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 Jun 26th, 2017
Which bike should I buy for my kid?

Buying the correct bicycle for your child is the first step to creating a lifelong love of the sport. Bikes that aren't suited to your child's size,...

Cycling gear | 5 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Jun 26th, 2017
The 411 on storing your bicycle

Prep it for storage Whether you ride your bike every day or occasionally, putting it away clean will significantly extend its life. It might seem...

Bicycle maintenance | 5 MIN READ
dave By David Williams May 29th, 2017
Tips to keep your bike riding longer and better

Keeping your bicycle in tip-top shape can prevent you from being stranded on the side a road, or even worse, on a trail miles away from civilization...

Bicycle maintenance | 4 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Feb 27th, 2017
Cycling accidents with pedestrians

Cycling might be one of the most versatile activities you can engage in. It can be fun and leisurely or an intense adrenaline rush. It can be done by...

Bicycle accidents | 5 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Oct 3rd, 2016
E-bikes are wooing Americans

Electric bike sales in Europe have shown double-digit growth, with sales in the Netherlands surging by 24%. It’s estimated that about 350,000...

Electric bicycles | 7 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Jun 28th, 2016
How to choose the right bicycle

Bicycles are becoming increasingly popular in modern culture. Not only are they used for exercise and recreation, but they are also an...

Cycling gear | 7 MIN READ
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko May 24th, 2016
Women’s involvement in cycling through history

Women have set a new “first” in US bicycling history: 60 percent of bicycle owners between the ages of 18-27 are women. The gender gap The sport...

Women in cycling | 5 MIN READ
denis By Denis Voitenko May 12th, 2016
Cyclocross and gravel grinders

The rise of CX Once in awhile an unexpected movement arises in the cycling world and takes many by surprise. The most recent discipline to emerge...

Cyclocross | 5 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Oct 19th, 2015
What you must know about crashing your bike

If you spend any significant time on two wheels, you will eventually crash. While accumulating riding experience will cut down on the frequency of...

Bicycle safety | 5 MIN READ
denis By Denis Voitenko Sep 12th, 2015
Risk, liability and insurance for triathletes

As with any competitive sport, triathlon carries certain inherent risks ranging from road rash to more dire consequences like financial loss and...

Triathlon | 8 MIN READ
dave By David Williams May 15th, 2015
Most common questions

Q: Is my bike covered if it is on the car bike rack and I am rear ended? A: Yes, the bike is covered subject to the policy deductible. Q: If I buy...

Rates and coverage | 3 MIN READ
dave By David Williams Apr 20th, 2015
Carbon fiber bicycle frames - repair or replace?

This is a hotly debated issue with all sides to the debate either emotionally or financially invested in the outcome, but what it really comes down...

Bicycle maintenance | 2 MIN READ

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