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Electric Motorbike Insurance

Whether you’re the proud owner of an electric motorcycle, or you’re looking at purchasing the brand new Harley LiveWire or NUI electric scooter you’ll still need peace of mind when it comes to getting the correct insurance. Here at Devitt, we understand that electric bikes are starting to shape the market so that’s why we’re making sure we can provide the correct cover for you. Give us a call today on 0345 872 3614!

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Electric Motorbike Insurance

  • Unique 10% discount code for SPORTSBIKESHOP with your policy
  • Additional discount for advanced training, security systems and secure parking
  • 90 days EU cover as standard
  • 24/7 UK-based accident helpline at your service
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Everything you need to know about Electric Motorbikes

It wasn’t going to be long until the futuristic visions of an electric motorbike model became a reality, especially with the car world already thriving. However, the first patent for an electric bike was submitted back in 1895 and it has blossomed since then.

There are even racing events dedicated to electric models including Formula E and TT Zero event at the Isle of Man TT, which is growing more popular and competitive each year. But, it’s understandable that it might not be as widely accepted by the biking community, it goes against the grain of what motorcycling is all about – the power, speed and most importantly the sound – but there are some positives to owning an electric model.

If you’re looking for a fun and practical commuting machine then switching to electric could be the move for you, especially if you’re riding in London; congestion and emission charges are not applicable to these models. With charging points popping up in your local shopping centre car parks, all you need to do is plug in, swipe your card (which is linked to your bank account) and let it charge whilst you pick up your weekly shop.

Recently, we’ve seen electric-only motorcycle manufacturers popping onto the scene including Zero Motorcycles and NIU Electric Scooters, to name just a few. It’s obviously that there’s a market out there because even the likes of VespaBMW and even Harley Davidson with the launch of the brand new Harley LiveWire, are now attempting venture into the market. Starting prices for a new model can range from £10,000 upwards with max speeds of over 100mph and mile range of up to 120+ miles – not bad at all.

Benefits of owning an electric motorbike 

Take a look at our list below of just some of the key benefits of owning an electric motorbike:

  • Government grants – upto 20% or £1,5000 towards the cost of an electric model
  • Fuel costs – it costs £1 or £2 to fully charge for an 80 – 100 mile range
  • Zero road tax
  • Lower emissions

Get a quote with Devitt today!

Getting your quote couldn’t be easier. Hassle-free, straight forward and most importantly, fast, all you need to do is provide us with a few key details about your electric motorbike – make and model and license plate, where you store it (in a garage, on the roadside or on a driveway), whether you have any no claim discount that could reduce your premium, your location and your occupation.

Things like security (locks, chains, alarms, immobilisers and securing your motorbike in a safe place), doing less mileage, taking an advanced riding course and taking advantage of our Excess Protect policy could all help to lower your premium even further – putting more money in your pocket for all those trips! Simply input your details online, or give our friendly team a call for an instant quote.

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