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The motorcycle shipping merged threadfest
« on: March 24, 2019, 11:51:08 AM »
Anyone shipped a motorcycle and have any good reliable recommendations ?
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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2019, 12:05:21 PM »

         I've used Federal twice  and was very pleased.  First class outfit.  http://www.funtransport.com/

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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2019, 12:52:40 PM »
I met one that picked up a bike I was selling. He runs east/west kind of routes. Super nice and professional family man kinda guy. Name micheal Smith 228 224 8166.  I plan on using him if I need a shipper. Owner operator Inclosed setup. Great guy
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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2019, 01:09:31 PM »
Thanks guys.
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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2019, 01:52:35 PM »
Where are you shipping to and from? I know a guy who does the eastern seaboard and Midwest. Very reliable and reasonable too.


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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2019, 02:10:32 PM »
Western Pa. To Mesa Az
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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2019, 04:47:27 PM »
Haul Bikes, used them 3 or 4 times, top notch...
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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2019, 05:59:45 PM »
ive Used AA Motorcycle Shippers twice. South Florida to Phoenix and California to Phoenix. Excellent service/price. They ship to Beltmann Group- American Van Lines in Phoenix. Both times they warehoused the bikes for months with no extra charge. Highly recommended.
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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2019, 06:28:59 PM »
Haul Bikes, used them 3 or 4 times, top notch...

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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2019, 06:43:54 PM »
+1 for haul bikes, they did me a good service at a read price however I think there are some out there that are up for bids and negotiating prices. Haulbikes gives you one price, period.

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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #10 on: March 24, 2019, 11:49:07 PM »
Another vote for Haul Bikes.  Very professional outfit.
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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2019, 06:37:19 AM »
Ditto for Federal Motorcycle Transport.

http://www.funtransport.com/

I use them regularly.  Never any problem.
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Bike Transport- NJ to Denver
« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2019, 01:49:52 PM »
My V7 Special needs to get to Denver, CO.  I know this topic come up every so often, but I'll ask again.  Suggestions on reasonably priced shippers?  Couple initial estimates from buyer are around $800.  That seems way to high.

Still stay away from U-Ship?

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Re: Bike Transport- NJ to Denver
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2019, 02:45:14 PM »
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Re: Bike Transport- NJ to Denver
« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2019, 02:53:08 PM »
$800 doesn't sound unreasonable - the last time I had a bike shipped long distance it was $700 a few years ago. Haulbikes does an excellent job in my experience. https://haulbikes.com/zonemap/
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Re: Bike Transport- NJ to Denver
« Reply #15 on: March 25, 2019, 02:56:24 PM »
I have successfully used U-Ship several times [including moving 4 bikes to CO]. Just need to pay attention to feedback on companies that you receive bids from; as with everything else some are much better than others.  $800 does seem high but it's all about timing and finding someone with room heading your way. I would think you should be able to find someone in the $500 range.

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Re: Bike Transport- NJ to Denver
« Reply #16 on: March 25, 2019, 03:25:09 PM »
Could be a little higher cause Colorado is kinda dead for freight. Unless your just passing through

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Re: Bike Transport- NJ to Denver
« Reply #17 on: March 25, 2019, 03:43:16 PM »
Tony H. and I used Haul Bikes when we shipped my Griso from NJ to Vegas. He'll have to comment on the price but I believe it was better than $800. Check them out https://haulbikes.com/

I advise you keep insurance on the bike until it's delivered and titled in the new owner's name. Make sure your comprehensive covers shipping damage and take a lot of pictures of it before shipping and secured in the truck. Any accessories or bits not attached to the bike will need to be shipped separately.



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Re: Motorcycle shippers. Recommendations.
« Reply #18 on: March 25, 2019, 03:46:55 PM »
+3 for Haul Bikes. Did right by me shipping the Griso from NJ to Vegas.
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Re: Bike Transport- NJ to Denver
« Reply #19 on: March 25, 2019, 04:33:35 PM »
Sorry to duplicate the shipping thread.  DustyRocker, feel free to merge.
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Re: Bike Transport- NJ to Denver
« Reply #20 on: March 25, 2019, 05:20:33 PM »
 No sweat Cam . The cheapest I could find for shipping the WG raffle bike from California to Newton KS was 800 bucks , got it delivered for a bit less because someone wa driving a toy hauler to Cedar Vale for a Fall event , so $800.00 sounds about right .

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Re: Bike Transport- NJ to Denver
« Reply #21 on: March 25, 2019, 07:11:56 PM »
$800 doesn't sound unreasonable - the last time I had a bike shipped long distance it was $700 a few years ago. Haulbikes does an excellent job in my experience. https://haulbikes.com/zonemap/

I paid $1,000 in Sept 2013 to have my V7 Racer shipped from San Francisco.
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Re: The motorcycle shipping merged threadfest
« Reply #22 on: March 25, 2019, 07:21:14 PM »
I got a online quote. Without talking to anyone. $855.00 PA to Az. Sounds like a fair price. From haul bikes. I've seen a lot of good reviews.
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