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Dairlyland Motorcycle Insurance tried to go up on me after years of using them. I called the national headquarters and they told me that they no longer discount for driving record.....I have no tickets or claims on my record so they wanted to raise my rates!!..up to $99 per year for my Goldwing and SuperSport. I started with them in '81 when I had my Norton. They didn't care, "go get other quotes". That's what they told me.

So I did, and my agent put me on with my truck for $78 per year.

To heck with Dairyland!!
 

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$99! My heart bleeds for you. Try €810 for a Wing and a scooter (about $1,000) for me this side of the water, riding since 1976 with full licence and no claims. Even that was after a big wrangle withthe insurance company (they actually wanted to up it from €880 to €1,200 last year)after I threatenedto pull my pension policy away from them. I know quite a few Goldwing riders here paying over €1,300 for comprehensive cover on a Goldwing only. Cheapest I could get for third-party (that's the basic cover here) was €800.
That's the price we pay for a two company bike insurance market, both of them British companies at that.
 

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I'm justtalkin' liability,no coverage on me. The minimum coverage. Dairyland has been one of the premier motorcycle insurance companies (in the US) since the 70s. They've always been "on our side". Aparently, not any more.

I guess that's British socialism-eh?
 

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The wingnut lives in Ireland, not Britain. My coverage here in the UK for comprehensive is £385 (about $570). For bare bones cover like yours (we call it third party only) I was quoted £299 ($450). You gues in the USA doin't know how good you have it. Petrol over here is about5 or6 dollars equivalent a gallon, how much is it in the USA nowadays?
 

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You gues in the USA doin't know how good you have it. Petrol over here is about5 or6 dollars equivalent a gallon, how much is it in the USA nowadays?
Don't worry we, or at least I, know how good we've got it compared to some, but that doesn't mean I'll except anything but the best deal I can find...and when a company raises the price, I'm going to complain and find a better price, if possible.


Regular gas in San Antonio is $2.16 per gallon. A couple years ago, it was $1.10
 

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The wingnut lives in Ireland, not Britain. My coverage here in the UK for comprehensive is £385 (about $570). For bare bones cover like yours (we call it third party only) I was quoted £299 ($450). You gues in the USA doin't know how good you have it. Petrol over here is about5 or6 dollars equivalent a gallon, how much is it in the USA nowadays?
englishted, what bike is that, that you are insuring ? If you are a "rich boy" 1800 rider:goofygrin:fair enough, but I ride a 1500 and it is quite a bit cheeper fully comp than yo are talking. This would be useful to discuss as we should pool our quotes, and this would allow folks to shop around accordingly. ( hope that sentence made sense?)

It would be good if we could all get the best deals around.

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I pay $62 per year full coverage for my bike and my wifes:clapper: I have every endorsement possible on my DL and a spotless record for almost 20 years...


Gas prices here in eastern Iowa are $2.09 for premium:baffled:
 

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Gas in Massachusetts is running about $2.45/gallon for regular. By the way, Massachusetts insurance is "no fault" which has to be worse than "British Socialism". I'm paying nearly $1000 per year on a 2001 GL, for full coverage including collision with a driving record cleaner than a goldfish's fins. The state sets the rates, need I say more. These are the people who brought us the "Big Dig" afterall.:action:
 

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Ah you guys stop your whining I pay $1295 per year 1986 Aspencade clean driving record 20 + years just for 3rd party liability

and this is Government insurance I hear Ontario is even worse I have three vehicles and have to pay full rate on each one ( their logic is that I could lendone to a friend)

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In Missouri, I have my Insurance with Drive (Progressive). I pay $130 a year for everything but collision for my '85 Aspy. Collision is another $100 a year.
I figured if I crash the bike and it's my fault, they won't pay anything for a 20 year old motorcycle.
 

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We can't do it All residences of BCMUST buy the basic insurance from ICBC Government monopoly

When ICBC came in many years ago I had a CB750 the private insurance was $79 as I recall The first year of ICBC wa $399 same coverage

BUT ithelps pay for our Health insuranceand if you have seen some of my previous posts you will understand why I NEVER bitch about taxes or government fees any more( at least provincial) those federal crooks are a different story
 

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1998 1500SE.

48 yrs old (saves you looking) 0yrs NCD's, clean licence,

cover: fully comp. foreign travel, legal cover, breakdown/recovery, riding other bikes.

£245.85 yr. Motorcycle Direct.

My son at 23 got a cracking deal on a GPZ500s aswell. Under half other companies quoted.

Pete
 

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Try Bikeline insurance, I pay 69 a year with 24 hr roadside assistance and towing for basic liability, it's on an 87 gl1200.
Hey tpwood:waving:Thanks for the tip, I just got a online quote from Bikeline and it was for the same basic coverage I now have with Progressive, 20,000/40,000 Liability, 15,000 property damage,with the roadside assist.The Bikeline quote is $66 where the Progressive is $101. I wonder if anyone has had any experience with filing a claim with them. Markel American Ins. seems to be the insurer . I will be thinking seriously about switching next month when my policy expires.:)

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Do yourself a favor and bump it up to $100,000/$300,000 with all the sue happy people out there!
 

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Hey tpwood:waving:Thanks for the tip, I just got a online quote from Bikeline and it was for the same basic coverage I now have with Progressive, 20,000/40,000 Liability, 15,000 property damage,with the roadside assist.The Bikeline quote is $66 where the Progressive is $101. I wonder if anyone has had any experience with filing a claim with them. Markel American Ins. seems to be the insurer . I will be thinking seriously about switching next month when my policy expires.:)

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Humm, I called Bikeline on the phone and they told me $90 something for both bikes, just for the minimum coverage.
 

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I doubt if you can find it any cheaper than that.:)

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dean_3326 wrote:
Hey tpwood:waving:Thanks for the tip, I just got a online quote from Bikeline and it was for the same basic coverage I now have with Progressive, 20,000/40,000 Liability, 15,000 property damage,with the roadside assist.The Bikeline quote is $66 where the Progressive is $101. I wonder if anyone has had any experience with filing a claim with them. Markel American Ins. seems to be the insurer . I will be thinking seriously about switching next month when my policy expires.:)

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Humm, I called Bikeline on the phone and they told me $90 something for both bikes, just for the minimum coverage.
That's about right for 2 bikes, I had 2 and it was more than 90, but it's 16 a year for each bike for the 24 hr roadside.
 
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