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Moto-camp
September 17, 2021
Considering Motorcycle Camping? Here are some tips to get you started
Posted in: Lifestyle
by Kevin Bushell for Riders Plus Insurance

The first time I went moto-camping, I pulled into my campsite and started gathering firewood. A lady from a neighbouring campsite wandered over and, in the process of telling me that I’m supposed to buy the firewood not gather it, she said something that struck me at the time: “My husband is so jealous!” Okay, […]

Motorcycle gear for riders who want to get the most out of their motorcycle gear.
August 24, 2021
Getting The Most Out Of Your Motorcycle Gear
Posted in: Lifestyle
by Emily Roberts for Riders Plus Insurance

As a motorcyclist, gear plays a large role in our day-to-day riding life. Not only does it provide much-needed protection from the elements and for our bodies, but it also allows us to show our personality and style as a rider. So how do we keep our gear lasting and in good shape? There are […]

Preparing for a multi-day motorcycle trip.
August 13, 2021
Preparing For A Multi-Day Motorcycle Trip
Posted in: Lifestyle
by Emily Roberts for Riders Plus Insurance

As you become a more seasoned moto-traveller you’ll find ways to become more efficient with packing and smarter with your money and time. But, when you’re starting out on your first few trips, it can be overwhelming preparing everything you need. Travelling by bike requires an adequate level of minimalism, and just a bit of […]

trail rider with Rider Plus Insurance
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 […]

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 […]

London Ridge Motorcycle
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 […]

borrow your car - Riders Plus Insurance
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 […]