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    QBE bike insurance

    Looks like QBE have given me the best quote for insuring my blade but before I go and pay them I was wondering if anyone has had any problems with them. Cheers

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    I made a claim earlier in the year and they well and truly fucked it into a cocked hat.

    After much letter writing and phone calling, there was some ass kissing done in my general direction and we are currently on a semi-friendly relationship with one another.

    They currently insure four vehicles for us, one car and three bikes.

    **edit: Should mention I started pulling policies away from QBE before they decided to fix things. I was somewhat regional at the time, but to be honest in this day and age location shouldn't matter a damn when processing claims.
    Last edited by Sunshine & F'n Rainbows; 01-11-2008 at 08:19 AM.
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    what blade ... 08? and how old are you... have you tried insuremyride?

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    They insure my bike...
    I don't really know what to think. 2 claims, one relatively painless (although I didn't really get the desired outcome) and one a fairly large balls up.

    All OK though, still happy to insure with them.
    They paid for my repairs well enough, it is getting money back from them that is the hard part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tin Tin View Post
    what blade ... 08? and how old are you... have you tried insuremyride?
    Its a 02 and Iam 42 Insuremyride was $300 more

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    Claimed earlier in the year, almost a write off. No worries, but she's and older bog standard bike so dunno how you go with "bling" bits.
    Remember....Your only young once.....

    But you can be immature for as long as you bloody well like!

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    They are an insurance company mate. There will be plenty of negative stories, but thats the nature of the "game" i'm afraid.

    They are big. They are massive in fact, and they price match ANY other insurance quote. So they have worked hard to make their market share large.

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    I've made a claim with them, it took 5 mins to sort out... The only hassle I had was getting the payout for my riding gear, but that in part was my fault as I took a while to send it in to them... I'll keep using them...
    Quote Originally Posted by kyliejane View Post
    benjamin is nobodys friend. if benjamin were an ice cream flavor, he'd be pralines and dick.
    Quote Originally Posted by harns View Post
    Good riders don't need insurance though, they can evade any situation

    BUY_MY_BIKE!!!

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    Currently in the middle of the claim for my rear ender last month. Seems smooth so far (although I don't get much of a sense of urgency). I'll let you know how it goes.

    Have had a windscreen replacement out of them for MrsB's ute. Claim was pain free but I wasn't impressed by the work of their preferred installer.

    My only gripe with them otherwise is that they won't cover vehicles more than 20 years old or newer vehicles that are outside the mainstream. Not an issue for many people though.

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    I've been very happy with them for my bikes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tin Tin View Post
    what blade ... 08?
    There is no such thing as a 2008 Fireblade, Honda retired the name when Tadao Baba retired from Honda.
    It's a CBR1000RR.

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    I looked into insuring with WQBE, the reason why I didn't? 5 excesses!! Standard, Age, Length of License Class, Offences Excess, and one other that I cant remember... Excess total came to over 2k, no thnx.

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    My GSXR was insured with QBE and they did ok and paid out quickly. I am with ebike insurance though. Mainly because the policy is around the same though they cover for 4000 rider apparell. Oh and heaps cheaper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desmogod View Post
    There is no such thing as a 2008 Fireblade, Honda retired the name when Tadao Baba retired from Honda.
    It's a CBR1000RR.
    so why does my 07 have fireblade decals on it????

    made a claim with QBE last year.. they were great... replaced every peice that even had the slightest scratch on it... had no quarms when we put valtermoto rearsets,pazzo levers,billet bar ends & other bits on as part of the claim either..

    HH

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    the only problem I have with them is their inability to answer the bloody phone....ive been on hold for over 30mins one day...and over 10mins the next....but when i finally got hold of them they were very helpful

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    ^^^ what you need to do is get chatty with one of them and get their direct line..

    I never have to wait in a cue again with QBE..

    Oh yeah 2 claims with them and no problems.

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    hmmmmmmm.......number please lol...

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    qbe are great, always looked after us.

    (kinda helps that the wife works for them though)

    also insure my car elsewhere as its cheaper eavn with her staff discount

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hondahoon View Post
    so why does my 07 have fireblade decals on it????
    Some pommy website ran a "keep the fireblade name" petition, and they kept the name until the end of '07.

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    Always wondered why the 08 didn't have any 'Blade decals on it...

    But you'll probably still get people calling it a Fireblade... Just like they call all MP3 players iPods.
    It's a name that has become synonymous with the CBR brand for a lot of people.

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