Individual membership

Many riders are affiliated BMF members through their club, but only individual members receive all of the benefits we offer. By becoming a full member, you will receive our quarterly magazine and help support riders' rights by funding the British Motorcyclists Federation.

A range of member benefits can quickly repay your membership fee. Members also receive our quarterly magazine Motorcycle Rider with the latest road tests, advice, interviews and campaign news.


Member benefits

  • Discounted insurance with Bikesure
  • Save money with exclusive discounts and offers
  • BMF Rider Training
  • 50% off RAC Breakdown Cover
  • Political representation
  • Receive Motorcycle Rider, BMF’s quarterly magazine
  • Part of the BMF community, making the BMF a powerful voice to campaigning and safeguard the rights of motorcyclists


Discounted insurance with Bikesure

In a partnership deal with Bikesure, an insurance product has been created which has the interests of BMF members at heart. We have arranged a policy with specially negotiated discounts whilst being flexible enough to cover all types of bikes and most circumstances.

BMF Insurance is managed fully by the Bikesure staff. The deal includes BMF membership and up to 25% discount. Benefits on most Bikesure policies include:

  • Multibike discounts
  • Optional breakdown cover
  • Optional personal injury cover
  • Free £100,000 legal cover
  • Optional helmet and leathers cover up to £1,000
  • Limited mileage discounts
  • Discounts for experienced riders and security precautions


As well as paying the BMF a generous commission for each new policy taken out and each policy renewed, Bikesure will donate £1,000 to a charity of the Federation’s choice once 100 members have taken out new policies via the dedicated phone number into the broker’s UK-based call centre.

Find out more at or call 08005 872955 to save!

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BMF Rider Training

No matter what machine you ride, from moped to superbike, the BMF has a suitable course for everyone: CBT, Pre-test, Direct Access, Rider Plus refresher course and Blue Riband Advanced Rider. Find out more here.


50% off RAC breakdown cover

In partnership with RAC, a special offer of 50% off RAC Breakdown Cover from £28.75 is available to members. To save 50% this year and 25% every year you renew, please contact our Membership Department for further details.

Political representation

The BMF represents the best interests of UK motorcyclists whatever they ride. We lobby government and work with government departments and local authorities in order to get the best deal for motorcyclists. We also have a Regional network of volunteers across the UK all working on your behalf. To get involved in any aspect of the BMF’s political work, contact your Regional Chairman or call the BMF campaign office on 01162 795112. Find out more about our work here.

 Jim Freeman, BMF chairman

Motorcycle Rider magazine

Member's receive the BMF's quarterly magazine Motorcycle Rider with the latest road tests, advice, interviews and campaign news.


The Best Rides Motorcycle Atlas

Find great rides and routes with the help of this waterproof and tear-proof atlas which highlights more than 300 of the best rides in the UK. As a special offer for BMF members, Mapsman will donate £3 to the BMF fighting fund for every atlas bought by BMF members, and furthermore BMF members will receive free postage and packing worth £1.94. For more information, please visit or call 080023 00265.


Touring and travel

Your membership provides you with many great travel deals.

  • Perkins Slade – Euro Plus
    A combined travel and breakdown insurance, which covers Continental Europe and extends to the Azores, Balearics, Egypt, Morocco, Russia, Tunisia and Turkey*, including the UK part of your journey. 
    *Please note that breakdown cover is limited to Continental Europe only and excludes these countries. Single trip or annual cover available. Apply for cover from our brokers Perkins Slade on 0121 698 8160 . Please apply at least five working days before travel.
  • Weekend leisure breaks
    Enjoy 25% off over 400 participating Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Express by Holiday Inn hotels across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. To book from the UK, call 08704 008135 and quote ‘exclusive rate’. To book from the Republic of Ireland, call 18005 53155. Terms and conditions apply and will be advised at the time of booking.
  • Bike-Astur Motorcycle Tours
    Choose from Bring Your Own Bike tours (Brittany Ferries Plymouth-Santander) or our Fly-Ride tours (Stansted-Santander). Explore the Picos de Europa with resident English guides. BMF members qualify for 5% individual discounts on Fly-Ride tours for groups up to five persons. If six people book, everyone gets a 10% discount. or email
    Scotlandbybike would like to offer all BMF members that hire a bike a 12% discount. We offer a 10% discount on tours and the same again on Advanced Training. Please visit our comprehensive website
  • Moto-Abruzzo, Italy 
    Moto-Abruzzo is pleased to offer BMF members a 10% discount on biker B&B or touring/training in the beautiful Abruzzo region of Italy. Please contact Karl and Janet Bianchini: call 00390 85 841 673 or email
  • Cotswold Outdoor 
    Whether you’re into touring or just enjoy a blast on a track day, we’ve got you covered at Cotswold Outdoor; from GPS  to technical base layers keeping you dry and comfortable in your leathers. Cotswold Outdoor Stores now offers all BMF members 10% discount (T&Cs apply).
  • Motours
    Switzerland, Italy, Morocco and Brittany. We offer tours from April to October. Discounted rates are available on request. Fabulous roads, great scenery and good company. Come and join us for some quality time in quality places. Telephone 01253 893575 or 07783 287851, email or visit
  • Nutt Travel
    Billy Nutt MBE and his Ireland-based tour company specialise in tours of Scotland and Ireland – including ferry crossings between the two. Seventeen routes are on offer, covering a total of 1,395 miles over Scotland and Ireland, allowing the individual rider to choose the ideal length, difficulty and scenery for them.

To find out more about any of the benefits available to you, please contact our Membership Department on 01162 795112.

To become a BMF member today, click here.