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It All Started With a Crash – How Motorcycle Shippers Began

View from Motorcycle Motorcycle Crash

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected] Why I’m Sharing My Entrepreneur Story For years, I’ve been asked a question that business owners hear a lot: What made you start your company? I’ve told the simplified story at local Entrepreneurs’ Organization events here in Orange County and have shared it with customers from time to time. But I have never publicized what really started it all.  I...learn more

Trump Harley Feud Update – Harley is Shipping Fewer Bikes to the US

American Harley Davidson

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected] Where the Trump-Harley Feud Stands Now Summer may feel like ages ago, but the feud that President Trump ignited with Harley-Davidson in June is still smoldering. Although the president has shifted his Twitter focus away from Harley (at least for now), the repercussions of the scuffle, the trade war and the motorcycle market dynamics have created a perfect storm for...learn more

Top 7 Motorcycle Winterizing Questions, Answered

Blue Motorcycle with Snow

Posted By Ed Merati, Director of Logistics and lifetime  motorcycle enthusiast, garage guru.  [email protected]   It has turned into a seriously cold winter. The Polar Vortex that swept across the Midwest and East Coast brought, as one professor of atmospheric science put it, “temperatures dropping rapidly to values that are dangerous to human life and damaging to buildings and infrastructures.” We all know what that means for us and our families: extra layers, limited outdoors time and lots of hot...learn more

Law Enforcement is Dropping Harley and Embracing Zero

Electric Police Bike Sliding Around Corner

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   In a motorcycle market where competition is more heated than ever, brand loyalty is the Holy Grail. And perhaps no group has been more unwavering in its brand loyalty than American law enforcement. Since Harley-Davidson delivered its first police motorcycle to the Detroit Police Department in 1908, Harley has been a fixture among the nation’s police force—helping officers arrive...learn more

Quick Guide to Daytona Bike Week 2019: March 8-17

Girls Sitting on Concept Motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   With a nasty snowstorm sweeping across the Midwest and East Coast, many of us are already wistfully counting down the days until spring. But for riders, the relief from bone-chilling winter weather is just one reason to get excited for the months ahead. Another major reason? Daytona Bike Week 2019. Since 1937, hundreds of thousands of riders have flocked...learn more

3 Must-See Motorcycle Technologies from CES 2019

Hover Bike Floating Above Ground

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   This week, more than 182,000 tech enthusiasts from around the globe flocked to Las Vegas for CES, the world’s most important tech show. Motorcycle Shippers was right there with them, trekking the conference’s 2.7 million square feet of exhibits, interactive displays and other experiences in search of the latest and greatest in motorcycle innovation. Given that LiveWire preorders are...learn more

Capture the Fun of Your Next Motorcycle Ride

Riders view showing bears in front of motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected] Use Sena’s Newest Action Camera to Bring Your Next Ride Home! When GoPro first arrived on the market 18 years ago, it transformed how we thought about recording video on the go. But despite its Herculean presence in the action camera game, the GoPro and other similar cameras have some downsides, especially for riders. (One quick search for “mounting a...learn more

Motorcycle / ATV Jetting Calculator

Motorcycle Carburetor Diagram

*Manufacturers Stock Jetting can be found in the owners manual and is typically based on 70 degrees at 0 feet of altitude. Stock clip position should be counted from the top of the needle down (Example: 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7) How Do I Jet my Carb? You may need to adjust the main jet, pilot jet and/or clip position on the needle for your motorcycle to run at peak efficiency. You can use our calculator to find the correct settings for...learn more

Women Riders Reach Record Numbers

3 Women on Motorcycles

Photo Courtesy of Sena Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   In an industry long plagued by dwindling rider numbers and a lack of enthusiasm from Millennials, there’s one undeniable bright spot in the world of motorcycle adoption trends: women are embracing the ride in record numbers. According to a new report from the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC), 19% of motorcycle owners across the U.S. are...learn more

Helping Dealers Deliver More Bikes to Riders Across the US

Motorcycles Riding UP a Street

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Case Study: How a trusted shipping partner helped one savvy motorcycle dealer serve more riders and expand its business online More motorcycle dealers than ever are embracing ecommerce to buck declining sales trends and reach customers outside their own backyard. But that potential also comes with major challenges. In the age of Amazon, customers expect brands to connect them...learn more

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