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Happy ending to my stolen bike (sort of)

Old 03-05-07, 02:53 PM
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Happy ending to my stolen bike (sort of)

Well, I posted a few weeks back about how my Merckx/full Record was stolen out of my parking garage. I am happy to report that my renter's insurance will cover the FULL replacement cost of it and I am getting the money right now as we speak. Now I get to shop for a new bike...

Between this, my no-hassle mortgage process with USAA and all sorts of other great things I get from them, USAA has my business for life. If any of you out there are eligible for USAA stuff and don't use it, I'd highly recommend them. If nothing else, pay the $20 per year in renter's insurance in case your bike gets stolen.
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Old 03-05-07, 03:05 PM
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I remember your report. Glad that it is working out very well for you.
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usaa is fantastic.. they have taken care of me for years.. have fun shopping.
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Good outcome for the owner and the thief. Bad outcome for the insurance company.
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If you find your bike, do you have to pay them back?
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congrats, good to hear. now I just wish I was eligible to be covered by them

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Glad to hear it. USAA is da bomb.
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Originally Posted by Namenda
If you find your bike, do you have to pay them back?
If the bike shows up later, it technically belongs to the insurance company.
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Originally Posted by sogood
Good outcome for the owner and the thief. Bad outcome for the insurance company.
There is very rarely a bad outcome for an insurance company.
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Originally Posted by BlazingPedals
If the bike shows up later, it technically belongs to the insurance company.
This happened to me. I got a new bike paid for by insurance, police found the stolen bike. I called the insurance company and told them that a friend wanted to buy the stolen bike and they had him send a check (reduced value due to being stolen, scratched, etc) Everyone was happy.

Epilogue - the bike got stolen AGAIN from my friend.
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what's usaa?
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what's usaa?
an insurance/banking company for people in the military services.
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Congrats! I've had nothing but great experiences with USAA.
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USAA rules! I've always been impressed with their service
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Smartmoney pointed out a bit of a bonus for USAA investors. Guys like Tom Marsico manage funds for them, and the fees are less than they are for the equivalent Marsico funds. Sweet.
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