Buying a new motorcycle can be a daunting prospect, you have a lot to think about. The insurance, the cost of running and by far the biggest, how do I get it home. For most this is easy, jump on the bike and ride it back. However, there is an ever growing trend of buying bikes that are more than 4 hours ride away. This trend comes down to two things, rarity and cost.
You can find far better deals when dealing with the entirety of the UK, not just local to you. This is only increased with the rarity of the motorcycle you are trying to purchase. For instance, you may be looking for an older bike that is classed as a classic, there may be only 3 on sale in the whole of the UK.
This is where Motorcycle Transport Essex comes into play.
In this article, we will be looking into the top few things you need to know about motorcycle transport in your area.
How do you transport a motorcycle?
Transporting a motorcycle can be achieved in a number of ways, most use large vans such as Transit Vans or Luton’s. Others tend to use specially designed trailers.
When using a dedicated company they will have custom built harnesses and straps to ensure the safety of your bike. When you hand over your vehicle to a motorcycle transport expert they will lock your bike into place, this will ensure little to no movement.
Can I do it myself?
Of course, if you have a large van or trailer, there is no reason why you cannot. However, you should be advised that transporting your own vehicle without the correct safety harnesses can result in potential damage to your motorcycle.
How much does motorcycle transport Essex cost?
Like most services it usually comes down to hours, if your bike will take an hour to deliver, then the cost will be reduced significantly. Whereas if you planned to get a motorcycle transported from Scotland to Essex, the cost will increase due to the added hours.
DIY or Hire?
So by now, you will be weighing up the options. Do I do it myself, this will save money but may be difficult. Or, do I hire an expert who will provide an excellent service?
The decision is yours, but a piece of mind will always be with using an expert. Their fast reliable service will do nothing but put you at ease, that your new purchase is safe and secured. Use Motorcycle Transport Essex today.
After all, you haven’t just spent thousands of pounds on a bike to have it damaged on the way by a DIY strap.