Classic Motorcycle Insurance specialists for 30 years

At Footman James we specialise in classic motorcycle insurance and vintage motorcycle insurance. That is why we understand the special bond that riders form with their classic motorcycles, especially if they have been restored and rebuilt as a project of passion. Footman James offers classic motorcycle insurance that is tailored with enthusiasts in mind; and because of this the cover provided for helmet and leathers has increased from £250 to £750 on all classic motorcycle policies.

Tailor your policy
Footman James understands the passion motorcycle enthusiasts have for their pride and joy and have created additional options to tailor their policy. These options are known as FJ+; ranging from breakdown, spare parts, agreed value and the opportunity to ride other classics.

As lovers of classic motorcycles, we have links with many enthusiasts and their clubs and – as part of our commitment to them – we offer specialist rates for classic motorcycle enthusiast club members. We stay close to the classic biking community and get involved with some of the largest classic motorcycle organisations in the world, including the Vintage Motorcycle Club (VMCC) and the Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club (VJMC).

Footman James is proud to be in partnership with some of the most well-known names in the classic motorcycle industry including; the National Motorcycle Museum and the Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum to bring benefits to enthusiasts.

To see the full list of clubs and associations that we work with, please visit our Clubs page.

Opening Hours:

Mon to Fri: 7:00am - 9:00pm 

Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm 

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At Footman James we understand that classic bike enthusiasts want to make the most of their classic bikes. That’s why we can now offer a range of additional cover options, which allows customers to pick and choose cover to suit their particular needs. The cover options are collectively called FJ+ and includes options such as breakdown, nil deduction salvage retention and ride to work. So whether a customer wants to ride other classics, hire their bike for weddings or wants to participate in track days we’ve got it covered!

Example FJ+ Cover Options
FJ Rescue provided by RAC
Legal Protection
Spare Parts
Spare Parts 2, 5 and 10
Ride To Work
Agreed Value
Nil Deduction Salvage Retention

Footman James reviews

ProductScoreCustomer Comments

Classic Bike Insurance BSA B31


1st class always ready to listen.

Classic Bike Insurance TRIUMPH TROPHY


Always understand my needs and good value for money

Classic Bike Insurance BMW R100


Price, easy to deal with, not out to rip people off...

Classic Bike Insurance HONDA CBX


couldnt have been more helpful if they tryed

Classic Bike Insurance BSA A10


Great service good to deal with no dramas always looking to to do the right thing for you great company thank you

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