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. 

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

You can be sure that by arranging your insurance through Footman James your classic motorcycle, from a BSA to a Triumph, will be covered.

FJ+

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
Breakdown
Legal Protection
Spare Parts
Spare Parts 2, 5 and 10
Ride To Work
Agreed Value
Nil Deduction Salvage Retention
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Classic Bike Insurance reviews

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Easy to use web sight. Quick response

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First class service. Thank you.

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No issues.

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The initial quote was quite expensive but easy negotiation secured a discount that was more to my liking, staff are very knowledgable and the contact service is easy to navigate

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The policy offered was not the cheapest or indeed the most comprehensive (£65 for recovery services is expensive when others offer it at no additional cost). But the person I eventually spoke to to was first-class. On the point of speaking to people, I think it is unacceptable that the only way you can speak to someone to get a quote after about 1830 is for them to ring you back because they are all busy (ringing people back...) and the phone diverts to the existing customer team. It's not always convenient to have call back - you may be going out or in my case not want the phone to ring because my daughter had just gone to bed. So not so good points overcome by good points in respect of the person who 'sold' me the policy.

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Fast and efficient thankyou

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as above

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Easy to follow telephone selection system. Not usually a long queue. professional & polite advisors.

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One phone call and all sorted had been trying for a week with other companies to get laid up insurance with no luck thanks for your excellent service

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First class service.

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first class service

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Recently renewed and changed details of my policy. Found staff very helpful and efficient.

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Good service and great value for money, no messing about...

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Surprised to find adding a bike reduced my premium

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Fabulous service as per usual

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Great phone advisor! She was fantastic! I think her name was Bethany Ellis.

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I find your company very professional and your representative Mark he called me recently was most excellent. I have recommended your good selves to a lot of my fellow motorcyclists, most have taken up policies with you.

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No problems so far.

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Good price!!! good service!!! Thanks!!!

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Prompt, polite service.