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The British Motorcyclists Federation (BMF) exists to safeguard the rights of all British motorcyclists.

The BMF is a long established and effective lobbying group. It protects UK motorcyclists from interference by European, National, Local Government and anti-motorcycling campaign groups. The BMF is a member of many government advisory groups and also works in Europe on behalf of British motorcyclists. The BMF is also a fantastic community, made up of individual members and motorcycle clubs, it provides support, advice and organises excellent events throughout the UK.

Campaigning for riders’ rights
The BMF is one of the largest rider groups in the world and has existed since the 1960s. We are a non-profit organisation run by elected volunteers, providing motorcyclists with a voice through specialist lobbyists and a network of volunteers across the UK. The BMF successfully campaigns on issues that directly affect the liberty, safety and security of motorcyclists. The BMF educates and informs, and through its successful lobbying has defeated such ill-conceived ideas as leg-protectors and the 100bhp limit restriction. The BMF is active in Europe through FEMA (Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Association) and the FIM (Federation of International Motorcyclists). We lobby MPs, MEP’s, ministers, commissioners and committees to ensure that your views and concerns are heard.

Promoting safety, increasing skills and better riding.
The BMF actively promotes safety through education and encouraging mental health first aid,via Mental Health Motorbikes, first on scene skills, via Biker Down and our own Advanced Riding Courses , the Blue Riband Advanced Rider Award

A love of motorcycling
The BMF is managed by people like you; people who love motorcycling. No matter what they ride, our members want to be able to continue to ride motorcycles in the ways they enjoy. We all want to ensure our children and grandchildren will have the opportunity to enjoy riding in the future. As a non-profit organisation, we rely on our members for funding and support. As a member, you will be part of the community of individuals and affiliated clubs which help make the BMF such a powerful voice in campaigning and safeguarding the rights of motorcyclists. In addition, a range of member benefits can quickly repay your membership fee, plus you will receive Motorcycle Rider, the BMF’s quarterly magazine packed with the latest road tests, interviews, riding advice and campaign news.

Groups and clubs
The benefits offered by the BMF attract more than 200 affiliated motorcycle clubs – a massive community of fellow motorcyclists. They too, realise the importance of the successes of the BMF for motorcycling today. Affiliated clubs benefit from a special public liability insurance package, and their members enjoy many of the advantages offered to individual BMF members.

Bike shows, rallies and events
Having run the UK’s biggest motorcycle show for a number of years, the BMF has lots of experience hosting fantastic events run by bikers for bikers. Nowadays we have moved away from the huge shows and we now host smaller laid back camping rallies. BMF rallies happen throughout the UK and members get discounted tickets. see our events page for what’s on where.