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Dog on motorbike
Insurance advice

On a recent Facebook post about never auto-renewing your insurance policy, a follower pointed out something so bleeding obvious we are surprised we’d never really thought about it. “There’s no reward for loyalty anymore,” said Adrian. And he’s right, isn’t he? Instead of recognising that renewing a policy is an

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Ducati motorcycles
Insurance advice

When you’re comparing motorbikes on thing to consider is the cost of insurance. We’ve compiled a handy list of motorcycle insurance groups, of the most popular models, to quickly help you compare bikes. Bike Model Group Aprilia Insurance Groups Aprilia Dorsoduro 11 Aprilia Dorsoduro Factory 11 Aprilia Mana 850 12

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Motorbikes in storage
Insurance advice

If you aren’t using a bike regularly, a laid up motorcycle insurance policy could be best It doesn’t make sense to be spending hundreds of pounds a year on a motorbike policy when the bike isn’t even being used. If you have declared the bike as SORN (Statutory Off-Road Notification),

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Motorbike breakdown
Insurance advice

Many of our Bucket List adventures involve or recommend hiring a bike in a foreign location or even in the UK itself. And just like hiring a car on holiday, it’s likely that you’ll need to hand over a credit card to cover a very large ‘deposit’ to cover the

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Biker in fear
Insurance advice

Many bikers find the only way to get a sensible and affordable insurance quote is to put the voluntary excess up. But this could mean you are almost too frightened to ride the bike the way it should be ridden (you know what we mean). It’s no fun being in

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Multiple motorcycles
Insurance advice

Multi bike insurance policies may not be the cheapest or offer the best cover for your motorbike. If you own more than one motorbike then insurance starts to become a headache as you manage different policies. Plus there are the costs involved. So it makes sense to look at the

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Motorcycle rider
Insurance advice

Want a way to reduce your motorbike insurance costs, legally and safely? You don’t have to accept sky-high premiums on a sports or superbike, custom bike, big tourer, big cruisers, big adventure bike or anything else expensive. You need to get wise on your insurance. Unless you live in a

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Forced to sign insurance document
Insurance advice

Insurance auto-renewal sucks. It’s supposed to be there to ensure you don’t find yourself riding around uninsured. That’s the aim. But the fact is too many bike insurers use automatic policy renewal to quietly raise your premiums. My previous insurer tried it on with me. Luckily, I followed the advice

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Saving money on bike insurance
Insurance advice

Saving on bike insurance is possible if you put the time and effort in Spending time getting quotes is a pain in the backside. But one that can pay quite well if you treat it as a job. I recently saved £38.40 with a 10-minute call when the time came

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Judge's Gavel
Insurance advice

Lying to your insurer: New court ruling means lying needn’t necessarily mean a claim can be refused Imagine your sports bike is stolen, along with the £1,800 exhaust you had fitted a few years ago. You make a claim, including a receipt for the expensive cans. Except the receipt is

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