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Epic Bike Transport Failure Will Cost the Shipping Company a Small Fortune

After touring Portugal and Spain, a group of British riders from the Red Lion Biker's club hired a transport company to bring their bikes from Malaga to Derby. It is yet unknow whether the papers they signed mentioned that the bikes would have to be SAFELY transported from Spain to the UK, but the fact is that several machines arrived in a less than perfect condition.
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As the photos Mark Andrew took show, some of the bikes were tipped over, much like domino pieces, leaning one into another on the platform of a truck.

The director of the Malaga-based Cars Go Transport company says that he personally loaded the bikes into the plane heading for the UK. The bikes arrived (in a yet undetermined condition) to the company's Essex base of operations, then left for Derby using another transporter, visordown reports.Footprints on the seas and tanks can't be a good sign
What happened is yet to be established, and now involves the British police, too, as the owners called the cops after arguing with the truck driver that delivered the bikes.

Andrews also mentions that the bikes had footprints on the seats and fuel tanks, while his BMW S1000RR showed "scratches and paint rubs-off in seven areas including the exhaust and the engine casing."

Things are as serious as it gets, as it looks like the repairing damage the bikes took is not going to be exactly cheap. Other bikes that can be observed include a KTM 1190 Adventure, a BMW R1200GS, and a Ducati Multistrada.



 
 
 
 
 

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