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


Motorcycle Live 2012

16th August 2012

Motorcycle Live 2012 is once again gearing up to be a fantastic industry showcase of bikes, kit, entertainment, chances to ride and accessories. With a great line up of exhibitors already confirmed the show is now 70% sold with remaining space being sold pretty quickly.

Motorcycle Off-Road Experience - places snapped up!

14th August 2012

Motorcycle Off-Road Experience event registration opened today, giving members of the public the chance to try off-road sport for free; and the response was overwhelming - 100 places went as soon as registration went live at 9am.

Press Release: Public were quick off the mark to try off-road sport. Places went like hot cakes!

14th August 2012

Public were quick off the mark to try off-road sport.    Places went like hot cakes!

100 people given the chance to experience off-road riding

6th August 2012

Members of the MCI are holding a ‘Motorcycle Off-Road Experience’ day for 100 members of the public on Saturday 15th September.  The event follows on from a Media Day, which will be held the day before, on 14th September.  Both will be held at the Enduroland venue in Adstone, Northampton.

Press Release: Opportunity for 100 members of the public to try off-road motorcycling FOR FREE

6th August 2012

Members of the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI) are holding a ‘Motorcycle Off-Road

Press Release: Motorcycle industry pulls together to fight theft

27th July 2012

Around 26,000 motorcycles are stolen in the UK each year.  Recognising the effect that theft has on the motorcycle community and industry, the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI), has launched the first ever official and national security marking scheme, which will be introduced by major bike manufacturers. 

Launch of MCI MASTER Security Scheme

25th July 2012

Recognising the effect that motorcycle crime is having on the motorcycle community, MCI launched an official security marking scheme called The MASTER Security Scheme which will be utilised by its motorcycle members.

Changes to Rules for Motorcycle Test Vehicles (MTV's)

20th July 2012

The European Union Commission is to introduce new rules for motorcycles that can be used on test. They are due to come into effect at the end of 2013.

Motorcycle Off-Road Experience Day, 11th July, Postponed

9th July 2012

The MCI Off-Road Experience day for members of the press that was due to take place on Wednesday 11th July has had to be cancelled due to excessive rainfall which has made the ground unfit for purpose.

MCI Welcomes New Members

5th July 2012

MCI is pleased to announce a number of new companies coming into membership recently, these include Armitt Leisure, distributors of AJP motorcycles and long established Spanish manufacturer, Rieju

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