The process of delivering a cruiser is one that needs to be done by an expert. The proper tools and gear are available for anybody, but without the knowledge or experience, transporting a motorcycle can be a disaster for the average person. Sidney is one of the more populated cities in the State of Montana. Its complex roadways and dense traffic make it difficult to navigate through the city especially for someone unfamiliar with the area.
Before choosing a shipping service in “The Sunrise City”, make sure the company has a good reputation. If manufacturers and dealers trust them, then they are probably a legitimate motorcycle shipping service. A motorcycle transport company should have a mixture of transport methods available.
Options for Transport a Motorcycle.
- Enclosed Shipping.
- Crated Shipping.
- Open Air Shipping.
- Door to Door.
- Terminal to Terminal.
A reliable motorcycle transport business will most likely have these options available for anyone trying to transport their bike to its last drop off. Door to door delivery is exactly what it sounds like. The motorcycle is picked up at one specific location and delivered directly to its destination. However, if the township has restrictions against large trucks or narrow streets, the customer may have to meet the carrier at a nearby parking lot.
Required Tasks to Complete Before Sending a Bike Off for Delivery.
- Clean deposits and dirt from the motorcycle.
- Remove any loose items and objects.
- Disable the alarm.
- Check fluids, tire pressure, and battery.
- Gas level can be no higher than ¼ tank full.
- Document any damages to the bike.
When the carrier arrives to pick up the motorcycle, they will thoroughly go over the condition of the bike before it is loaded onto the trailer on secured. By completing the tasks required the customer gives their bike the best odds at arriving to its new home without an unpleasant happening.
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.