The short answer is not that difficult at all, but let’s answer this question with a little more detail. There are probably some people out there who would love to ride but are scared of taking that first step. Perhaps you’ve heard that motorcycling is dangerous. Well as dangerous as it might be, learning to ride doesn’t take too long at all.
The first step you need to think about is getting the right balance. In particular, you need to make sure that you don’t fall off as soon as the bike is upright. Bikers make this look easy, but it can take some getting used to. That’s why the first motorbike lesson will happen off the road, on a closed track.
You may have seen in films and movies that bikers often use their body to pull the bike close to the ground to turn. This is not necessary, and it’s possible to steer the bike by just turning the handle. Leaning to steer is more about creating a show or spectacle while you’re riding and it’s not for amateurs.
Getting Your License
Like driving a car, you do need a license to ride a motorbike. You can not just hop on one and take it to the road. There are three different licenses, and the one you need depends on the type of bike that you want. If you’re just looking for a moped, you’ll be out on the road in no time.
You can learn more about learning to ride on the infographic that follows.