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.

E-bikes are wooing Americans
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
How to choose the right bicycle
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
Women’s involvement in cycling through history
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
Cyclocross and gravel grinders
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
What you must know about crashing your bike
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
Risk, liability and insurance for triathletes
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
Most common questions
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
Carbon fiber bicycle frames - repair or replace?
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
Riding a bicycle at night - see and be seen
denis By Denis Voitenko Dec 30th, 2014
Riding a bicycle at night - see and be seen

Riding at night is dangerous If you commute by bike, then you are most likely aware of the joys that come with being “one with your environment”...

Bicycle safety | 5 MIN READ
Why should I insure my bicycle?
dave By David Williams Oct 25th, 2014
Why should I insure my bicycle?

What is your bike? Your car is transportation, your home is shelter from the elements, but what is your bike? When you were a kid your bike was a...

Bicycle insurance | 2 MIN READ
How to not get your bicycle stolen
denis By Denis Voitenko Oct 25th, 2014
How to not get your bicycle stolen

Stolen bicycles are almost never recovered and all it takes is a momentary lapse of concentration and bam, it’s gone! So how do you prevent bicycle...

Bicycle theft | 3 MIN READ
Uninsured driver, liability, medical coverage
dave By David Williams Oct 20th, 2014
Uninsured driver, liability, medical coverage

Physical damage and loss of the bicycle is easy to understand. If the bicycle is damaged or stolen the policy will pay to repair or replace it, but...

Bicycle insurance | 4 MIN READ

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