Parting Out Motorcycles: A Profitable Side Gig

One of the absolute best uses of a salvage auction is as a source for parts. Aftermarket or OEM parts are cost-prohibitive; sometimes using them to make significant repairs on a motorcycle or scooter can cost more than replacing it with a running vehicle of the same model and year. To save customers and garages money, many people look to salvage parts for repairing needs. Bikes that are largely intact can be located fairly easily and used to make major repairs or replacements. Read more

Salvage Motorcycles For Sale, Motorcycle Auctions: Buyer Beware

Overall, salvage motorcycles for sale can present an amazing deal. If you have repair knowledge or know someone who can do repairs for relatively cheap, you can easily rebuild a bike and have it cruising again in no time.

That being said, salvage auto auctions have an important contingency: all sales are final and “as-is.” That fact means that it is up to the buyer to spot potential issues before they make their bid. Forgetting to scrutinize the photos or do your research is no excuse for making a hasty offer and being stuck with a purchase you instantly regret. Read more

How to Spot a Deal on an Online Motorcycle Auction

Like any auction system, with online motorcycle auctions some listings will be better than others. Knowing how to differentiate between a hidden gold mine and a money pit is crucial. Since many online listings only have photos, you will have to develop a skill for spotting problem bikes and identifying gems or easy fixes. Here are some strategies for finding salvage motorcycles that you will not regret buying. Read more