If you have to send a motorcycle off to another place within the country, find some of the best transport companies near your home in Bladensburg. Shipping services are low cost and worth every penny.
They ensure the safe delivery of your motorcycle and cannot be matched by any alternative delivery method. Actually, it is unlikely that you’ll protect a motorcycle’s mileage and integrity by driving it or delivering it without the help of seasoned individuals and the right transport gear.
How Do I Get the Bike Ready for Delivery?
- Document any existing damages for your records. Take photographs and write damages down.
- Check the oil, tire pressure and fluids.
- If your motorcycle is has a security system installed, make sure it is turned off.
- Have your mechanic repair any leaks.
- Make sure the fuel tank is less than ¼ full.
- Take off any added motorcycle accessories.
- Disconnect the battery and remove the handlebars if asked by the transporter- this is usually geared towards customers who use crated shipping methods.
When you prepare the motorcycle for the shipping process, it is less likely to suffer any harm. Those carrying out the bike’s delivery will also be made safer. Most transport companies will provide their customers with a small list of preparation requests before the shipping date. Fulfill all requests.
Why Is Crated Shipping So Popular?
Crated transport is usually more expensive than other methods of shipping. Nevertheless, it provides the most protection by enclosing the bike within a small shipping container. This transport method safeguards the bike from criminal activity, poor road and weather conditions, and other outdoor hazards. It also prevents the motorcycle from moving during the transport, making it less likely to become harmed during the shipping process.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.