Membership of South Shires Bikers MCC is available for a yearly subscription fee, details listed below.

Benefits of membership include;

Regular club meet, Organised ride-outs and events, Club Patch (Additional fee applies), Relaxed philosophy.

South Shires Bikers MCC Membership Fees (As of 1st June 2017)

Full One Years Membership - £24.00 ea.
Full One Years Membership with Patch - £30.00 ea.
All memberships will start on the 1st June and finish on the 31st May the following year.
Any member joining partway through a membership year will be charged pro rata
for each remaining month of the membership year.

Additional Patch - £6.00

Additional Charges

A £3.00 fee will be charged to all persons attending ride-outs and club organised events. This is passed directly to our chosen charities. A voluntary payment towards club running costs will also be collected for those wishing to contribute.

Club accounts will be published yearly at the AGM and are available upon request.

Membership will include affiliation to the British Motorcycle Foundation. Benefits include;

Political Representation The bmf represents every rider at the highest level in the UK and Europe. Specialist lobbyists and researchers as well as a network of UK volunteers are engaged in this work. We have contact with National Riders Rights Organisations throughout Europe and many other parts of the world. We are members of FEMA (overall European representation) and have links with FIM (Worldwide representation).

Discount on entry to all bmf shows

Tickets for all the bmf shows can be purchased in advance on line at quoting your club’s unique discount code (available from your club officials). Please see the web site for the ticket hotline number, if preferred. Tickets may also be purchased at the event.

Access to Riderspace, the bmf website

Visit for details of events, briefing documents, press releases and many other things to do with the bmf.

Discounted Insurance - Motorcycle Insurance from MCE Insurance

The bmf has a great new preferred insurance relationship with insurance providers MCE. MCE are a family company who offer all bmf members a 30% discount on their policies.

As well as members benefiting from this relationship, the bmf also receives a gratuity from MCE for any quotes and policies taken out. Please be sure to use the special bmf line 0844 338 67 66 and to quote the promotional code 2013.

It is important to us that both the bmf and MCE get the best out of our relationship. Therefore, if you have had a good experience with any policy you have taken out or have any issues about an offer you have been made, then please contact the membership department at or 0116 2795112. We want to be sure that our members are receiving the very best of service.

Travel Insurance

A combined Travel and Breakdown Insurance, which covers Continental Europe and extending to the Azores, Balearics, Egypt, Morocco, Russia, Tunisia and Turkey*, including the UK part of your journey. *Please note that breakdown cover is limited to Continental Europe only and excludes these countries. Single trip or annual cover available. Apply for cover from our brokers Perkins Slade on 0121 698 8027. Please apply at least 5 working days before travel.

The Best Rides Motorcycle Atlas – it’s about the journey!

Find great rides and routes with the help of this waterproof and tear proof atlas, which has over 300 of The Best Rides in the UK highlighted in it. It is A5 in size, to fit easily in your inside pocket, map holder or tank bag. It has clear specially lightened mapping and includes speed cameras in magenta and yellow on the recommended rides. As a special offer for bmf Members mapsman will donate £3 to the bmf fighting fund for every Atlas bought by bmf Members and furthermore bmf Members will receive free postage and packing worth £1.94.

More information online or call us on 0800 2300 265.

Express by Holiday Inn, offer bmf members discounted accommodation (subject to availability) To book call 0870 400 8135 quoting “Exclusive Rates”.

bmf Visa Card

No annual fee. Call 0800 028 2440 quoting 31CVYIJH

bmf Touring

Great savings on a variety of tour operators in Europe and even further a field. Contact bmf Membership Department for latest offers on 0116 2795112, or at

Discount on Breakdown & Recovery


bmf members can now receive up to 50% off RAC membership, even existing ones. Membership of the RAC covers all vehicles that a member drives/rides. There are also discounts on European cover, particularly for older motorcycles. Please contact Membership on 0116 2785112 for further details.

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