How To Find A Used Harley for Sale in Chicago
If you’re searching a used Harley for sale in Chicago, you’re probably wondering if you’re doing all the research you should be. It can be a nerve-wracking process, after all. Especially if you’re buying from a private owner rather than a reputable dealer like Chicago Cycle Motorsports. But there’s also no better deal than buying a solid, used bike. So let’s review how to properly research your next used bike.
Research the Seller
If you see an ad for a used Harley for sale in Chicago, do a quick internet search on the seller. With all the places—Yelp, Google, Facebook—that customers can post about their buying experience, you may be able to get an idea of who you’re dealing with. And the seller is really the biggest question mark.
If you feel you can’t rely on the seller for honest information, you might as well choose another bike.
Know the Right Questions to Ask
We wrote another post on the questions you should ask before buying a used bike. Essentially you want to find out about the bike’s history, including service history, and check that it’s currently in working condition.
Check the Title History
You can research title history using any number of motorcycle history reports online. The report will give you recall and complaint information about the type of motorcycle you’re looking to buy. Dealerships should help you with all the necessary paperwork, but if you’re dealing with an individual, be sure to confirm that they have the original title and registration.
Of course, you’ll want to make sure the bike is in good condition, but you should also enjoy riding it. A test drive will quickly show you whether the bike is a good fit for your skill level.
Kelly Blue Book can be useful to get an idea of the price you should be paying. You should also take a look at recent classifieds for similar bikes.
Still have questions about finding the right used Harley for sale in Chicago? To learn about researching a used bike and more, visit Chicago Cycle Motorsports. While you’re there, you ought to take a look at our stock of used Harleys for sale in Chicago.
We offer flexible financing options and a trusted name to back up your purchase. Contact us today at 708-397-5151, or continue browsing our website to learn more about our services or read more blog posts for more helpful tips.