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.

dave By David Williams Feb 5th, 2014
How to keep your bike's gears shifting perfectly

In our last segment we paid attention to a perfectly clean chain. Now we want to make sure your gears work perfectly. Clean and grease the inner...

Bicycle maintenance | 2 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Feb 5th, 2014
Bike chain cleaning guide

Have you let the muck and grime build up on your bike or did you just spend a ride hammering through some nasty wet roads or trails? If your bike is...

Bicycle maintenance | 3 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Dec 26th, 2013
Velosurance available for electric bicycles

With the recent emergence of electric assist bicycles Velosurance now offers the valuable protection of a multi risk, stated value, bicycle insurance...

Electric bicycles | 2 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Dec 19th, 2013
10 questions to ask your insurance agent

When bicycle insurance is discussed, the most common question that arises is “isn’t my bike covered by my home insurance?” The answer is: possibly,...

Rates and coverage | 5 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Nov 21st, 2013
How bicycle insurance claims happen?

Claims happen because of a sudden or accidental loss to your bike. If your tires wear out this is not sudden or accidental. If your ten year old...

Bicycle insurance | 4 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Nov 20th, 2013
My bicycle was stolen. What now?

You walk around the corner to where you left the bike securely locked and that feeling hits you in the pit of your stomach. The bike is gone. Your...

Bicycle theft | 3 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Nov 20th, 2013
How to make sure that your bike remains yours

Each year, somewhere between 800,000 and two million bicycles are stolen. Bike theft is “big business,” worth as much as $50 million per year. It’s...

Bicycle theft | 6 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Nov 12th, 2013
Guide to bicycle commuting

Commuting to work, school, or just running errands by bicycle can be an exciting commitment. There are however many factors to be considered to make...

Bicycle commuting | 4 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Sep 7th, 2013
How much should I insure my bike for?

You are here because you have asked yourself the question so many other Velosurance clients have which is, “How to value your bike.” The answer is a...

Bicycle insurance | 4 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Aug 22nd, 2013
Bicycle insurance mistakes and misconceptions

My bicycle is covered by my homeowners/renters insurance Your bicycle most likely will have some very limited coverage under your homeowners or...

Bicycle insurance | 4 MIN READ
dave By David Williams May 29th, 2013
Cyclists : how to fly with your bike

The size restriction of 62 linear inches that most airlines adhere to as being oversized is impossible to conform to for most fixed frame bikes in a...

dave By David Williams Feb 26th, 2013
Cyclists: what to do if you are hit by a car

First of all, call 911 and ask for the police and EMS Next, don’t talk to anyone about the crash, especially who could be at fault. When the crash...

Bicycle accidents | 3 MIN READ

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