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Riding your motorcycle is a fun-filled affair. No matter how much you want to ride on it, they are instances where the help of a motorcycle shipping company is needed. Examples of these instances include:
- When you buy a brand-new motorcycle online and you want it delivered to your address in pristine condition, and within a specific timeline.
- When partaking in a bike racing event that is held overseas or in a distant location. Normally, the organizers specify that the motorcycles should be transported to the venue.
- When the bike is inoperable because of a faulty engine or other mechanical parts. You will have to hire a shipping company to transfer your bike to a bike repair professional.
- When avoiding an increase in mileage as well as wearing out.
Different methods we can use to ship your motorcycle
These options that follow are the available motorcycle shipping methods:
- Shipping via water. The water option is a reliable and cost-effective transport method if you want to ship bikes to overseas countries.
- Shipping via road. Roads are easily accessible by many and they connect many areas, unlike other shipping methods.
- Shipping via air. The fastest way to ship your motorbike is by use of cargo planes. As much as it is swift, you will have to fork out more cash compared to other methods.
- Shipping via rail. Rather than getting stuck on the road for hours when shipping your bike, we can use the rail transport alternative. It is a relatively fast and convenient inland method of bike shipping.
Door-to-door shipping and terminal-to-terminal shipping are the available delivery alternatives.
How to prepare your motorcycle for shipping
The activities to be completed some days before shipping include:
- Unscrewing the motorcycle’s accessories.
- Deactivating the alarm and tracking systems.
- Cleaning your motorbike to eliminate dirt.
- Covering the delicate parts of your motorcycle with heavy blankets.
- Inspecting the engine.
- Adding adequate air in the tires.
- Draining fluids.
- Detaching the battery before packing the motorcycle in the wooden crate.
- Confirming that the fuel level is below a ¼ of the tank capacity.
What to look for in a motorcycle shipping company
The key features that you need to check and that your shipper shouldn’t miss include:
- The ability to move motorbikes in an effective and dependable style; for instance, the use of safe and fast shipping methods.
- The provision of a transit insurance coverage. If your bike gets damaged while in the hands of the shipper, the insurance policy will cater for that.
- Cost-effective motorcycle transport solutions. A suitable shipping firm is one that offers customers quotations that have no obligations attached.
- The approval of the bike transport firm by the federal organizations such as the BBB, the US Department of Transportation, and the Federal Highway Authority.
- The ability of the shipping firm to offer tailored motorbike transport services.
A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.
Why you should use A-1 Auto Transport for your motorcycle shipping needs
A-1 Auto Transport is the greatest moving company that you can ever use because:
- We have stood the test of time and earned trust from many bike owners because we provide only excellent services. A good source of proof are the reviews that satisfied clients leave on our website.
- We handle your bikes carefully during shipping to guarantee on-time and secure delivery.
- At A-1 Auto Transport, we protect every bike shipment with comprehensive motorcycle insurance coverage. In the event of an accident, you will get full compensation.
- We have skilled handlers who can handle your bike delivery with diligence and move your motorcycle using the best equipment.
Our Buffalo Grove motorcycle shipping services
The Buffalo Grove motorcycle transport services that we offer to match with your requirements are:
- Enclosed shipping. This is a service that gives you a safer transport option in which the motorbike will be shielded from the external elements like road debris and severe weather.
- Crated shipping. This service offers you a secure transport option in which you can send your bike to your desired address in a wooden crate.
- shipping advisory services. Our advice-givers are on standby to see to it that you are up-to-date on all that is obligatory to render the delivery of your motorbike a success.
- Insurance services. Our insurance coverage offers you additional security and takes care of the damages that might happen when your bike is in our hands.
Talk to us!
If you want to have your bike transported securely and professionally, look no further. A-1 Auto Transport Inc. is here to make the transfer as easy and cheap as possible. Talk to our agents today using our toll-free number, 1-800-452-2880, and be sure to receive A-class customer service.
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