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You Deserve an Untouchable Day

Man waving with motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Summer is here. And with it comes the tendency to reminisce about the playful days of our youth—those long days riding in the sun without a care in the world. But just because you’ve gone and grown up doesn’t mean you have to give that up for good. Americans are overtired and overworked. On the average, we take the...learn more

Your Motorcycle Could Make You Money

Motorcycle Rider Giving Keys to Another Rider

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   The sharing economy wants your motorcycle Motorcyclists are a unique breed of people who love their freedom to ride the open road. And they love the bikes that give them the liberty of hitting the throttle at a moment’s notice. Now one company, TwistedRoad, is tapping into the sharing economy by launching a motorcycle-sharing app that’s actually affordable. The...learn more

A Car that Spits out a Motorcycle?

Motorcycle Emerges From Front of Car

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Ford’s latest design spits out a motorcycle Have you ever towed a car or motorcycle along on vacation to provide an easier way to get around? You’re not alone. Many of us have done exactly that, trying to increase efficiency and leave the luggage-filled vehicle behind. But now, Ford is about to change the game. Ford has steadily been...learn more

Getting Tied Down Is Good

Motorcycle Tied Down on Skid

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   If I was motorcycle I would tell my owner to learn how to properly tie me down. Sounds crazy, right?  Many of us think of our bike as another family member.  I mean, we call them our “baby” but don’t necessary treat them like one. Moving your bike in a truck, trailer or crate requires proper securing to avoid...learn more

Get the Bike You Deserve at the Price You Love

Buying Motorcycle With Cash

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Motorcycle sales may be down from what they used to be, but U.S. consumers are still buying around 500,000 motorcycles a year. And in 2016, about 842,000 motorcycles were registered in California, a popular market for bikers. Maybe it’s the seemingly eternal summer. Maybe it’s the ocean. Whatever it is, states like California and Florida tend to have more...learn more

Do Whiskey and Motorcycles Mix?

Whiskey Motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Is a Whiskey and Motorcycle Collaboration a Good Idea? For the third year in a row, two iconic American brands are collaborating to release a new iteration of their limited edition motorcycle. The brands? Indian Motorcycles and Jack Daniel’s. Just like the brands themselves, which both made waves by being the first in their industries to hit the U.S....learn more

Will New Tariffs Steal Motorcycle Affordability from US?

Man Buying Motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they [email protected]>   American-made motorcycle prices could be about to skyrocket The American motorcycle market has been struggling to get back up after the 2008 recession. Despite Harley-Davidson’s declining sales numbers, they remain at the top of the U.S. market. But now, they’re facing a new challenger—the new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign was heavily fixated on...learn more

Can Motorcycle Makers Build Cooler Cars Than Real Car Companies?

Red Car and Motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   It’s been a decade since the recession, and motorcycle sales still continue to sputter. Well-regarded companies like Harley Davidson have seen global retail sales drop 6.7% in 2017, following a previous three-year drop in sales. As Baby Boomers age, future-minded motorcycle companies are continuing to shift their focus to meet the changing needs of a new rider demographic. For some...learn more

How to Cut the Hassle From Buying Your New Bike

Motorcycle Delivery Computer

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   With an aging baby boomer population, a new crowd of millennial riders and an economy still on the mend, many riders are looking for more affordable bikes. Despite new models that cater to the younger crowd, many riders are turning their search to the used bike market. Buying the right used motorcycle can take some legwork, though. Researching sellers...learn more

Feds Turn Their Eyes to Safety

Man tearing up the constitution

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   The Feds hone in on motorcycle safety—should you care? With the recent launch of the Motorcycle Advisory Council (MAC), the feds are officially turning their eyes to motorcycle safety—for better or for worse, depending on how you feel about rider regulations. The MAC is designed to provide recommendations to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on matters related to motorcyclist...learn more