There are plenty of options to choose from when going about transporting a motorcycle from one destination to the next. Anyone that has had to move from one residence to another knows that there is a long list of things to do in order to ensure the move is successful. Trying to transport a motorcycle by driving it, puts it at risk of damage and unwanted mileage.
When moving out of Johnson City it is within the best interest of the mover to put their trust in a company with professionals that can ensure the motorcycle gets delivered safely. There are plenty of options to choose from when deciding how to transport a motorcycle. Some options are more secure than others, but every option available is a safer alternative to driving the bike to its new location.
Requirements from the Transport Company before Shipping a Motorcycle Can Happen.
Before a motorcycle can be transported the owner must complete some basic tasks in order to ensure their bike gets transported as safely as possible. The professional mover does everything within their power to ensure the bike does not get damaged during its travels. For the bike to successfully arrive to its new home some preparation needs to take place. The highway is full of unexpected obstacles that the mover must handle so these steps are important to complete for the best service possible.
- Wash all dirt and grime from the motorcycle.
- Get rid of all lose items hanging from the motorcycle.
- Immobilize the alarm system.
- Check all fluids, tire pressure and battery.
- Gas reading should not be above ¼ tank.
- Document all damages to the motorcycle before its transport.
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.