The small Italian manufacturer, Bimota, were founded first in 1973 by Valerio Bianchi, Giuseppe Morri and Massimo Tamburini. The company took inspiration for the name by using the first two letters of the each of the three founders surname and that’s how the name ‘Bimota’ was born.
The first bike to be born under the Bimota name is the HB1 in 1975
Tamburini focused his time on this masterpiece after he was involved in an accident riding a Honda 750 Four at the Misano circuit. Suffering broken ribs from the heavy weight of the machine, Tamburini set to creating a lighter version kit but only 10 units were made.
Other notable bikes produced by Bimota include the KB2 550, DB1 and the YB8 Furana 1000.
In 2019, it was announced that Kawasaki had purchased a 49.9% stake in the Italian firm and were working on the 2020 Bimota Tesi H2.
What information do I need to provide for my Bimota motorbike insurance quote?
There are a few simple steps to getting a quote for your Bimota bike insurance, you’ll need to provide us with some information about yourself to start with including; your full name, date of birth, address and occupation. We’ll also need to know about any claims and convictions you might have, as well as the type of security and storage for your Bimota.
How do I get an insurance quote for my Bimota motorbike?
It’s important to make sure your motorcycle is properly insured especially when it’s a classic machine like a Bimota. All you need to do is complete a quote online, or you can give one of our friendly agents a call on 0345 872 3614 who will be able to give you a quote, and answer any questions you might have.
Don’t forget about our extensive range of additional extras such as Personal Accident (PA) and PA with Helmet and Leathers cover too.
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