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How do you locate second-hand scooters?

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You can locate second-hand scooters for sale using newspaper classifieds, online motorcycle trading websites such as Cycle Trader or used scooter locators such as the one at Scooter Finds. Owners sometimes sell used scooters on the side of the road, allowing potential buyers to inspect the scooter before purchasing.

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How do you locate second-hand scooters?
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When purchasing a used scooter, research the model to ensure that the bike is from a reliable brand. American, European, Taiwanese and Japanese brands such as Honda, Kymco, Vespa and Genuine feature quality construction and materials and reliable engines. These attributes mean that name-brand scooters retain much of their value over time and have longer lifespans than less reputable brands. Chinese scooters come from a number of different brand names and often have prices that are much cheaper than name-brand scooters, but the engines and materials used in these scooters are of lesser quality than those used on name brand scooters, and they are prone to catastrophic parts failure.

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