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Interesting... Reference - Clicky
Progressive Studies More Than 2 Million Motorcycles; Finds Which Bikes Are Most and Least Likely to Be Stolen, Crashed

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 20, 2005--A recent study of claims data on more than two million motorcycles insured over the past three years by The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies, the country's largest motorcycle insurer, uncovers the makes and models of bikes most and least likely to be stolen or crashed.

Motorcycle Thefts:
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Most Likely to be Stolen............Least Likely to be Stolen
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1. Suzuki GSX-R Series............1. Suzuki Savage
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2. Yamaha YZF Series.............2. BMW R1200C
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3. Honda CBR Series................3. Honda Rebel Series
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4. Suzuki Hayabusa................4. Honda Shadow Series
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5. Kawasaki Ninja Series..........5. Yamaha V-Star
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Motorcycle Crashes:
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Most Likely to be Crashed.........Least Likely to be Crashed
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1. Suzuki GSX-R Series............1. Yamaha Virago Series
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2. Kawasaki Ninja Series...........2. Honda Rebel Series
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3. Suzuki TLR.........................3. Suzuki Savage
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4. Yamaha YZF Series..............4. Harley-Davidson FXR
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5. Honda CBR Series................5. BMW R1200C
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So what does this mean for bikers?

If you choose a motorcycle that's involved in more crashes or is stolen more often you'll most likely pay more for insurance.

"Insurance rates are based on a lot of information about you and your driving record as well as the make and model bike you ride," said Rick Stern, motorcycle product manager, Progressive. "If you buy a bike that's stolen often, you may pay more for comprehensive coverage, and if you buy a bike that is involved in more crashes then you may pay more for collision. We want bikers to be aware of what drives rates so they can make better, more informed insurance decisions."

The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies, in business since 1937, ranks third in the nation for auto insurance based on premiums written and provides drivers and riders with competitive rates and 24/7, in-person and online service. The products and services of the Progressive Direct Group of Insurance Companies are marketed directly to consumers by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE and online at progressivedirect.com through the Progressive Direct brand. The Drive Group of Progressive Insurance Companies offers insurance through more than 30,000 independent insurance agencies that market their products and services through the Drive Insurance from Progressive brand. To find an agent/broker, go to driveinsurance.com. The Common Shares of the Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, are publicly traded at NYSE:pGR. More information can be found at progressive.com.

Rick Stern is available for interview.
 

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Ewww... I guess progressive will be calling me to increase my rates shortly.
 

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2 - Suzukis
1 yami
1 kawi
1 honda

Maybe cause there are more of these than any bikes on the road... ah duh!!!

you don't see aprillia... why? Cause there arn't that many out there. You see a ton of Suzukis... that is probably why they are number one.
 

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Onetrick said:
You see a ton of Suzukis... that is probably why they are number one.
My thoughts exactly...
 

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yes............. SUZUKI's #1 .. oh shit i dont think its a good thing though.
 

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Thank god State Farm only cares about cc's and if it's turbocharged!
 

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f'in great. i should have gotten a motard :mad:
 

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I went to that website and went to the bottom and found these too...

Most Likely to Blow a Fuse
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1. Suzuki RF 900



Most Likely to make rider come late after Sunday ride
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1. Suzuki GSX-R 1000
 

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azamora954 said:
I went to that website and went to the bottom and found these too...

Most Likely to Blow a Fuse
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1. Suzuki RF 900



Most Likely to make rider come late after Sunday ride
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1. Suzuki GSX-R 1000

:eek:nfloor :eek:nfloor
 

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Here's another article posted today in ref. to this thread

June 27, 2005

Got a need for speed on your motorcycle? Or, say, you've got your eye on one? You may want to check out whether your bike -- or the one you want to get -- has made a recently released list of those most likely to be crashed or stolen.

The Progressive Group of Insurance Cos. studied claims data and compiled several top-five lists. Topping both the most likely to be crashed and most likely to be stolen: the Suzuki GSX-R Series, at right.

Least likely to be stolen is the Suzuki Savage, and least likely to be crashed is the Yamaha Virago Series, according to Progressive's study.

So what does all this mean? Not surprisingly, Progressive says if you choose a bike that's involved in more crashes or stolen more often than others, you're probably going to pay more for insurance coverage.

Maybe that station wagon isn't looking so bad after all.

-- Kathy Bushouse
 
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