Moving to a new location can have its share of headaches especially when it comes to large and valuable objects. When it comes to transporting a motorcycle there are many different methods one could go about doing so. Many miles could be separating the mover from one location to the next so when it comes to a safe method of transporting a motorcycle there are a few ways to go about doing so.
Alaska is an ideal place for any motorist looking for beautiful, scenic routes to drive along. Ketchikan is one of Alaska's most southern cities known popularly as “The Yosemite of the North”. This beautiful area is home to Misty Fjords National Monument which has valleys formed by glaciers and lava flows left behind by volcanoes.
Ways to Transport a Motorcycle.
- Enclosed Transport.
- Open Air Transport.
- Door to Door Transport.
- Terminal to Terminal Transport.
- Crated Transport.
Requirements of Transporting a Motorcycle.
Before transporting a vehicle the owner must follow standard shipping procedures to ensure the safe delivery of their property. These basic prerequisites only take a few minutes to complete and will give the owner the piece of mind throughout the duration of their move. If one does not perform these tasks it can lead to a complicated shipment.
- Clean bike of dirt and debris.
- Take accessories and loose items off.
- Alarm system must be turned off.
- Check fluid level, tire pressure and battery.
- Be sure the gas tank is below a quarter tank.
- document all damages to the vehicle prior to transportation.
Motorcycle Shipment Companies Nearby.
Alaska Marine Lines
3295 Tongass Ave.
Ketchikan, AK 99901.
Northland Services Inc.
3311 Tongass Ave.
Ketchikan, AK 99901.
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.
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