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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.

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.

Basic bicycle maintenance tips

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

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!

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!

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 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.

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.

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