Should you take a deposit when selling a motorcycle?

There are a lot of things to consider before taking a deposit on a motorcycle, and there are dos and don’ts for both the buyer and the seller to consider. Below we will cover what a deposit is and help you understand if you should take one when selling a motorcycle. What is a deposit … Read more

Do dealers have to offer a warranty on a motorcycle?

A motorcycle dealer does not have to offer a used motorcycle warranty in the Uk as it’s not a legal requirement. But you do still have rights under the consumer rights act. However most used motorcycle dealers will offer a warranty on bike older that 3 years, with typically cover periods ranging between one and … Read more

Importing a motorcycle to the UK – customs, VAT & import duty documentation

mporting a car to the UK requires completion of various customs, VAT and import duty documentation. These can range from a simple form to a cars needing a ‘passport'(ATA Carnet), to the need to pay a big VAT tax bill on an imported modern classics. Brexit has also added another layer of complication and is … Read more

Expert tips for selling motorcycles for massive profits

Theres lots to think about when you are selling motorcycles and sometimes you just need so guidance to get your bike sold. Selling your motorcycle can be surprisingly time-consuming and emotionally challenging sometimes, especially if you’ve never done it before. At times it may feel like an invasion of privacy because strangers will come to … Read more

How to make money selling motorcycles as a side hustle (with tips)

In the UK biker trade, dealers come in all shapes and sizes. From large franchised and used dealer groups to the one man band flipping bikes on social media. These groups or individuals focus on retailing motorcycles to the general public. But there is another often overlooked way of dealing in bikes which can work … Read more

Investing in classic motorcycles

Should you buy and hold a classic motorcycle or flip it for a quick profit? The question of whether flipping or buying and holding a classic is the best strategy for investing in property doesn’t have one correct answer. Instead, choosing one method over the other should be part of a clear strategic plan that considers your overall … Read more

Avoid these 10 mistakes when flipping motorcycles

There are lots of things that you should do when it comes to buying a motorcycle. But you also need to know what mistakes to avoid. Below you will find a list of the common mistakes you should avoid. 1. Overpricing a motorcycles This is the most common mistake made when selling a motorcycle. You … Read more

Putting a motorcycle into storage (with tips)

When storing a modern or classic motorcycle for an extended period it’s important that its stored correctly. There are a large number of motorcycle storage specialists in operation these day offering both internal and external option on a long or short-term basis. The best specialists offer dehumidified, climate controlled, and secure luxury motorcycle storage for … Read more

Is buying and selling motorcycles a good business?

Buying and selling motorcycles is a good business. It has a high paying potential if you become a motorcycles dealer or trader and is one way you can earn a six-figure income, even if you don’t have a degree or higher education. I have been dealing in motorcycles for 23 years so I have some … Read more

Making big profits buying and selling classic motorcycles

The classic motorbikes market has been hot for the past few years. Fuelled by an increase in both TV shows showing how to do up and flip classic bikes and cars, and classic motorbikes events. This has lead to a huge uplift in values from both ultra rare vintage bikes to the most humble of … Read more