Velosurance Blog

We are riders and insurance experts who give advice and share insights to educate fellow riders and keep them safe while on road or trail. We want you to become a better rider by helping you understand and manage risk associated with your lifestyle.

How to stay warm on a winter ride
denis By Denis Voitenko Jan 13th, 2022
How to stay warm on a winter ride

For many who enjoy riding outdoors, winter weather often means the end of outdoor activities. However, most regions have days that could very well be...

Health and fitness | 9 MIN READ
What cyclists must know about cold-related illnesses
denis By Denis Voitenko Dec 21st, 2021
What cyclists must know about cold-related illnesses

Winter riding can be every bit as enjoyable as warm-weather riding when you do it right. However, if you head out unprepared, it could turn out to be...

Health and fitness | 14 MIN READ
How to train in the cold
denis By Denis Voitenko Dec 8th, 2021
How to train in the cold

Winter weather doesn’t have to put an end to your rides, but it does mean that you’re going to have to make a few adjustments to continue enjoying...

Health and fitness | 13 MIN READ
Is it safe to train during pandemic?
denis By Denis Voitenko Apr 13th, 2020
Is it safe to train during pandemic?

A widely held belief is that prolonged intense workouts, such as endurance races, compromise the immune system. While evidence suggests that may be...

Health and fitness | 8 MIN READ
Using sweat rate to create a perfect cycling hydration plan
denis By Denis Voitenko Nov 12th, 2021
Using sweat rate to create a perfect cycling hydration plan

While a casual rider likely has little concern regarding how much they’re actually sweating, if you’re an endurance cyclist or ride competitively,...

Health and fitness | 10 MIN READ
Beat the heat while you train on a bicycle
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Oct 12th, 2021
Beat the heat while you train on a bicycle

The struggle of having to exercise in hot weather is all too real. While many people simply forgo their daily fitness regimen when the heat is too...

Health and fitness | 13 MIN READ
Traveling with a bike
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Aug 31st, 2021
Traveling with a bike

Even if you live in a great place to ride, sooner or later you’ll start yearning for adventure. More often than not, the most memorable riding...

Bicycle transportation | 10 MIN READ
How bicycle theft happens
dave By David Williams Jun 15th, 2021
How bicycle theft happens

Over the past year, bicycles have become an increasingly valuable commodity. In cities large and small, bicycle thieves have become well-equipped and...

Bicycle theft | 6 MIN READ
10 stretches every cyclist should be doing
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Feb 24th, 2021
10 stretches every cyclist should be doing

"Try to touch your toes. Now put your foot on the bike staddle and bend forward. Now, hold that position." The above is a pre-ride stretching...

Health and fitness | 11 MIN READ
How to choose a cargo bike
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Nov 26th, 2020
How to choose a cargo bike

Perhaps Benny Engelbrecht, Danish Minister for Transport, said it best: "The bicycle can’t change the world, but it is damn close." Whether a...

Cargo Bikes | 16 MIN READ
Ebike laws and regulations
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Sep 30th, 2020
Ebike laws and regulations

The sheer exhilaration of riding a bike as a child is enough to get someone hooked for life. Add a motor to the mix for some extra speed and it...

Electric bicycles | 9 MIN READ
How to avoid a bike-car accident
denis By Denis Voitenko Jul 28th, 2020
How to avoid a bike-car accident

As a cyclist, there are few experiences more terrifying than that of being hit by a car. A popular belief is that riding a bicycle is a dangerous...

Bicycle accidents | 10 MIN READ

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