Michigan is already a relatively lively and busy state no matter where you are relocating to within its state lines. However, if you are moving to Grand Rapids, expect a lot of attractions, a beautiful cityscape, historical monuments, sculptures, and more. It is a wonderful place to live and any motorcyclist is sure to enjoy all that it has to offer.
Transporting the motorcycle there with a dependable transport company is often times a much safer option than riding the bike there on your own. It also allows you to find alternative transportation so that you can bring along belongings. The bike will also be dismissed from having all the extra mileage put on it. Motorcycle transport isn't too expensive and it is the most reliable method of getting your bike to the great City of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
What Must Be Done before My Motorcycle is Shipped?
Prior to sending your motorcycle off for transport to Grand Rapids, there will be a set of requirements that will need to be fulfilled. Most transport companies have the same criteria for motorcycle shipping. With the exception of crated shipping, all of the criteria is standard procedure. Below, you will find the requirements for standard shipping methods, as well as for crated shipping.
Crated Shipping Requirements
Drain the motorcycle of all fluids.
Disconnect the battery.
Remove all mirrors and handlebars.
Check for damage and take pictures.
Wash the motorcycle.
Disable the alarm system.
Remove any loose or unnecessary items from the bike.
Wash the motorcycle to make sure it is thoroughly cleaned.
Take pictures of any preexisting damage and take notes.
Make sure the fuel isn't more than a ¼ of a tank full.
Disable the alarm.
Remove any loose items.
Check all fluids, the tire pressure and the battery.
Motorcycle Transport Companies near Grand Rapids
M & M Auto Transport LLC.
1048 32nd St.
SW Wyoming, MI 49509
Pace Auto Transport
2425 Crystal Lake Rd.
Twin Lake, MI 49457
Car Shipping Pros
2885 Sanford Ave.
SW Grandville, MI 49418
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.