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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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Bolt teams up with Allianz Partners to provide e-scooter insurance 

Bolt has teamed up with Allianz Partners to provide insurance to its electric scooter users across 26 countries in Europe. The new three-year partnership will see Bolt scooter users provided with two types of insurance already embedded in the rental fee: Personal Accident Insurance and Rider General Liability Insurance. This …

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Gloucestershire Bike Project partners with insurance specialist cycleGuard

Gloucester Bike Project has chosen cycleGuard as its specialist insurer, allowing it to offer discounted bike insurance policies to its customers. From today, Gloucestershire Bike Project customers can receive a 10% discount on plans with the insurer with policies that include theft, vandalism, accidental damage and up to £2,500 of …

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Endsleigh, cycleGuard partner to help students protect their bikes

A new partnership between Endsleigh and bicycle insurer cycleGuard is set to help students protect their bikes for less. The new scheme offers Endsleigh’s student policyholders a 15% discount on their bicycle cover. “We are delighted to see students back on campus after such a difficult academic year,” said head …

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