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Now includes insurance that covers medical expenses and income protection in Australia, and third party overseas protection while you’re out on the bike. Plus many additional benefits when joining our global community…

BECOME A VELOCLUB MEMBER WITH INSURANCE FOR $149/YRBECOME A VELOCLUB MEMBER FOR $99/YR

Insurance that covers third party, medical expenses, income protection, and overseas protection while you’re out on the bike.

 
Industry offers and exclusives that lets you access prices and products you can’t find anywhere else.

 
Be a part of a global community of cycling enthusiasts with access to the CyclingTips kit to train and race in.

INSURANCE

Your VeloClub membership covers you for medical expenses and income protection in Australia, and Worldwide third party protection while you’re out on the bike.

INCOME PROTECTION

Income protection insurance provides you with cover of up to 85% of your income in the event of an accident on the bike that prevents you from working.

PERSONAL ACCIDENT

Coverage of non-Medicare medical expenses, for example private hospital bed and theatre fees, dental, ambulance, chiropractic, physiotherapy, and osteopathy.

THIRD PARTY

24/7 coverage for third party damage to property or person, anywhere in the world (excluding Cycling Australia-sanctioned racing events).

Gain a better understanding of the core and additional benefits of this insurance program (including the PDS) provided by Cycling Australia here.

INDUSTRY OFFERS

 
Access to amazing industry offers you can’t get anywhere else including:
 
– 10% discount at Chain Reaction Cycles (even on already discounted items)

– 8 week training program from Today’s Plan

– 8 weeks of access to The Sufferfest indoor training

– Up to 15% discount on travel from BikeStyle Tours

– $50 off your first Gold or Silver service from  Bike Fix Mobile

– Many other ongoing offers from our industry partners

RIDE AND RACE WITH US

As a VeloClub member you’ll receive exclusive access to our kit at an introductory price. We invite you to ride and race with us and show your colors on your local roads.

VELOCLUB MEMBER BENEFITS

As a VeloClub member you aren’t only joining a global community of like-minded cyclists, you’re also helping us with the creation of extra amazing content for the entire cycling world to enjoy. Included in your membership you’ll also receive the following essential and useful benefits that enhance your own cycling experience:

CYCLING INSURANCE

Third Party
24/7 coverage for third party damage to property or person, anywhere in the world (excluding Cycling Australia-sanctioned racing events)

Medical
Coverage of non-Medicare medical expenses, for example private hospital bed and theatre fees, dental, ambulance,physiotherapy, chiropractic, osteopathy

Income
Income protection insurance provides you with cover of up to $500 a week (or 85% of pre disability income, whichever is lesser)

Advice
Get immediate access to legal support & services from Shine Lawyers

Also included:
– Accidental Death cover $50,000 ($10,000 for <18 years & >65 years)
– Personal Accident Insurance up to $100,000 (for paraplegia, quadriplegia, permanent loss of bodily functions, see Policy Schedule for limits)
– $10,000 for a fractured leg or knee (with established non–union)
– Cycling Australia Member eNews and updates

Gain a better understanding of the core and additional benefits of this insurance program (including PDS) provided by Cycling Australia by clicking here.

Industry offers & exclusives

• Exclusive deals, discounts, and freebies from the CyclingTips Emporium
• An extra 10% discount (including reduced-price items) at Chain Reaction Cycles
• 10-15% discount on travel from BikeStyle Tours
• $50 off your first Gold or Silver service from Bike Fix Mobile
• Other offers from our industry partners

Training tools

• An eight-week training program including tools and analytics from Today’s Plan
• An eight-week subscription to The Sufferfest indoor training app

CYCLINGTIPS MEMBER’S KIT

• Ride and race in the VeloClub CyclingTips kit
• Join as a member and receive an initial 30%-off discount on all items of our VeloClub kit

VeloClub Newsletter

Stay up to date, and receive behind-the-scenes access with our VeloClub newsletter.

Your VeloClub membership covers you for medical expenses and income protection in Australia, and Worldwide third party protection while you’re out on the bike.

FAQ

WHAT IS VELOCLUB?

VeloClub is a member-driven community of like-minded cycling enthusiasts whose contributions help build a better, more sustainable CyclingTips, delivering more to you, our readers. Through VeloClub you’ll have immediate access to a range of membership discounts and benefits.

WHAT DO I GET AS A MEMBER?

As a VeloClub member you aren’t just helping build a stronger CyclingTips, you’re also funding the creation of extra amazing content for the entire CyclingTips readership to enjoy.

INSURANCE
Insurance that covers third party, medical expenses, income protection, and overseas protection while you’re out on the bike. For full details you can check out the PDS, Summary of Cover, or Policy Schedule.

INDUSTRY OFFERS & EXCLUSIVES
– Exclusive deals from the CyclingTips Emporium
– An extra 10% discount (even on on-sale items) at Chain Reaction Cycles
– 10-15% discount on travel from BikeStyle Tours
– $50 off your first Gold or Silver service from Bike Fix Mobile (Australia only for now. USA and UK coming…)
– Other offers from our industry partners

TRAINING TOOLS
– An eight-week training program including tools and analytics from Today’s Plan
– An eight-week subscription to The Sufferfest indoor training app

CYCLINGTIPS MEMBER’S KIT
– Ride and race in the VeloClub CyclingTips kit
– Join as a member and receive an initial 30%-off introductory discount

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE $99/YR AND $149/YR OFFERINGS?

We offer two tiers for VeloClub memberships, depending on your circumstances and needs. The $149/yr offering includes insurance as well as all member benefits (industry discounts, exclusives, training tools, kit access, priority event invites, etc). The $99 membership excludes insurance but offers everything else. For example, if you already have insurance that suits your needs, you may want to consider this option.

WHAT IF I'M NOT BASED IN AUSTRALIA?

CyclingTips is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia but all of the benefits included in a standard VeloClub membership can be accessed from anywhere in the world.

VeloClub insurance benefits are currently only available to Australian residents.

WHO PROVIDES THE INSURANCE COMPONENT?

By signing up as a VeloClub member from within Australia for $149/annually you will receive insurance through Cycling Australia. Your policy, while provided and supported by Cycling Australia is underwritten by QBE. Your VeloClub membership also entitles you to a Cycling Australia recreational membership.

HOW DO I MAKE A CLAIM?

In the event of needing to make a claim simply contact Cycling Australia Member Services by:
Phone: (03) 9998 6810
Email: membership@cycling.org.au

AM I COVERED WHILE RACING?

Please note that you are not covered for racing that requires a Cycling Australia racing licence.

IS MY BIKE COVERED FOR ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE OR THEFT?

Please note that you are not covered for accidental damage or theft to your bicycle. If you wish to take out bike insurance coverage please visit this page.

WHAT EXCESS IS PAYABLE ON A CLAIM?

Personal Accident
$75 excess applies to each injury. Nil excess applies if you claim on a Private Health fund.

Public Liability
There is a $1,000 policy excess. The defending party is responsible for the payment of the excess.

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