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How to Transport a Motorcycle | 2020 Guide with Cost

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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]   How to Transport a Motorcycle – 4 Options Plus, Pros/Cons and Cost Estimates for Each If you’ve ever had to move your motorcycle before, you already know that the process is a lot easier said than done. Maybe you’re moving your family cross-country for a new job or greener pastures. Maybe you found a sweet deal on a motorcycle … Continue reading How to Transport a Motorcycle | 2020 Guide with Cost learn more

How to Find Cheap Motorcycle Transport (and Avoid Hidden Costs)

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  Maybe your perfect motorcycle already costs a little more than you wanted it to. Or maybe, you got the deal of the century—well, barn finds aside—buying your motorcycle that is halfway across the country. No matter what you shelled out for your ride, one thing is for sure: no one wants to pay a fortune to ship their motorcycle. Are you looking for the cheapest way to transport your precious two-wheeled cargo? Use these quick tips for cheap motorcycle … Continue reading How to Find Cheap Motorcycle Transport (and Avoid Hidden Costs) learn more

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

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

7 Things to Know When You’re Moving a Motorcycle Yourself | 2020 Guide

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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]   You’ve searched far and wide for the motorcycle of your dreams. And then, after countless hours of researching models and even more hours scouring sale listings, the moment you’ve been waiting for has arrived. You’ve finally found your perfect bike. The catch? It’s sitting pretty three states away. As more of us choose to purchase motorcycles online, we’re faced … Continue reading 7 Things to Know When You’re Moving a Motorcycle Yourself | 2020 Guide learn more

2019 Guide for Winterizing Your Motorcycle

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Posted By Ed Merati, Director of Logistics and lifetime  motorcycle enthusiast, garage guru.  [email protected]   Top 7 Motorcycle Winterizing Questions It has turned into a seriously cold winter. The Polar Vortex that swept across the Midwest and East Coast brought, as one professor of atmospheric science put it, “temperatures dropping rapidly to values that are dangerous to human life and damaging to buildings and infrastructures.” We all know what that means for us and our families: extra layers, limited outdoors … Continue reading 2019 Guide for Winterizing Your Motorcycle learn more

Motorcycle / ATV Jetting Calculator

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*Manufacturers Stock Jetting can be found in the owners manual and is typically based on 70 degrees at 0 feet of altitude. Stock clip position should be counted from the top of the needle down (Example: 1,2,3,4,5,6 or 7) Posted By Ed Merati, Director of Logistics, lifetime motorcycle enthusiast and garage guru. [email protected]   Rejetting Carbs Use our FREE carb rejetting calculator to get your bike running at its’ peak. We’ve created an instant online tool to calculate the perfect jetting … Continue reading Motorcycle / ATV Jetting Calculator learn more