Motorcycle Insurance

Insurance for Riders and Their Rides

If you ride a bike, insurance can be a problem. Not a lot of insurance companies insure motorcycles, and rates have been going up. Check out these posts that explain how motorcycle insurance works, and how to keep your insurance costs down.

Ask Adam: Motorcycle Insurance Special

In This Installment of Ask Adam:

  1. Cost of insurance vs. value of motorcycle
  2. Insurance for custom bikes
  3. Rider training discounts
  4. Standalone motorcycle insurance
  5. Sportsbike blacklists
  6. Multiline discounts for experienced riders
  7. Advice for first time riders
  8. Seasonal motorcycle insurance
  9. Impact of automobile driving history on motorcycle insurance rates

Hi Adam,

Why would it cost me $3,000 – $4,000 for first time insurance when I only paid $1500 for my starter bike?

John in Scarborough

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Adam Mitchell
Advanced Motorcycle training in Ontario

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If you’re ready to hit the open road on a motorcycle, a rider training program will give you the skills and confidence you need to stay safe on two wheels. And not only is a motorcycle skills course a great way to learn how to enjoy your bike, it can help you save money too—insurance providers offer attractive discounts to graduates of MTO-approved motorcycle training courses in Ontario. Read more

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