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.

denis By Denis Voitenko Feb 22nd, 2018
Riding with your significant other

Whether your passion is shredding a singletrack, an intense road hammerfest, or just a leisurely pedal, there’s one thing all cyclists tend to agree...

Health and fitness | 5 MIN READ
Tips on buying an electric bicycle
dave By David Williams Dec 9th, 2017
Tips on buying an electric bicycle

Even though the first US patents documenting electric bicycles were granted in the 1890’s, it wasn’t until the early 2000’s that they really started...

Electric bicycles | 5 MIN READ
A cable lock will not save your bicycle from theft
dave By David Williams Nov 18th, 2017
A cable lock will not save your bicycle from theft

Securing your bike when leaving it unattended is a must-do if you expect it to be there when you return. If you commute by bike, it’s likely that you...

Bicycle theft | 5 MIN READ
How to get started with bikepacking
denis By Denis Voitenko Oct 31st, 2017
How to get started with bikepacking

Whether you’re trying to escape the everyday stresses of life, setting out for an adrenaline packed adventure, want to become one with nature, or...

Bike touring | 6 MIN READ
Getting into cycling as an adult
dave By David Williams Oct 25th, 2017
Getting into cycling as an adult

If you didn't grow up riding a bike through your neighborhood streets, you might find cycling a bit daunting at first. However, it's just as easy for...

A guide to riding in wet weather
dave By David Williams Oct 14th, 2017
A guide to riding in wet weather

Cloudy skies with a forecast of rain might make you change your mind about heading out on your bike. You are not alone: cyclists from Miami to...

Bicycle safety | 6 MIN READ
How to ride safely in snow and slush
dave By David Williams Oct 6th, 2017
How to ride safely in snow and slush

The rewards of conquering winter weather on your bike are many. You never have to worry about getting stuck in traffic or jump starting your vehicle...

Bicycle safety | 5 MIN READ
Want to start cycling after 50? Here's how
dave By David Williams Sep 16th, 2017
Want to start cycling after 50? Here's how

The benefits of bike riding Bicycling can have a plethora of positive health effects. Cycling increases muscle strength in your lower body and...

Health and fitness | 4 MIN READ
Not just for kids: how to choose a bike helmet
dave By David Williams Jul 22nd, 2017
Not just for kids: how to choose a bike helmet

It was more than 100 years after the invention of the bicycle that bike helmets came into widespread use and another decade before safety standards...

Bicycle safety | 7 MIN READ
How to pick the right cycling gear
dave By David Williams Jul 9th, 2017
How to pick the right cycling gear

There’s more to cycling than hopping on your bike and hitting the road. Finding the right gear optimizes your riding experience while keeping you...

Cycling gear | 5 MIN READ
Which bike should I buy for my kid?
kat@velosurance.com By Katrina Voitenko 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 | 12 MIN READ
The 411 on storing your bicycle
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

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