Finding professionals in Wahiawa to handle your motorcycle’s shipping process is relatively simple with all of the options you have available to you. In fact, A1 Auto Transport offers their clients an assortment of services and features geared towards those wishing to ship a motorcycle elsewhere. Whether you need it delivered somewhere on the island or to another state, you can get the bike to its destination safely.
Those trained and experienced in shipping motorcycles will understand what it takes to secure the bike to the hauler so that it doesn’t acquire any damage during its travels. For further protection, the motorcycle will be covered under the transport company’s insurance policy while it’s in their care. Any reputable transport company’s first priority will be to get the vehicles assigned to them safely to their new homes.
How Should I Prepare the Bike for Transport?
Transport companies will have a list of things that must be done in order to prepare the motorcycle for its journey. Of course, any vehicle being shipped will have similar directions. Nevertheless, it is important to see these recommendations for preparation through. It will protect the bike and those caring for it during the shipping process.
- Assure that the gas tank is no more than ¼ full.
- Check all other fluids and make sure they’re topped off.
- Check the tire pressure.
- Inspect the bike for damages- take notes and pictures.
- Remove any loose or dangling items from the motorcycle.
- Disable the alarm.
- Check the battery.
- Wash the motorcycle thoroughly assuring that there is no debris or dirt.
Depending on the shipping method you chose, there may or may not be more preparation required for the motorcycle’s shipping process. Of course, you will also be expected to present the appropriate documents in order to get the shipping process underway.
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.