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Cycle SOS named as exclusive legal partner of Cycling UK

Cycle SOS, a leading legal firm for cycle accident claims, has been named as the exclusive legal partner of Cycling UK. The charity’s 70,000 members will now be legally supported by Cycle SOS from 1st July. This is the first time in 20 years that Cycling UK has changed the provider of its …

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Bicycle insurance company Laka receives investment from Porsche Ventures

Laka has secured additional funding from Porsche Ventures, the venture capital unit of Porsche AG. This brings its Series A, led by Autotech Ventures and followed by Ponooc, a Dutch sustainable mobility investor with close ties to Pon, and ABN AMRO, to $13.5 million. Laka said it will use the …

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Bicycle insurance company Laka now working with Dockr

Bicycle insurance company Laka has announced that it is now working with cargo bike subscription giant Dockr. As part of their Dockr subscription, thousands of Dockr clients in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands can now benefit from Laka’s insurance and fleet management system. Laka and Dockr both bring a modern …

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Muc-Off moves into bike insurance in partnership with NextGen

Muc-Off has announced the launch of a new bike insurance product, partnering with insurance intermediary NextGen. Benefits include insurance premiums that never increase on renewal for the same risk, as well as up to £100 free upgrade cover, meaning riders can upgrade their bikes to more expensive models and their …

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New Bikmo data shows rise in claims for bikes under £500 in 2021

Specialist cycling insurer Bikmo has released the 2021 data from its Open Project, with the insurer seeing claims rise by 8% as cycling continues to grow. The data for 2021 also shows that 57% of claim payouts were for bikes and gear worth under £500. This has seen a huge …

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Bike insurance company Laka partners with Decathlon to deter thieves with new connected tech solution

Bicycle insurance company Laka has partnered with sports retailer Decathlon to provide a tech-driven insurance offering for customers. The announcement follows Laka’s recent $12million Series A funding round that will help accelerate growth and further build its tech capabilities, with a focus on introducing deeper API and e-commerce integration options …

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Bikmo Bike Shop Insurance launches to provide premium protection for cycle retailers

Cycle insurance specialist Bikmo has announced the launch of Bikmo Bike Shop Insurance, a new product and service designed exclusively for cycle retailers looking for a personal and specialised approach to business insurance. The announcement follows over a year of work to create a policy that “packs a punch but …

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Laka raises $12 million Series A round to expand across Europe

Laka has raised a $12 million Series A round. The round was led by US mobility investor Autotech Ventures with participation from sustainable mobility and energy fund Ponooc, a Dutch sustainable mobility investor with close ties to Pon, alongside ABN AMRO Ventures of European bank ABN AMRO. Existing investors including …

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Bikmo and Uniqa partner to drive insurance innovation in European cycling market

Cycle insurance specialist Bikmo and Liechtenstein-based Uniqa have launched a partnership to drive insurance innovation in the European cycling market. Combining Bikmo’s specialist cycling market experience, commercial partnerships and innovative insurance technology platform with Uniqa’s underwriting expertise will help accelerate Bikmo’s ambition of protecting the world’s riders, the company said. …

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Bikmo for Business launches to offer cycling and mobility companies specialist brokering and advice

Cycle insurance specialist Bikmo is launching ‘Bikmo for Business’, a new insurance advice, product broking and management service for companies across the cycling, mobility and gig-economy sectors. Bikmo for Business aims to support a wide range of cycling and mobility-centric businesses with advice and products ranging from straightforward liability and …

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