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Cloned motorbike
Buying & Selling

One of the risks of buying a second-hand bike, even from a dealer, is finding yourself with a cloned motorbike. It’s well known that many stolen motorbikes, or at least their more expensive parts, are exported to Eastern Europe. Nobody really knows the actual amount of bikes that leave the

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AdviceBuying & Selling

Getting the best price for your motorbike involves putting some effort into the way you sell it. You obviously want to get the best price possible, but what factors affect how much somebody is willing to pay for it and how much it’s worth? Alan Charnock from MotorbikeTrader.co.uk lays out the

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insurance write-off categories
Buying & Selling

From 1st October 2017 the A, B, C & D insurance write-off categories are being replaced to make the system easier to understand. As long as you know what you are doing, buying an insurance write-off can be a very economical way to acquire a motorbike. Bikes have become ever-more

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top fuel efficient motorbikes
Buying & Selling

Fuelly.com is a great website for keeping track of your fuel mileage. The data from everyone’s bikes is also made available, so you can see what other owners are getting from their bikes. Virtually every single bike of recent years is represented by at least one entry. Some bikes, like

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Motorcycle changing hands
Buying & Selling

This advice is part of our ‘Seller’s Pack’; a series of tools to help you get the quickest sale, a fair deal, minimum comeback and maximum peace-of-mind when you are selling your motorbike. The other tools in the pack are: The bike seller’s checklist 10 tips for selling your bike

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Accident damaged Cat C bike
Buying & Selling

Please note: This article has been superseded following the reclassification of write-offs in October 2017. Please see this updated page: https://www.bikerandbike.co.uk/cat-b-s-n-motorbikes-new-insurance-write-off-categories-explained/ Many bikers come across the term Cat C or Cat D write off in ads for bikes that are normally cheaper than market prices. And while it’s tempting to

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Category C motorbike repair
Buying & Selling

Please note: In October 2017 the classifications described in this article, specifically Cat C and Cat D were replaced by a new system. Please see this updated page for the new classifications: https://www.bikerandbike.co.uk/cat-b-s-n-motorbikes-new-insurance-write-off-categories-explained/ The lower price tag that comes with a written-off bike can be very tempting, especially if you know

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Used motorcycle for sale
Buying & Selling

This advice is part of our ‘Seller’s Pack’ a series of tools to help you get the quickest sale, a fair deal, minimum comeback and maximum peace-of-mind when you are selling your motorbike. The other tools in the pack are: The bike seller’s checklist Avoid getting ripped off when you

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Sale of Vehicle Cetificate
Buying & Selling

This advice is part of our ‘Seller’s Pack’; a series of tools to help you get the quickest sale, a fair deal, minimum comeback and maximum peace-of-mind when you are selling that most precious of items, your motorbike. The other tools in the pack are: The bike seller’s checklist 10

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Checklist written on hand
Buying & Selling

This bike seller’s checklist is part of our ‘Seller’s Pack’; a series of tools to help you get the quickest sale, a fair deal, minimum comeback and maximum peace-of-mind when you are selling that most precious of items, your motorbike. The other tools in the pack are: 10 tips for selling

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