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A Tale of Two Motorcycle Tie Down Failures

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William Little (Guest Blogger), A former motocross racer, morning drive radio host and stand up coming-turned small business owner. In 1998 he left his radio career to create Unique Powersports; a multi-line motorcycle dealership that quickly reached the Dealer News Top 100 and became a Top 25 Suzuki Retailer. Having sold his dealership in 2011, William is now a newspaper columnist, a featured columnist for Dealer News Magazine, (the motorcycle industry’s leading, long-time dealer publication), and an author. You can … Continue reading A Tale of Two Motorcycle Tie Down Failures learn more

6 Tips for Helping Drivers, Motorcyclists and Bicyclists Get Along

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Rider Insider Danny Reyes, Shipping Specialist, rider advocate, Angels fan and tailgate warrior. [email protected]     Sharing the Road: 6 Tips for Helping Drivers, Motorcyclists and Bicyclists Get Along We all know that sharing is caring, but sometimes sharing the road can feel like learning to share your toys in kindergarten all over again. There’s often no love lost between drivers, motorcyclists and bicyclists, and thousands of lives are lost each year to traffic accidents involving bicycles and motorcycles. Clearly, … Continue reading 6 Tips for Helping Drivers, Motorcyclists and Bicyclists Get Along learn more

Your Motorcycle Wants To Ride Hawaii, Too

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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     So you’re planning a trip to Hawaii? The beauty, the culture, the twisty roads with scenery unmatched anywhere … you can’t wait to experience this with your spouse, but don’t you think your bike would like to enjoy it, too? Sure, you could fly to paradise and rent … Continue reading Your Motorcycle Wants To Ride Hawaii, Too learn more

The Top Motorcycle Technology at CES 2020 [Video]

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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]      Motorcycle safety. Electric motorcycles galore. “Smart” helmets with features you never knew you needed. As usual, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 was filled with thousands of innovative products—more than a few geared toward riders. Whereas CES 2019 was just starting to whet our appetites for electric motorcycles and connected rides, this year’s brands went “all in” … Continue reading The Top Motorcycle Technology at CES 2020 [Video] learn more

Pop-Up Motorcycle Crate Saves Time and Money [Video]

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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]     The Perfect Gift For the Love of Your Life Well, Valentine’s Day is upon us and you’re once again searching for that perfect gift for your sweetheart? You’ve looked at the jewelers, the florists, even travel agencies, but nothing feels exactly right? Ahhh, it’s an age-old dilemma shared by both men and women. You want something that they’ll … Continue reading Pop-Up Motorcycle Crate Saves Time and Money [Video] learn more

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

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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     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. … 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

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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]   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

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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

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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]   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