
your confidence no end.

Excellent venue too! A dedicated trials park, bike hire, jet wash, toilets and even a kitchen to make yourself a brew. Trials riding has never been this good, do not even think about it join Bumpy's and enjoy.

Thanks again Dan, stunning day!

Pete Smithies   

A big thanks guys!!! you made me feel very welcome and enjoyed every minute, ill be popping over for that coffee soon!!!


I was riding to Leeds today and i pulled up on Dewsbury / Leeds Road. As it was very windy I pulled up and out of nowhere came a Bumpy Instructor stopping to find out if I was ok!!!

Not bad, Not bad at all.

A big thank you to the gentleman!!

Mick Bickerstaffe   

Passed DAS so going to be a positive experience but more than that I received relaxed and enjoyable tuition and thoroughly enjoyed my lessons.

Both bike instructors were knowledgeable, patient and approachable.

I would recommend BUMPY On Road training courses for those wanting to venture onto a bike safely.

Thanks very much guys.

Gavin Lord   

Thanks to everyone at BUMPY for all your training and teaching me how to ride on the road.

Had a lot of fun, a lot of laughs and a lot of adrenaline flowing throughout.

Thanks guys for making me feel relaxed and confident...so much so that I passed my DAS test first time on Monday with only one minor point.

I've still got a big smile on my face. Can't wait to get a bike now!



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