Taking the Plunge: Are you Ready to Purchase a Motorcycle?

Taking the Plunge: Are you Ready to Purchase a Motorcycle?

Taking the Plunge Are you Ready to Purchase a MotorcycleRiding a motorcycle is nothing short of exhilarating. Therefore, purchasing and owning one is driven purely by passion. As motorcycles require a bit more planning to own, there are some considerations to make to ensure you are ready before taking the plunge. In addition to following these purchasing recommendations, a CT Motorcycle Insurance policy needs to be purchased immediately to protect your new bike.

Naturally, before buying a bike, the motorcycle basics of learning to ride and obtaining the right safety gear is the top priority. Once you’ve decided you are ready, consider which make and model is best suited for your needs.

Don’t Overestimate Ability

As experienced riders know, overestimating your capabilities when first purchasing a bike can be very dangerous. Pick a bike you can handle and stay away from any bike with more than 600cc’s as these are much too powerful and fast for a beginner. After you’ve practiced and brushed up on your skills, then consider upgrading your bike.

What are your Needs?

Will you be riding in a lot of traffic? Are you using the bike as a weekend cruiser? Will you be traveling long distances? Different bikes are great for different things. As motorcycles come in all shapes and sizes, be sure to pick one that is suitable for your needs.

Choose a Bike that Fits your Body

This point is less obvious than it might sound because just like the human body, bikes vary greatly, says About Autos. While a particular bike might look great, it may be uncomfortable to ride and strain your wrists or ankles. Another, however, might look less visually stunning but it fits your body perfectly.

Long-Term Budget

As with any vehicle, there are additional expenses involved with purchasing a motorcycle. Don’t forget about gas, registration, insurance premiums, and safety gear.

At Byrnes Agency, we offer motorcycle insurance solutions that can be tailored to meet your specific needs. Whether you buy a brand new bike or a vintage motorcycle, we have the right coverage for you. To learn more about our products, contact us today at one of our three locations.

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Dayville Office

Phone: (860) 774-8549
394 Lake Rd
Dayville, CT 06241
United States
info@byrnesagency.com
Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

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Phone: (860) 886-5498
6 Consumers Avenue
Norwich, CT 06360
United States
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Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

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Woodstock Office

Phone: (860) 928-7928
1226 Connecticut 169
Woodstock, CT 06281
United States
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Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

 

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