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Offline Redbarron

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« on: May 08, 2017, 05:13:31 pm »
Hello Everyone:

I am not sure were to post this but, what Insurance company would you guys recommend for a daily rider high mileage 2000 zg1000?

I refuse to do business with Geico or Progressive.

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Re: Insurance
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2017, 06:36:57 pm »
Other then required liability I am not sure I would insure a C10 with anything else.   I have been with Progressive over 10 years but never had to find out how bad they would be if I needed them.  Still rates change based on your location and other factors so my price would not be same.  You have to get quotes.  That always helps fill your inbox.  Bunch of leaches.
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Re: Insurance
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2017, 07:15:00 pm »
I've shopped extensively, and can't do better than my multi-vehicle discount policy with State Farm.

And they have been quite good at paying claims. I had HD rain and heat gear, plus a HD trike half-cover, stolen just as I entered California going west last year.

Within two weeks, I had full retail price (to replace) in my bank account.
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Re: Insurance
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2017, 08:14:36 pm »
I had Geico, then switched to State Farm and cost dropped by nearly half (with multi-vehicle policy).

Generally happy with State Farm and over the years they have paid on home and boat claims. MC was insured for liability/basic only.
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Re: Insurance
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2017, 01:37:44 am »
For what it's worth:

My cars etc., are with USAA, and they contract somehow with Progressive for motorcycles.  So I've got Progressive.

I told a Progressive person on the phone (I think they were doing a survey;  can't remember the circumstances, that I didn't like being insured by Progressive because of their founder's far-left, anti-American political opinions and actions.  And I was disappointed in USAA for hooking up with them  She said that guy, the founder, hadn't been with the company for many years (20 or so? can't remember).

Last year, somebody pushed by 2009 Concours 1400 over in a parking lot.  Lots of damage.  Progressive was prompt, generous with a settlement, and I could not have asked for better service.

Also, the suggestions to get quotes is good.  My insurance is $547 a year, for $500 deductible Collision and Comprehensive, and Liability to others B.I. and Prop. Dmg. 250k/person/$500k each accident, Uninsured motorist same, Underinsured motors same, and $10k medical.  Also $3000 accessory coverage.  And roadside assistance, which I've called to check them out, and they seemed to be very good.

I think I'm paying too much  (I AM paying for all those INCESSENT commercials, after all.)  But I like USAA.

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Re: Insurance
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2017, 08:44:47 pm »
Hey Redbarron,

What have you found out?

I'm considering something I thought I'd never do:  Quitting USAA, (and thus Progressive for the bike).  Based on USAA's recent decision.

And thanks to you other guys too.  I'll be checking out State Farm, for sure.
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Re: Insurance
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2017, 09:00:48 pm »
I have to say I switched to GEICO from State Farm. And I really did save money! We'd been with State Farm since my wife and I got married over 30 years ago. Found out that for the final year we were with them, that I had no UM/UIM coverage on the bike! In FL, those are a must since the state requires a bare minimum of insurance. If I had gotten hit, I would have been in a world of doo-doo. Needless to say I was extremely miffed at SF! Just my $0.02...
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Re: Insurance
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2017, 11:42:10 pm »
I have to say I switched to GEICO from State Farm. And I really did save money! We'd been with State Farm since my wife and I got married over 30 years ago. Found out that for the final year we were with them, that I had no UM/UIM coverage on the bike! In FL, those are a must since the state requires a bare minimum of insurance. If I had gotten hit, I would have been in a world of doo-doo. Needless to say I was extremely miffed at SF! Just my $0.02...

If you don't request Uninsured/underinsured most companies don't just add it to the policy, I had to request it fro. progressive after I got my policy in the mail and it was not on the policy, lucky for me it paid off.

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Re: Insurance
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2017, 12:06:37 pm »
I have to say I switched to GEICO from State Farm. And I really did save money! We'd been with State Farm since my wife and I got married over 30 years ago. Found out that for the final year we were with them, that I had no UM/UIM coverage on the bike! In FL, those are a must since the state requires a bare minimum of insurance. If I had gotten hit, I would have been in a world of doo-doo. Needless to say I was extremely miffed at SF! Just my $0.02...

If you don't request Uninsured/underinsured most companies don't just add it to the policy, I had to request it fro. progressive after I got my policy in the mail and it was not on the policy, lucky for me it paid off.

Yeah, but I had it until that year! And in FL you are supposed to sign a paper acknowledging that you decline UM/UIM. And I didn't ...
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Re: Insurance
« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2017, 04:44:42 pm »
I do have Progresive on all vehicles since Cotton States pulled out of Flowriduh.

A sometimes unknown factoid for Progressive, at least in Flowriduh, is that if you stack uninsured on a car, all bikes you own are covered for uninsured under the car's policy without having to have that option on the bikes. This saves several hundreds of $ yearly on my Versys and KLR.

Insurance for the '98 KLR is $39 /year with 250k/500k limits and includes $10 for roadside coverage and no comp/collision.

The '15 Versys with same limits and 100 deduct comp and 500 collision is $216/year.
 
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Re: Insurance
« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2017, 08:00:11 pm »
Thanks for posting that Steve, I'm with 21st century and although I have no claims I was the recipient of a big increase about a year ago. I'm paying at least 2x as much as you on the V. Steve
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Re: Insurance
« Reply #11 on: May 26, 2017, 09:17:47 pm »
Thanks for posting that Steve, I'm with 21st century and although I have no claims I was the recipient of a big increase about a year ago. I'm paying at least 2x as much as you on the V. Steve
The Versys has a pretty rough claim history, rookies? It was gonna go up about $2-300 from the Connie,
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