Several options are available if you have a van and transport your motorcycle. You can either buy a trailer that attaches to your van or purchase a ramp for loading your bike onto your van. There are advantages and disadvantages to each option, but it’s 99% of the time better to get a ramp for convenience and price.
That’s why we have listed the best motorcycle ramps, and also answer:
- The proper way to use a motorcycle ramp
- What companies sell motorcycle ramps
- The best way to push a motorcycle up a ramp
This robust galvanized steel motorcycle ramp can support up to 400kg or 200kg per ramp. It's Ideal for loading motorcycles and even lawnmowers, tractors, and quads. You'll also find it safe when loading and unloading because of the non-slip ridges and stabilizing plates.
What we like
Transportable: It can be folded up to take up a small amount of space and placed in your sprinter or car. It also has a handle so you can take it anywhere.
Safe: Loading tested safe up to 200kg with a force of 3000 N applied by the TUV laboratory.
Non-slip: The surface has non-slip holes to increase friction, and it has a bevelled surface for greater stability and prevents slipping.
How do I get my motorbike into a van?
So that’s it the all you need is to ratchet straps on the pillow. And you can secure any bike into the back of the van.
Who sells motorcycle ramps?
You can pick up a variety of motorcycle ramps on Amazon. They usually get more sales and, in turn, get more reviews so you can genuinely check what other customers say about the product. In this article, we have listed 4 different brands: VOUNOT, LIEKUMM, Sealey, and BIKETEK.
How to push a motorcycle up a ramp
Pull the motorcycle close, and it ends up holding right here with my armpit. And then I let the bike lean into my side. I’m holding the brake and easing out the clutch with some power. And the bike goes all the way.
How do you unload a motorcycle by yourself?
You’re going to be controlling your front brakes with your right hand. And that’s how you’re going to be easing it back down the ramp. One other big tip is to lean the weight of the motorcycle.
Why can’t I use a plank?
It’s possible, but it’s risky. You can use a scaffold plank when you don’t have access to a ramp. However, even with a thick one, it will still bow when your bike is on it. Because of the bowing, the ramp gets ‘steeper’, making the bike more difficult to push up the ramp. Additionally, a wood plank may break; a 250kg motorcycle is quite heavy.
Motorcycle Ramp Reviews
This motorbike ramp for motorcycles or scooters can hold a weight of up to 250kg, making it very sturdy. The main positive we like about this ramp is the weight, it's only 8.24 kgs making it easy to pack away and carry. To top it off, the non-slip surface is ideal even in wet weather.
What we like
Compact: It can be folded into a compact size, making it easy for storage and carrying.
Convenient: It has handles to help move it around, plus it’s one of the lightest ramps at just over 8kgs.
Design: The anti-slip loading ramp even works in wet weather, plus it has two hooks to secure the ramp to the back of the van.
This durable steel mesh loading ramp can support a weight of up to 360kg. This makes it ideal for loading large motorbikes into vans and trailers. It also has a strap and hooks to help secure the ramp when in use.
What we like
Durable: Manufactured from strong, durable powder-coated steel and steel mesh. Plus, it has metal handles.
Convenient: It can be folded to be packed away when not in use, and it only weighs 11.11kg.
Design: It features a strap and hooks to help secure the ramp while in use.
This is another ramp from LIEKUMM. It has a length of 228, making it one of the longest on the list, plus it can support a weight of up to 340kg. It can do this because the joints and crossbars are welded, making it durable and unfolding without any malfunctions.
What we like
Lightweight: The featherweight but durable aluminium design means this ramp only weighs 8 kg.
Creative design: The three rubber lids at the bottom of the loading ramp prevents slipping and makes it much safer and more stable.
Size: Unfolded: 228 cm x 28 cm x 5 cm. Folded 115 cm x 28 cm x 5 cm.
The lightest weight motorcycle ramp on the list weighs only 2 kg. The ramp is 2170mm in length when extended. The ultra-lightweight aluminium makes it easy to pack away and travel with. Plus, it's in the middle of the price range, making it a great choice for people wanting an affordable study ramp.
What we like
Ultra-lightweight: This loading ramp only weighs 2000grams making it the lightest motorcycle ramp.
Great for heavy motorbikes: This ramp can take a load of up to 340kgs.
Ramp length: 217cm when extended (approx)
We think the VOUNOT Folding ramp is the best ramp because it’s not just a single ramp, so it can be used for transport vehicles, lawnmowers, tractors, quads, ATVs, wheelbarrows, etc. Each ramp can support 200kg, making it a 400kg total weight capacity.
We hope this article helped you when travelling to the track on your motorcycle.