Safe And Reliable South Dakota Motorcycle Shipping Services By A-1 Auto Transport
South Dakota is a wonderful place for motorcyclists. With it being one of the least populous states in America, and full of gorgeous pine forests and mountains, there are many scenic routes for a motorcyclist to enjoy some solitude in nature. Having a motorcycle shipped to South Dakota is a wise decision for any biker.
With a little research, finding a dependable shipping company is easier than you may think. Simply pay attention to the ratings and reviews given to the company by past customers. Customers that had great or poor experiences with the company are sure to tell of their experience. This will help you to find a transport company in South Dakota that you can trust to ship your motorcycle.
Standard Requirements for Motorcycle Shipment
As with any type of shipping, there are standard requirements that must be addressed before sending your motorcycle off to South Dakota. These requirements are the same for all shipping methods unless you have chosen crated shipping. Crated shipping requires the bike to be drained of all fluids and for the battery to be disconnected before it is shipped.
- The gas tank mustn't be over a ¼ tank full.
- The motorcycle must be washed and free of all dirt and deposits.
- There cannot be any loose or unnecessary items on the bike. Make sure to remove them all.
- Check the fluids, battery and tire pressure.
- Inspect the bike for existing damage. Log all dents and scratches. Take pictures.
The Methods of Motorcycle Shipment Available
Not all companies will offer the same methods of shipment, but as listed below, these are the methods available. Some companies will offer insurance during shipment. It is always wise to purchase this insurance as it will assure the safety of your motorcycle.
- Enclosed Shipping
- Crated Shipping
- Open Air Shipping
- Terminal to Terminal
- Door to Door
Motorcycle Shipping Companies in South Dakota
Schilling Auto Transport Inc.
4701 E. 22nd St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
Summit Transport Services
1604 E. Iris PI
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
- Belle Fourche
- Rapid City
- Sioux Falls
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.