How much does it cost to get a motorcycle license?
All your licensing costs up front are going to include: getting a motorcycle license which is about $50, title application and fees which is usually 6-8% of the motorcycle’s value, and yearly registration which is usually between $20-$50.
How much is your life worth on a motorcycle?
Your life is worth $150, so please spend the money and get a helmet. And do not let your passengers ride without a helmet either. If they are on your motorcycle then you are liable for that person’s safety. Other gear like a jacket, pants, gloves, and boots are also important parts of being safe on a motorcycle.
Why is motorcycle insurance so cheap?
The main reason that motorcycle insurance is so cheap is because most insurance companies do not insure you, they only insure your motorcycle. The chance for serious injury on a motorcycle is much higher than in a car, so insurance companies do not want to have to pay out the hospital bill for motorcycle accidents.
What are the maintenance issues on a motorcycle?
Some of the more common maintenance issues with motorcycles include things like lights, worn out seats, tires, carburetor cleaning and tuning, brake pads, oil changes, etc. Make sure to budget a little bit of money every month for regular maintenance so when you need new tires you’re not scrounging for money.
Should I ride an older motorcycle?
This is the reason that I recommend everyone who wants to learn how to ride a motorcycle should start with an older used motorcycle first. Ride an older motorcycle for your first year and gain confidence and stability, after that go get yourself the motorcycle that you want.
Do you need a helmet when buying a motorcycle?
It doesn’t matter if you think you look cooler without a helmet on, or if you’re one of those that says, “I’m a safe driver, I’m not going to get in an accident.”. It doesn’t matter how safe you are, it’s the people around you that are the problem.
Is it stressful to buy a motorcycle?
Looking into buying a motorcycle can be exciting, but it can also be a bit stressful if you don’t know exactly what to look for especially when it comes looking for potential issues. I’ve been there…
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