CHOOSING THE RIGHT MOTORCYCLE FOR YOU

Determining what kind of motorcycle to buy and/or what features you want in a bike should be fun! Though, a first time motorcycle buyer may feel intimidated by the whole decision process. If this is you, don't worry. Don't be afraid to ask the seller/dealer questions. Feel free to contact us as well. You are making a big purchase and you want to be certain that every dollar you spend is spent wisely! Also, be sure that you purchase a bike that you can afford.

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Don't buy on impulse! Similar to buying a car, you want to take your time to make sure that you are getting the best deal possible! Learn how to avoid some common mistakes associated with applying for motorcycle loans.

Comfort Is Key!
It is important to familiarize yourself with all the models of a particular make of bike you want. It is very important to sit on several different models. You want to make sure the bike is comfortable and easy to maneuver.

Below are things to consider regarding comfort when choosing a bike:
Note: If you are buying a sport bike, your options of handlebars, seats and foot pegs variations is going to be limited if not non-existent.

Handlebars
You want to get the best fit. To achieve this, you will have to try several different groupings of handlebars and risers (the piece that connects the handlebars to the fork of the motorcycle). The width of the handle bars also needs to be taken into account. The broader the bars, the more control and leverage you will have.

Seats
You definitely want to make sure you are comfortable when sitting on your new motorcycle. Surely you will be going on long rides, especially during the hot summer months. There are a wide range of seats available. If you are of a smaller statute, a low profile seat with minimal cushioning may be what you need. Low profile seats can decrease the height of the bike by as much as three inches.

Choosing the right seat for you bike will depend on the kind of riding you are going to do. Distance riders should consider a thick, wide seat for maximum comfort. What it comes down to is trying many different types and styles to find what is the most comfortable for you.

Women riders are going to need to look for bikes that are smaller, to fit there physiques.

Foot pegs
Some bikes offer floorboards for you to place your feet on. Some models only have foot pegs. You can purchase accessory foot pegs that are wider with rubber insets. These will help in keeping vibration from riding down to a minimum. Wider foot pegs tend to offer better control as well.

If you take the above factors into consideration, you will likely get a good deal on a bike that is not only comfortable but perfect for your comfort needs.

**If you are buying a used motorcycle, make sure that the bike has not been in accident.

Check out some tips for first time riders.

Did you know that you can get a really good do on a great bike when buying a seized motorcycle from an auction?

 

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