Have you recently had a transfer to a different city and are confused as to how you can take your motorbike with you? Is it so that you bought your favorite motorbike on your vacation to the big city and now you do not know how to take it in your small town? Or, you have bought a gift for your son which is a first-class bullet, but you do not know how to send it to him now? Well! Somehow the world has become very accessible and people have many options to have the solutions to their problems.
Transporting a Motor Bike is indeed a risky and a huge responsibility to deal with. One always stays concerned as to how it will be transported, will it be transported safely and in good condition, and what if it doesn’t reach the delivery place at all?
However, one can safely and conveniently get trustworthy options for motorbike delivery these days. Many firms offer such services and are available on the internet.
Types of motorbike transporting
There are two types of motorbike transporting. One is simply transporting the motorbike by driving it to the place of delivery. There remains the risk of damage, mileage, etc. However, it’s less costly and convenient in its way. On the other hand, a motorbike can be transported by trailer delivery. This method is quite safer and gets you your thing as it was.
Costs and expenses
The cost of transporting a motorbike usually varies and depends on which factor the different service companies calculate the prices (usually distance). However, it usually ranges between $180 to $300 for journeys under 100 miles and $300 to $700 for journeys over 1000 miles.
Hence, the distance factor usually leads to high prices on shipping. The other factor of pricing the shipping is motorcycle size. The larger the motorbike, the more space it will consume on the trailer and also cost more. Yet, it is quite a cheaper option than distance pricing when delivery has to be done in far off places.
Well, the weather conditions also affect the shipping prices. Usually, in winters and hilly regions, the prices are high due to ice blockage on the roads.
Things to prepare for before shipping
There are few formalities to be taken care of before shipping the motorbike. Some necessary documents have to be provided. It’s preferable to remove all personal materials from the bike before handing it over for delivery. The bike should be provided in running condition, in case it’s going to be driven at any time during the transit and lastly, there must be photographic evidence with both the parties to avoid misunderstandings and maintain transparency.
The last part remains the payment. There are plenty of options for payments. One just has to come down to an amount and sign the contract. The payment can be made via cheque, online, in two installments, or completely after delivery.
One should always check on the motorbike after delivery. Check if everything is in its place and there has been no damage or any ups and downs.