Insuring my Bike

PGT
PGT Posts: 2
edited September 2010 in Road buying advice
I have recently purchased an expensive bike and have been looking at insuring it seeing as my Home Policy will not cover a bike valued above £1500.

Does anyone recommend an insurance firm that offers good value for money :?:

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  • dboden
    dboden Posts: 349
    M&S underwritten by AXA. theirs covers upto about 5k
  • Soni
    Soni Posts: 1,217
    PGT wrote:
    I have recently purchased an expensive bike and have been looking at insuring it seeing as my Home Policy will not cover a bike valued above £1500.

    Does anyone recommend an insurance firm that offers good value for money :?:

    I've just changed mine (on Wednesday this week) for the same reason, was with AXA directly but just purchased a new bike for £1400.00 and AXA only insure bikes up to £1K, so changed to M&S and they cover up to 4K without even having to put it on the policy!

    Weird though, as M&S insurance is underwritten by AXA :?
  • solsurf
    solsurf Posts: 489
    M & S here too after looking for a while, up to 4k per item in and away from the home, it is more expensive but there you go
  • CamR
    CamR Posts: 83
    My bike is on my M & S house policy as a named valuable and it is more than £4k. It increased my premium but is still way cheaper than an individual bike policy and as has been mentioned it includes away from home & accidental damage
  • sungod
    sungod Posts: 16,542
    greenbee (john lewis) is worth a look too
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • Another + for M&S. The only thing they don't cover you for is racing, but it does cover your bike if you take it abroad.
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  • wonder if it's really worth it, pay x amount per month and if it does get damaged or stolen, they'll give you a £100 Halfords voucher. Even if your bike is Dura Ace/Super Record/Red. :roll:
    Say... That's a nice bike..
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  • Pretre
    Pretre Posts: 355
    wonder if it's really worth it, pay x amount per month and if it does get damaged or stolen, they'll give you a £100 Halfords voucher. Even if your bike is Dura Ace/Super Record/Red. :roll:

    Not sure what insurer you're talkng about but M&S are just about to pay me a bit over £4k for my crashed 2010 De Rosa Merak.

    In case you're wondering why it's more than £4k - bought the bike as a frame & components & the limit is for individual items.
  • Another + for M&S. The only thing they don't cover you for is racing, but it does cover your bike if you take it abroad.

    Only if the premier option is taken out.