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Cycleplan sees sales increase by 315%

Cycleplan has seen a 315% sales increase since the start of lockdown. Analysing three years of internal data, Cycleplan found the most common claims to be theft and damage, including malicious damage caused intentionally by a third party. The specialist insurance provider is also urging cyclists to check the details …

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Laka teams up with Seopa to bring its bike cover to Quotezone and Compare NI

Laka has teamed up with Seopa in order to bring its bicycle cover to the Quotezone.co.uk and CompareNI.com comparison platforms. “Traditional insurance models, with annual contracts, complex clauses, excesses and painful claims processes are broken,” said Tobias Taupitz, CEO and co-founder at Laka. “Our customers work as a collective to …

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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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Cycling Insight research reveals what cyclists look for in insurance

Cycling Insight has partnered with Protect Your Family for research on bike insurance and what cyclists look for when finding a policy. Of the 201 random sampled cyclists surveyed, 86% described themselves as leisure cyclists and 9% owned an e-bike. According to the study, 23% said they had bought bicycle …

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Laka Club launches with £1 third-party liability cover

Laka has today unveiled the Laka Club, offering £1 third-party liability cover as well as discounts on brands including Beryl, SportPursuit and Hexlox. The launch comes in light of a recent YouGov survey by the brand which revealed that only 11% of people feel that their commute is good for …

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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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Laka “rips up rule book” with new rebrand

Laka has unveiled a rebrand which “breathes new life into cycle insurance to challenge the status quo”. The rebrand, executed by branding agency Ragged Edge, is reflective of Laka’s “progressive mindset”, it has said. It has created, whilst maintaining social distancing, a new brand video to launch the rebrand to …

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Yellow Jersey adds insurance cover for bicycle couriers

Yellow Jersey has added cover for bicycle couriers to its Ultimate Bicycle Insurance Policy. Traditionally, specialist bicycle insurance policies have excluded cover for bicycle couriers making it hard for them to find insurance for theft or damage to their bicycle while working. With this change, bicycle couriers can now get …

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Cycle SOS expands legal team

Cycle SOS has expanded its legal team with the appointment of Chris Connor. Formerly a litigation partner of a large specialist personal injury practice, he has recovered millions of pounds for clients, many of those cases involving vulnerable road users including injured cyclists and pedestrians. “We’re thrilled to have Chris …

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NHS workers offered 50% off bicycle insurance

A new discount has been launched to provide NHS staff with half-price bicycle insurance. The offer, from Cycleplan, has been introduced to help support healthcare workers during the COVID-19 crisis, who may be cycling to work instead of using public transport. It also comes following a number of recent reports …

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