Only ten miles from Colorado’s largest City of Denver, Thornton offers an abundance of amenities to its residents. Finding a professional to transport your motorcycle is easier than you may think. Not only is it an uncomplicated and swift process to find a reputable motorcycle transport company near Thornton, but it is highly suggested. Allowing the experts to ship your bike will only protect it from harm that would almost indisputably be caused in the care of untrained, careless hands. Not only is it necessary to allow those with experience to handle your motorcycle’s transport, but shipping professionals have the proper equipment and tools to transport the vehicle securely.
When it comes to transport companies, they are seasoned within the industry. The employees are trained to safely handle all types of vehicles, including motorcycles. They are also equipped with the latest haulers, fasteners and tools to properly secure a motorcycle according to its preferred method of transport. Drivers are taught to be receptive of poor weather and road condition reports. These types of obstacles can cause possible harm to the vehicles being hauled, especially during long distance travels.
What Is My Responsibility before the Motorcycle’s Scheduled Shipping Date Arrives?
Prior to shipping your motorcycle off with the experts, there are some matters that you will be responsible for addressing. For instance, the transport company will request a few things in regards to the motorcycle’s preparation for transport. These usually include washing the bike, checking the fluids and tire pressure, removing loose items, having no more than ¼ of a tank of fuel in the tank, and disconnecting the battery and alarm.
For your own protection and peace of mind, document all damages already existing on the bike before its shipping process. Snap photographs too and if someone else is responsible for retrieving the motorcycle at the end of its shipping process, send them the list and pictures. They can use these while inspecting the bike after transport to make sure no other harm was caused to the bike during its travels.
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.