Every year thousands of motorists encompass the U.S highway system. There are countless hazards and obstacles to overcome navigating from one location to the next. For those unfamiliar with how to transport a motorcycle, it is important to understand there is a proper procedure in order to ensure that no damages occur.
To avoid adding unwanted mileage to the motorcycle, paying for the cost of fuel and battling hazards on the road. The most effective way to transport a motorcycle to Rochester, Minnesota is to utilize a shipping service familiar with the city. Often times, people feel that their motorcycle is not safe in the hands of someone else. A transportation service employs motorcycle enthusiasts who are trained to properly handle a motorcycle with care.
Common Roadway Hazards
Skidding out of control
Blow out a tire
Poor weather conditions
These are just a few hazards that motorists need to keep a vigilant eye for during day and nighttime travel. All of these hazards can cause an accident that may result in expensive and sometimes irreplaceable damages. A professional can transport a motorcycle to Rochester across thousands of miles without putting the motorcycle at risk.
Popular Methods to Transport a Motorcycle
Open Air Transportation
Door to Door
Terminal to Terminal
Each of these methods have their own particular style of transportation and delivery. A customer typically chooses a delivery method based on convenience and affordability. Some methods offer a more convenient delivery process and others are more cost effective. The style of delivery holds no bearing on the condition in which the bike arrives in. the customer can expect their bike to arrive in the condition it left in.
Prepping the Motorcycle for Transportation
Wash the motorcycle of dirt and deposits
Remove any loose objects and accessories that can damage the bike during transportation
Disable the security alarm if the bike has one installed
Check fluids, tire pressure and battery
Gas reading should not be above ¼ tank before transportation
Document and list any damages to the motorcycle before shipping
Motorcycle Transport Companies Available
Minnesota Auto Transport
1201 Harmon Pl.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Crossman Auto Transport Inc.
5102 102nd Trl.
N. Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
Lomen Auto Transport
1216 Scheffer Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55116
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.