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post #1 of 43 Old 10-12-2016, 12:39 PM Thread Starter
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Progressive ins. renewal huge increase

Just looked at my renewal premium (6 month) with Progressive. Huge increase around $100 to $625 (2 bikes). Was told CA rates changed. (no kidding) Checked with State Farm where I have my home/truck. Same coverage for $265. savings of $360 for 6 months!
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post #2 of 43 Old 10-12-2016, 12:59 PM
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I did the same thing a few years back.

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
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Geico $361 a year for 3 bikes. I guess that's one benefit of getting older and slowing down my riding habits.


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I don't have a clue why but for some reason my bike insurance is sky high no matter who it's with.
I swapped the bank over to USAA and they don't do motorcycles but even before then AllState was bending me over.
This with years and years of no accidents and one speeding ticket 8 years ago.
Progressive with the AMA discount and paying up front is about what the OP quoted!
I will be shopping come start of the year but I wonder if it's because of Austin population growth and increase in accidents.
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My car / truck / farm insurer won't cover my bike so I use Progressive - liability only. $75 / year.

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1 bike USAA doesn't do bike but got a decent rate with progressive thru USAA. Granted I'm in WV, but full coverage on a 12 yr old bike is $170 a year

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I also have Progressive through USAA. My 2013 in MA is $276/yr and my 2012 in AZ is $155/yr

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I think it has to do with if you are in a no fault State or not. My insurance went up 30% when I moved from the left coast to Alabama.
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post #9 of 43 Old 10-13-2016, 12:54 AM
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I swapped all my insurance (house, two trucks, two bikes) from Safeco/Progressive to State Farm a couple of months ago when I moved, and save about 20%.

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150.00 year, full coverage with accessories, Progressive, NC.

I don't have a clue what drives rates. Allstate is twice that for the bike, but my cars are half with Allstate over what Progressive would charge. It makes no sense.

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