Classic Bike Insurance

Devitt have been providing motorbike insurance for UK bikers since 1936, so your Classic Bike will be in expert and reliable hands. Get a quote today for Classic Bike Insurance from Devitt and we’ll compare priced from top UK insurers to find your our cheapest quote.

Classic Bike Insurance


  • Exclusive 10% discount for SPORTSBIKESHOP with your classic bike policy
  • Our fast, hassle-free UK-based accident helpline open 24/7
  • Got a ride abroad planned? 90 day EU cover
  • Reduce your premium with our fantastic Excess Protect
  • Additional discounts for advanced training, secure parking, limited mileage and security systems

What can I expect to pay for my Classic Bike Insurance?

Take a look at some real quotes for insurance for classic bikes to give you a better idea of what you could pay:

Bike TPTF Fully Comp

BSA A10 650CC Value £4,000.00
TPFT:£69.00 FULLY COMP:£69.00

Royal Enfield Bullet 350 346CC Value £5,000.00
TPFT:£70.00 FULLY COMP:£75.00

Triumph Tiger T10033 490CC Value £6,000.00
TPFT:£70.00 FULLY COMP:£75.00

AJS 18S 500CC Value £7,000.00
TPFT:£83.00 FULLY COMP:£69.00

Honda CBX1000 1047CC Value £9,000.00
TPFT:£83.00 FULLY COMP:£69.00

All prices are based on a married rider, living in the BS27 area, with a full licence, no convictions or accidents, bank manager, with a factory fitted immobiliser. Rates correct as of April 2015.

Everything you need to know about Classic bikes

Motorcycle enthusiasts often debate over the definition of a classic motorcycle.  Some focus on the age of the bike while others look at the style of the motorbike itself.  Still, purists consider the bike’s place in history as an important consideration.Taking into account the many different opinions as to what a classic motorcycle actually is, it seems that age, appearance, status of the motorcycle and its construction are all important factors in determining whether the model can be deemed a vintage.

Broadly, a classic motorbike is one that is more than 25 years old with a simple and traditional look.Although age is an important consideration, it must also be pointed out that a classic motorcycle does not merely mean an old model.  To be worthy of the classic status, the bike needs to have demonstrated over a reasonable amount of time that it can stand on its own amongst the countless types of motorbikes that have and are being produced.

In terms of construction, a classic motorcycle should feature simple aesthetics and elements that can be easily traced back to the origins of these machines.  Although motorbikes have an incredibly long history, characteristics such as air-cooled, two-cylinder engines, single headlights and double supports on the rear wheel are all typical hallmarks of classic models.

Appearance is another important determinant.  Classics tend to have the simple lines and looks that are found on many post-World War II motorcycles.

More than anything else, classic motorbikes are those that have achieved a cult or iconic status.  They stand out from the crowd because of their design quality and popularity with riders due to their excellent construction and performance.  Classic models are revered by enthusiasts as they are seen to be fantastic machines in their heyday.

Restoring and maintaining a classic motorbike is a passion for enthusiasts rather than just a hobby.  Not only can you get hours of joy in working on your machine, you can also go up and down the country for riding events to show off the fruits of your labour. Additionally, the value of classic motorbikes holds up well, so the time and money you spend on them can be considered an investment rather than an expense.

Devitt can provide you with that extra peace of mind with our additional products for your classic bike policy. You’ve spent hours restoring your pride and joy, but sometimes accidents can happen – that’s why we provide you with a range of additional products that can top-up your cover, like; RAC breakdown to help you get back on the road in the event of a breakdown, Personal Accident cover including helmet and leathers, as well as Legal Expenses cover.

Classic bikes can come in various styles by various manufacturers, check out our list below: 

  • Triumph T120 Bonneville
  • Triumph Tiger Cub
  • Harley-Davidson WL 1950
  • BSA A10 Gold Flash
  • Yamaha XT500
  • Royal Enfield Crusader
  • Norton Commando
  • Norton Commando MK3 Roadster
  • Suzuki SP370

Information needed for your classic bike quote

Getting a quote couldn’t be easier, especially with Devitt dealing with motorbike insurance since 1936 – we sure know our stuff! You’ll just need a few bits of information to hand such as; details of your bike, your annual mileage, current No Claims Discount, details of any convictions or accidents, your occupation and location. You can get a quick online quote, or contact one of our friendly insurance advisors on 0808 178 7049 for a quote over the phone.

Check out this story of three brothers who rebuilt three very special classic bikes before they hit the British roads to try out their handy work.

A lot of time was spent crafting, not only the perfect route but, the most amazing classic Bonneville and Triumphs.

Why choose Devitt?

  • Comparing prices across our panel of insurers to find the best classic bike insurance quote for you
  • Additional discounts for advanced training, secure parking, limited mileage and security systems
  • Fast and hassle-free claims service from our 24/7 UK-based accident helpline
  • Exclusive offers and latest biker news through our sponsorship of Keep Britain Biking
  • Trusted by bikers since 1936, you’re in expert and reliable hands
  • Need some new leathers? Exclusive 10% discount at SPORTSBIKESHOP with your Classic Bike policy
  • Access to competitive rates – saving you money!
  • Renewal reminder and Claims helpline text directly to your phone

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