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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!

Bicycle safety checklist

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

Best locks to secure your bike

Markel bicycle insurance gives you tips on choosing the best bike locks to make sure your bicycle is always secure.

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!

Helping avoid common hazards when bicycling

Cycling is a fun, recreational sport, but it can also be dangerous if the proper precautions aren’t taken while on the road.

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!

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.

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.

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