Crosscore, Crosscore RC, CrossConnect, Wabash RT, Urban Rush, Wabash, Civante, YDX Torc, YDX Moro, YDX Moro Pro
A multinational conglomerate with a wide range of products and services, mostly known in the US for their motorcycles, marine products, and musical instruments. The company’s other products range from consumer electronics to autonomous agricultural drones.
Having produced an e-bike prototype as early as 1989, it is only recently that Yamaha entered the e-bike market. Initially producing just the motor units, Yamaha released its first e-bike model Brace in Japan, and quickly sold 1 million units. In 2013 they released the PWseries drive units with 3 sensors and in 2016 with the introduction of the YPJ-C model, Yamaha reached 2 million bicycles sold, predominantly in Japan. In 2019 Yamaha entered the global market with a range of e-bikes that include urban, graven and mountain.
Punching well above its weight in the city e-bike category, it is Yamaha’s lowest-cost, entry-level bike. Equipped with a mix of Shimano Sora drivetrain and brakes with some in-house components, the 160-mm mechanical brakes could be better. The integrated multi-function computer is nearly perfect and a bright headlight will make late-nite commutes a pleasure.
This e-mtb that knows when you are riding uphill and adjusts power accordingly. The PW-X2 500 motor produces 80Nm of torque, and is powered by a 500Wh battery. The quad sensor system detects trail tilt, pedal cadence and torque and the rolling speed and provides the optimal amount of power to keep you rolling.
An up-spec full-suspension all-mountain e-bike rolling on 27.5” wheels with a geometry that’s between the modern cross-country and enduro. The PW-X2 motor has 500W of power and produces 80Nm of torque, powered by a 500Wh battery. The suspension is 160 mm in the front and 150 mm in the rear.
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.
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 the peace of mind when your bike is stolen or damaged in the process.
The cyclist insurance policy will pay to replace the bike when the bike is accidentally damaged beyond repair. If the damage can be repaired, the policy will pay all the costs associated with the repair. Cosmetic damage is excluded.
We cover all electric bikes with nominal power of 750 Watts or less. All coverages available for conventional bikes also apply to e-bikes.
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.
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.
Bikes often get damaged in transit, by airline and courier services alike. Filing a claim with these is a notoriously difficult process with a questionable outcome. Velosurance covers your bike while it is on it’s way to your destination.
We will protect you from personal liability (injury, sickness, death, or damage to property) you cause while riding your bike. Coverage limits offered: $25,000, $50,000 or $100,000 per occurrence.
Nationwide Bike Shop Repair. It's your bike and where you get the bike repaired is your choice.
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 Coverage||Home Owner/RentersPolicy|
|Insured at Full Value||Possibly||Yes|
|Theft Away From Home||Possibly||Yes|
|Replacement Bike Rental||No||Yes|
|Event Fee Return||No||Yes|
|Cycling Apparel Insured||No||Yes|
|Electric Assist Bicycles||No||Yes|
|Bicycle Airline Shipping Coverage||No||Yes|
“ I purchased Velosurance early this season after seeing a crash that totaled five bikes. Dave at Velosurance quickly built a quote for road bikes that are raced by my wife and myself. Dave made sure that I included everything while totaling the price of the bike. Dave made sure that my race wheels...”
Velosurance is a national insurance program founded by two avid cyclists, Dave Williams and Denis Voitenko in response to the insurance needs of bicycle riders nationwide.
One very rainy day at a local taco joint in Fort Lauderdale we started discussing how badly home and renters policies insured bicycles. We knew there had to be a better way so we set about finding out how we could take a traditional piece of insurance and make it better, much better. On that wet day over tacos, Velosurance was founded.
We partnered with Markel American Insurance Company, an A.M. Best, A rated, US insurance company, and a leader in recreational insurance, to offer a multi-risk bicycle insurance policy providing protection to all types of cyclists, and with none of the silly restrictions that other insurance wants to place on riders.
Velosurance provides our policyholders with nationwide service when a damaged bike needs repair or replacement. Our policyholders are free to choose their preferred service location.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.
Disclosure: The information available in this website is intended to give the user a general over view of the cyclist insurance policy and nothing in this website will amend, change or modify the wording of the issued policy. Please review the complete policy wording here.