Velosurance bicycle insurance

Velosurance is a national insurance agency founded by two cyclists in response to the insurance needs of bicycle riders nationwide. We partnered with an A.M.Best “A” rated, US insurance company to provide a multi-risk policy offering protection to all types of cyclists.

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500 NE Spanish River Blvd Suite 103C
Boca Raton, FL 33431
United States
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+1 (888) 663 9948

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Gravel Bike Insurance

No matter where your adventures take you, protect your gravel bike and yourself from the unexpected with America's best bicycle insurance.

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Best insurance for your gravel bike

Whether the accident is a simple mishap or a someone's negligence, and if it happens on a ride, at home, or in transit, it's covered.

Crash Damage

Your bike is covered if it’s damaged in a crash. On a road or trail, a group ride or a race, if it’s damaged in an accident, it’s covered.

Theft Coverage

If your bike is stolen from your home, car, workplace or any other secure location, it’s covered.

Medical Coverage

If you’re hurt, we'll cover some of your medical bills, up to the policy limit. This coverage pays to supplement the deductible of your personal health insurance policy.

Why you need Velosurance for your gravel bike

Why you need Velosurance for your gravel bike

Gravel bikes are adventure machines designed for exploring both paved and off-road terrain, and both come with their unique set of risks. Accidents, thefts, and damages are common occurrences that can leave you without a functioning bike, and maybe even a hefty bill. With bicycle insurance coverage, you can have peace of mind knowing that you are protected in case of unforeseen circumstances. Gravel biking is a thrilling experience, but it's essential to protect your investment with insurance, so you can enjoy your adventure without worrying about the costs of repairs or replacements.

Gravel bike crash damage coverage

On a road or trail, a group ride or a race, if it’s damaged in an accident, it’s covered.

crash damage coverage

Gravel biking is physically demanding and takes part on unprepared surfaces where accidents tend to happen. While most crashes are minor and should be seen as learning experiences, sometimes accidents can lead to significant damage. Those are the moments you wished you had insurance. Bicycle insurance can provide peace of mind and cover the cost of repairs or replacement for a damaged bike, especially since gravel bikes rarely fare well in slide-out and side-impact situations. Our basic policy covers up to $500 for riding apparel, gloves, shoes, sunglasses, and the helmet, as well as spare wheelsets or parts up to $500 per loss, with a $1,000 limit for the policy term.

Gravel bike theft coverage

If your bike is stolen from your home, car, workplace or any other secure location, it’s covered.

theft coverage

Gravel bikes, like any other valuable property, can be stolen. There are a few ways that a gravel bike can be stolen, including theft from home or garage or from a vehicle parked in a public place. Thieves target gravel bikes due to their high value, exceptional popularity, or because they are easy to sell. To prevent theft, it is essential to secure your bike with a sturdy lock, store it in a secure location, and take precautions while transporting it. Unfortunately, even well-secured bikes get stolen occasionally. Having insurance for your bike can provide financial protection and minimize downtime by helping cover the cost of replacement.

Medical coverage

This optional coverage will pay the leftover bills once your primary health insurance has paid its share.

medical coverage

Riding on unpaved roads at high speeds is as exhilarating as it is dangerous. Gravel biking carries a relatively high risk of injury, which riders must accept before hopping in the saddle. Even minor injuries become more likely with frequent riding, with the possibility of a serious injury that requires extensive medical treatment. Riding without proper health coverage is not recommended, as even a broken collarbone or torn ligament could result in a significant medical bill. Velosurance offers medical payment coverage as an option to cover the leftover medical expenses not covered by primary health insurance, including deductibles and copays.

America's best gravel bike insurance

Our policy offers a wide range of optional coverages to eliminate or minimize risks of cycling lifestyle.

Race Coverage

Damage due to a crash while racing is covered with an optional coverage.

Liability Coverage

We will protect you from personal liability (injury, sickness, death, or damage to property) you cause while riding your bike.

Worldwide Coverage

If your travels take you outside of the USA and Canada we can extend the policy's physical damage and theft coverage worldwide for a reasonable additional premium. This also covers the bike while in transit by the airline.

E-gravel bike coverage

Our normal coverages also extend to e-bikes, including electric gravel bicycles.

e gravel coverage

Once a touchy subject, there's no doubt in anyone's mind that electric bikes are here to stay. Out of all types of bikes that benefit from electrification, gravel bikes truly stand out. With electric assist, gravel bikes become ultimate adventure machines, allowing riders to go farther and faster both on tarmac and off the beaten path, away from traffic. They also help level the field by allowing beginner riders to train with faster partners. Velosurance offers insurance policies that cover Class 1, 2, and 3 electric gravel bikes for theft and accidental damage, with optional coverages including liability, medical payments, and vehicle contact protection.

Coverages and Features

Velosurance core policy offers must-have protection such as accidental damage, theft, or loss in transit. Each policy can be customized by adding additional coverages such as liability protection, uninsured motorist coverage, and medical gap coverage.

Total loss by theft

Bikes are very easy to steal and equally difficult to recover, and a hefty U-lock doesn’t guarantee that your bicycle will remain yours when you return. Velosurance provides peace of mind when your bike is stolen or damaged in the process.

Medical coverage

If you’re hurt and require medical attention, our policy's optional purchase medical payments will cover your medical bills, up to the policy limit. The policy medical payments are paid directly to you to supplement the deductible of your personal health insurance policy.

Any crash or accidental damage

Our policy will pay to replace the bike when it is accidentally damaged and beyond repair, including damage that occurs while being carried on or in your vehicle. If the damage can be repaired, the policy will cover all the costs associated with the bike's repair, including tax, labor, and shipping. Cosmetic damage that does not affect the bike's safety is excluded.

Damage or loss in transit

Bikes often get damaged in transit by personal vehicles, airlines, or courier services. Filing a claim with the airlines and courier services is a notoriously difficult process with a questionable outcome. Our policy covers the insured bike for loss or damage while it's on its way to or from your destination by air or road. Even if the bike falls off a vehicle bike rack or is hit in a rear-end accident, it is covered, no arguments.

Electric bicycle coverage

We cover all electrically assisted Class 1, 2, and 3 bikes with a maximum assisted speed of 28 mph. All coverages available for conventional bikes also apply to e-bikes.

Liability protection

Our policy optional coverage purchase will protect and defend you from your personal liability (injury, sickness, death, or damage to property, including fire damage) that you are found legally liable for. Coverage limits offered: $25,000, $50,000, $100,000, or $300,000 per occurrence.

Worldwide coverage

If your travels take you outside of the USA and Canada, our policy can be extended, at a small additional premium, to cover physical damage, such as a crash, and will also cover theft as well as loss or damage by an airline.

Our shop or yours

When filing a claim you’ll need to provide a repair estimate from a bike shop. We have a nationwide network of partner bike shops that are familiar with our process and can help you speed through your claim. If you prefer to work with your favorite bike shop, that works too.

Gear and apparel

If your insured bike is damaged in a crash, our policy covers the bike as well as your apparel, such as helmets, shoes, glasses, or riding kits, that were also damaged in the crash, and will pay up to $500 per accident and $1,000 per policy term. Spare parts that are not installed on the bike, such as a spare wheelset, are also covered for loss or theft up to $500 per loss and $1,000 per policy term.

Your choice of lock

We do not dictate what type or brand of a lock must be used to protect the bike from theft. You are welcome to use any lock that you trust. The best security is provided when securing an unattended bike with metal locks combined with a high-quality chain. Securing your bike to a solid and immovable object, such as a bike rack, with a high-quality lock will send a bike thief onto the bike secured with a more vulnerable lock.

No depreciation

Our policy never depreciates your bike's insured value. Depreciation is a hidden deductible that increases over time, and is applied if the bike is stolen or totalled. No one is ever happy with a depreciation (actual cash value) insurance settlement: the bike is first devalued and then a deductible is applied, resulting in a reimbursement that is far less than it takes to replace the bike. We pay what you paid, minus the deductible.

24/7/365 coverage

Our policy covers the insured bike(s) at all times, anywhere in the USA and Canada, and can be extended worldwide on request. There are no exclusions on time of day, or limitations on how long a bike could be stored away from home. 24/7/365 means every minute of every day, no matter where or when.

Standalone bicycle insurance

A standalone policy does not piggyback on coverage provided by the policies you may already have, such as home insurance. A claim against our policy will not reflect on your insurance score and will not affect your rates with other insurance carriers. With home insurance rates going up every year, it’s prudent to reserve your claim for when you really need it, because no matter how expensive your bike is, it’s a lot cheaper than a kitchen fire or a basement flood.

Why Velosurance is best for your gravel bike

Not all types of insurance are created equal. Velosurance levels the playing field by offering a stand-alone bike insurance policy, where claims will not affect your homeowner or renters policy premiums.

Policy CoverageHomeowner/Renters Policy
Insured at Full ValueYesPossibly
Crash DamageYesNo
Theft CoverageYesLimited
Theft by ForceYesNo
Theft of AccessoriesYesLimited
Theft Away From HomeYesPossibly
Vehicle ContactYesNo
Personal LiabilityYesPossibly
Permissive Use PolicyYesNo
Replacement Bike RentalYesNo
Event Fee ReturnYesNo
Cycling Apparel CoverageYesNo
Medical PaymentsYesPossibly
Racing CoverageYesNo
E-bikesYesNo
Coverage in-transitYesNo
USAC, USAT and IMBA Member DiscountYesNo
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Customer Stories

Client satisfaction is our #1 goal. Here's what our clients say about Velosurance

"Thank you so much to Velosurance!! My Ebike was stolen recently while on a trip to Minneapolis.. I was so bummed to lose it and I wasn't sure if it would even be covered.. Dan Madsen and Velosurance were very understanding and covered my claim in full.. "

Piper D

Piper D

Baltimore, MD

"Velosurance is great! I’ve had them for 5 years now and it gives me peace of mind knowing that I have my bike stuff covered. I have made a few claims and everything was taken care of and solved in a timely manner. Definitely recommend getting velosurance. "

Steven G

Steven G

Los Angeles, CA

"I have insured my bikes with Velosurance for 10 years and had to make two claims. Once I damaged my wheels on vacation, the second I was hospitalized after a massive crash. They were incredibly responsive both times, and made a stressful time incredibly easy. "

Gary K

Gary K

San Francisco, CA

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America's best gravel bike insurance

No matter where your adventures take you, protect your gravel bike and yourself from the unexpected with America's best bicycle insurance.

Free instant quote

We never share your email
You can add more bikes later

Our mission

The Velosurance mission is to be fair to everyone involved, and to offer our best advice to clients so they can make an educated decision about their bicycle insurance coverage. We also like to ride as much as possible.

velosurance mission

We are riders too

Bicycle prices increase every year and cyclists who are serious about their sport are spending big money on high value bikes. Other forms of insurance, like homeowners and renters insurance, do a poor job insuring high value bicycles so we founded Velosurance to fix that.

Velosurance provides a stand-alone, no bike value depreciation, bicycle insurance policy to replace the cobbled together, sub standard coverages offered by traditional insurance.

We are cyclists just like you, and we understand that when your bike gets damaged in an accident you want the shortest possible downtime. We make it our mission to see that your claim check arrives before the repair parts do and you get back pedaling as soon as you want to.

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Velosurance discounts

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Members of USA Cycling, USA Triathlon, and International Mountain Bicycle Association (IMBA) receive discounts on Velosurance bicycle insurance products.

Velosurance provides bicycle insurance policies in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, D.C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.