Bringing the voice of UK motorcyclists together

A coalition of motorcycling representative organisations

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NMC & TRF see a sustainable future for motorcycling on green roads.

November 30, 2023
The National Motorcyclists Council welcomes DEFRA’s decision on Green Roads set out in the Government’s announcements on Landscapes Review. This proposes no further regulations for motorised access to green roads.
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TyreSafe and the National Motorcycle Council join to promote safe and sustainable biking.

November 24, 2023
TyreSafe, the UK’s tyre safety charity, and the NMC have come together to strengthen opportunities to promote safe and sustainable biking.
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Riders and Industry Strengthen Partnership To Deliver on Key Motorcycling Issues

November 17, 2023
NMC and MCIA share memberships to cement work on areas of joint interest
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About The NMC

The National Motorcyclists Council (NMC) is a coalition of motorcycling representative organisations, which works together on commonly held positions about issues where motorcyclists seek to change or influence government policy. It also researches issues to both inform campaigning and support the individual work of its members.

The NMC’s mission:

'Working together to help assure a positive and sustainable future for motorcycling’

The NMC brings together a broad spectrum of representative national motorcyclists organisations. These range from riders campaign groups, to motorcycle sport representatives, off road and green roads interests and road safety experts.

The NMC Goals

Research, inform and debate sustainability in motorcycling, and secure fair treatment for motorcyclists and motorcycling.
Provide single voice positions on issues of key importance to the motorcycle world as a whole.
Provide thought leadership on a range of issues that impact upon motorcycling.
Act as a force multiplier by combining organisations strengths.
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The NMC’s current members are the Auto Cycle Union, British Motorcyclists Federation, IAM RoadSmart, the National Motorcycle Dealers Association, Plantec Assist and the Trail Riders Fellowship. These groups between them, including their affiliates, represent approaching 100,000 individual motorcyclists and motorcyclist facing trade businesses.

Find out more about the NMC’s members here:

Member List
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International Partners

We are proud to collaborate with two leading international organisations: the Federation of European Motorcycling Associations (FEMA) and the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme Europe (FIM Europe). These partnerships reflect our shared commitment to excellence and safety in motorcycling.