Do you want to drive a scooter around Bangkok, but you are not confident enough in your driving skills ? Or do you want to start riding some big motorbikes, but you don’t know how to ride manual? No worries – Fatboy’s Motorbike Rentals now offers motorbike driving lessons and automatic scooter driving lessons. Due to high demand, we offer these lessons at our Ekkamai and Sathorn branches!With our motorbike and scooter driving lessons , our experienced instructors will assist you with becoming a safe, competent driver as quickly as possible. At Fatboy’s, we believe driving a scooter or motorbike can be both a safe and efficient method of transportation around Bangkok so long as you follow best driving practices. With our driving lessons, we will guide you into becoming a confident driver who knows all tricks to drive 100% safely.
Absolutely! The Fatboy’s automatic scooter driving lessons and manual motorbike driving lessons are designed for complete beginners to build their driving skills and overall confidence driving a bike throughout Greater Bangkok.
Once you have completed your driving lessons, we can also provide answers to any questions that you may have about obtaining a Thai driver’s license, or if you would like to use the Fatboy’s Thai Driver’s License Service to get your license, we will connect you with the team (learn full details about the Fatboy’s Thai Driver’s License Service here).
Ready to book a driving lesson? Click here to make a reservation with Fatboy’s Motorbike Driving Lessons today!
Please see below for details covered in our driving lessons:
Scooter Driving Lessons• All elements of a scooter – our driving lessons instructor will go through all the different elements of a scooter and their uses, such as the kickstart, the electric start, the odometer and more. • Acceleration and deceleration – our driving lessons instructor will help you confidently control the throttle, so you gain speed as well as slow down in a safe, comfortable way• Turns – our driving lessons instructor will guide you to confidently performing turns on quiet streets or cones, so you can turn even the sharpest of corners with confidence.• Practice In Live Traffic – once our driving lessons instructors feel confident in your capability to drive amongst real Bangkok traffic, our instructors will take you through a live traffic route, so you get real experience driving a scooter and have complete confidence!
Motorbike Driving Lessons• All elements of a motorbike – our driving lessons instructor will go through all the different elements of a motorbike, including explaining how to change gears with the foot pedal and use the foot brake.• Mastering the clutch and acceleration/deceleration – our driving lessons instructor will guide you through speeding up and going up through the gears, as well as slowing down and getting back to 1st gear and neutral.• Mastering the foot brake and hand brake – you will also be taught from our driving lessons instructor how to safely brake the motorbike with both the foot brake and the hand brake, so you will not run into any danger once you begin driving larger manual motorbikes.• Turning While Handling The Clutch – our driving lessons instructor will teach you how to make sharp turns safely with a manual motorbike while handling the clutch.• Practice In Live Traffic – once our driving lessons instructors feel confident in your capability to drive amongst real Bangkok traffic, our instructors will take you through a live traffic route, so you get real experience driving a manual motorbike and have complete confidence!
Apart from this, our driving lessons instructors will provide you with additional tips and tricks to ensure you are driving as safely as possible in the often hectic Greater Bangkok traffic. Students are also encouraged to ask any questions that they may have about driving in Thailand, Thailand road rules, and about various scooter and motorbike models!
Fatboy’s Motorbike Driving Lessons does not offer classes for students looking to learn how to drive large CC sports bikes, touring bikes, or dirt bikes.
Our manual motorbike driving lessons are designed to make beginner drivers feel 100% confident driving a city motorbike around Greater Bangkok. Our driving lessons are always initially conducted on a Honda MSX 125CC motorbike, so our students can master changing gears, handling the clutch, and using the foot brake on a slow, light vehicle.
Once a manual motorbike lesson student is confident driving a Honda MSX 125CC in real traffic, then students are also able to do a motorbike driving lesson on a slightly larger 150CC or 300CC city motorbike (provided there is a vehicle available). However, we never conduct driving lessons on motorbikes larger than 300CC.
It really depends on the student – some students require a single hour to get fully confident and ready to drive on their own, while other students require multiple hours with our driving lessons instructors to become a fully confident driver.
With our experience of conducting hundreds of scooter driving lessons and motorbike driving lessons at Fatboy’s, we will ensure that regardless of your level of confidence, our instructors will guide each student at a slow yet steady pace to ensure that every student eventually becomes a fully confident driver!
Please note that from our experience, it will take most beginner manual motorbike students at least two hours of driving lessons in order to become fully confident manual motorbike drivers.
Our scooter driving lessons and motorbike driving lessons are conducted at either the Fatboy’s Ekkamai branch (click here for exact location) or Fatboy’s Sathorn branch (click here for exact location).
Our driving lessons instructors will take students to quiet side streets for practice after a quick lecture is had with our instructor at the branch.
Please wear closed shoes for your motorbike driving lesson (no flip-flops), as well as long trousers (no skirts or dresses for ladies!).
And yes, the fee for the driving lesson includes a motorbike and a helmet!
Yes certainly! Provided that we have a scooter or motorbike available for you to rent, and our driving lessons instructor feels confident in your ability to drive by yourself on the Bangkok streets, you can certainly rent a bike upon completing your driving lesson.
In fact for all our driving lessons students, you can get 500 BAHT OFF of your monthly scooter or motorbike rental for the first month’s payment! Click here for full details of this special promotion.
For full details on how to get to the Sathorn location, click here.
For full details on how to get to the Ekkamai location, click here.
Want to book a motorbike driving lesson or scooter driving lesson with Fatboy’s? Have any additional questions about our lessons? Contact us now!
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