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  • Bike Shop Insurance for Bike Shops

    National Bicycle Dealers Association promoted our bike shop insurance program

    Our bike shop insurance program was developed with the help and support of bicycle retailers to meet their risks and needs. That's why the National Bicycle Dealers Association promotes it to their membership. Learn More

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Latest Bicycle Industry Insurance & Risk Prevention Information

Differences Between the European e-Bike Marketplace and the Emerging US Market
May 13, 2014--I recently attended the Bicycle Leadership Conference in Monterey, Calif. One of the more interesting seminars was titled “E-bikes: From Europe to America.” Here's an overview of what I learned.
IMBA Liability Insurance Program No Longer Available Through Marsh & McLennan Agency
Feb. 14, 2014--Marsh & McLennan Agency is no longer accepting applications for insurance coverage to member clubs, chapters and coaches under the IMBA liability insurance program.
Studying the Economic Impacts of Active Silent Sports Enthusiasts
Learn about the economic impact of bicycling and other silent sports in a recently-released study by the University of Wisconsin.January 20, 2014--A study I worked on with the University of Wisconsin called "The Economic Impacts of Active Silent Sports Enthusiasts: A Case Study from Northern Wisconsin" is now published.
Bike Industry Trade Show Season Begins
Marsh & McLennan will be exhibiting at Interbike 2013 and Trek World 2013.July 31, 2013--We will be traveling to a couple great trade-shows in the next 6 weeks: Trek World and Interbike. It is an exciting time for me because these shows are a lot of fun.
Why Insurance Companies Shy Away from the Exploding E-Bike Industry
 things are quickly changing.July 2, 2013--When we started our bike shop insurance program, we did not see a lot of e-bike dealers. Once they were introduced to us however, our insurance program underwriters really needed some lessons on what e-bike were and the risk involved.
The Importance of Bike Rental Waivers to Retailers
Retail bike shops that rent out bicycles should use waivers to reduce their risk. Image used under Creative Commons from markhogan (http://www.flickr.com/photos/markhogan/6139613974/)March 21, 2013--Since most bike shops rent bicycles, it isn’t surprising that I get asked a lot of questions pertaining to the importance of waivers. They are absolutely important for any bicycle retailer renting out bikes.
Risk Prevention Overview
Our team has the resources to help stop the things that cause insurance premiums to increase from happening in the first place.
Eleven Used-Bike Selling Tips To Reduce Risk
Selling used bikes can be risky. Learn tips to reduce that risk.  Image used under Creative Commons from Richard Masoner/Cyclelicious (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bike/3317979760)March 12, 2013--One thing many retailers are doing is selling used bikes. Although it seems like a good formula to increase sales, it comes with a lot of increased risk. Here's 11 tips to reduce the risk associated with selling used bicycles.
Protection for Shop Rides

Bicycle helmetNov. 21--Weekly shop rides are very common. They are a fantastic way to market your business. It can have a viral effect, and it's a great way to grow your clientele.

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