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.

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

Product Score Customer Comment

Classic Bike Insurance

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Footman James are very efficient and easy to deal with. The only negative comment I have to make is that they were wanting me to renew my insurance up to six weeks before it expired and they wanted to take my money at the same time, which I was not prepared to do. I renewed the day before it expired.

Classic Bike Insurance

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Very good service and best deal around.
up till this year I used to be with you with my motorhome.you stopped doing limited milage and the premium doubled. What happened

Classic Bike Insurance

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Good service,but far to long ad

Classic Bike Insurance

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Excellent service,but could do without the long winded phone calls which have to be paid for!

Classic Bike Insurance

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Prompt and efficient service.

Classic Bike Insurance

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Great communication and very helpful staff

Classic Bike Insurance

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Always found FJ to be price competitive and excellent value. Staff have always been very courteous and helpful in dealing with renewals, policy/vehicle changes etc.

Classic Bike Insurance

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Very prompt and excellent value for money. I increased the agreed value of one of my motorcycles by £1000 with no bother and for an additional premium of £5.

Classic Bike Insurance

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Always excellent,helpful & cheerful,but could do to lose the 0843 number & the associated dialling cost.....!

Classic Bike Insurance

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I have been with FJ since the mid 80s I think that says it all.

Classic Bike Insurance

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Efficient renewal through the website.

Classic Bike Insurance

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No problem at all very helpfull


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Classic Bike Insurance

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Very good helpful service

Classic Bike Insurance

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always very helpful when you have a query

Classic Bike Insurance

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A1 service from a pleased customer

Classic Bike Insurance

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Very efficient as always

Classic Bike Insurance

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I ve been with footman James for over eight years however it never seems to come down �� the worst thing is having there hard sell I had a lady ring me twice then a guy three times on the trot if I don't answer its cause Iam busy

Classic Bike Insurance

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Very well looked after thanks

Classic Bike Insurance

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Very good service

Classic Bike Insurance

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Very reasonable ,quick, polite and a personal touch to all enquiries! Can't fault ! Thank you
James Brockwell