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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 … Continue reading Will High Gas Prices Fuel the Adoption of Electric Motorcycles? 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 … Continue reading Should Kids Ride Motorcycles? 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 … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Motorcycles Are Better Than Cars 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 … Continue reading Fuel Should be Cheaper learn more

Simple Tip for Helps Dealers Sell More Motorcycles

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 … Continue reading Simple Tip for Helps Dealers Sell More Motorcycles 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 … Continue reading The 10 Most Valuable Vintage Motorcycles 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 … Continue reading Where Do You Stand in the Trump and Harley-Davidson Feud? learn more

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 … Continue reading You Deserve an Untouchable Day 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 … Continue reading Your Motorcycle Could Make You Money 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 … Continue reading A Car that Spits out a Motorcycle? learn more

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