News & Press

These are the latest news stories and press releases from the MCIA. You can also find new registration statistics, which are updated monthly.

News & Press Releases


Coffee, cakes and motorcycles - a natural combination

19th September 2017

Some of the UK’s best motorcycle and scooter training schools will be taking part in the World’s Biggest MacMillan Coffee Morning on Friday 29th September.  They are inviting regular clients and those just curious about motorcycling to call in and enjoy coffee and cake, while supporting the Macmillan cause.


New figures show that MASTER protected motorcycles are 6 times less likely to be stolen!

5th September 2017

Recent analysis of theft data for new motorcycles sold in 2017, shows there is a huge difference between machines which are marked with the MASTER Security Scheme, compared to those which are not.  New MASTER protected bikes are six time less likely to be stolen.

Bank Holiday event offering free motorcycle beginner taster sessions

22nd August 2017

People who want to learn to ride a motorcycle or scooter will get the chance to try for free during the August bank holiday weekend at a three-day event in Warwickshire.

MCIA backs Ben's latest campaign

10th August 2017

The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) is backing the latest awareness building campaign from Ben, the charity which supports the automotive industry.

Motorcycle Live tickets latest

1st August 2017

Advance tickets for Motorcycle Live, the UK's biggest bike show, are on sale now! Prices have been frozen at 2016 rates and the tickets remain all-inclusive, so every single live feature, event and experience at the show is absolutely FREE to enjoy. 

MCIAC is endorsed officially by DVSA

28th July 2017

The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) is delighted to announce that the Government’s Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is officially endorsing the Motorcycle Industry Accreditation Centre’s (MCIAC’s) ATB managers’ course.  This follows a formal process of evaluation.

Press Release: Motorcycle Live 2017 tickets on sale from 1 August

19th July 2017

Advance tickets for one of the most anticipated events of the year for UK bike fans will go on sale on 1 August 2017, with prices frozen at 2016 rates. Motorcycle Live – the UK’s biggest bike show – will open its doors at The NEC, Birmingham from 18-26 November.

MCIA staff invited to the Palace

6th June 2017

MCIA's Karen Cole was invited to a Buckingham Palace garden party this month and took her right hand woman Jenny Luckman as her guest.

Four major motorcycle insurers to offer free commuter cover during Ride to Work Week

5th June 2017

Motorcycle insurers Ageas, Bennetts, Bikesure* and Carole Nash are all offering free commuter cover to leisure riders, so that they can ride to work during national Ride to Work Week from Monday 19th June to Friday 23rd June.

Ride to Work Week - one month to go

19th May 2017

Members have been sent a PR guide to help them plan events for this year's Ride to Work Week, which is 19th to 25th June 2017.

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