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Classic Bike Insurance

Devitt has been providing motorbike insurance for UK bikers since 1936, so your classic bike will be in expert and reliable hands. Get an agreed value quote today for your classic bike or modern classic bike from Devitt and we’ll compare prices from top UK insurers to find you the best quote.

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  • Agreed value options for your classic or modern classic bike
  • Exclusive 10% discount for SPORTSBIKESHOP with your classic bike policy
  • Our fast, hassle-free UK-based accident helpline open 24/7
  • Choose from a variety of additional cover options to tailor your classic motorcycle insurance
  • 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 below to give you an idea of the average cost for Classic Bike Insurance:

BSA A10 650CC Value £4,000.00

TPFT £69

Fully Comp £69

Royal Enfield Bullet 350 346CC Value £5,000.00

TPFT £70

Fully Comp £75

Triumph Tiger T10033 490CC Value £6,000.00

TPFT £70

Fully Comp £75

AJS 18S 500CC Value £7,000.00

TPFT £83

Fully Comp £69

Honda CBX1000 1047CC Value £9,000.00

TPFT £83

Fully Comp £69

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.

Getting the best Classic Bike Insurance

Make sure your classic bike is properly insured...

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Motorcycle enthusiasts often debate 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 exactly constitutes a classic motorcycle, 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.

Whatever the age of your classic bike, we can provide agreed value insurance for your classic bike to make sure it’s properly insured.

FAQs about Classic Bike Insurance

Still need some help? Take a look at our help and FAQs here...

When does a motorcycle become a classic bike?

It can vary from insurer to insurer but generally your motorcycle will be considered a classic bike after 20 years; some underwriters will consider it a classic bike insurance policy for a bike that is 15 years old but others go as high as 25 or 30 years.

Although age is an important consideration, it must also be pointed out that a classic motorcycle doesn’t simply mean an old model. To be worthy of classic status, the bike needs to have demonstrated over a reasonable amount of time that it can stand on its own among the countless types of motorbikes that have and are being produced.

What does a classic motorbike look like?

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. Classic motorbikes might have an incredibly long history, but it’s characteristics such as air-cooled, two-cylinder engines, single headlights and double supports on the rear wheel that are the more typical hallmarks of classic models.

Appearance is another important element. 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.

Can Devitt offer the best Classic Bike Insurance for me?

Devitt can offer the right type of classic motorcycle insurance for your classic bike as well as provide you with that extra peace of mind with our additional products.

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
What information do I need for my Classic Bike Insurance 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, including:

  • Details of your bike
  • Your annual mileage
  • Your current No Claims Discount
  • Any convictions or accidents
  • Your occupation
  • Your location
How can I get a Classic Bike Insurance quote?

You can get a quick online quote, or contact one of our friendly insurance advisors on 0345 872 3614 for a quote over the phone.

Why Insure your Classic Bike with Devitt?

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Fast and hassle-free claims service from our 24/7 UK-based accident helpline

Docs sent immediately

We send your insurance documents straight away by email. Get everything you need in minutes.

No long wait times

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