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teddo
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Insurance?

Postby teddo » Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:30 am



Have just arrived from Australia , bought an '83 Goldwing, transferred DMV registration at AA, and now I need basic Insurance cover to complete the 'legals'.
Doing a bucket list thing to the Rockies from LA, and Billings where I hear there may be a few more Gold wings.
To help me get there can anyone suggest a worthy insurance company to go through?
Cheers teddo



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cardinal
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Location: Fresno, Ca.
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Re: Insurance?

Postby cardinal » Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:51 pm

Get a quote from Geico and Progressive. Most people are pretty happy with one or the other. Then get a quote from Someone like Farmers or State Farm to see how much you're saving.
I have my insurance through Geico, only used the towing insurance portion, but had no problems with them other than they seem to have a pretty limited number of towing companies they use.

What part of the States have you settled in......and Welcome!

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Bugmerc
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Re: Insurance?

Postby Bugmerc » Thu Jul 28, 2016 1:28 pm

Mine is covered through Liberty Mutual, they beat several other company's quotes. That is also without any house or additional vehicle discounts.

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dingdong
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Re: Insurance?

Postby dingdong » Thu Jul 28, 2016 2:04 pm

Progressive for me. I have multiple bike (3 bikes) coverage however. I just added a new bike to my plan and the combined rate went down instead of up. Go with the Flo. ;)
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teddo
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Location: Somers Victoria Australia
Motorcycle: Yamaha xj900 diversion 1985
2 x Honda ch250 spacy scooters 1985

Re: Insurance?

Postby teddo » Thu Jul 28, 2016 5:37 pm

Thanks for your advice guys.

Am here in LA to launch up the coast then a right to the Rockies.

As I made it from Anaheim on the 22, 105, and Santa Monica freeways in peak tge other 3,000 miles should be a doddle.

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See you on the road,

teddo
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Happytrails
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Re: Insurance?

Postby Happytrails » Thu Jul 28, 2016 9:43 pm

State Farm here and they cover just the basics. Progressive looks good with its options and pricing. I really need to call flo :D
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dtrider
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Re: Insurance?

Postby dtrider » Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:01 pm

I use Foremost, which I guess has been recently acquired by State Farm. I just had to have some repairs done due to my own stupidity, and they covered the whole thing without a squawk. They even called me on July 4th (National holiday here in the States) to make sure that my claim was filed properly.

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