How To Buy A Dirt Bike

Hey guys, if you know what bike you want to get but are not sure how or where to buy one, then pay attention to this. If you don’t know what bike to get, go check out my other post titled, “What Dirt Bike Should I Buy?”

Whether you don’t know where to find dirt bikes for sale, or if you what to do after you find one I will tell you how to do both and more. Although buying a bike may sound as simple as finding the right one and going to picking it up, the finding may not be as easy as you think, especially if you want a particular bike or deal on it.

Where To

There are many places you can find bikes for sale, including: eBay, classifieds, online stores, sitting in someones yard, and many more. But, the most common and best place to look for most areas of where you live is Craigslist.org. If you haven’t heard of it, it is a very simple to use and free classifieds for pretty much anything.Just click on the “motorcycle” link.

How To A Dirt Bike

 

Once you find the one that you want, the first thing you should do is contact the person who is selling the bike; preferably using a phone, but if they don’t have one then use email. Once you talk about the bike and find out what you want to know and if you still want it then ask when you can go look at it.

An old used 2003 YZ250F I bought off of Craigslist

If you to look at the bike and decide that you want it then make an offer if you haven’t already, an if he takes it then you got yourself a bike! Make sure that you get a bill of sale/receipt and the title for the bike if the person has it. If you don’t know what bike to buy yet, check out my articles, “What Dirt Bike Should I Buy?” and “What Dirt Bike To Buy For My Kid?

Kelley Fager

Kelley started riding a Honda 50 at the age of 6 years old. The passion for dirt bikes started there and grown into a lifelong pastime of riding and learning how they work. Motocross Hideout is the result of sharing his past, present, and future knowledge and experience.

2 Responses

  1. Tyler says:

    I want to buy a bike but i have been told that you have to rebulid the engine alot an its exspensive to do so is that true??

    • Tom Stark says:

      It depends on the bike, how well it was maintained, and how well you take care of it. If it’s a trail-oriented bike, it can last years just with regular maintenance.

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