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Member Benefits

Smart Riders
Motorcycle clothing and accessories with preferential rates for BWAM members

Advanced motorcycling

IAM
The Institute of Advanced Motorists, improving the standard of driving (and riding) on UK roads

RoSPA
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

BikeSafe
An initiative by Dorset Police to reduce biking casualties across the county and make Dorset a safer place for you to enjoy the pleasures of motorcycling

Helping L-drivers

Helping L Drivers
RoSPA's government funded initiative to help parents to ensure that their son or daughter gains as much supervised driving (or riding) experience as possible during the learning period

Maps

Streetmap
Look up your destination by street, OS grid, telephone or postcode

MotorcycleParking.com
Find motorcycle parking by city

UK Travel

Highways Agency
News and information from England's highways

BBCi Dorset Traffic
Upto date road information for Dorset

BBCi South
Live road information for the Southampton area

AA
Traffic news from the AA

RAC Vehicle Data Search
How to check that the details of your bike, or one you’re thinking about, are correctly registered with DVLA

Local roadworks:

Chris's British Road Directory
Fan site for the entire British road network. It contains up-to-date and useful information, accessibly written and presented for enthusiasts and everyday road users alike.

Beds4Bikers
Here you will find accommodations that are not only biker friendly, but actually want you to stay with them: Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, Camping Sites and Self Catering, Covering all of England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and most of Europe.

Foreign Travel

Classic Bike Provence
motorcycling history in the south of France

Bike Normandy
Forget the maps and leave the potholes behind!

Logis de France
More than 3000 hotel-restaurants with high quality service, authenticity and local specialities

Brittany Ferries
Classic and High Speed services from Portsmouth, Poole and Plymouth to Cherbourg, Caen, Roscoff, St Malo and Santander

Radars Auto
Speed camera locations in France, by route and department

Mappy
Like Streetmap, but for France

Motorrad Hotels
German site for Biker friendly hotels. Need to read German.

Other

MoT Tester’s Manual
Chapter and verse for motorcycles and sidecars

Donor Register
Joining the NHS Organ Donor Register online

iFIRSTAID
St. John Ambulance believes that everyone should learn at least the basic First Aid techniques

GetGeared
Online motorcycle clothing and accessories dealer recommended by our members