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Roadster Insurance

Get a quote for your Roadster through Devitt and we’ll compare prices across our panel of insurers to find our cheapest quote for you! So, whichever Roadster you ride, be it a Honda CB500, Triumph America or Moto Guzzi V7 Classic Devitt will compare insurance prices for any Roadster across the board. Why not speak to one of our friendly members of staff or visit us online to get a quote for your Roadster insurance today!

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  • 10% unique discount code for Sportsbikeshop included
  • 24/7 hassle-free claims service
  • Fancy a European ride-out? 90 days EU cover
  • Tailor your Roadster Insurance with optional extras
  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff
  • Docs sent immediately by email

How much does Roadster Insurance cost?

Want to get an idea of the average cost for Roadster Insurance in the UK? We've provided some examples here...

Sinnis Retrostar 2015, 124cc Value £2,000.00

Comp £99

TPFT £74

Yamaha SR400 2014, 399cc Value £3,000.00

Comp £83

TPFT £70

Honda CB600F Hornet 2008, 600cc Value £4,000.00

Comp £80

TPFT £74

Derbi Mulhacen 659 2010, 659cc Value £5,000.00

Comp £81

TPFT £74

Moto Guzzi V7 Stone 2012, 744cc Value £6,000.00

Comp £98

TPFT £70

All prices are correct as at January 2020 and are based on a married rider aged 45, living in the BS27 area, with a full licence, 5 years NCD for SDP including commuting, no convictions or accidents, bank manager, with factory fitted immobilisers. Bike is garaged and the usage is 3000 miles per annum.

What you need to know about Roadster Motorbikes

Our guide to Roadster Bikes...

In motorcycling, a roadster describes a “standard” motorcycle that is capable of commuting, touring and travelling at a decent speed.  Basically, it refers to a machine that gives you a bit of everything and has not been designed with focus on one particular function over another.

Also known as a streetfighter or a naked bike, many view the roadster as a stripped down version of a sportbike.  For beginner riders or those who just want something simple, this type of bike is both easy to ride and unintimidating.

History of the Roadster

The roadster has humble origins from European garages in the early 1980s.  In fact, it is often said that they arose simply because their creator was not able to afford to replace damaged parts such as fairings and clip-ons.  Instead, a cheap set of fly racing bars were installed and the use of the same motorbike resumed.  These early stripped down models became known as streetfighters and their owners were proud to show off their battle scars.

As the popularity of streetfighters grew, manufacturers jumped onto the bandwagon and started producing “naked” versions of their sport bike.  The first notable model in this category was the Ducati Monster.

From being predominantly a bare bone form of racing bikes, manufacturers have played around with other aspects of this category of bikes to create machines that are more suitable for riding longer distances in varying conditions.

Streetfighters, naked bikes or roadsters vary greatly in style and spec.  They all have different top speeds, although 150mph seems the most common.  In terms of seating position, the rider tends to be more upright and handlebars are usually wide.  You can often get a great view of your surroundings while on this type of bike.

Rather than anything in their features or appearance, perhaps what defines a roadster is the ethos behind riding one of these machines. Roadsters provide enough performance to ensure a good ride, plenty of fun-factor to keep you entertained and sufficient comfort so you can use it for your commute to ride about town.

What does a Roadster look like?

Roadsters come in a variety of styles.  Although roadsters of today are no longer about showing off battle scars, many machines feature the sort of minimalist look that has become the hallmark of bikes in this category.

A “standard” machine such as a roadster is one that has not been tempered with too much.  As motorcycle enthusiasts would say, less tempering is definitely a good thing.  Practical, versatile and functional, a roadster is a great machine for a beginner rider.

Frequently asked questions about Roadster Insurance

Still need some help? Take a look at our Roadster Insurance help and FAQs

What are examples of Roadster motorcycles?

Here are a few different types of motorcycles that are classed as Roadsters…

  • BMW RnineT
  • 2015 Ducati Monster S2R
  • Kawasaki W800 Special Edition
  • Suzuki SV650
  • Kawasaki Z750
  • Ducati M620 Monster
What information will I need to provide for my Roadster Insurance quote?

Riding a roadster motorcycle usually means you clock up a large amount of miles, cruising around the country and participating in long distance ride-outs and tours. Therefore it is important to consider the type of information you pass on to us. Be sure to give an accurate figure for the mileage your bike has done and if you have any modifications we’ll need to know the details so that we are able to find a policy to suit you.

We’ll also need important information such as your driving licence number, no claims bonus, whether you have had any convictions in the last five years, your occupation, name and address, mileage and security measures for your Roadster bike and whether you have an modifications.

How do I get a quote for my Roadster Insurance?

Devitt have been arranging motorcycle insurance since 1936, so when you get a quote through us you know you’re in safe, reliable and expert hands!

Let us compare quotes for your Roadster motorbike from across our panel of leading UK insurers to find a competitive price for the right policy to suit you.

It’s simple and easy to get a quote through Devitt, you can use our online system; or alternatively, give us a call and speak to one of our friendly members of staff who will be more than happy to guide you through the process of insuring hassle free!

You’ll also get 10% discount code for Sportsbikeshop with your policy meaning you can get some new riding gear too!

How do I make a claim on my Roadster Insurance?

At Devitt, we’re dedicated to making the process of claiming as easy and simple as possible! With our claim line open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week we make it easy for you to make a claim at any time appropriate to you!

Should you need to make a claim please call us on 0345 872 3614 , and our helpful UK based accident helpline will put your claim through as quickly as we possibly can!

Why insure your Roadster with Devitt?

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No long wait times

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