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June 04, 2021
Upgrade Your Motorcycle Skills The SMART Way
Posted in: Lifestyle
by Kevin Bushell for Riders Plus Insurance

This summer, consider taking a course in dirt riding to improve your skills on and off road. One of the fastest-growing segments of our industry is the adventure motorcycle market, and for good reason. Adventure motorcycles are the SUVs of bikes, capable of going pretty much anywhere in comfort. With their good ergonomics, extra clearance, […]

new or used motorcycle
March 22, 2021
Buying New or Used? There’s a Lot to Consider.
Posted in: Lifestyle
by Kevin Bushell for Riders Plus Insurance

It’s the beginning of a new season and you’ve decided to buy a motorcycle. Good for you! It’s an exciting time, but it’s also a stressful time. There’s substantial money involved, a lot to consider, and you don’t want to make a mistake. Perhaps the first decision you have to make is whether to buy […]

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November 26, 2020
Get Ready For Winter: Protect Your Bike by Following These Simple Steps
Posted in: Motorcycle Maintenance
by Kevin Bushell for Riders Plus Insurance

The leaves have fallen and the geese have flown. The temperature has dropped to the single digits. It is the saddest time of the year for Canadian motorcyclists, when the bike has to go into storage for the next four months. Here in Quebec, we have to be off the roads by December 1st. For […]

riders before winter comes
October 21, 2020
Make the Most out of Riding Before Winter Hits: 5 Fall Routes for the End of Riding Season
Posted in: Lifestyle
by Emily Roberts for Riders Plus Insurance

As the leaves provide us with an exceptional fall palette of colours, it becomes relatively abundant that we are nearing the end of our riding season. So how do we make the most of it? Well, ride the best roads, of course. Gear up as I talk about some great and memorable rides to hit […]

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September 08, 2020
Why you need to ride a motorcycle
Posted in: Lifestyle
by Emily Roberts for Riders Plus Insurance

Have you gotten the bug for motorcycling? If so, you’ll know that it’s a life-long affair of love; If not, I hope you soon catch the bug and realize how enriched your life can be with the addition of a motorcycle. Motorcycling is not only addictive, empowering and inspires freedom, but it also opens up […]

improve your riding skills
June 22, 2020
How to Improve Your Riding Skills to Prevent Bike Collisions With Animals
Posted in: Lifestyle
by Emily Roberts for Riders Plus Insurance

It happened nine years ago now. It was dark; we should have stopped riding but only had another 20km to go to get to our hotel. The rain was light and we rode in a staggered riding position, my dad was in front in the left tire track, I followed in the right. I sifted […]

bike maintenance
May 26, 2020
Bike Maintenance Tips: Get Ready for the Riding Season!
Posted in: Maintenance Issues
by Kevin Bushell for Riders Plus Insurance

Are you intimidated by the idea of servicing your own bike? Rest assured, these 10 tips will help you break the ice or make you a better mechanic. (Please note that the article was written by an experienced rider. If you’re unsure about servicing your bike, it’s best to have a professional mechanic do it […]

Virtual Trivia Saturdays Sponsored by Riders Plus Insurance
May 11, 2020
Virtual Trivia Saturdays in Support of The Distress Centres of Greater Toronto
Posted in: Events
by Riders Plus Insurance

At Riders Plus Insurance, we believe that we all can do our part in giving back to our community, especially at times like these. We believe it is important that we stand by each other and support those who need our help the most. To do our part and make a contribution to the battle […]

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March 09, 2020
Things You Need to Know About Letting Someone Borrow Your Car
Posted in: Auto Insurance
by Riders Plus

There are some misconceptions about how car insurance comes into play when someone who has borrowed a car gets into an accident. Some believe that if they are paying for the insurance the insurance will follow them, regardless of what car they are using. This, however, is not the case.  When you sign up for […]