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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

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 … Continue reading Getting Tied Down Is Good learn more

Finding a Good Deal on a Motorcycle | 2019 Guide

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. 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 registered motorcycles, riders … Continue reading Finding a Good Deal on a Motorcycle | 2019 Guide learn more

Do Whiskey and Motorcycles Mix? | 2020 update

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. … Continue reading Do Whiskey and Motorcycles Mix? | 2020 update 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 love. [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 … Continue reading Will New Tariffs Steal Motorcycle Affordability from US? 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 … Continue reading Can Motorcycle Makers Build Cooler Cars Than Real Car Companies? 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 … Continue reading How to Cut the Hassle From Buying Your New Bike 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 … Continue reading Feds Turn Their Eyes to Safety learn more

Why Easy Rider is Still Relevant Today (And Some Things You Might Not Know About the Cult Classic)

Easy Rider 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 nearly 50 years since Easy Rider took us all on a wild ride across the U.S. from Los Angeles to New Orleans. This iconic tale of “A man [who] went looking for America and couldn’t find it anywhere” reawakened the very soul of American motorcycling and sparked a renewed commitment to film and biking long after it … Continue reading Why Easy Rider is Still Relevant Today (And Some Things You Might Not Know About the Cult Classic) learn more

Is Technology Robbing Our Riding Experience? | 2019 Perspective [Video]

Flying Motorcycle

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   Motorcycling is a way of life. But new technologies on the horizon might just change the very nature of motorcycling forever. While technology may promise to enhance the biking experience with bells and whistles, at the end of the day, is that what bikers really want? The Great Biker Tech Debate Bikers fall into two camps when it comes … Continue reading Is Technology Robbing Our Riding Experience? | 2019 Perspective [Video] learn more

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