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How to Increase the Resale Value of Your Motorcycle

Whether you are doing it because you are low on cash or are doing it to earn more money and buy a brand new one, increasing the resale value of your motorcycle is certain to help you attain a reasonable price when selling a preloved bike. As a bike enthusiast, you might find it difficult to sell off the love of your life—especially if someone decides to low-ball you to an unfair figure.

By following some very simple tips, you can really highlight the best aspects of your ride to really entice a true buyer to give it a price that will make it worth selling. There are lots of ways for you to advertise a motorcycle on sale, and here below are a few pointers that might help you with figuring out how to sell your motorcycle.

Do Some Minor Modifications

A great way for you to do upgrades is by applying mods that aren’t necessarily going to be expensive but are also just as effective as any other modification. To start, you might find it helpful to purchase a new seat cover to ensure the comfort of the bike. It is also a great way to save up on money since purchasing an entirely new seat is going to be relatively expensive!

You should also consider purchasing a new seat if your current seat isn’t as comfortable as it used to be. Ensuring that your motorcycle is comfortable to sit on is sure to make your buyer more willing to make the purchase, as there’s nothing worse than buying a motorcycle that is uncomfortable to sit on!

Make Sure That The Parts Are Original

There are a lot of reasons as to why you would maintain the older but original parts of your motorcycle. To begin with, you should keep in mind that the original parts of a motorcycle are what ensures that it runs as smooth as possible—and that is because the parts are designed specifically to fit the aforementioned bike!

Not only are these durable, but these are also reliable when it comes to performance. A lot of aftermarket parts might seem like great buys considering that they are cheaper and occasionally better looking as compared to the original; however, there are also instances when they are poorly manufactured and could lead to inconsistencies in its performance!

Get It Painted

Another great way for you to make your motorcycle a lot more desirable than it currently is can be done by getting a new paint job.

You should consider that throughout the time that you have had the bike, you might have had a couple of nicks and chips in its paint—and those minor damages could easily make it difficult to sell. Depending on the buyer, it is always going to be a much more satisfying purchase when you find out that your motorcycle has been freshly painted, which makes it look brand new and sparkly.


Now that you have gone through this article, you should now find it a lot easier to do minor upgrades to your bike to sell it off even easier. It is important that you also maintain its performance as you upgrade it to help make sure that it won’t suddenly break down when the buyer tries it on for the first time!

We Buy Motorbikes is interested in buying all makes and models, regardless of whether they are used motorcycles or brand new. If you have ever considered selling, connect with us for a quote! We would love to work with you to give you a great price or even trade it in for a model in our inventory.

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