- 1 What does a restrictor do on a motorcycle?
- 2 Can you fit a restrictor kit yourself?
- 3 Can you remove A2 restrictor?
- 4 Can you put a restrictor on a motorbike?
- 5 Where is the restrictor on a motorcycle?
- 6 What is a A2 restrictor kit?
- 7 Can you restrict a Ducati Monster?
- 8 Can you make a dirt bike slower?
- 9 What can I ride with an A2 Licence?
- 10 Can I go straight to an A2 license?
- 11 How long does an A2 Licence last?
What does a restrictor do on a motorcycle?
How does the restrictor work? Most of our restrictors simply limit the maximum opening of the throttle by way of a ‘throttle stop’ restrictor. This is the best option as it does not alter the performance characteristics of the motorcycle, it simply stops you using the top end of the power range.
Can you fit a restrictor kit yourself?
Short version: yes, you can fit it yourself. Slightly longer version: the government seems to have deliberately avoided defining what constitutes “proof” that your bike is restricted but legally you ‘re fine to ride it provided it meets all the criteria for your A2 license.
Can you remove A2 restrictor?
Re: removing restrictors The easiest is the ECU restrictor which has to be the 46bhp as the 33bhp is illegal under the new rules. This method is simply remove the seat, unplug the old ECU and plug in the new ECU.
Can you put a restrictor on a motorbike?
When it comes to getting the bike restricted there are two options. You can have a workshop do the work or if you are handy you can buy a kit off eBay and do the work yourself. Restrictor kits are unique to each motorcycle but the main types are; Throttle stop – Limits the maximum opening of the throttle.
Where is the restrictor on a motorcycle?
Many manufacturers offer aftermarket restrictor kits which contains a restrictor device. This device is attached to the side of the injection pump and restricts the throttle cam from opening fully.
What is a A2 restrictor kit?
The kits reduce the power output of the motorcycle to 35kw to comply with the requirements of the A2 UK license. Depending on the model, the standard kits either reduce the maximum throttle opening or reduce the inlet diameter.
Can you restrict a Ducati Monster?
Yes, there’s no way of hiding it, you can feel the restriction. The biggest giveaway is that in anything above third gear, the higher up the rev range you go the power starts to trail off, it almost feels like the bike is being strangled.
Can you make a dirt bike slower?
There is no way to keep the bike upright at a stop with the engine stopped. You balance at slow speeds by keeping your engine revs up using the clutch and the rear brake to slow and speed up. It takes a LOT of practice, but it is possible to come to a full stop with these techniques and not have to put a foot down.
What can I ride with an 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.
Can I go straight to an A2 license?
Age 19 or over. Unless you already have an A1 licence you need the CBT, theory test and the two-part practical test, which will give you an A2 licence. If you already have an A1 licence and are 19 years old or more, you can take the practical test and upgrade to an A2 licence.
How long does an A2 Licence last?
The restriction will last for at least 2 years, after this time you can take the Progressive Access scheme to gain a full licence. Or if you became 24 years old inside 2 years you can retake the test under the Accelerated Access scheme.