Used motorcycles are not hard to come by. Good ones are, though.
Buying anything that is previously owned is cost-effective, but is also extremely nerve-wracking. We always hope that what you see is what you get, but it is hard not to be fearful that you are about to make a faulty purchase. Just like you can’t judge a book by its cover, you can’t just buy a motorcycle if it just “looks okay.” Faulty purchases can lead to horrible accidents and major injuries.
To avoid this outcome, the most important part of your used motorcycle purchase is seeing it in person and talking to the seller. Whether you are a novice or a pro, it is hard to know what questions to ask. Even if you ask the questions, how do you know if the seller is answering them truthfully. [Read more…]