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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...learn more

Top 7 Motorcycle Winterizing Questions, Answered

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Posted By Ed Merati, Director of Logistics and lifetime  motorcycle enthusiast, garage guru.  [email protected]   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 time and lots of hot...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) How Do I Jet my Carb? You may need to adjust the main jet, pilot jet and/or clip position on the needle for your motorcycle to run at peak efficiency. You can use our calculator to find the correct settings for...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...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...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...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...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....learn more

Riding Motorcycles is Good Therapy for Veterans

Veterans who Ride

Posted By Clint Lawrence, founder of Motorcycle Shippers. Helping give riders more freedom to enjoy the bikes they love. [email protected]   In the last few years, researchers and psychologists have looked beyond motorcycle riding as purely an adrenaline kick. They’ve discovered that motorcyclists find riding to be a therapeutic process that allows them to de-stress. Riding motorcycles is good therapy. This process is especially important for veterans of our armed services who have returned home to civilian lives while still...learn more

The Family Value of Motorcycle 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]   Off-road riding can be more than a good time, it can be a family building experience. For motorcycle enthusiasts, teaching young ones how to ride is an important skill to develop. Family motorcycle riding fosters great life memories . In the Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, Patti Freeman and Ramon Zabriskie wrote “Several studies have indicated a...learn more