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How Do We Transport Your Motorcycle Safely? Meet our Advanced Shipping System [Video]

ST1100 Motorcycle Shippers Advanced Shipping System

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   “How will you keep my motorcycle safe?” is one of the questions we hear most often from riders, and for good reason. The unexpected (and literal) bump in the road. Damage from tying down your motorcycle in the wrong spot, or even using the wrong tie-down can result in epic failure. Even seasoned riders can run into trouble when … Continue reading How Do We Transport Your Motorcycle Safely? Meet our Advanced Shipping System [Video] learn more

Rebuilding Motorcycles for Veterans at No Cost – You Can Help

combat bike saver veteran motorcycle charity

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected] Want to Give Back? Donate Your Motorcycle to a Veteran Combat Bikesaver, a Veteran nonprofit organization can use our help. I learned about this organization when a client wanted to donate their bike to Combat Bikesaver but needed help getting it there. I fell in love with the cause and have never felt a stronger desire to help out a … Continue reading Rebuilding Motorcycles for Veterans at No Cost – You Can Help learn more

Looking For the Best Deal on a Used Motorcycle? Try an Auction House

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Danny Reyes, Shipping Specialist, rider advocate, Angels fan and tailgate warrior. [email protected]     Nothing feels better than getting an awesome deal on a motorcycle. Every once in a while, a rider will get the deal of a lifetime with a lucky “barn find.” Some prefer eBay, Craigslist and other online platforms where you buy directly from the owner. But a lot of riders we know swear by another route: motorcycle auction houses. There are many types of auctions, all … Continue reading Looking For the Best Deal on a Used Motorcycle? Try an Auction House learn more

How Much does it Cost to go to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally? | 2021 Guide

Motorcycle Rider on the streets of Sturgis

Posted By Matt Ellis, Motorcycle Shippers Brand Ambassador. Armed with a laptop and camera, he can often be found at the race track with friends and family. Motorcycle Shippers   How Much Does it Cost to Go to the Sturgis Bike Rally? Now in its 80th year, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally isn’t just a “can’t miss” event for U.S. riders; it also draws motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world to western South Dakota. Great rides. Drag races. Endless events, food … Continue reading How Much does it Cost to go to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally? | 2021 Guide learn more

How to Ship a Mountain Bike or Electric Bike

Puzzled man standing in front of a bike and a truck

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected] During the pandemic, bicycle sales have skyrocketed. People are enduring very, very long delays to finally get the mountain bike of their dreams, but the general consensus is that the payoff is well worth the wait. Why? Because much like riding a motorcycle, hopping on your bike is a great way to get around while still maintaining your social distance. … Continue reading How to Ship a Mountain Bike or Electric Bike learn more

7 Bucket List Rides for Motorcyclists

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Posted By Andrew Greene Guest writer, rider advocate and fan all things with 2 wheels.     Most motorcyclists have a bucket list of rides that they’ve always dreamed of taking. Whether it’s exploring the craggy coasts of Italy or the volcanic geysers of Iceland, these scenic rides are a big part of what motorcycling is all about for many riders. The human desire to explore and to experience nature feels that much more satisfying when you’re doing it from … Continue reading 7 Bucket List Rides for Motorcyclists learn more

How to Transport a Motorcycle | 2020 Guide with Cost

Man looking for motorcycle transport services online

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   How to Transport a Motorcycle – 4 Options Plus, Pros/Cons and Cost Estimates for Each If you’ve ever had to move your motorcycle before, you already know that the process is a lot easier said than done. Maybe you’re moving your family cross-country for a new job or greener pastures. Maybe you found a sweet deal on a motorcycle … Continue reading How to Transport a Motorcycle | 2020 Guide with Cost learn more

Win this 2020 KTM Freeride E-XC Electric Dirt Bike

2020 KTM Freeride E-XC

Posted By Matt Ellis, Motorcycle Shippers Brand Ambassador. Armed with a laptop and camera, he can be often be found at the race track with friends and family. Motorcycle Shippers   Nearly 150 years have passed since the invention of the light bulb. Some would say our progression to an electric motorcycle took way too long. The wait is over, a legitimate electric off-road motorcycle has arrived and it is one cool machine… or device? Zero-emissions means you will no … Continue reading Win this 2020 KTM Freeride E-XC Electric Dirt Bike learn more

Must See Alaska Motorcycle Trip Destinations and How to Get There

Motorcycle sitting next to a lake in Alaska

Matt Ellis, Motorcycle Shippers Brand Ambassador. Armed with a laptop and camera, he can be often be found at the race track with friends and family. Motorcycle Shippers Want to Ride to Alaska? Here’s How. An epic ride in an amazing location far away from the hustle and bustle of the daily grind. A destination ride is every motorcycle lover’s dream—especially amid “stay at home” orders and social distancing. And if Alaska is on your “bucket list, we’ve got good … Continue reading Must See Alaska Motorcycle Trip Destinations and How to Get There learn more

Your Quick Guide to the Daytona Beach Biketoberfest 2020

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Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Four days of high-octane street festivals. Scenic rides around Daytona Beach’s famous A1A, historic Main Street, custom bike builds and racing at Daytona International Speedway. If there’s one thing we need right now, it’s a good rally. And although Biketoberfest® isn’t kicking off until, well, October, that doesn’t mean we can’t start planning now. If you’ve been to Biketoberfest® … Continue reading Your Quick Guide to the Daytona Beach Biketoberfest 2020 learn more

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