Best motorcycle shipping companies

Discussion in 'Americas' started by pike, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. pike

    pike Been here awhile

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    Lookin to ship a motorcycle from cincinnati to NC. What's a good company to use? Thanks
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  2. Rogue_Ryder

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    Forward Air

    Only company I've ever used but it was easy and cheap.
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  3. dickosaurus

    dickosaurus Geezer Coalition Supporter

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    I've used these guys http://www.wolverinetransport.com/front.php and had as good of luck as you can possibly have. Can't say enough good about them. I bought a bike from another inmate who recommended them and came away pleased.
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  4. TipsyMcStagger

    TipsyMcStagger Long timer

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  5. Sox Fan

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    Only did it once but it was just earlier this year. Used Keyboard Carriage - I believe they only ship motorcycles and pianos. Seemed to be a quality outfit with specialized equipment. I would recommend them.
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  6. Adam E

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    Reasonable, fast, looks like they took extreme measure to keep the bike safely secured.
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  7. Bun-bun

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  8. falconati

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    I've gone through ShippingMasters twice in two years. They also have payment and title transfer services (helps if you're buying a bike from somebody you don't know). Currently have a bike in transit with them, so I'll let you know how it goes. First transaction had a great price and was easy to use.
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  9. pike

    pike Been here awhile

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    Thanks!
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  10. oldhippie1

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    I used GT Motors a couple weeks ago. They were fast, polite and the bike arrived clean. They were also the cheapest.
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  11. jdbalt

    jdbalt Been here awhile

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    I bought my 2010 GS from Honz in St Louis. Great guy. Just fantastic. He liked Federal shippers. www.funtransport.com I was quite pleased with them. It was in February. It took a few weeks to get the bike. They kind of set up the transport (truck) to hop through locations, so it takes a while. My bike actually sat in Chicago a week. It cost roughly $650 ish to go from St Louis to Baltimore.

    Montana to south Florida. You are probably looking at roughly $800 ish and a couple of months whatever you do. I just did a quick quote on Uhaul and it was $1200. If you ship it, you will not have to be there. Uhaul+flight. I doubt you can do it for less than 1000.

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