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E-bike insurance claims up 815% in five years

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Alex Bowden

Alex has been editor of ebiketips since 2021. He previously contributed news, reviews and more to and has also had a parallel (largely lapsed) career writing about cricket for various publications.


1 year 9 months ago

Five years ago there weren't many e bikes

1 year 9 months ago

That's nothing - taken over 50 years the rate of increase is touching infinity.

1 year 9 months ago

We're already seeing better theft prevention built in to more expensive e-bikes. While it doesn't prevent selling parts of the stoles bikes, the resale value is much lower and the thief has to work more to earn something.

1 year 9 months ago

How much have sales of e-bikes gone up over the same period?  Are there more claims because more e-bikes, or are they being specifically targeted for theft?