When moving to Fairbanks, Alaska having your motorcycle shipped over will only make the move more with while. With all of the wilderness to be explored and the long roads to travel through it, cruising on a motorcycle will make it all that much more enjoyable. Motorcycle shipping is not only easy, but it is relatively cheap.
Considering Fairbanks Alaska is the second most populated city in Alaska, driving a motorcycle makes traveling much easier amongst all the other vehicles. The night sky of Fairbanks holds the beautiful northern lights that anyone driving a motorcycle can take in along their drive. There are many popular bike routes throughout Alaska to enjoy while taking in the long summer days.
The Variety of Different Motorcycle Shipping Methods.
There are many different ways one could go about shipping their vehicle, some methods are cheaper than others. Open air shipping will leave the motorcycle slightly exposed to the elements during transportation. The most secure method of shipping your automobile is enclosed shipping, this method will ensure that a motorcycle doesn't have any exposure to weather or other hazardous conditions.
Door to door transport is a convenient method for those looking to have their vehicle picked up at their current location and delivered directly to their next destination. A cost effective method of transporting a motorcycle is terminal to terminal however, if one does not live in close proximity to the terminal, picking up your vehicle can be a bit of a hassle. Crated transport requires some preparation usually all fluids must be drained, the battery needs to be disconnected, and the mirrors and handlebars should be removed.
Standard Requirements for Motorcycle Shipment.
- Wash all dirt off of the vehicles.
- Remove all lose, hanging objects from the vehicles.
- Turn off the alarm system.
- Check all fluids, tire pressure and battery.
- Document all existing damage before transportation.
- Gas tank should not be above a quarter tank.
Motorcycle Transport Companies in Fairbanks.
Fairbanks Auto Carriers Inc.
904 Aurora Dr.
Fairbanks, AK 99709.
Pacific Alaska Freightways
3350 Koba Way.
Fairbanks, AK 99709.
United Road Services
467 W. Chipperfield Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99517.
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.