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.

Mountain bike riding safety tips

Always wear a helmet The #1 mountain biking safety rule is ALWAYS WEAR A HELMET. The one thing you need to know is that brain injuries are life...

Bicycle car rack safety tips

If you carry your precious bike around on the roof of your car you probably live in fear of the day you forget the bike is up top and drive somewhere...

How to keep your bike's gears shifting perfectly

In our last segment we paid attention to a perfectly clean chain. Now we want to make sure your gears work perfectly. Clean and grease the inner...

Bike chain cleaning guide

Have you let the muck and grime build up on your bike or did you just spend a ride hammering through some nasty wet roads or trails? If your bike is...

Velosurance available for e-Cycles

With the recent emergence of electric assist bicycles Velosurance now offers the valuable protection of a multi risk, stated value, bicycle insurance...

10 questions to ask your homeowners/renters insurance agent before insuring your bike

When bicycle insurance is discussed, the most common question that arises is “isn’t my bike covered by my home insurance?” The answer is: possibly,...

Bicycle insurance claims. How they happen and what you do next.

Claims happen because of a sudden or accidental loss to your bike. If your tires wear out this is not sudden or accidental. If your ten year old...

My bicycle was stolen. What now?

You walk around the corner to where you left the bike securely locked and that feeling hits you in the pit of your stomach. The bike is gone. Your...

A thief wants your bicycle. How to make sure that your bike remains yours.

Each year, somewhere between 800,000 and two million bicycles are stolen. Bike theft is “big business,” worth as much as $50 million per year. It’s...

Guide to bicycle commuting

Commuting to work, school, or just running errands by bicycle can be an exciting commitment. There are however many factors to be considered to make...

How much should I insure my bike for?

You are here because you have asked yourself the question so many other Velosurance clients have which is, “How to value your bike.” The answer is...

Bicycle Insurance mistakes and misconceptions.

My bicycle is covered by my homeowners/renters insurance Your bicycle most likely will have some very limited coverage under your homeowners or...

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