There is a large quantity of things one must take into consideration when moving. Depending on the distance it can be very stressful when moving across many state lines. Franklin is one of the largest cities in Tennessee and is home to hundreds of motorcycle owners. These individuals are often referring to professionals for motorcycle shipping services. Most dealerships and manufacturers also use transport services to get multiple motorcycles shipped at once.
When relocating a bike outside of Franklin to another location, there are professionals who specialize in the transportation of large and expensive items, such as motorcycles. When transporting a motorcycle, they require the utmost care to ensure their safe delivery. Things can be done by the owner to prevent any damages from occurring along its travels. The method chosen by the motorcycle owner all depends on preference and which option is most convenient for the customer.
Requirements for Shipping a Motorcycle.
- Clean off all dirt and dust.
- Remove all lose accessories hanging from the motorcycle.
- Disable the alarm system if one is installed.
- Check all fluids as well as tire pressure and battery.
- Gas should not be filled over ¼ tank.
- Document any damages to the motorcycle.
There are things the owner of the motorcycle can do to ensure the safety of their item as it is being transported. Transporting a motorcycle by its own wheels leads to unnecessary mileage and can potentially lead to damages from hazards on the highway. The best option for the mover is to utilize a reputable transportation company that has fair rates and the best transport methods available.
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.