Things to Consider when Purchasing a Motorcycle

Things to Consider when Purchasing a Motorcycle
July 11 10:23 2019 Print This Article

Buying a motorcycle can be a real fun and exciting experience, however, this is only possible when you choose the pick the right one for you. There are several factors you need to consider before choosing one. The best way for doing this is to keep in mind the reason why you are purchasing the motorcycle. When you opt for a new or second hand motorcycle, then you just also keep the other factors in mind to choose the right motorcycle for you. Take a look at some of these factors:

Use of the bike

The way you intend to use your motorcycle helps in the determining the type which is to be selected depending on the several types and models available for different purposes. You have a wide range of bikes to select from which comprise of normal standard bikes, sport bikes, cruisers, touring bikes, dirt bikes, motocross bikes as well as dual-purpose motorcycle. So, it largely depends on the need of the purchaser.

Riding experience

When you buy a motorcycle, your level of experience plays a vital role in it. The simple reason behind it is that motorcycle requires good handling and maintenance. For instance, if you go for a heavy engine or fast bike when you don’t have a lot of experience, then you may end up falling from the bike several times. Motorcycles are available in several power capabilities which is measured in CC and it helps you to choose the bike as per your experience.

Cost of the motorcycle

You should compare the prices of different motorcycles depending on their features. When you need a particular type of bike, you should look out whether the specs, functionality and price is in sync or not. Make sure your motorcycle hasn’t been overpriced by the brand. Also keep the other expenses in mind before buying the motorcycle such as registration fee, road fee, insurance, title fee and license fee.

Where you should purchase the motorcycle from:

This depends on a list of factors:

Price: If you are buying a motorcycle from a dealer, then it can get a little expensive if you are purchasing it on EMI basis because of the added interest rates.

Financing: Often people get their bikes financed which may be beneficial for them as they don’t have to make the payment once in for all. They can do it as per their convenience.

Body type

Motorcycles are available in different features considering their height and weight. Hence, it is important to choose the one which matches your preference and body type. If you are facing difficulty in climbing the bike, then it may be quite tall for you.

Check the motorcycle

When you are going to buy a motorcycle [รับซื้อมอไซค์, which is the term in Thai], then make sure you check that it is in good working condition, especially if you are going to purchase a second hand motorcycle. Check for the lever, exhaust, frame, pedal, handle and electrics to know the condition of the bike.

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