Can You Help with Moving a Motorcycle?
A nice drive on a motorcycle is something to look forward to, especially for a long-distance trip. However, when you are embarking on a home move, schedules may not allow for a leisurely ride on your bike to your new home location. Much like when moving an automobile as part of your home relocation, reputable movers will have options for customers who need motorcycle transport as well.
As planning for a home move gets underway, it’s important to consider all your belongings, even the ones parked in your garage that may require different considerations for moving from point A to point B. Suddath® is able to quickly help you arrange for trusted transportation to get your motorcycle to wherever your next destination is.
7 Special Items You Can’t Trust Just Anyone to Move
When preparing for a move, it is necessary to plan on getting help with items that require special handling, packing, or storage. Many items in your home may not fare well with people who don’t have the training to move them, or in a facility without proper temperature and humidity control.
When you’re planning a move, it can feel like there are too many steps in your moving checklist to prioritize, let alone accomplish. This moving checklist gives you the most important steps, prioritized with a suggested timeline. Don’t worry if you’re starting less than eight weeks before your move date. You can customize this list according to your own timeline and add steps or leave out ones that don’t apply.
MOTORCYCLE MOVING OPTIONS
Motorcycles, while a smaller footprint than an automobile, will still need special attention during a home move. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that motorcycle transport can be accomplished.
Haul it Yourself
DIY moving of a motorcycle is an option if you have access to another truck, like a pick-up truck, where it can be loaded. Be sure to research the appropriate loading and stabilizing options however to ensure that your motorcycle is safely secured.
Work with a Moving Pro Like Suddath to Coordinate Motorcycle Transport Services
Just like with moving an automobile, Suddath has long-standing relationships with trusted motorcycle transport companies that can efficiently move a motorcycle to a new location with no hassle and in a timely manner. Depending on the costs, timing and preference, a motorcycle could be transported by an open-air container or within an enclosed moving vehicle. Partners like United Van Lines will offer door-to-door or terminal-to-terminal, for instance if you must pick-up your motorcycle after your move from a storage location. In all scenarios, your dedicated Suddath move coordinator will work with you on the best options for moving a motorcycle as part of your home move.
ADDITIONAL MOVING SERVICES
Suddath has trained experts who understand every piece of wood, ivory, and steel your piano is made from. We understand how damaging moisture and unnatural positioning can be to your instrument and know how to safeguard against them.
Unique items or items that are particularly delicate, fragile or irregularly sized, may require their own tailored, custom crates built to protect these types of items. Our team consists of experts who will take measurements and build a crate to spec to protect these items.
MOTORCYCLE MOVING FAQ
Our service offering does not include singular motorcycle moves. We do, however, coordinate the move of a motorcycle to coincide with your overall home move. This helps our customer have one point of contact throughout the move, working with one company under one contract for your entire move.
There are many factors that determine the cost to move a motorcycle including weight, size, make and model, and distance of relocation.
Keep in mind, transporting motorcycles overseas will result in different costs for sea and air shipping. All the details will be assessed by your move coordinator at Suddath to determine the true cost, which in some instances could include a storage facility fee along the way depending on the move plan.
Equipment, as well as extra personnel skilled in properly securing a motorcycle for a move may be needed, depending on the agreed-upon moving procedures. Weight, size, and value of the motorcycle will all be considered and your move coordinator will determine what is required ahead of time-based on your home survey so that there are no surprises on moving day.