Things to check before buying a second hand motorcycle | Shifting-Gears

More and more people now prefer to buy motorbikes over cars. This is because motorbikes tend to be cheaper, require less maintenance and are are by far much more stylish than cars. But a brand new Buy Big Bike [รับ ซื้อ บิ๊ก ไบค์ , which is the term in Thai] might not be the best o

Option for you if this is the first time u are going to own a bike. Second hand bike will give you time to learn handling of the bike and will be far cheaper than a new bike. Here are some tips to help you buy a second hand bike. 


  • First and foremost decide on the type of bike you wish to buy. You can Buy Big Bike [รับซื้อจักรยานยนต์, which is the term in Thai] if that is the type u prefer or go for lighter smaller versions if you aren’t sure about how good you are at handling a heavy bike.
  • Also the purpose of the bike is very important. For example, if you wish to use the bike for daily commute, a standard sports bike might be the thing you need, while for off road biking, a dirt bike is better suited.
  • The next thing to consider is of course the price of the bike you are considering. The brand of the bike will play a part so will the age and condition of the bike. Keep in mind if you buy something too cheap, you might have to spend a lot of extra money later to fix up the bike.
  • When you go to view the bike you want to buy, take a mechanic with you so they can make a thorough examination of the bike and give you a detailed report on its condition and worth.


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