There comes a time in every man’s life that you suddenly feel the urge to buy a convertible sports car. Or maybe you feel the need to buy an enormous Mercedes G-wagon. Every man has this in some way. For most people, this is a new experience. However, for a true petrol-head, this is business as usual. For us, motorcycles and other sporty vehicles have long been our way of expressing ourselves. I often get the question about which motorcycle to buy. My answer is always the same; go to a motorcycle trader and find out. A motorcycle is a way to express yourself, similar to how women use clothing to express themselves. A car, motorcycle, or bike can tell you a lot about someone’s personality. Bill Gates, one of the wealthiest persons in the world, drives an ordinary Ford. I drive mostly Harley-Davidson’s, which also tells you a lot about me. There therefore isn’t a clear answer on what type of motorcycle to buy. You have to find out about your motorcycle trader.
Alright let me give you a little bit more points to watch out for when buying your first motorcycle. So here are some tips:
- Bring a friend to the motorcycle trader: a friend can always spot something that you can’t. You then also have somebody to talk to while you walk around.
- Inspect the bike: this seems obvious, but when I say inspect the bike, I mean it. Don’t just make