Seller's Resources

Seller’s Guide

Interested in selling a motorcycle on Cycle Trader? Check out our in-depth seller's guide to help walk you through the motorcycle selling process with the most trusted name in motorcycle sales.

Why Sell on Cycle Trader?

Cycle Trader is the industry-leading online marketplace for buying and selling new and used motorcycles, including cruisers, sport bikes, and touring bikes, as well as dirt bikes and more. With over 140,000 motorcycle listings, Cycle Trader is a trusted resource for buyers nationwide. And with over 2.8 million visitors every month, no marketplace is more trusted to generate inventory exposure for dealers and private sellers. Cycle Trader is a division of Trader Interactive and belongs to the well-known “Trader” family of brands. When it’s time to sell your bike, our decades of digital marketing and sales expertise ensures a fast, simple, and safe process and guarantees a smooth and reliable experience.

How It Works

Tell Us About Your Ride:

When you create a listing for your bike, give us some details on the year, make, model, and trim of the motorcycle you want to sell. Tell us more about any special features your bike may have as well as color, engine information, and mileage.

Get A Current Market Value:

Use Cycle Trader’s Vehicle Valuations powered by J.D. Power to get your online vehicle estimate within two minutes. It’s easy, all you have to do is answer a few simple questions about the condition of your bike, then you’ll get a real-time value for your motorcycle.

Decide How You Want To Sell:

Once you’ve created a listing on you can reach millions of consumers nationwide. You also have the option to skip the listing all together and sell your unit directly to a dealership.

Tips & Tricks for Selling Motorcycles

Sell your bike fast on our site by following these simple tips and tricks:

Take and upload high-quality photos of your bike

Include a price for your bike

Keep your bike clean and well maintained, increasing its value

Be honest and upfront about your bike, including any features or defects

Write a detailed description for your listing

Respond to potential buyers in a timely fashion

For more helpful information about motorcycle selling, visit the Cycle Trader blog.