Anyone in need of moving a motorcycle elsewhere without driving it can hire a transporter for the job. Those who do not use a professional Salem transport company are putting their bikes at risk.
The safest way to transport a motorcycle is by hiring professionals. They have the right gear and tools to get the job done flawlessly.
The country’s road map has many distractions, hazards, and unexpected occurrences at all times of the day. There are a few cheaper ways to go about getting a motorcycle from one location to the next. Some options offer extra layers of protection. For the most part each option is a reliable method of moving a bike without increasing its mileage and causing it harm.
Different Shipping Methods to Think About.
- Enclosed Transport.
- Open Air Transport.
- Door to Door Transport.
- Terminal to Terminal Transport.
- Crated Transport.
Motorcycle Shipping Preparation.
- Clean all dirt off of the motorcycle.
- Remove all lose objects and accessories from the motorcycle.
- Disable the alarm on the motorcycle if one's installed.
- Check tire pressure, fluids, and battery.
- Gas reading should not be above ¼ tank.
- Document all damages to the motorcycle.
The requirements listed above will give the professional an advantage when transporting the motorcycle. By completing these tasks, the owner can have peace of mind knowing that their motorcycle has the best chance at a safe delivery. Crated transport methods will have a bit more work required before the bike can set out for delivery.
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.