Need a recommendation for a Shipper

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Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby 6Pipes » Sun Oct 17, 2010 9:28 am

Hi all,

I'm still searching for that perfect 1st CBX. I have a possibility in so. cal. and would need to ship it to Morgantown WV. Any suggestions for who to call for quotes? I went on line and did the "quick quote" on various web sites and it looks like $800.00 - $900.00 to move the bike on a palet across country. Ouch!
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby zxbob » Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:31 am

I live in So Cal and when I sold my turbo ZRX to a guy in New York I shipped
It to him Forward Air. They have a nice container for bikes with 4 points for
tie downs. It cost $690.00 from LA to NY. The bike got there without any
damage. That was my one and only experience shipping a motorcycle, and
it was positive !

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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby 6Pipes » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:30 pm

Thanks Bob,

I'll give them a call!
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby Terry » Sun Oct 17, 2010 2:22 pm

I recently checked on prices from AL to CA and they ranged from well, I'll list them below,

JC Motors--$732
Haul Bikes--$640
DAS--$679
MoverQuest--$630
Allied--$641

These are all palletized and strapped inside an enclosed trailer.
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby Louis » Sun Oct 17, 2010 8:12 pm

If you email me i have a guy that will just about ship any bike from door to door for $600.00 or less. Email me at usedcbxparts@hotmail.com and i will have it for you. He ships all my bikes as well as Tims. About 6 a month for us.
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby EMS » Sun Oct 17, 2010 8:17 pm

That my be an important consideration. Forward Air only ships from terminal to terminal and for some of the others you may need a truck dock :!:
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby cbx6ss » Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:23 pm

Anyone have any thoughts about http://www.uship.com/?
I need to ship a bike up the east coast.
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby NobleHops » Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:17 pm

UShip is hit or miss, only because it's just a marketplace. That said, I got my trailer full of stuff moved through there and also found a good mover there for many thousands less than I was quoted by other companies. Mind the reputation aspect of it and be careful and you can have success.
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby mrfallover » Sun Jan 12, 2014 7:21 pm

Haulbikes.com

All their drivers are riders.
All they do are bikes, not pianos, cars, hot dog stands....just bikes.
Very professional.
Personal experience has been very positive.

Good luck.
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby NobleHops » Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:11 am

mrfallover wrote:Haulbikes.com

All their drivers are riders.
All they do are bikes, not pianos, cars, hot dog stands....just bikes.
Very professional.
Personal experience has been very positive.

Good luck.


Haulbikes, AKA DailyDirect, AKA wehaulbikes, or what're they are calling themselves lately to try to outrun their reputation SUCK. They lied repeatedly about where my bike was, when it would be delivered, and screwed up the first week of a big trip because they were 5 days late. If you search for any of their past names you'll find my story repeated over and over by other people.

Call Louis' cousin Larry, or use ForwardAir, or the Federal Companies and get an AMA discount. Call ANYONE but haulbikes. They SUCK.

Pretty sure this is Larry's outfit - he has shipped bikes for me twice and been perfect both times.

http://eagleoneexpress.com/
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby Ringnalda » Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:17 pm

I have used Larry from Eagle 1 shipping. He has a specialized rig for transporting bikes and does a great job, very economical if you are not in a hurry, I had a bike shipped from CA to Ohio for $650.

His phone # is (209) 495 3729

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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby Houtman » Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:20 am

I have used Federal and was very happy,also getting the AMA discount
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby NobleHops » Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:34 pm

Houtman wrote:I have used Federal and was very happy,also getting the AMA discount


Yes Federal brought two (not three) of my bikes out west when I moved because Larry's schedule could not permit them to get there in time. They came with an empty 40-foot box truck with a liftgate and two specialized palettes, and two men. They spent an hour very slowly and methodically moving the bikes into the truck, onto the palette and strapping them down, noting every teeny nick and scuff on the bill of lading. Very professional, very careful. The bikes arrived on time and I knew where they were at all times too. My single gripe is that they were very dirty when they arrived, but they were in perfect condition. Would use them again if Larry couldn't do what I needed.

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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby FalldownPhil » Tue Jan 14, 2014 11:59 pm

I too have used Larry Beachler (EagleOne/B & B trucking out of Modesto, CA many times over many years and you will never find better.
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Re: Need a recommendation for a Shipper

Postby NobleHops » Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:15 am

Updating this old thread, last I knew Larry was out of this business and a guy named Manny had taken it over. I tried to work with Manny twice, found him unresponsive and indifferent. Will not try again.
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