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How to transport your bicycle safely

Learn how to pack a bike for travel--Markel Specialty shares the best bike racks for cars and the best cases for air travel.

Essential bicycle tools

Make sure you have all the essentials in your bicycle tool kit - take a look at our list of bike tools and other necessities for a smooth ride!

Best clothing for cycling

Choosing the right clothing for your bike ride can make all the difference--get tips on how to dress for cycling in any weather!

Basic bicycle maintenance tips

Get bike maintenance tips to keep your bicycle in top shape for your next ride!

Bicycle fitting guidelines

Markel breaks down what to look for when getting fitted for your bicycle to help ensure you are experiencing the most comfortable ride.

Securing your bicycle while running errands

Even if you’re making a quick errand stop, it’s still important lock your bike. While at a crowded store, thieves often look for the easiest bicycle to steal.

Tips for a stolen bike

Find out what to do if your bike is stolen--Markel Specialty gives you tips on how to find a stolen bike using the stolen bike registry and other resources.

How to properly clean your bike chain

Markel teaches you how to clean your bike chain properly and why cleaning your bike chain will ensure top performance of your bicycle.

The differences between E-bikes and standard bikes

Thinking about investing in an electric bike? There are key differences between e-bikes and standard bikes you’ll want to understand before making the purchase.

Top road bike trails in the US

Discover the top 5 best road bike trails in the U.S. to add to your bucket list today!