What is it and how can you pass first time?
By law we have to have an mot on our motorcycles and for we classic motorcycle owners, this can mean an anxious visit to our local tester. Unless you happen to live on the Isle of Man, or your machine is pre-1960, this is a necessity. If you don’t have one you could be liable for a fine of up to £1000 and your insurance would be invalid. so, make sure you know when your MOT is due. Whether you own one or more bikes – have a list up in your workshop of due dates for tax, MOT and insurance. Ignorance is not bliss. so, what’s in an MOT and what is checked? Firstly, remember that the MOT test is merely sees the motorcycle meet the minimum requirements required by law at the time of the test. What happens to the bike during the life of that MOT certificate is crucial: keep on top of your general maintenance tasks. riding tells you everything… especially about items NOT covered in the MOT such as the clutch, motor and gearbox.