Things to look out for while buying a second hand bike
Here are 10 things to look out for in purchasing a used two wheeler
Documentation ( RC, Insurance, PUC).
Check the tyres & wheels – they should spin freely when the bike is on a center stand. Also the wheel bearings should be smooth – if there is any crunching or rumbling, they must be replaced.
Grab the top of the front wheel & push it side to side – it should be solid. If there is movement or noise the bearings has to be replaced.
Check both the brakes – stand next to the bike and walk it forwards, then squeeze the front brake lever – the wheel should stop sharply and the forks should dive down. If it doesn’t – the brakes need attention.
Check for engine oil leakage below the bike.
Check the front and rear suspension for oil leakage.
Check for cracks or dents.
With the bike on a stand, lift the front wheel off the ground, grip both fork legs and pull the wheel towards you, then push it away – repeat this. You are look for play in the bearings.
Accelerate the engine with high throttle keeping the bike in center stand. If there is smoke coming out of the silencer. There is a engine work.
Take it for a test ride. You will get to know the balance of the bike. Look for electrical parts.
Where can you buy used bikes ?
We will suggest to buy it from a companies providing second hand bikes such as Clutcheal or Credr.
They Provide you with certified used bikes providing engine warranty and free servicing.
Check this out – If you really want a second hand two wheeler in good condition: