How Much is My Crotch Rocket Motorcycle Worth?

If you’re thinking about selling your used crotch rocket, sport bike or motorcycle there are a few things you want to think about. You want to price it right so that it sells fast enough but not price it too low or too cheap so that you end up giving it away. So you want to know all you can in order to price it right when you list it for sale.

First of all most people ask too much for their crotch rockets. There are exceptions to this however and you can usually quickly determine this when looking at other used crotch rockets for sale because they’re obviously priced too low from what you know to be the right price range.

You don’t what to price your crotch rocket too low and realize later that you had lots of buyers and sold it too fast. That’s a sure indication that you’ve priced it too low. If after advertising your crotch rocket for sale you get a big response you may what to reconsider and price it higher before you sell it. You can always change the price if you haven’t agreed to sell it. And it may be worth quickly changing the price on your ad.

When you price your crotch rocket, sport bike or motorcycle you want to make sure you leave some room for negotiation. So make sure to add on a few dollars for what you consider a fair profit to give you room for bargaining.

To determine a good price or realistic price for your crotch rocket, you need to know the age of the bike (the year), the brand or make (Yamaha, Kawasaki Ninja, Suzuki, BMW for example) and the model, the condition it’s in and where it’s located. You need to look up the current prices in the two guides that are used to price motorcycles. These are the Kelley Blue Book and The National Automobile Dealer’s Association Guide called NADA. Both of these guides list motorcycle prices although it’s not commonly known that they do.

The prices listed in these guides are usually the rock bottom price you would pay because when people use these guides they add on more money to get a profit. So it’s important to look up the current values in these guides. Your local public library has these guides available so you can quickly go into the library and look them up. Make sure you know what year, make and model you have or are checking on if you’re buying.

Placing your ad free on Craigslist is one of the fastest ways to sell your crotch rocket. With the research you do you’ll know how much your used crotch rocket, sport bike or motorcycle is worth and should be able to sell it for the best price and get a good profit fast. There is a big demand for used crotch rockets and many people buy them to learn on before they invest in a new sport bike where fixing damage or repairs may not be cheap. Do your research first and you’ll be rewarded.

Katherine E. Ackerman

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