Insurance: Two bikes are better than one!

Discussion in 'UK Motorcycles' started by Whinging Courier, Jul 9, 2005.

  1. Just phoned to get the mighty GS put on the CBR policy and it's twenty
    quid cheaper than insuring the Honda on its own!

    They had to cancel my existing policy and start another one but go
    Whinging Courier, Jul 9, 2005
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  2. Whinging Courier wrote
    Have you turned 35 or anything significant like that since you took the
    policy out, or got a similarly round number of years since your test
    under your belt? They seem to offer big discount based on that sort of
    steve auvache, Jul 9, 2005
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  3. Whinging Courier

    Daz Guest

    I've had this in the past. If this was done through a broker you'll
    most likely find you're with a new ins. co. because your previous ins.
    co. didn't offer or weren't competitive on multibike policies.
    Daz, Jul 9, 2005
  4. Whinging Courier

    jsp Guest

    steve auvache did scribe:
    Do they give you money to insure your bikes now, then?


    SV 650
    Black it is
    And Naked
    jsp, Jul 9, 2005
  5. In, steve auvache amazed us all with this pearl of

    I was 35[1] when I took the policy out when the last one lapsed in April
    but now I'm over the threshold iyswim.

    [1] Passed my bike test in '87
    Whinging Courier, Jul 9, 2005
  6. In, Daz amazed us all with this pearl of wisdom:
    That's exactly it. The policy I had before didn't allow multibikes, this
    one I've got now lets me have four.
    Whinging Courier, Jul 9, 2005
  7. In, Vass amazed us all with this pearl of wisdom:
    Yup, they've done it for me, too.

    Good it is.
    Whinging Courier, Jul 9, 2005
  8. Whinging Courier

    Nidge Guest

    In, Vass amazed us all with this pearl of wisdom:
    Direct Choice came in cheaper for a ZX6 & an R1 by quite a good lead. £362
    the pair, FC, + 1 claim No claims protection. Double excess if either are
    lifted within 500 metres of the house tho.


    R1 in 'newspaper' livery. ZX6R J2 Stunning in zit yellow. KX 125 MX 'I'm
    snot green -fly ME'. A few bits of CB500S in Norwegian Parrot blue.

    'Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand'.
    Nidge, Jul 10, 2005
  9. In, Nidge amazed us all with this pearl of wisdom:
    Direct Choice were better than Auntie Carole for the Honda[1] but were
    about a hundred quid OTT for the pair. Best they could do, too..

    [1] I went with CN (AC) for the CBR because they said they'd bung my car
    on come renewal. Sounds like a lot of messing about but it seemed like a
    good idea at the time.
    Whinging Courier, Jul 10, 2005

  10. Snap. Autie carole couldn't add the zzr to the bandit policy, and wanted
    in excess of 800 notes for the pair on a new policy.

    Bike Team Limited finally got down to £360, with everything (unlimited
    mileage for both bikes, full CIHAGM entitlement, all legal cover etc.
    The only thing knocked off was breakdown, it was uk only (I have AA with
    bank account), and I'm fucked it I'm paying Auntie Carole that kind of
    difference for euro breakdown - I'll get a full AA/RAC/Whatever policy
    if I feel the need.

    Quotes like that make me feel old.

    ZZR1100 - tagline being developed
    B1200 - +30bhp ~|~ VS800 - borked
    TS150 - squatting ~|~ V2300 - flat cap and rug

    MIB#26 two#54(soiled) UKRMMA#26 BOTAFOT#153 X-FOT#003
    Doesnotcompute, Jul 10, 2005
  11. In, Doesnotcompute amazed us all with this pearl of
    Never heard of them, will (try and remember to) file them for later.
    I got full CIHAGM cover, too, which was a nice surprise. They told me
    full breakdown but TBH, I don't know if this means full UK or full,
    Well quite, the AA when I was with them was about fifty for a two week
    break in the Netherlands a few years back.
    Young looking women make me feel like I should be a better lover :)
    Whinging Courier, Jul 10, 2005
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