So, you’re buying a new bike?

You’ve got a shortlist and you’ve done your research, so you know all the important details.

  • Power?
  • Speed?
  • Technology?
  • Comfort?
  • Storage?
  • Economy?
  • Price?

But do you know how SECURE?

Bike and scooter theft may have dropped off the front pages, but it’s still a big problem, so you’d want to know what security features are fitted to your new bike as standard, wouldn’t you?

With the arrival of MCIA SECURED, you can now easily compare the anti-theft kit fitted to bikes and scooters from most manufacturers, as part of your buying process.

Backed by the body that represents the UK motorcycle and scooter industry, MCIA SECURED rates standard fit security kit and gives a star for each item, up to a maximum of five stars.

One star is awarded for each of the following items fitted as standard:

  • Datatag marking
  • Ignition immobiliser system
  • UNECE 62 standard steering lock
  • Alarm system
  • Vehicle tracking system, with subscription

There is also a three star “Light Bike” scheme for bikes and scooters up to 125cc or 11kW where stars are awarded for the standard fitment of:

  • Datatag marking
  • Ignition immobiliser system
  • UNECE 62 standard steering lock

Look for the MCIA SECURED logo in showrooms and on manufacturers’ advertising material when buying your next bike and visit www.mcia.co.uk/en/mcia-secured where you’ll find a list of products from participating manufacturers and their star ratings.

Check out how the bike you’re buying rates on MCIA Secured.

 


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