MMP 05: How to select your first (or next) motorcycle [Podcast]


Motorcycle Mentor PodcastIn this session of the Motorcycle Mentor Podcast, I share my 8 rules for selecting your first, or next, motorcycle. Follow these steps and avoid the pitfalls of buying a motorcycle that you later hate.

The guidelines explained here work perfectly for selecting your second motorcycle, your third motorcycle… or your tenth motorcycle.

These are the same rules I follow every time I purchase a motorcycle.

More specifically, in this session you’ll find out about:

  • My 8 rules to follow every time you purchase a motorcycle.
  • Why $4000 is my sweet spot for a used motorcycle.
  • Why some new motorcycle models aren’t displayed in motorcycle dealerships.
  • Why understanding the 8 categories of motorcycles and selecting the one that best fits your riding goals is the most difficult, yet most important part to get ‘right’.
  • How to enjoy the process of selecting and purchasing your next motorcycle.

Resources and links mentioned in this session:

  • I am working on the training course that I mentioned in the podcast. If you have specific questions about buying or selling a motorcycle using eBay, Craigslist or CycleTrader, post them below and I will answer them.
  • Where’s the video showing how to see completed auctions on eBay? I should have that completed and posted here in the next week or so.

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One Response to MMP 05: How to select your first (or next) motorcycle [Podcast]

  1. dennis March 29, 2017 at 6:59 pm #

    Great podcast! Thanks. I’m about to get my first bike at age 46. Looking to get a Honda ST1100 for a do everything, go anywhere, year-round machine. Not a beginner’s bike, I know, but I’m in the Netherlands so I have to get a lot of compulsory training before hitting the road on two wheels. Besides, I have nothing to prove

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