1 ducati MTS 1200 , 2 BMW 1200 GS , 1 BMW RT 1200 (No. 5463794)

1 ducati MTS  1200 , 2 BMW 1200 GS , 1 BMW RT 1200

Make and model:

4 motorcycles with larges side cases and top cases

Total weight [kg]:

1200.00

Number of items:

4

Distance: 1974.00 km

Pick-up address and date

Belgium, Vlaanderen, Genk

12 Apr 2020

Delivery address and date

Portugal, Norte, Porto

13 Apr 2020


Motorcycles & Scooters

Motorbikes and scooters are not only worth a lot, but also difficult to secure while being transported. Although, it turns out that most of it depends on how we do it and how much prior experience with shipping we gained. It is doable to ship a motorbike or a moped without obstacles, no doubts about that. The way it will be secured depends on the mean of transportation. Owing to some useful tips you can prevent any damages, and dents that often happen when a moped or motorcycle is not properly cared for.

When you are transporting your motorbike using a trailer you will need four strapping belts to strap it down. If you use a trailer that is designed for motorbikes or scooters, it already is equipped with the rail that stabilises the motorcycle. In this situation you will need only 2 belts. It's neccessary to use a closed hook at the ends of the belts, rather than an open one. The closed one should not open up by accident during the shipment.

It is also worth looking at the sharp edges or items that may possibly tear up the belts and make it impossible to safely transport your motorcycle. It's also possible to transport a motorcycle in a van. The protection and equipment necessary to keep the motorbike mounted safely in one place will not vary too much from other methods mentioned above. One thing to be considered will be the installation of the side pads to protect the insides of the van and other objects that may accompany the motorbike.

There are also platforms that hooked to a car or another vehicle, can help you ship your motorbike not occupying the whole space in the truck.

 

Do not forget to check with the shipping company if the equipment they provide will be enough to transport your motorcycle. For instance, using a wooden stand for lifting your motorbike and loading it in a truck could be dangerous to people providing the service or pedestrians passing by, but could also cause substantial damage to your motorbike/motorcycle.

 

When listing your motorcycle on Clicktrans you will surely receive  lots of great quotes from transport companies registered on Clicktrans.

Many of these companies can adjust the transport, so that they can utilise the full capacity of their cars. Thanks to that, the service gets cheaper and more eco-friendly with decreasing number of ”empty running”.