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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.

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!

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!

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.

The importance of e-bike insurance

Learn why electric bike (e-bike) insurance is a good investment and how Markel insurance can help you!

Basic bicycle maintenance tips

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

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.

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.

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