While most of the time you wan to actually ride the bike, there will likely be a time when you can't or don't want to ride it but you still need to transport it. Here are some tips on how to safely load your motorcycle in the back of your pickup truck.
Whether you need to get your bike to a quality mechanic, have just bought a used bike and need to get it home, or own a dirt bike and need to get it to the trails, there's multiple reasons you'd need to load your bike up in your truck.
I've seen a lot of people do this incorrectly. I've even done it in a very stupid way before, but if you follow the advice in the video from RevZilla below you can keep from hurting yourself, damaging your bike, and looking like a complete idiot.
In case you don't want to watch the whole video, here are the highlights:
Wade Thiel is the creator of Wind Burned Eyes. He is an automotive journalist and a motorcycle enthusiast who lives in Indianapolis, IN. Check him out on Twitter or read his automotive work at Web2Carz.