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Bikmo unveils new public heatmap to view nation’s bike theft hotspots

Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo has unveiled a new bike theft tracking tool for public use. Available to all for free, riders across the country can now view reported thefts on an interactive heatmap. Showing incident rates across England and Wales – taken from publicly available police data – London’s financial …

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Cycling insurer Bikmo lifts lid on claims data for 2020

Bikmo has lifted the lid on its claims data for 2020, identifying a number of underlying themes over the last four years. The insurer believes that existing and potential customers have the right to see insurance companies aggregate claims records. In an effort to set a new standard for transparency, …

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Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo partners with BikeRegister

Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo has partnered with BikeRegister. The business is the official insurance partner to British Cycling and provides cover to thousands of riders across the UK. BikeRegister is the UK’s national bike marking and registration scheme. Officially approved by the police and used by every force across the …

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Bikmo partners with Pure Electric to provide free cover

Customers who purchase an e-bike with Pure Electric can now access 14 days of cover free of charge from Bikmo, including theft and accidental damage. Riders will have seven days after purchasing their new e-bike to redeem their free cover. No payment details are required to activate the policy and …

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E-bike riders ‘38% lower risk’ to insurers than non-assisted

Bikmo is to cut premiums for e-bikes by 25% in a bid to encourage widespread uptake of electric-assisted riding. A survey of over 3,000 riders in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria, conducted by Bikmo and distributed by British Cycling, among other partners, showed that 38% fewer insurance claims arose …

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Cycling Insight shares bike insurance growth and trends

With the increase in bike sales, it might seem obvious that bike insurance sales are also on the up. Cycling Insight shares search trends and stats to give some clarity The search term ‘bike insurance’ sees a regular trend year-on-year with searches doubling at around May-June. The increase for 2020 …

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Cycling industry unites to launch new campaign

Leading voices from the cycle industry have joined forces to show that #BikeIsBest in a new multi-format campaign. In the UK, two thirds (68%) of all journeys are under five miles, a distance that can be easily cycled by most people. Believing that #BikeIsBest, many of the cycling industry’s biggest …

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Industry leaders collaborate to show UK that #BikeIsBest

Cycling brands, retailers and organisations are launching a new joint campaign to show the UK public that #BikeIsBest and inspire a new demographic to take up cycling. At the heart of the campaign is a film, designed to promote behaviour change and question why we would return to our transport …

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Bikmo secures £1.8 million in Series A funding

Bikmo has secured £1.8 million in Series A funding. The investment is led by Development Bank of Wales, alongside specialist global insurer Hiscox, plus existing and new angel investors. Bikmo uses innovative technology to simply offer comprehensive insurance for riders, with a focus on exceptional customer experience delivered through a …

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