Shipping a motorcycle can be done easily with a trustworthy transport company that specializes in motorcycle transport. The City of Lakewood offers safe and dependable shipping services for your prized possession.
With different shipping methods to choose from, it is highly recommended that enclosed or crated shipping be selected for any kind of motorcycle.
After you have booked a shipping date, prepare your motorcycle according to the company’s requests. Usually the preparation is all the same for enclosed shipping methods.
- Clean the motorcycle of all dirt and debris.
- Remove any unnecessary items such as saddle bags and other items that did not come with your motorcycle at the time of purchase.
- If requested, remove the handlebars and side mirrors.
- Inspect the motorcycle for damages prior to transport. Make note of any dents, scratches, etc.
- Disable the alarm.
- Make sure the gas tank is less than ¼ full.
The Advantages of Shipping a Motorcycle with Experienced Professionals.
Riding a motorcycle or delivering it alone will only put the bike at more risk. When it comes to a motorcycle of great value, it is always wise to go through professional transport services instead. Not only will it keep the condition of the motorcycle intact, allowing professionals to handle the shipping process is more reliable and safe overall.
The motorcycle is secured onto a platform which is then cautiously placed within a crate or enclosed container. This protects it from all outdoor elements that could possibly cause it harm. Many Washington dealerships, collectors and motorcyclist take advantage of these services on a regular basis. Not only is it safe from poor weather and road conditions, but it is further protected by the auto transport company’s insurance policy while the bike is in their hands.
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.