What are the things to consider when buying a bike?
Additionally, here are some of the basic things you must consider before buying your first bike.
- Bike Safety ensures your Safety.
- Bike Insurance for Economic Balance.
- Comfortability is Bliss.
- Don’t Fuss over the Power.
- Bike Weight.
- New or Handovers.
- Long Term Budgets Cannot Be Ignored.
Which second hand bike should I buy?
Top 7 Selling Used Bikes in India
- Bajaj Pulsar 150. It’s a publicly accepted fact that Bajaj Pulsar 150 is the country’s No.
- Royal Enfield Bullet Electra 350.
- Bajaj Discover 150.
- Bajaj Avenger 200.
- Hero Splendor iSmart.
- Yamaha YZF R15 S.
- Honda CB Shine 125cc 2012.
How do you check if a used bike is in good condition?
DO check the bike for wear and tear
- Frame for cracks (rust or scuffs are usually surface deep and only affect aesthetic)
- Tyres are pumped.
- Chain and cassette aren’t rusted or stretched (these won’t cost much to replace if they are)
- Brakes work and the pads aren’t worn down.
- Shifting and gearing is effective.
Is a bike a good investment?
If freedom weren’t enough, biking is also a sound investment in financial terms. Buying a bike does have a big upfront cost, and a bit of maintenance, but the overall burden is usually pretty small in comparison to the cost of other forms of transport.
Is it safe to buy used bike?
Check the papers – The RC book, Bike Insurance, The validity of the bike insurance, Pollution Certificate, Original Invoice, Extended Warranty (if any). Test drive -Go on a quick ride to check the speed, mileage and if you’re comfortable with its performance or not.
How do I know if my bike engine is good?
Second thing that you need to notice on how to check second hand bike engine is the engine of a four stroke bike should not produce any smoke. If it does, that means the bike engine health is bad. Thirdly, you must notice the oil leaks on the entire engine. Fourthly, check the level of engine oils.
What is a good mileage for a used bike?
For small sports bikes, 20,000 to 30,000 is on the high side. For larger bikes, 50,000 miles and up is considered high motorcycle mileage. But before you write off any models, consider that a properly maintained bike can last well past 100,000 miles!