You may wonder why anyone would ever transport a motorcycle instead of riding it. But moving or a trip to the mechanic offer just a few reason why you might need to tie your ride down in the back of a truck bed, on a trailer or inside a van. When doing so, you'll want several motorcycle tie down straps to prevent damage during transport and even save your suspension. Little else works best than tightly fastening your motorcycle using tie downs and cargo straps. Soft hooks prevent scratches and scrapes and you might one a couple tie downs with integrated ratchets to help prevent slack connections. Need help with the move? Read How To Load a Motorcycle, Dirt Bike or ATV Into a Truck..