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 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
Velosurance available for electric bicycles
dave By David Williams Dec 26th, 2013
Velosurance available for electric bicycles

While the first US patents documenting electric bikes were granted in the 1890’s, the changes made to e-bikes in the early 2000’s proved to be...

Electric bicycles | 4 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
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
How to transport your bike in a pickup truck
denis By Denis Voitenko May 28th, 2020
How to transport your bike in a pickup truck

These days everyone has the same idea: get outside and exercise! While it might be as simple as hopping onto the saddle for some, many have to...

Coronavirus Concerns: Can I still ride my bike?
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Mar 23rd, 2020
Coronavirus Concerns: Can I still ride my bike?

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had a global effect on how billions of people go about their daily lives. Many “nonessential” businesses, such as...

Health and fitness | 12 MIN READ
Want to live longer? Ride a bicycle.
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Oct 14th, 2019
Want to live longer? Ride a bicycle.

Children are encouraged to go outside and ride their bikes so they can get their bodies moving and breathe in some fresh air. Doctors tell us to ride...

Health and fitness | 8 MIN READ
How cycling affects work performance and morale
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Mar 28th, 2020
How cycling affects work performance and morale

Weight loss. Improved cardiovascular and lung function. Muscle development. Enhanced immune system. There are so many research-backed benefits to...

Health and fitness | 8 MIN READ
Bicycle commuting tips for beginners
denis By Denis Voitenko Feb 10th, 2020
Bicycle commuting tips for beginners

For awhile, commuting by bike was getting a pretty bad rep. In fact, at one point, bicycling started to see a consistent decline. However, in recent...

Bicycle commuting | 9 MIN READ
What to look for in a commuter bike
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko Dec 30th, 2019
What to look for in a commuter bike

Whether it’s to adopt a healthier lifestyle, be more environmentally friendly, or avoid the hassles and costs that come with driving a car, the...

Bicycle commuting | 16 MIN READ
How to get into Velodrome cycling
denis By Denis Voitenko Dec 10th, 2019
How to get into Velodrome cycling

Track cycling might just be one of the most exciting, fast-paced facets of the cycling world. It requires a specialized bike and sharp technical...

Racing | 10 MIN READ

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