The Brain Bucket

Surprising Factors that Drive Down Your Motorcycle Value

Oct 19, 2019 2:00:00 PM / by Logan Reed

How is Your Motorcycle Resale Value Being Affected?

Check out these surprising factors that are driving down your bike’s resale value.

Have you been striving for the highest resale value for your motorcycle but haven’t had any luck? You aren’t the only one. Good news is, you can potentially up the resale, or trade-in value of your bike by completing a few tasks before meeting with a buyer.

Motorcycle resale value

What is ‘resale value,’ you ask? It’s the amount any material possession of consequence, like your motorcycle, will sell for at some point in the future. This value is dependent on several factors including age, condition, and relevance within the marketplace (supply and demand are key components of the last factor).

Many motorcycle owners have a difficult time not only parting ways with their bike, but finding a buyer who’s willing to pay the asking price. So, to protect yourself from further heartache, take a look at some of the most common misconceptions about motorcycle resale value, and then use this knowledge to manage your expectations during negotiations.  

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Did this information prepare you to get your highest resale value? Drop me a comment!

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Logan Reed

Written by Logan Reed

Rider. Writer. Harley life-r. Follow my coverage of everything from tips for motorcycle riders, to motorcycle humor, and everything else to do with living life on two wheels.