Motorcycle Shopping Yonkers NY

Know what to expect before you go shopping for your first bike.

Westchester Mopeds and repair
(914) 592-8919
55 S Stone Ave
Elmsford, NY

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4 Aces Motorsports Plus
(718) 325-4840
3530 Noel Ave
Bx, NY
Wheel Sport Center
(914) 636-7235
831 Main St
New Rochelle, NY
Ducati NewRoc
(914) 632-6743
Industrial Lane 8
New Rochelle, NY
Authorized dealer,Service,Apparel and merchandise,Demo Bikes Available
10-7 M, T, W F; 10-8 Thur; 9-6 Sat; 10-3 Sunday
10-7 M, T, W F; 10-8 Thur; 9-6 Sat; 10-3 Sunday

Cycle Depot
(718) 319-2500
2028 White Plains Rd
Bronx, NY
Wayne Scooter & Cycle
(973) 694-0524
569 Newark Poptom Pke
Wayne, NJ

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Vespa Bronx
(718) 654-3300
3522 Webster Ave
Bronx, NY
Piaggio, Vespa

Newroc Harley Davidson
(914) 632-6743
91 Weyman Av
New Rochelle, NY
NewRoc Harley-Davidson/Buell
(914) 632-6743
8 Industrial Lane
New Rochelle, NY
Buell, Harley-Davidson

Loki Powersports
(914) 630-1808
2020 Boston Post Rd
Larchmont, NY
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Decide What You Want

As you probably know, there are any number of different types of motorcycles: touring, cruiser, sport, standard, dual purpose, motocross and enduro bikes.

Whichever you choose, there are a number of things to consider when shopping for a bike.

1. Does it fit?  Sit on it and see if the seat height is right. Ideally, you should be able to straddle the bike with both feet flat on the floor with your knees slightly bent.

2. Is it too heavy?  If you were to drop the bike, could you pick it up yourself?  Can you balance it when stopped?

3. Is it reliable?  Here you'll want to do some homework and do some Internet research. In addition, ask friends who own bikes about their maintenance costs, performance problems and their overall satisfaction. 

4. Does it have what you need?  Again, do your homework. Decide what you're going to need in terms of engine size, fuel tank capacity, accessories, etc. In short, don't overdo it. Don't get carried away with a bunch of bells and whistles and end up with a bike that costs too much and has features you'll never use....

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