Though not in the spotlight as much as their bigger alternatives, there is a thriving 50cc motorcycle market that will get you on two wheels and honing your road craft so that, come the right age, you already have a wealth of experience under your belt and are ready to get on a bigger machine.  The first thing you’ll need to do is get your provisional licence, which you can apply for through the DVLA website. Once obtained, you’ll then need to complete your Compulsory Basic Training (CBT). It’s simple to do and doesn’t cost too much money. From there, you’ll be free to ride around for two years with L-plates.  You can take to the roads at the age of 16 on a 50cc motorcycle or scooter, or on a 125cc powered machine if you’re 17 or older. It might seem a little intimidating, buying your first motorcycle or scooter, but thankfully there’s plenty of choice. For those who are restricted to 50cc, it can be hard to know where to start looking. Thankfully, at this year’s EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, there were a plethora of 50cc motorcycles and scooter announced, perfect for an introduction to life on two wheels. The SX 50 looks like a proper fun bit of kit, it’s a prope...