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2019 Motorcycle “Lane Filtering” Law, Explained

motorcycle riding between cars on road

The State of Utah usually brings to mind Mormons and mountains, but the most recent legislative session has added a third “m” to that list: motorcycles. Since May 14, 2019 motorcyclists in Utah have been given the ability to legally practice “lane filtering,” thanks to a new bill signed into law by Gov. Gary Herbert back in March. At a basic level, “lane filtering” occurs when a rider moves between two lanes of slow-moving or stopped traffic to get to … Continue reading 2019 Motorcycle “Lane Filtering” Law, Explained learn more

Three Ways to Locate Your Motorcycle Barn Find

Posted By Danny Reyes, Shipping Specialist, rider advocate and Angels fan. [email protected] It’s every vintage motorcycle enthusiast’s dream: opening an old shed or garage and finding a perfectly preserved classic motorcycle, long forgotten or tucked away by its owner for safe-keeping. As vintage motorcycles command record prices at auctions and more riders gravitate toward the design style of decades past, the allure of the ever-elusive “barn find” is greater than ever. A quick search online will lead you to countless … Continue reading Three Ways to Locate Your Motorcycle Barn Find learn more

Are Rockets the Solution to a Crashing a Motorcycle? | 2019 Report

Posted By Ed Merati, Director of Logistics, lifetime motorcycle enthusiast and garage guru. [email protected]   Drivers distracted by their cellphones. Wildlife. Loose gravel. A quick search online will pull up countless surveys, all asking riders some form of the same question: “What’s your biggest safety concern when you’re on your motorcycle?” When Bosch conducted its own survey, the answer was clear: hitting a slippery patch. So the German brand decided to do something about it. Enter “jet thrusters,” which have been … Continue reading Are Rockets the Solution to a Crashing a Motorcycle? | 2019 Report learn more

Quick Guide to Daytona Bike Week 2020: March 6-15

Daytona Bike Week

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   With Winter quickly approaching and many of the major rides done for the year many motorcyclists are starting to look ahead. For riders, the relief from bone-chilling winter weather is just one reason to get excited for the Spring. Another major reason? Daytona Bike Week 2020. Since 1937, hundreds of thousands of riders have flocked to Daytona’s sandy shores … Continue reading Quick Guide to Daytona Bike Week 2020: March 6-15 learn more

Legal Aspects of Selling Your Motorcycle

Posted By Stewart Dunlop, content manager working with LegalZoom. In his free time, he likes to play football and read Stephen King’s novels.   Legal Aspects To Pay Attention To When Selling Your Motorcycle Selling your motorcycle is, admittedly, a moment of sadness and happiness. Sad because you’re finally letting go of one of your most prized possessions. And happy since you now get the chance to get rid of an old bike, then perhaps upgrade to a much better … Continue reading Legal Aspects of Selling Your Motorcycle learn more

Harley Drops Again, But There is Good News

Harley Davidson Livewire motorcycle at a charging station

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Can Harley Stop Its Sales Skid? The numbers are in, and they won’t come as a shock to anyone who follows the motorcycle industry: Harley-Davidson just posted yet another quarter of falling sales. The drop was sharper than expected in the U.S. market, fanning the flame for skeptics who say the brand’s days as a major motorcycle manufacturer are … Continue reading Harley Drops Again, But There is Good News learn more

Science Just Validated What Motorcyclists Have Always Known

Motorcycle Riding Provides Peace of Mind

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]     If you ask 100 motorcycle riders how riding makes them feel, I’d be willing to bet that a majority of them describe a “pick me up” or peace of mind they can’t get anywhere else. Reddit has an entire thread devoted to how riding makes people feel. Brian Steuber, a former U.S. Army staff sergeant, describes the rush … Continue reading Science Just Validated What Motorcyclists Have Always Known learn more

Motorcycles are Taking Over Golf Courses Near You

Bill Murray riding a Phat Scooter on the golf course

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]     When you picture motorcycles on a golf course, the first thing that comes to mind is probably something like this video: a rider ripping up the green, wreaking more than a bit of havoc. But in the near future, golfers might be seeing a lot more two-wheeled vehicles on the links. At the PGA Demo Show Day earlier … Continue reading Motorcycles are Taking Over Golf Courses Near You learn more

7 Things to Know When You’re Moving a Motorcycle Yourself

Motorcycle being strapped in the back of a truck

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   You’ve searched far and wide for the motorcycle of your dreams. And then, after countless hours of researching models and even more hours scouring sale listings, the moment you’ve been waiting for has arrived. You’ve finally found your perfect bike. The catch? It’s sitting pretty three states away. As more of us choose to purchase motorcycles online, we’re faced … Continue reading 7 Things to Know When You’re Moving a Motorcycle Yourself learn more

Get Top Dollar When Selling Your Motorcycle

Polishing the paint finish on a motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]     We assist 1000’s of riders every year that are buying and selling motorcycles. Through all of this, we have learned a thing or two. We thought we would share a few tips that will help you find the best way to sell your motorcycle and get more money. We’ve all experienced the moment when the thought first enters … Continue reading Get Top Dollar When Selling Your Motorcycle learn more

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