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Bucket, sponge and water to wash a motorcycle

How to Wash a Motorcycle

Most motorcycle owners think that keeping their machine clean is all about a good old scrub down with water and soap. This is absolutely false! Washing your bike is a delicate process that requires attention to detail. Without regular cleaning you risk damaging the parts and ruining the aesthetics.

Contrary to common misconception, you don’t need complicated supplies or cleaning equipment. All you really need is a good detergent, some water, a sponge work, and a few other supplies that you can affordably buy from the local auto shop. Once you have the supplies, you can get started by using the following step-by-step directions.

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How to Sell a Motorcycle on an Online Forum

Selling your motorcycle on an online forum is pretty simple. You just find a few forums that are specific to your make or model, and look for their classifieds section. Once you make sure you are in the right place, read any relevant rules, and post your motorcycle’s details. Motorcycle forums usually have very small but loyal memberships, so you may not get a lot of exposure, but it will probably be the right kind of exposure. If you want to target a bigger audience you may need to look into other options to sell your motorcycle.

How to Sell a Motorcycle at Your Local Dealership

Selling a motorcycle at the local dealership is pretty easy if you agree on price. The dealership will likely offer you less money than you could making selling your motorcycle elsewhere. If you are willing to accept that fact and their offer, they will handle all the paperwork and normally write you a check on the spot. If you want to buy a new motorcycle, you can use this money towards your next purchase as well.

Tips to Sell a Motorcycle

When the time comes to sell your motorcycle you’ll want to keep a few things in mind. As a seller you want to get the most for your bike, but potential buyers also are looking for deals and don’t want to get ripped off. We’ve prepared a few tips to make sure the deal goes smoothly and you get a fair price for your motorcycle.

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How to Sell a Motorcycle on Craigslist

Selling your motorcycle on Craigslist is as simple as visiting their website and entering your information. However, you have to be careful, because like all sites, not all of the buyers and sellers are serious. Some people are outright scammers too, and you have to be cautious. Especially important, never send anyone any money with the promise that they will send you more money later to purchase your motorcycle.

Where Can I List My Motorcycle for Free?

Most places require some sort of fee, either up-front or when the motorcycle sells. Free and paid services can both work, but keep in mind the phrase, “you get what you pay for.” The plus to free options are obvious, you pay no money upfront. The downside is that none of these services have any real motivation to help you sell your motorcycle fast. That being said there are a few free options to consider.

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