2020-08 Cream Tea Tour

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[aka Length of Cornwall Ride] – 12th August 2020 –  Starting from Launceston and finishing at Lands End, all WIMA members are welcome and as always every type and size of bike. Come and join us for a relaxed ride … Continued

2020-07 Summer Pub Lunch

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Cancelled due to pandemic 19th July 2020 – Summer Pub Lunch @ The Wishing Well at Codrington, Bristol. Contact Caroline Powell for details and updates

New WIMA GB Committee

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May 2020 –  The new committee is up and running. Watch the Leaders page for introductions from the new team being added soon. Many thanks to the outgoing Committee for all their hard work, and to all of those before … Continued

International Rally 2020

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UPDATE: WIMA GERMANY 2020 RALLY Cancelled due to pandemic   Dear Members, due to the worldwide corona pandemic we cannot guarantee at the moment that WIMA can take place as planned. Nobody knows how the situation will develop in the … Continued

Volunteers Wanted

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Please can we have volunteers for our vacant committee posts?  We are looking for the following: Northern & Southern Liaison Officers East Midlands Representative North East Rep Kent Rep Please contact the President – Val Newman if you are interested … Continued

Mobile Loophole

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The government has confirmed that it plans to take action over a legal loophole that still technically allows the use of mobile phones while driving.  Current legislation on using mobile phones while driving, which came into force in 2003, has … Continued

WIMA India National Rally

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Our one-of-its-kind, all-woman annual meetup is planned to be held in beautiful Goa in the month of February, 2020, lasting for three days. This the first national rally for WIMA-India and therefore a super-special one! There is going to be … Continued

Fastest Electric Motorcycle

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The world record for the fastest electric motorcycle has been broken in Yorkshire.  Riding Nottingham University’s Isle of Man TT zero bike in windy conditions at the Straightliners ACU/FIM World Speed Rec-ords event at Elvington, Zef Eisenberg reached a spectacular … Continued

Funding for Leadership

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Funding of up to £2,500 for motorcycle sector women available Women & Leadership International is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK’s motorcyle sector. The campaign is providing women with grants of up … Continued

Fit 2 Go discount for WIMA

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‘Plug and play’ TPMS technology to give riders precise pressure readings and absolute confidence in their tyres Guards against the second most common mechanical defect contributing to motorcycle accidents British technology firm Fit2Go TPMS, a global licensee for Michelin, has … Continued

International Rally UK, 2019

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The Rally was a huge success – click here to see some photographs from the event. Full Report on the business and general shenanigans coming soon.   When WIMA, Women’s International Motor-cycle Association held their week long Inter-national Rally in … Continued

MAG Meets Grayling

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Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, met the Motorcycle Action Group to discuss transport policy, the environment and the role of motorcycles in reducing emissions. Mr Grayling and MAG met to discuss his position on transport and the environ-ment; … Continued

Dushi Rally Report

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Dushi is the Papiamentu word for ‘sweet’ and this event certainly was! Curacao is in the Caribbean, a small island north of Venezuela, in the Dutch Antilles. Though independent it is still under Dutch sovereignty and Rita Koopmanschap, who is the … Continued

Olga Kevelos

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A few months ago, I had an email from Colin Turbett, asking if I’d like to review his biography of Olga Kevelos for the WIMA news. Now I’ll admit that prior to Colin’s email, I hadn’t heard of Olga, probably … Continued

Bikers United

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An initiative has been launched to tackle the rise in motorcycle crime.  BikersUnited.co.uk is a National Stolen Motorcycle Database where victims of theft can re-port their stolen motorcycle or scooter and alert other bikers in real-time to a theft in … Continued

Finland Rally Report

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A fabulous trip; almost 2500 miles of road plus two ferry trips each way.  Having travelled across Europe last year to attend the WIMA Estonia International, this time I missed out Russia and spent more time in Latvia and Lithuania. … Continued

Lock2Lock

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Fighting back against motorcycle theft Lock 2 Lock is a national motorcycle security scheme with a difference.  The MAG Foundation re-launched the scheme on 13th August 2018 offering a tag to display to other riders. It takes less than 20 … Continued

WIMA GB Rally 2018

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June 22nd – 24th 2018 Chellington is like nowhere else you will ever stay. It’s a deconsecrated church in the lovely Bedfordshire countryside, overlooking the river Ouse. Sleeping accommodation is in the aisles of the nave! Activities (including the AGM) take place in … Continued

MAG News

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News from the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) MAG calls for greater partnership-working and tougher action against bike crime in the West Midlands   Director of Campaigns & Political Engagement for the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG), Colin Brown, met Assistant Police … Continued

BMF Bulletin

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The BMF has recently been engaged in the following Lobbying & related activity: Transport for London [TfL] consultation: Anna Zee [Political & Technical Services Director] responded to the 150-page consultation. The motorcycle provisions are generally welcome (funding for training, street … Continued

Black Forest Biking

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Last year, we were asked by some friends whether we fancied biking in the Black Forest this June and without a great deal of thought we said yes! It was nice to be asked. The plan was to make our … Continued

National Rally Report 2017

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If you weren’t there, you missed a good rally! The weather was kind – lots of sunshine – no torrential rain which has marred our last three Nationals. It was warm enough to sit outside in the evening, sampling the … Continued

Female Bikers on the Web

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More and more websites keep popping up that feature female bikers…..what is going on?? Check out Women ADV Riders which has an enviable selection of great stories from around the world – WIMA members please make 2017 a wonderful year by … Continued