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9 out of 10 Riders Prefer Riding over Waiting for their Bike

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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]     9 OUT OF 10 RIDERS PREFER RIDING THEIR BIKE AS OPPOSED TO WAITING FOR IT TO ARRIVE VIA SHIPPER Okay, truth be told, we didn’t really survey any riders about this. We didn’t have to, since we’re confident that the real numbers would be 10 out of 10. Would you really want to ride with the guy whose … Continue reading 9 out of 10 Riders Prefer Riding over Waiting for their Bike learn more

Planning a Safe Motorcycle Group Ride: Your 2020 Guide

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Posted By Danny Reyes, Shipping Specialist, rider advocate and Angels fan. [email protected]     8 Things to Keep in Mind When Planning Your Next Big Ride Group riding is some of the most fun motorcycle enthusiasts can have together. Taking a typically solitary activity and making it communal can completely change the way you experience your bike and the wide, open road. And if you’ve been in the game for a while, you already know that few things in life … Continue reading Planning a Safe Motorcycle Group Ride: Your 2020 Guide learn more

27 Hacks that Take the Hassle Out of Moving Your Stuff – Your Motorcycle Included

Man and Woman having fun while moving

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   On the spectrum from “best day ever” to “unimaginable frustration”, we all know where moving falls. Maybe that’s why the percent of Americans moving has hit the lowest record since the Census began: just 11% of us moved in 2018. But although many of us avoid changing our abodes at all costs, in some cases, relocating is inevitable. Just … Continue reading 27 Hacks that Take the Hassle Out of Moving Your Stuff – Your Motorcycle Included learn more

8 Unwritten Rules of the Road Every Motorcyclist Should Know

Rider on Red Motorcycle

Posted By Ed Merati, Director of Logistics at Motorcycle Shippers, lifetime motorcycle enthusiast and garage guru. [email protected]   What are the rules for riding a motorcycle? Just like any sport or hobby, riding a motorcycle comes with two sets of rules—the written and the unwritten, and it’s a lot easier to learn the former than the latter. Unfortunately, there are no classes, guidebooks or seminars on the unwritten laws of riding. Oh, and you definitely won’t be tested on them … Continue reading 8 Unwritten Rules of the Road Every Motorcyclist Should Know learn more

2019 Motorcycle “Lane Filtering” Law, Explained

motorcycle riding between cars on road

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   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 … 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

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