Fed up with your daily commute? There is a better way... miles better!
Our range of Scooters and 125cc motorcycles are incredibly cheap to run. Take our new Vision 110 scooter for example. It will do 141 miles per gallon, or to put it another way, 31.2 miles per litre! That means, if your daily commute is less than 20 miles, you could ride to work and back for a week on just £5 of petrol!* Plus parking is FREE and you don’t have to pay the congestion charge! But that's not all...Find out more
Get to work on time without the stress of public transport or the daily frustrations of traffic congestion; better yet, get home early for a change! Riding a motorcycle or scooter can slash the time you spend on your daily commute and it’s fun too!Find out more
On average, people spend 47 hours learning to drive. In contrast, you can learn to ride in just one day. CBT (Compulsory Basic Training) will cost you less than driving lessons too with training schools charging around £120 for a one day course. All the clothing and equipment you need is supplied, including the scooter or motorcycle and your Honda dealer can make all the arrangements for you to make it even easier.
Book your free ride
To find out more about the wonderful world of commuting on two wheels visit your nearest Honda dealer. Within no time at all you too could be saving time and money whilst enjoying the fun and freedom that comes when you get on a Honda.Find your nearest dealer
Take advantage of a FREE 1 hour trial session.
GetOn.co.uk will help you find your local Get On training centre and they’ll contact you to book a free 1 hour trial session at a time that suits you. With over 160 training centres around the UK, there’s bound to be one close by.
On the day, a qualified instructor will brief you about the session and kit you out with a helmet and safety gear. Then you’ll get to ride a 125cc motorbike or scooter away from the road on a secure training area.
*£5 of petrol equates to 3.57 litres based on £1.40 per litre. Fuel consumption figures quoted are results obtained by Honda under standardised testing conditions prescribed by WMTC (World Motorcycle Test Cycle). Actual fuel consumption may vary depending on how you ride, tyre pressure, rider weight, cargo and other factors.
- Cost of Vauxhall Corsa taken from www.autotrader.co.uk on 8th June 2011 and Honda CBF125 taken from www.motorcycles.com on 6th June 2011. Most popular car taken from www.comparecontracthire.com. Most popular bike taken from GetOn.co.uk site and also at www.telegraph.co.uk
- Price taken as £1.35/litre with conversion litre/gallons at .22. Distance above acheived using Honda CBF125 (158.4 mpg) and Vauxhall Corsa 1.0i (50.4 mpg). MPG figures taken from Honda website and www.car-emissions.com.
- Average number of lessons taken from www.direct.gov.uk is 47 hours. Most CBT courses are a day long - 7 hours. Price of lessons taken from www.theaa.com. Assume47 lessons at discounted rate (£20 each = £940) - plus costs of tests (£30 and £56.50). Cost of licence £50 taken from www.direct.gov.uk. Cost of CBT - £120 driving on 'L' plates only.
- Emissions for Corsa taken from www.car-emissions.com - CO2 134g/km. At www.direct.gov.uk this shows a cost of £115 Road fund, however for a Motorcycle (125cc) it is only £16.
- Bike quote obtained on 6th June 2011. Car quote obtained on 8th June 2011. New bike - first time insurance cover for a 23 year old with flat in Tonbridge Kent and recently passed CBT test - £720.62 with Carole Nash. Cheapest car insurance on www.comparethemarket.com was £1271. Car quote was for 23 year old with flat in Tonbridge Kent who had a licence since Jan 2010.
- Annual commute by car taken from www.flexibility.co.uk - cost of commute using the urban fuel consumption Corsa (38.7mpg) versus the CBF125 with petrol at £1.35/litre
- National Travel Survey 2010 - Department for Transport, Regional Transport Statistics (October 22,2009).
- Commuting times - per year. The Get On stats show that the average UK train-commuter can save 306.67 hours a year (footnote a) or over 7 working weeks (footnote b) by travelling by two wheels. (a). Department for Transport, Regional Transport Statistics (October 22,2009) - National Rail commuters spend 64 minutes per journey commuting. This equates to 640 minutes per week based on a five day week. Motorcycle and scooter commuters spend 24 minutes per journey which equates to 240 minutes per week. (b). Based on 46 working weeks per year and a 40 hour week.