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


MCI meet Transport Minister to talk motorcycle safety

18th July 2013

The MCI’s Steve Kenward, Karen Cole and Craig Carey-Clinch, together with Deputy Chief Constable David Griffin, the motorcycle lead for the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) met with Transport Minister Stephen Hammond yesterday, to outline the need for a national motorcycle safety framework.

MCI launch 'Industry Induction Days'

17th July 2013

The motorcycle industry can seem like a foreign world to those who have never encountered it before. There’s a vast array of choice and type, not to mention the ever changing legislative framework which permeates many different branches of the industry.

MCI meetings and events scheduled

17th July 2013

The MCI has released its meeting schedule to April 2015, to give members plenty of notice about Special Member Group meetings and events in the pipeline.

There’s still time to get involved in National BEN week

9th July 2013

BEN – the automotive industry charity – will be celebrating its 108th birthday with ‘National BEN week’. This is a week-long fundraising extravaganza – and it’s not too late to take part.

Press Release: Motorcycle Industry is disappointed with the outcome of the test review process

9th July 2013

Along with other stakeholders, the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI) is disappointed with the outcome of the Motorcycle Test Review, announced by the Department for Transport.

MCI members encourage more staff onto bikes for Ride to Work Day

19th June 2013

This year’s Ride to Work Day was a great success for MCI members, who used the date as a focus to highlight the benefits of commuting via a motorcycle or scooter.

Motorcycle Off-Road events a huge success

18th June 2013

A huge buzz and feel good factor was created by the 2013 Motorcycle Off-Road Experience events held between 13th-16th June at Brake Hill Farm in Brigstock, near Kettering.

Press Release: Off-Road virgins no more - and proud of it! Converts take to social media to share their enthusiasm

18th June 2013

Facebook is buzzing with comments and pictures from the 400 people who had their first taste of dirt riding over the weekend.

MCI offering free biker breakfasts as part of its National Ride to Work Day initiative

17th June 2013

Today (17 June)  is National Ride to Work Day; a day devoted to getting bikers to use their motorcycles to commute on, instead of just riding for leisure.

Still time to join other motorcyclists to pay respects to British war dead

11th June 2013

Up to 10,000 motorcyclists will be taking part in a ride to commemorate servicemen and women who have lost their lives in conflict and to thank the towns that have played a part in honouring them.

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