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5 Tips to Elevate Your Next Motocamping Adventure

MotoCamping

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Planning your next (or first) Motocamping adventure   The air is getting that distinct autumn chill. The leaves are changing, lining the roads with awe-worthy fall foliage. Autumn is officially here, and that means one thing: it’s time for your next motocamping adventure. Although you can technically motocamp any time of year, spring and autumn are some of the...learn more

Should You Trust Consumer Reports Motorcycle Reliability Study?

Burned Motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Should the Consumer Reports Motorcycle Study Impact Your Decision to Buy or Sell? For what seems like eternities, Consumer Reports has been viewed as the gold standard for rating the top products across various industries. But when it comes to gauging motorcycle reliability, does that same notion apply? In 2015, Consumer Reports National Research Center surveyed more than 11,000...learn more

Least Likely to Ride Motorcycles

Olivia Munn Getting off her mMtorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Famous People Who Ride Motorcycles Motorcycle culture has long been fueled by the stereotypical bad-to-the-bone rebel rider. But that doesn’t mean that the love of the ride hasn’t spread like wildfire to those who may seem like the most unlikely riders. But with money at their fingertips, it’s no surprise that the rich and famous have taken up the...learn more

Will High Gas Prices Fuel the Adoption of Electric Motorcycles?

Man Riding Zero Electric Motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Why would anyone want to ride an electric motorcycle? Gas prices have been on the rise, and they don’t look like they’re coming down anytime soon. If the reports hold true, this year will take the top spot for the highest gas prices in four years. That’s all thanks to The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), which...learn more

Should Kids Ride Motorcycles?

Kids Riding Motorcycles

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   If you ask helicopter parents, they’ll definitely say “no way.” But gearhead parents and seasoned riders might have a different idea. So do the makers of the Moto Rocker, who believe it’s never too early to introduce a child to the joys and freedom of riding. How young is too young to learn to ride? Here’s our take on...learn more

5 Reasons Why Motorcycles Are Better Than Cars

Sign Showing No Cars

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Cars vs Motorcycles – Are you in a cage? As motorcyclists, we can all attest that bikes are better than cars. The unbeatable sense of freedom. The ability to go where no car has gone before. These are things we point to a lot. But when you boil down the facts, motorcycles outperform cars in a lot of ways...learn more

Fuel Should be Cheaper

Sign Showing Gas Prices

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   High gas prices got you down? We feel they shouldn’t  be so high As your gas level indicator heads toward zero, you’re probably just like the rest of us—muttering a not-so-silent expletive, wondering how many more miles you have left before you have to shell out more dollars at the pump. And while parting with our hard-earned money has...learn more

Simple Tip for Dealers Makes Selling Motorcycles Easier

Motorcycle Shipping Truck

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Boost Unit Sales with Nationwide Delivery for Prospective Buyers Motorcycle sales have struggled to bounce back after the 2008 global financial crisis, facing a 14.1% decrease in sales annually. Even Harley Davidson has felt the pinch, seeing a 6.7% global decline. In the U.S., sales dropped 9.3% in 2017. Such a challenging climate in motorcycle sales has led many...learn more

The 10 Most Valuable Vintage Motorcycles

Brough Motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   A 1951 investment of $710 nets $929,000 at auction Upward trending gas prices might be one of the reasons you choose a motorcycle over a car, but let’s face it, the biggest draw of a motorcycle is still the incredible feeling of the ride. The freedom of the open road isn’t just a phrase; it’s a whole lot of...learn more

Where Do You Stand in the Trump and Harley-Davidson Feud?

Made in America Sign

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Harley-Davidson takes “American” out of “American  Made” Motorcycle sales have been on a downward spiral for the last few years. And for iconic American motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson, that has posed a big problem. Company sales have fallen to 50% of what they were in 2006; this has no doubt contributed to the company’s plummeting stocks. But the blows just...learn more