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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!

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.

Bicycle safety checklist

Get tips on bicycle safety including road rules, potential hazards, and bike safety equipment. Then, get out there and have fun!

Bicycle theft in the U.S.

Bicycle theft prevention is more than just bike locks. Check out Markel's 6 easy ways to help prevent bicycle theft & increase your bicycle security today!

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.

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.

Five common bicycle insurance myths

Markel Specialty shares their top five myths and misconceptions about bicycle insurance to help educate cyclists on how to keep their bikes protected!

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.

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!

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!

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