The Bikers Suited and Booted to Deliver Mental Health First Aid

“When a bike’s broken down on the side of the road, a biker will stop for another. So we take it one step further, what happens when that biker’s head breaks down.” Paul Oxborough, Chairperson of Mental Health Motorbike Anyone who owns a motorbike, and who rides out at the weekends, is well aware of […]

A Very British Motorbiker’s Journey  

“Being your authentic self is the number one thing” Conor O’Donnell – TheBritishMotorbiker Like so many members of the motorcycle community, for Conor, riding is about so much more than just getting around or a hobby. Usually, when you talk to a motorcycle enthusiast, there tends to be depth to their story and their love […]

The Girl on a Bike, who found herself again

“That’s something that I’m so proud of myself for; asking for help. I always emphasise to people that asking for help is a sign of strength” Vanessa Ruck – The Girl on a Bike In a world of influencers and celebrity riders Vanessa Ruck, otherwise known as The Girl on a Bike, stands out, not […]

We chat to Andrew Richardson of REALRIDER

“I came around a corner, saw a car coming at me, saw my exit and went for it, went into a gully and came off and the bike ended up on top of me. But I looked at my phone, my Apple Watch and saw REALRIDER® activated and counting down, I heard the voice response […]

Rewilding Britain: learning from nature

“My partner is a biker, so I can totally understand that love for nature that riders have.”Kate Barclay, Rewilding Britain For those who get on their bikes and ride through the wind and rain, the environment and the state of it matters. The whole point of riding out is that it takes us to places […]

The Nod Season 2: A Mindful Motorcycle Podcast

Motorcycle culture and the amazing community that it’s built on are synonymous with a positive impact on mental health, and we’re all about that. That’s why BMIC are proud sponsors of Season 2 of THE NOD with Charley Boorman, Ben Bowers and Ant Partridge. Below are a few words from Ben Bowers to give those […]

The Sidecar Guys’ Search for an elusive British Wilderness 

“The land wants to be wild,” says Matt of the Sidecar Guys. “We just have to get out of its way”.  The British Motorcycle Insurance Community (BMIC) has partnered with The Sidecar Guys in supporting their Wild Ride UK, a trip by Matt and Reece in their Ural motorcycle through England and Wales looking for […]

Introducing the British Motorcycle Insurance Community – the BMIC

Welcome to the British Motorcycle Insurance Community, a new digital, insurance-led community builder platform for the UK’s motorcycle communities, associations, manufacturers, distributorsand riders. Riding a motorcycle is an individual choice, and yet, by choosing to go it alone on the bike, we are part of a community of others who think the same way. By […]