You’ve got to have the right equipment and know what to look for to find a good motorcycle.
If you’re not a rider, the right gear can also be a key element in getting the best deal.
Read moreMotorcycle repair is an increasingly important area for motorcycle owners, who are also likely to be seeking a more dependable bike.
As with any hobby, finding a good shop to repair your bike is vital if you want to keep it looking new.
A good bike shop will have the expertise you need to understand the ins and outs of the bike you want, what your riding style is and where you’d like to buy it.
The most important factor is the quality of your bike, and you can’t get a good repair job at a cheap price if the bike is too old or doesn’t look like it’s been ridden well.
Read the latest news and reviews from around the world on BBC Sport’s Motorcycle and motorcycle parts page.
Read our latest motorcycle repair tips here.
The BBC Sport team