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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

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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 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 We’ve all heard those painful sputtering noises coming from another bike sitting near us in traffic. But now, those sounds are coming from your own … Continue reading Motorcycle / ATV Jetting Calculator learn more

Should Kids Ride Motorcycles?

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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]   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

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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]   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

Your Motorcycle Could Make You Money

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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]   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

10 Biker Terms You May Not Know

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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]   Even if you’ve been riding motorcycles a while, you may not be familiar with all the “biker lingo” and other popular expressions frequently used by those who ride.  Some of these terms may not come as a surprise to veteran riders. Test your skills and see how many you already know. Airheads: It’s not what you’re thinking. This term is … Continue reading 10 Biker Terms You May Not Know learn more

5 Excuses to Skip Work and Go Riding

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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]   If the warm weather and long summer days have you dreaming of motorcycle riding you’re not alone. Summertime is the most common time of year for travel. But sometimes all you need is a short trip to clear your head. When getting time off work proves difficult try one of these excuses to skip work and go riding. 1. … Continue reading 5 Excuses to Skip Work and Go Riding learn more