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Why Gap Insurance is important for a new bike

There is nothing more thrilling than purchasing a new motorbike, but it can be easy to forget about a few of the not-so-glamorous aspects. One of these is making sure that you have adequate protection in place in case you have an accident and write-off your bike or it is stolen.  Write-offs Unfortunately, this is …

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Insure My Ride closing down

Budget online motorcycle insurer Insure My Ride is closing down in February leaving riders to pay more if they continue with insurance colleague Shannons. Insure My Ride has posted a notice on its website and sent letters to their customers advising them they will close from February 23. Parent company AAI Limited says they have “made a …

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Ex-thief advises on securing your bike stolen theft prone

Which motorcycles are most theft prone?

The most theft prone motorcycles are recent-model, small-capacity Japanese bikes in Victoria, according to official statistics released by the National Theft Reduction Council. Motorcycle thefts in Australia have increased 3.3% or 255 to 8299 bikes stolen in the past 12 months to the end of November, the figures show. That’s the most stolen bikes since 8704 …

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Ex-thief advises on securing your bike

Ex-thief advises on securing your bike

A reformed bike thief from London, which has experienced a 44% increase in theft in the past two years, says a basic owner mistake is not chaining their bike to something solid. “When I was stealing bikes, the first step I would take would be to find one that wasn’t chained to anything sturdy, so …

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