Velosurance Information Center 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.

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...

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”...

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...

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...

Should you have uninsured motorist coverage, liability and medical payments as a cyclist?

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 - what is covered?

When figuring out what value to consider when insuring your bicycle you should include everything normally attached to the bike when you ride, plus...

Kids and bicycles - what every parent should know

The chills of winter have given way to clear sunny days and there’s nothing more fun on days like this than a family bicycle ride at the park. It is...

How to avoid most common accidents when riding on the road.

Every road rider knows how quickly things can change and that you need to rely on all your bike handling skills to avoid being injured in a bicycle...

Most popular ways to transport your bike safely

On a roof rack, trunk rack, or hitch rack: Which one is the best means of hauling your bicycle around? Carrying your bicycle in or on your car is an...

Uninsured motorist insurance is important for cyclists

Why do you need uninsured motorist coverage We hope it never happens but often a cyclist is badly injured by a driver who has no insurance or a...

Get your road bike ready for the season

Take it for quick pedal Take your bike for a quick pedal around the neighborhood to make sure the gears and brakes are working well. Then take...

Why does bicycle insurance cost as much as auto insurance?

An often asked question is why does bicycle insurance cost as much as my motorcycle/auto insurance? This is a great question that needs discussion....

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